a child of a few hours is burning to death

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a child of a few hours is burning to death

Postby mkuborn » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:51 am

Did you know this was written by a known pedophile and general rich kid creeper:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_West_Coast_Pop_Art_Experimental_Band

Reading about that band and Markley is a real internet Rabbit hole, enjoy.
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Re: a child of a few hours is burning to death

Postby love_islander » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:02 am

Welcome newbie!

This might make it all creepy, but I still think TDW's cover of it is awesome
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Re: a child of a few hours is burning to death

Postby Jettkoral » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:09 am

love_islander wrote:Welcome newbie!

This might make it all creepy, but I still think TDW's cover of it is awesome

He has 1,130 posts. Lol
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Re: a child of a few hours is burning to death

Postby mkuborn » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:31 pm

love_islander wrote:Welcome newbie!

This might make it all creepy, but I still think TDW's cover of it is awesome


Bruh-bruh, i joined before you, we have had conversations, i just haven't been around in awhile!

I saw this article about the West Coast Experimental Pop experience and never really was aware of who had wrote A Child of Few Hours, in light of Markley's rampant psychosis and pedophilia the lyrics take a darker meaning.

This bit on Markley is pretty revealing:

http://members.chello.nl/cvanderlely/wcpaeb/history/wcpaeb6.htm

And yea, the cover kills, this version is my favorite:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2Ivn-hIxbw
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Re: a child of a few hours is burning to death

Postby Kali Durga » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:52 pm

I don't think I had heard this song before the DW cover, but every time I listen to their version it brings to mind images of the Korean and Viet Nam wars for me. Markley's story is pretty harrowing and somehow fitting.
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