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La Mort de L'Ancien Regime by Art Bergmann

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This song is just the joyous anthem the kids will be singin' down the years after the great banksters are finally dead and gone.I would have said 'pigs who reign over us' but that is an insult to our animal friends who are smarter than our sacred dawgs.Quote the chorus:"We make our own happy unholy day/we throw our own pitchfork parade/we hang the king with the guts of his priests/c'est la vie to the old folx and merci Monsieur Guillotine...heads will roll down...les avenoos!" – Art Bergmann


“La Mort de L'Ancien Regime” Lyrics:

See the head rising up over stadium fields
Hear the cheers from the stands
You don't hear the jeers
You don't feel the fear
Of the girls
At the touch of the dead man's hand
See the smoke rising up from foreign fields
The bodies won't heal
An endless distraction
Billion dollar abstraction
It's just the touch of the old man's hand
The death of the old regime
We make our own happy unholy day
We throw our own little pitchfork parade
We hang the king with the guts of his priest
C'est la vie to the old folks
Merci Monsieur Guillotine
Heads will roll down Pennsylvania Avenue
Throw the kids under the bus
Collateral damage never makes a fuss
Euphemisms for blood and guts
At the touch of the dead man's hand
At the death of the old regime
We make our own happy unholy day...
You'll all be singin' with me
Sing it out


released April 30, 2021
Musicians / Instrumentation:
Art Bergmann - Electric Guitar and Voice
Russell Broom - the Ghost of Steely Dan
Peter Clarke - Bass
Ian Grant - Drums and Percussion
Revolutionary Volunteers: Danny Vacon, Ian Grant, Russell Broom, Andrew Jessman, Guergana Brittain, Ann-Laure Hug, Laurie Meredith and Sylvie Matheusik


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