Origins is a recurring sequence giving artists an area to interrupt down the whole lot that went into their newest launch. At the moment, punk legends The Lifeless Milkmen dig into “Grandpa’s Not a Racist (He Simply Voted for One)” from their upcoming album, Quaker Metropolis Quiet Tablets.
The Dead Milkmen are again with the brand new single “Grandpa’s Not a Racist (He Simply Voted for One)” from the just-announced upcoming album, Quaker Metropolis Quiet Tablets, their first studio LP since 2014. To associate with the tune’s launch, the legendary punk band is sharing the origins of the observe completely with Consequence.
Quaker Metropolis Quiet Tablets, the band’s eleventh album total, arrives June eighth through the indie label The Giving Groove, with pre-orders on vinyl and CD available here. It comes the identical yr because the band’s fortieth anniversary, with the punk icons having shaped in 1983 in Philadelphia.
“Grandpa’s Not a Racist (He Simply Voted for One)” is about what you in all probability suppose it’s about, with lyrics like, “They’re coming for his Jesus/ They re coming for his gun/ Grandpa’s not a racist/ He simply voted for one.”
As for the album, guitarist-singer Joe Jack Talcum says, “To me, it’s like a best hits of all our kinds put into one album. It checks all of the bins of issues that followers have favored about us since our first album. It has political satire. It has the humorous lyrics, the less complicated punk songs like we began out with.”
For this unique “Origins” function, every member of the band chimed in with their very own inspirations for “Grandpa’s Not a Racist (He Simply Voted for One),” with lead singer Rodney Nameless together with some hilarious anecdotes about his personal emotions in direction of elder bigots.
Take a look at the tune beneath, adopted by the members’ accounts of how the observe got here collectively, in addition to the duvet paintings for Quaker Metropolis Quiet Tablets.