SNAPPED ANKLES – ” CIA Man (NSA Man Violation) “

Posted: March 2, 2018 in MUSIC
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Snapped Ankles take on The Fugs’ counterculture anthem, updated for the Edward Snowden generation.
From the forest floor:”Having unearthed The Fugs CIA man some years before, we were shocked to discover a newer more sinister agency had taken over from the diatribe’s protagonist so we updated Tuli Kupferberg’s list of ills…

“Of course every time the song is now mentioned online, a blip of data triggers a filter that enters a file that rings a bell in a bunker deep under a mountain in Pennsylvania. So now the forest is full of agents looking for us, and we are taping up our microphones and cameras and walking backwards through our own footprints to shake them off…

Released March 2nd, 2018


CIA Man originally performed by The Fugs. Written by Kupferberg (Warner Chappell)

Fri 23 March Tremor Festival, Azores, PORTUGAL
Wed 4 April Ghost Notes, London, UK
Fri 6 April Le Vecteur, Charleroi, BELGIUM
Sat 7 April This Is Psychedelia, Folkestone, UK
Tue 10 April Night & Day, Manchester, UK
Fri 4 May Desertfest, London, UK
Sun 27 May Raw Power Festival, London, UK
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Sat 25 August Sea Change Festival, Devon, UK
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