Street Sweeper Social Club [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Jason Lymangrover
When Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello and the Coup's Boots Riley started making plans to put together a group, even rap-rock haters had to stand up and take notice. However, anyone expecting a revolutionary record was probably surprised by the outcome. Morello and Riley are both well-established as politically charged left-wing activists, but most of Street Sweeper Social Club's militant content is overshadowed by rallying party rhymes. The bulk of the record feels like it was made to be performed at live festivals, presumably for a drunken audience to hold up their lighters and shout along. Choruses include "Let's hit 'em with the Mega blast!," "Shock! Shock! ...
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All Music Guide - Jason Lymangrover
When Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello and the Coup's Boots Riley started making plans to put together a group, even rap-rock haters had to stand up and take notice. However, anyone expecting a revolutionary record was probably surprised by the outcome. Morello and Riley are both well-established as politically charged left-wing activists, but most of Street Sweeper Social Club's militant content is overshadowed by rallying party rhymes. The bulk of the record feels like it was made to be performed at live festivals, presumably for a drunken audience to hold up their lighters and shout along. Choruses include "Let's hit 'em with the Mega blast!," "Shock! Shock! We gon shock you again!," and "Yee! Alright muthafckas! Coo coo! We gonna fight, muthafckas!" Ice-T's Body Count, or even the Judgment Night soundtrack, might come to mind, considering that the arrangement sounds very '90s, but more than anything, it sounds like Rage Against the Machine Part 2 with a less riotous singer. While no Zack de la Rocha, Boots is no slouch with his delivery and he does a pretty good job keeping up with the heavy rhythmic chug laid by Galactic drummer Stanton Moore and Morello who plays bass as well as guitar.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/16/2009
  • Label: Street Sweeper Socia
  • UPC: 075597981957
  • Catalog Number: 519745
  • Sales rank: 70,089

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Street Sweeper Social Club Primary Artist
Steve Perry Background Vocals
Eric Gardner Drums, Background Vocals
Tom Morello Bass, Guitar, Background Vocals, Group Member
Jim Scott Background Vocals
Stanton Moore Percussion, Drums
Boots Riley Vocals
Carl Restivo Background Vocals
Trevor Welch Background Vocals
Dave Gibbs Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Tom Morello Composer, Producer, Audio Production
Thom Russo Engineer
Jim Scott Engineer
Stanton Moore Composer
Boots Riley Composer
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