Monday, August 20, 2012

Free Pussy Riot!

Here's a new single from the recently convicted Russian punk band Pussy Riot. "it's called "Putin Lights Up the Fires."

Three members of the band last week were found guilty of "hooliganism driven by religious hatred" and sentenced to two years in jail for filming a video in Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior earlier this year.

 This video was put together by The Guardian.


PUSSY RIOT "Putin Lights Up the Fires" lyrics: 
(translation credit: @Russian_Market)

This state may be stronger than time in jail.

The more arrests, the happier it is.
Every arrest is carried out with love for the sexist

Who botoxed his cheeks and pumped his chest and abs.

But you can't nail us in the coffin.
Throw off the yoke of former KGB!

Putin is lighting the fires of revolution
He's bored and scared of sharing silence with the people
With every execution: the stench of rotten ash
With every long sentence: a wet dream

The country is going, the country is going into the streets boldly
The country is going, the country is going to bid farewell to the regime
The country is going, the country is going, like a feminist wedge
And Putin is going, Putin is going to say goodbye like a sheep

Arrest the whole city for May 6th
Seven years isn't enough, give us 18!
Forbid us to scream, walk and curse!
Go and marry Father Lukashenko



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