Why Do Birds Sing? - Violent Femmes
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  1. American Music
  2. Out the Window
  3. Look Like That
  4. Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
  5. Hey Nonny Nonny
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  1. American Music
  2. Out the Window
  3. Look Like That
  4. Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
  5. Hey Nonny Nonny
  6. Used to Be
  7. Girl Trouble
  8. He Likes Me
  9. Life Is a Scream
  10. Flamingo Baby
  11. Lack of Knowledge
  12. More Money Tonight
  13. I'm Free
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Two years after the release of their stripped-down and mellowed-out album 3, the Violent Femmes return with a disjointed and choppy but enjoyable album, Why Do Birds Sing?. This record is probably most famous for its cover of Culture Club's "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?." The acoustic sound they pioneered (way back before MTV Unplugged was even thought of) is still here...for the most part. Many songs seem to be written as a foil to the depressing sound on 3, forsaking cohesiveness and lyrical depth for upbeat ditties. ...

Why Do Birds Sing? 1991, Reprise

UPC: 075992647625

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Why Do Birds Sing? 1991, London

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