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Tyranny and Mutation (Bonus Track Version)

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Download links and information about Tyranny and Mutation (Bonus Track Version) by Blue Öyster Cult / Blue Oyster Cult. This album was released in 1973 and it belongs to Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Heavy Metal genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 01:07:03 minutes.

Artist: Blue Öyster Cult / Blue Oyster Cult
Release date: 1973
Genre: Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Heavy Metal
Tracks: 12
Duration: 01:07:03
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. The Red and the Black 4:23
2. O.D.'d On Life Itself 4:47
3. Hot Rails to Hell 5:11
4. 7 Screaming Diz-Busters 7:01
5. Baby Ice Dog 3:28
6. Wings Wetted Down 4:12
7. Teen Archer 3:57
8. Mistress of the Salmon Salt (Quicklime Girl) 5:08
9. Cities On Flame With Rock and Roll (Live) 4:43
10. Buck's Boogie 5:21
11. 7 Screaming Diz-Busters (Live) 14:00
12. O.D.'d On Life Itself (Live) 4:52

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For their second album, Long Island’s Blue Oyster Cult stepped on the accelerator and ramped up their multiple guitar attack with enough twisted boogie licks to make them sound like a southern rock band on methamphetamine. Yet underneath the band’s stock hard rock riffs linger a perverse love for the absurd. “The Red and the Black” is a slight tribute to Canadian law enforcement. “O.D’d on Life Itself” basks in the ambiguity of the live-fast-die-young set, while “Hot Rails to Hell” sounds on the surface like a trademark hard rock move with its churning rhythm guitars and harmonized, vibrato-laden chorus (a move that would be copied by heavy metal bands ad nauseum for decades without irony) but its lyrics are tongue-in-cheek and open to question. “Baby Ice Dog” clearly states: “They’d like to make it with my big black dog / but they just don’t know how to ask.” While Spinal Tap would parody many of the hard rock groups from this era – Uriah Heep, take a bow – Blue Oyster Cult were always knowingly savoring the irony, the power and the joke, in whatever order fancied them at the moment. The expanded edition adds three live bonuses, including a 14-minute guitar-solo heavy version of “7 Screaming Diz-Busters” and “Buck’s Boogie,” a dizzying instrumental that’s a pleasant if inconsequential addition to an already fine album.