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The Tiger Lillies - Either Or [2013] full album

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(playlist down here) Either Or stands out within the extensive Tiger Lillies’ discography for more than one reasons: It‘s the first out of thirty three Tiger Lillies’ albums without the contribution of original band member Adrian Huge, who for the later half of 2012 has been replaced by drummer Mike Pickering. It’s one of the weirdest sounding Tiger Lillies’ albums, with multi-instrumentalist David Coulter (The Pogues, Tom Waits, Radiohead, Boy George) enriching Martyn Jacques’ music with his banjo, uke and violin, nose flute, jew’s saw, weeping saws, maracas, ominchord and clackamore. It’s the only Tiger Lillies album that delves into the world of Philosophy and dares to verbalize its quests in a new, uncompromising language. The album title quotes Danish philosopher Søren Aabye Kierkegaard’s 1834 Either/Or two volume publication. The songs are mostly inspired by Either’s last section, The Seducer’s Diary. Echoing the voice of Kierkegaard, the Tiger Lillies speak in their own beautifully blasphemous language about a world where pleasure is the highest good and its pursuit is encouraged regardless of means and consequences. The notion of ‘sin’ is put into question and all evil deeds are justified as long as they give meaning to people’s existence. *** plz. visit my channel if you seek more Tiger Lillies, I'm uploading the albums. The songs get even more meaning when you play them in the right order. ;) *** Playlist: 1- Blood Alley - 00:00 2- Boredom - 03:32 3- Nothing is Sin - 06:27 4- Innocence - 11:55 5- Sailor - 15:11 6- Either Or - 19:39 7- Gutter - 23:14 8- No Sense - 26:29 9- He's so Bad - 33:33 10- God up in Heaven - 38:44 11- Depression - 41:48 12- Love for Sale - 45:48 13- Tears in the Rain - 50:14 14- Forget About Us - 55:28 15- Teardrops - 1:00:17 16- Destroy - 1:05:29