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AVM 055 - CD/Digital/LP

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Worldwide: Sep 18, 2015


A compilation of instrumentals and english versions of recent songs by german 'punk' institution 'Die Goldenen Zitronen'. With music ranging from Punk to Electronics and - more recently - Krautrock, 'Die Goldenen Zitronen' are and have been the smartest contribution to germanys punk scene for decades. read more...

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Die Goldenen Zitronen: Flogging A Dead Frog

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by Die Goldenen Zitronen Altin Village & Mine
CD/Digital/LP/Promo - Sep 18, 2015

Die Goldenen Zitronen. Flogging A Dead Frog

Altin Village & Mine - AVM 055

A compilation of instrumentals and english versions of recent songs by german 'punk' institution 'Die Goldenen Zitronen'. With music ranging from Punk to Electronics and - more recently - Krautrock, 'Die Goldenen Zitronen' are and have been the smartest contribution to germanys punk scene for decades. As an important part of (or impact on) what was once called 'discourse pop' in germany, band members also work in the fields of 'high art' nowadays.


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Die Goldenen Zitronen (The Golden Lemons), born a punk band in 1980s Hamburg and having developed into a seminal art punk collective, present their new album. After 11 long-players and countless collaborations with artists such as Peaches, Wesley Willis (with whom the band toured the US), Chicks On Speed, Françoise Cactus (of Stereo Total), Mark Stewart (of The Pop Group), DJ Koze or Michaela Melián, »Flogging a Dead Frog« is their first release on Altin Village & Mine.

»Flogging a Dead Frog« assembles instrumental and, for the first time, English reworkings of songs of their most recent albums. Far from being a complacent »Best of«, the album directly plugs into the band?s impressive body of work with the opener, ?Fan Without Fan?, being a reworking of the most recent album?s final track, ?Wer Hier?. »Flogging a Dead Frog«, then, unfolds a re-contextualization in two senses: For one, its instrumental tracks emphasize the fact that the band?s sound has always been much more than a musical accompaniment for the unrelenting social commentary of singer Schorsch Kamerun. Here, the album brings out the Goldie?s tremendous nomadism between punk, techno and krautrock, its dramaturgical condensations mirroring the diverse engagements of the six members in theater and film projects. On the other hand, in the English versions of songs such as ?If I Were A Sneaker?, a song about European immigration policy, or ?The Investor?, »Flogging a Dead Frog« proves a consequent re-adjustment of the band?s political scope, opening discourse on matters that have desastrously proven to not be exclusively pertinent to Germany.

As is typical for the Goldene Zitronen, these two interventions ? one concerning the band?s oeuvre, the other its environment ? are inseparable and testament to their political aesthetics. A political aesthetics of which »Flogging a Dead Frog« is not a review, but a substantial extention.

Cat.no.: AVM 055
Format: CD/Digital/LP/Promo

Tracklisting

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1. Fan Without Fan
2. If I Were A Sneaker 
3. Latoya Speech
4. Der Flötist An Den Toren Der Dämmerung
5. Cause I'm Freezing
6. The Investor
7. Crashing Stockmarkets
8. The Mayor Of Emerald City
9. Businesspeople 2.1
10. This I'm Not Telling You

Release Dates:
Sep 18, 2015 (Worldwide)