Here is the complete collection of Life on Other Planets studio tracks in one place!
Phosgene - Colourless and having an odor likened to “mouldy hay,” phosgene was difficult to detect, making it an effective weapon. Although phosgene was never as notorious in public consciousness as mustard gas, it killed far more people, about 85% of the 100,000 deaths caused by chemical weapons during World War I.
Soon I discovered that this rock thing was true
Jerry Lee Lewis was the devil
Jesus was an architect previous to his career as a prophet
All of a sudden, I found myself in love with the world
So there was only one thing that I could do
Was ding a ding dang my dang a long ling long
Marty DiBergi: It’s very pretty.
Nigel Tufnel: Yeah, I’ve been fooling around with it for a few months.
Marty DiBergi: It’s a bit of a departure from what you normally play.
Nigel Tufnel: It’s part of a trilogy, a musical trilogy I’m working on in D minor which is the saddest of all keys, I find. People weep instantly when they hear it, and I don’t know why.
Marty DiBergi: It’s very nice.
Nigel Tufnel: You know, just simple lines intertwining, you know, very much like - I’m really influenced by Mozart and Bach, and it’s sort of in between those, really. It’s like a Mach piece, really. It’s sort of…
Marty DiBergi: What do you call this?
Nigel Tufnel: Well, this piece is called “Lick My Love Pump”.
When Chris Karloff left Kasabian, they seemed to wander farther and farther from the soul of the music that made them famous (Club Foot, LSF, Reason is Treason…). Black Onassis seems to carry that gene and I can only say that I am thrilled Mr. Karloff is back on the scene. Awesome song and a wicked good performance.