Kakistocracy - Spicewood Seven
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  1. Mercury's in Retrograde
  2. Iraqi Soldier Blues
  3. Crawford, Texas
  4. Poor Boy
  5. Easy Answers
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  1. Mercury's in Retrograde
  2. Iraqi Soldier Blues
  3. Crawford, Texas
  4. Poor Boy
  5. Easy Answers
  6. Going Down the Road to Bagdad
  7. 21 Guns
  8. Mr. President
  9. Crystal Time
  10. Garth's Dox
  11. Dying Planet
  12. Chinese Murder Mystery
  13. 400 Years
  14. Trumpets Goin' Round
  15. Halfmast
  16. America, What's Happened to You?
  17. Prayer for the Living and the Dead
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Although it sounds like a frat-boy joke playing off the earthier associations of the Greek word "kakistos," or "the worst," Kakistocracy is an actual word, meaning "government by the incompetent and corrupt." Boy, what an on-the-nose title for an album released by an American band in 2006, huh? A deadly serious rebuke to the second Bush Administration and all of the incompetence and corruption associated therewith, Kakistocracy makes Steve Earle look like a milquetoast. Led by lyricist Luke Powers and multi-instrumentalist ...

Kakistocracy 2006, Austin Records

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