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Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring

SKU# GP-YEP-2201

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Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring - LP
$19.99
Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring - CD
$15.99
Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring - DIGITAL
$9.99

Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring

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01. Sonny Liston’s Blues

02. What Can a Mother Do

03. Where the Hell Is Henry?

04. Let Freedom Ring

05. You and Me Baby (Holding On)

06. American Man

07. Barely Exist

08. Hot Talk

09. Love Won’t Keep Up Apart

10. Good Time Crowd

11. Leave the Window Open

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The studio was state-of-the-art...for 1957. Surgical masks were as common as sunglasses. Earthquakes shook the streets. This was Mexico City, 2009, the city that was the muse for Chuck Prophet's new album ¡Let Freedom Ring! Needing a vantage point outside his home country to make what he calls, "a political album for non-political people," Chuck and his band found themselves at the epicenter of the biggest pandemic scare of the new century. Swine flu was in the air literally and figuratively yet underneath the paranoia of H1N1 lay something more, something even larger. A cultural sea change was stirring. Brought on by the democratizing power of the internet, traditionally poverty stricken youth all over Mexico City were being exposed rapid-fire to music and art that had always been hidden from them. Inspired by this renaissance ¡Let Freedom Ring! billows with primal color and sound, evidenced by Prophet's return to the direct "two guitars, bass and drums" rock music of his past. On one hand a song cycle about breaking up but keeping it together, and on the other a political mission statement of hope, ¡Let Freedom Ring! doesn't incorporate the music of Mexico but instead imbibes its spirit and swims in its soul. Purposeful and rippling with rock sinew, this is Chuck Prophet 3.0.
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Track List (use ordered list)

01. Sonny Liston’s Blues
02. What Can a Mother Do
03. Where the Hell Is Henry?
04. Let Freedom Ring
05. You and Me Baby (Holding On)
06. American Man
07. Barely Exist
08. Hot Talk
09. Love Won’t Keep Up Apart
10. Good Time Crowd
11. Leave the Window Open