Mylo – Destroy Rock & Roll

Destroy Rock & Roll” is a song by British electronic musician Mylo. It was released as the second single from his debut album of the same name. Produced by Mylo, the song samples the recording “Invocation for Judgement Against and Destruction of Rock Music”, by religious organization Church Universal and Triumphant. Samples from the recording make up the entirety of the song’s vocal track, which explicitly lists several popular 1980s musicians and bands. The track peaked at #15 on the UK Singles Chart, and also reached the top 40 on the Finnish singles charts.

The song’s accompanying music video depicts Mylo in a large white room spraying graffiti art depicting symbols, pictures, or the names of the artists mentioned on the track.

All perversions of the third eye
through distorted and exaggerated images,
perverted movements of the body and breakdancing,
and other forms of dancing,
and we especially call for the judgement in this hour
and the destroying of rock music directed
specifically against children
through the videos that were portrayed,
and working specifically through these individuals,
for whom we call for
the judgement of the sacred fire of this hour,
before the throne of almighty god,
Michael Jackson,
Bruce Springsteen,
Tina Turner,
David Bowie,
Van Halen,
Huey Lewis & The News,
The Cars,
Herbie Hancock,
Bonnie Tyler,
Stevie Nicks,
Men At Work,
ZZ Top,
Paul MCartney & Michael Jackson,
Weird Al Yankovic,
Cyndi Lauper,
Pink Floyd,
The Pretenders,
Billy Joel,
Billy Idol,
Elton John,
Neil Young,
Sheena Easton,
Patti Smith & Scandal,
Big Country,
Morris Day & The Sign,
John Lennon,
Appolonia 6,
R.E.O. Speed Wagon,
David Gilmore,
The Rolling Stones,
Pat Benatar,
Hall & Oates,
Randy Jackson,
Adam Ant,
Christine Lavin,
John Cougar Mellencamp,
Spheres (?),
Fleetwood Mac,
The Alan Parsons Project,
Rick Springfield,
The Thompson Twins,
Missing Persons,
Duran Duran,
Culture Club including Boy George,
Band Aid,
[Repeat over again up to……]
Missing Persons,
Duran Duran,
Missing Persons,
Duran Duran,…..
Duran Duran
Duran Duran
Duran Duran…….
[Repeat over again from Michael Jackson……]
Culture Club including Boy George,
Band Aid,
Stevie Wonder……..(Fade Out)

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