Peace / No Peace

by The Burning Hell & Boo Hoo

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    Peace or No Peace? Well, both! On this tasty green 7" vinyl The Burning Hell team up with Boo Hoo to sing from both sides of the coin—a limited edition from Lousy Moon Records. Comes in a heavy stock cardboard sleeve designed by British artist Ben J. Wood.

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1.
The sunlight hits my face Like a belt-strap slap from the parents in the olden days And I wake up into the morning wishing I was an orphan Why do I get the feeling something awful is about to happen? Why do I get the feeling we need heroes jumping hurdles, Ninja Turtles, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers to save the day? No peace. No peace. No peace. No peace. No peace! But as I rub my eyes and open up my laptop I see "Peace in the Middle East" flash across my browser I see America signed the treaty, I see Mario and Luigi finally defeated Bowser And I say "Holy shit, Ariel, wake up and check this out: Ringo was right, it's all peace and love now, love and peace" And she says "You're dreaming. You're just dreaming. Go back to sleep." No peace. No peace. No peace. No peace. No peace! Now is neither the time nor the place for peace So put away the puppy dogs and rainbows You can't put a dent in the 1% with hugs, Can't smash the fascists with sappiness, no. Nor the nazis, whether old-school or neo So I'll leave you with a line I stole from Leo:*** "There can be no peace for us, only misery And the greatest happiness." But no peace. No peace. No peace. No peace. No peace!
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We recorded these songs with our friend Boo Hoo, a Frankfurt-based songwriter we've toured with and loved for years. One side is "No Peace," our song about how peace is a nice idea, but in these days of creeping fascism and neo-nazis openly marching around in their polo shirts and tiki torches, we might need to take another approach. The other side is Boo Hoo's beautiful song Strangers. Both were recorded at Lolo's studio in Darmstadt in the sweaty summer of 2018.

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released May 17, 2019

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The Burning Hell

The Burning Hell is the alter-ego of Canadian songwriter Mathias Kom, and consists of him plus Ariel Sharratt (clarinet and drums) and Darren Browne (bouzouki and bass).

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