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Mercedes Marxist 7
Artist
IDLES
Label
Partisan Records
Catalogue Number
PTKF1185-7
Release Date
2 August 2019
  • Vinyl, 7"

    $10.00

    Limited Edition 7

    • + WAV / FLAC

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Following the release of 2018's critically acclaimed album ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’, IDLES are back with two new songs, pulled from the aforementioned album sessions. The Mercedes Marxist 7 contains “Mercedes Marxist” (available as an instant download when pre-ordered) and “I Dream Guillotine - released 2nd August 2019.

Mercedes Marxist was a strange beast for us, after Rottweiler, it was the first song we wrote for Joy as an Act of Resistance. I was pissed off at what I was and where I was: I was sofa surfing on the weekends and spending the weeks looking after my mum. My life balance was way off and this song reflects just how useless I felt. It was me at my worst and without any buoyancy it became catharsis. It was the last splurge from Brutalism so we omitted it. I like it now. Joe x

Praise for Joy as an Act of Resistance:

The Guardian (★★★★) The Times (★★★★) NME (★★★★★) MOJO (★★★★) DIY (★★★★★) Dork (★★★★★) Evening Standard (★★★★) Crack Magazine (9/10)

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  1. 1 Mercedes Marxist 3:03 IDLES Buy
  2. 2 I Dream Guillotine 3:56 IDLES Buy

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