This Week in the Mercury

Portland Writer Dao Strom Gives the Past a Soundtrack


Portland Writer Dao Strom Gives the Past a Soundtrack

We Were Meant to Be a Gentle People Goes Above and Beyond Traditional Memoir

Hall Monitor


Hall Monitor

Money on the Table

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The Cribs Get Aborted

Posted by Ezra Ace Caraeff on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 1:46 PM


Are the Cribs a local band? Well, half of the UK pop sensations do live in Portland—thanks to the band kidnapping Johnny Marr, Symbionese Liberation Army style, and convincing him that he should play guitar (and demand "death to the fascist insect that preys upon the life of the people”).

Okay, well, maybe just the guitar part.

When not robbing banks with an attractive heiress, the Cribs are working on a new record, Ignore The Ignorant (out in September), and they just released the first single, the snappy "We Were Aborted." Will modern rock radio play this song? It does mention "abortion" and "masturbation" (Just like all my open mic slam poetry!), then again those topics aren't necessarily off limits on the airwaves.

Anyway, you can download the song today—and today only—from the Cribs website in exchange for your email address. Get ready for a lifetime of left-wing urban guerrilla spam.


The Cribs - "We Were Aborted"


Showing 1-1 of 1


Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy