Relevant Rock: Sleater-Kinney – “The Dog/The Body”


“The Dog/The Body”

The Center Won’t Hold

Sleater-Kinney, one of the main cogs in the Riot Grrl movement, have come back strong with a great new album that never compromises on their principles yet is still very forward thinking and sounding.  Comprised of Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein, and Janet Weiss, these musicians are more relevant than ever, and they kick major ass.  They are touring this summer and fall.  Catch them.  Seriously.

10/9/19 – Spokane, WA – Fox Theatre 10/11/19 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House 10/12/19 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot 10/13/19 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre 10/15/19 – Minneapolis, MN – Palace Theatre 10/16/19 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater 10/18/19 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre 10/19/19 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theater 10/20/19 – Louisville, KY – Old Forester’s Paristown Hall 10/21/19 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium 10/23/19 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle 10/25/19 – Washington, DC – The Anthem 10/26/19 – Pittsburgh, PA – Indoor Stage AE 10/27/19 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore 10/29/19 – Boston, MA – House of Blues 10/30/19 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre 10/31/19 – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom 11/1/19 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall 11/3/19 – Toronto, ON – Rebel Complex 11/4/19 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre 11/5/19 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant 11/7/19 – Houston, TX – House of Blues 11/8/19 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues 11/9/19 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater 11/11/19 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren 11/12/19 – San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park 11/13/19 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory OC 11/14/19 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium 11/16/19 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater 11/17/19 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater 11/19/19 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom 11/20/19 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom 11/21/19 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom 11/23/19 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre 11/24/19 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre 2/18/20 – Berlin, DE – Astra 2/19/20 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso 2/21/20 – Brussels, BE – Botanique 2/22/20 – Frankfurt, DE – Batschkapp 2/24/20 – Paris, FR – Le Trianon 2/26/20 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton 2/27/20 – Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy 2/28/20 – Glasgow, UK – Barrowland Ballroom 3/1/20 – Dublin, IRE – Vicar Street

LYRICS When I looked down I was a mess My face was smeared my clothes were wet My shoes untied stone in my chest I washed up on the shore again Reach out And touch me I’m stuck on the edge Reach out The darkness is winning again Reach out And see me I’m losing my head Reach out I can’t fight without you my friend And when my feet touched onto land The sweet relief the hot dry sand With one sharp breath my chest expands My body is my own again When I looked down I was a mess My face was smeared my clothes were wrecked My shoes untied my life unkept I let you break my heart again The night of election You came at me there Handed the highest Seat that we have/ in the land Reward we have Heavy and Loaded Your words struck me bare But I’ll lift my head up I’m stronger today I won’t let you rule What i think of myself You can’t rule my thoughts or My heart or my head I won’t let you rule over My thoughts again Leaded and lauded You came at me there Heavy and Loaded Your words struck me bare But I’ll lift my head up I’m stronger today I won’t let you rule What I think of myself When I check my phone today I’ll block your text, erase your name Can’t hear your voice cause mine is raised Won’t let you near my life again

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