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Blue Oyster Cult, The Red and the Black art print | 11x17 Art Print

Blue Oyster Cult, The Red and the Black art print | 11x17 Art Print

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You could make a movie out of almost any Blue Oyster Cult song. From the very beginning their music and lyrics are layered in conflict and mystery, daring listeners to draw conclusions about what they were listening to. And both "The Red and the Black" and its earlier draft, "I'm on the Lamb but I Ain't No Sheep," is a weird tune no matter how you approach it. First off, it's an ode to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, though one with tongue firmly in cheek, Second, there's that BDSM lyric that makes you wonder what the hell was going on with the band when this track was written. Lastly, all of that is tied up on a hyperactive guitar boogie that seemed to get a little faster whenever the band (or any other band, I'm looking at you, Minutemen) played it.

This image is my attempt to present all of those thoughts into a two-dimensional space.

Printed on 11X17 glossy, text-weight paper.

Use the code FREEBIE to get one free 11x17 poster if you buy two (or spend $30 in any other way) - it's my gift to you! Just put three prints in your cart and the code will take $15 off.

Designed and printed in Columbia, South Carolina.  Ships in tubes made in the USA.
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