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Sorry To Bother You by The Coup

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Sorry To Bother You

The Coup

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Album

Sorry To Bother You

The Coup

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Label: Anti/Epitaph
Boots Riley returns to the mic after months spent as a high-profile leader of Oakland's Occupy movement. His Coup has changed -- Pam the Funkstress is gone, replaced by a band that includes backing vocalist Silk-E. He adds a punkish rock touch to The Coup's usual Bay Area funk, from a kazoo rhythm on "Your Parents' Cocaine" to a folksy accordion and guest vocals from Jolie Holland on "We've Got a Lot To Teach You, Cassius Green." It's a striking evolution, but as usual it's just a backdrop for Boots' memorable agit-rap critiques of armchair hipster activism ("You Are Not a Riot").

About This Album

Boots Riley returns to the mic after months spent as a high-profile leader of Oakland's Occupy movement. His Coup has changed -- Pam the Funkstress is gone, replaced by a band that includes backing vocalist Silk-E. He adds a punkish rock touch to The Coup's usual Bay Area funk, from a kazoo rhythm on "Your Parents' Cocaine" to a folksy accordion and guest vocals from Jolie Holland on "We've Got a Lot To Teach You, Cassius Green." It's a striking evolution, but as usual it's just a backdrop for Boots' memorable agit-rap critiques of armchair hipster activism ("You Are Not a Riot").

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About This Album

Boots Riley returns to the mic after months spent as a high-profile leader of Oakland's Occupy movement. His Coup has changed -- Pam the Funkstress is gone, replaced by a band that includes backing vocalist Silk-E. He adds a punkish rock touch to The Coup's usual Bay Area funk, from a kazoo rhythm on "Your Parents' Cocaine" to a folksy accordion and guest vocals from Jolie Holland on "We've Got a Lot To Teach You, Cassius Green." It's a striking evolution, but as usual it's just a backdrop for Boots' memorable agit-rap critiques of armchair hipster activism ("You Are Not a Riot").