Straight From The Barrio Upon A Burning Body

I hate ads.

Doesn’t matter if it’s 5, 10, or even 15 seconds. I hate them. I don’t care if you are advertising something that I am planning on buying in the next 5 minutes. I don’t want to see any ads. But sometimes that is just inescapable. Unfortunately.

Fortunately, sometimes in a very great while, an ad comes on that’s relevant. Or relevant in a manner that allows me to go down a small musical rabbit hole. This was case with Straight From The Barrio, I think.

I had some Penn & Teller videos in my cue and I was making my way though them when a 5 second ad came on. All I know is that it was for a band and it was in black and white. I didn’t think anything of it until about 10 seconds into the video cue.

I thought, “That music was kinda catchy in an angsty, workout at the gym, but isn’t Linkin Park sorta way.”

I tried refreshing the video but I was served a different ad. Did this a couple of times. Nothing. Shit.

Then I remembered some of the lyrics and Googled them. Couple of things came up but nothing concrete and nothing that looked like the ad that I saw. But it kinda sounded like what I was looking for.

I took what Google delivered and started spelunking into the results. There really was only one but I wasn’t convinced that’s what I saw or what I was looking for. After more searching and convincing, I happened to surf Upon A Burning Body’s website. Nothing too flashy but it did have a couple of embedded videos that allowed me to sample their wares without listening to short 30 second clips on Amazon.

I watched the videos a couple of times and pulled the trigger on Straight From The Barrio.

1.'Til The Break Of DawnUpon A Burning Body3:44
2.Already BrokenUpon A Burning Body2:55
3.You Don't Own MeUpon A Burning Body2:58
4.Media BlackoutUpon A Burning Body2:38
5.B.M.F.Upon A Burning Body3:43
6.Straight From The Barrio (210)Upon A Burning Body3:50
7.Leave The Pain BehindUpon A Burning Body3:23
8.Walk Alone AgainUpon A Burning Body3:18
9.Fake Plastic SmileUpon A Burning Body3:25
10.D.T.A. (Don't Trust Anyone)Upon A Burning Body3:35
11.The OutcastUpon A Burning Body3:52
12.My Distorted ReflectionUpon A Burning Body2:59

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