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The Beat Farmers – Viking Lullabys – Cassette

 

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The Beat Farmers – Viking Lullabys – Cassette

Viking Lullabys is the final studio album by the American band The Beat Farmers, released in 1994. The Beat Farmers were known for their unique blend of rock, country, and punk, often referred to as “cowpunk.” The band, formed in 1983 in San Diego, California, developed a cult following for their high-energy performances and eclectic sound.

The Beat Farmers enjoyed a cult following throughout the 1980s and early ’90s until the untimely passing of lead singer/drummer/guitarist Country Dick Montana in November 1995. He was just 40, and he collapsed of a massive heart attack at the Long Horn, a bar in Whistler, British Columbia, in western Canada.

The album features the Beat Farmers’ signature cowpunk style, which blends rock, punk, and country influences. The band is known for its eclectic sound, incorporating elements of rockabilly, roots rock, and Americana.

The lyrics often incorporate humor and satire, with a playful take on various subjects. Many songs tell personal stories or reflect on everyday experiences, delivered with a mix of sincerity and wit. Themes of rebellion, independence, and the outlaw spirit are prevalent, aligning with the band’s cowpunk ethos.

The production captures the raw and authentic energy of the band’s live performances, emphasizing their dynamic sound. The album features a mix of electric and acoustic guitars, bass, drums, and occasional keyboards, creating a rich and varied sonic palette.

Viking Lullabys is appreciated by the band’s cult following, who value the album for its energetic performances and eclectic mix of styles. The album received positive reviews for its engaging songwriting, spirited performances, and the band’s ability to blend genres seamlessly.

Viking Lullabys by The Beat Farmers stands as a testament to the band’s unique sound and enduring appeal. The album captures the essence of the Beat Farmers’ cowpunk style, blending rock, punk, and country influences into a cohesive and entertaining listening experience. It remains a favorite among fans and serves as a fitting conclusion to the band’s discography, highlighting their talent for crafting memorable songs with a distinctive edge.

Viking Lullabys is an essential album for fans of The Beat Farmers and anyone interested in the cowpunk genre. The album’s mix of humor, storytelling, and musical versatility makes it a standout in the band’s catalog. For listeners seeking an authentic and energetic blend of rock, country, and punk, Viking Lullabys offers a compelling and enjoyable experience that reflects the Beat Farmers’ unique place in the music world.

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Song List
1. Southern Cross
2. Complicated Life
3. Baby’s Liquor’d Up
4. Garden
5. Woo-Woo Song, The
6. Atomic Age Mutants
7. Gettin’ Drunk
8. Are You Drinking With Me Jesus?
9. Midnight World
10. Why Should I Cry?
11. You’re A Pretty Woman
12. Are You Gonna Love Me
13. Lakeside Trailer Park

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