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Black Lips / 200 Million Thousand
Album:200 Million Thousand Collection:General
Artist:Black Lips Added:Mar 2009
Label:Vice Music Inc 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-07-19 Pull Date:2009-09-20 
Week Ending:Sep 20Sep 6Aug 30Aug 23Aug 9Aug 2Jul 26

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 21, 2022:Down in the Basement (rebroadcast from Feb 17, 2022)
4.Aug 09, 2013:Tunes
Short Fuse
2.Feb 17, 2022:Down in the Basement
5.May 16, 2013:Daydream Disaster
Again & Again
3.Aug 17, 2017:moodswings
6.Apr 04, 2013:Daydream Disaster
Body Combat

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-07-12 

The band's self-described "flower punk" - psychedelic mixed w/ garage rock – sounds like the Sex Pistols mixed w/ the Beach Boys and topped off with a side of dirge & silliness. Band is from Atlanta, GA & is known for their wild shows (vomiting, urination). this is their 5th album.
FCC: 3, 11 Try: 6, 1,3,2,5

1) ** high energy, jangly, chaotic opener. Makes u want to rattle about
2) *vox like the Ramones w/ boppin surf guitar; “flower punk” at its peak
3) **FCC accessible track w/ catchy chorus + maracas in the rhythm section.
4) dissonant grief & dragging guitars
5) *Haunting & Howling mixed w/ a bit of psychedelic flavor
6) **Lead single: upbeat, communal, lo-fi southern rock a la Black Keys, The Who
7) slower song, mourning lyrics
8) pokes fun at Jack Johnson!
9) name of song (“again & again”) precludes the guitar riff; great energetic yet droning punk
10) Less scratchy & echoed than others; focuses on southern jangle & surf guitars
11) FCC “fuckin”; grungy slow RAP! Gets kooky & screamy
12) driving, chunky guitar chords a la The Vines, dissonant vox
13) Oh the dirge! Play it if you sense a craving for dumb despair
14) Little interlude about becoming religious; wild, drunken exclamations about seeing god

Track Listing
1.Take My Heart 8.Big Black Baby Jesus Of Today
2.Drugs 9.Again & Again
3.Starting Over 10.Old Man
4.Let It Grow 11.The Drop I Hold
5.Trapped In A Basement 12.Body Combat
6.Short Fuse 13.Elijah
7.I'll Be Withyou 14.I Saw God