Rock n’ roll is a universal language, and you can’t find better evidence of that than this fine new song from Argentina’s renowned melodic noise rockers, El Mató a un Policía Motorizado, which we are proud to show here in the States for the first time:
We hope you’ll agree that Spanish fluency is not necessary to enjoy that, but as a public service to our Yanqui readers, here are the lyrics:
Mas o Menos Bien (More or Less Okay)
Friend, don’t cry at night
It’s time to look for what’s important
Babe, yesterday your reproaches were quite hard
It doesn’t matter, everything is more or less the same
Ma, don’t worry too much, everything will be more or less okay
Pa, I need a little money so that everything stays more or less okay
More or less okay
Friends, let’s form a rock and roll band
Guitars in the closet
Now we’re new rock and roll creators
Stay calm, everything will be more or less okay
More or less okay
Stranger, I hope your problems go away
And that you get back to the good route
Stranger, fold your energy into equal parts
And everything will be more or less okay
Looking at the food that’s already gotten cold
I don’t think it was made with love
It doesn’t matter, today we’ll celebrate like family
Which is more or less how I want it to be
More or less okay
“Mas o Menos Bien” is from the band’s new album, La Dinastia Scorpio, out today on Nacional Records.
Also on this week’s show: Bob Mould (new), Elvis Costello & the Attractions, Dum Dum Girls, SPC ECO, Elbow, Teenage Fanclub, Pale Lights, Prophet Hens, Rock City (Big Star), Flower, Chino, Bevis Frond, and Mountain Man (live)
Good news! Big Takeover #74 Spring/Summer 2014 issue with Dum Dum Girls on the cover is out on the stands! And there’s still time for the perfect gift: Big Takeover magazine subscriptions and back issues!
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