Cop Killer (song)
|Single by Body Count|
|from the album Body Count|
|Genre||Hardcore punk, Speed metal|
|Label||Sire/Warner Bros. Records|
|Body Count singles chronology|
"Cop Killer" is a very controversial song by the music group Body Count. It is off their 1992 self entitled album. The lyrics are sung in the first person of a single who is mad because of the police brutality and thinks to take the law into his own hands by killing violent, mad police officers. The song, which lyricist Ice T said it to be as a "protest record." It was made in 1990, and was mostly inspired by bands like Talking Heads.
Track listing[change | change source]
|1.||"There Goes the Neighborhood"||4:01|
|3.||"Bowels of the Devil"||3:43|
|4.||"Momma's Gotta Die Tonight"||6:11|
References[change | change source]
- Marrow, Tracy; Century, Douglas (2011). "Freedom of Speech". Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption—from South Central to Hollywood. Random House. pp. 127–140. ISBN 978-0-345-52328-0.
- The Ice Opinion: Who Gives a Fuck?. Pan Books. 1994. ISBN 0330336290.
- "Body Count". Escapi Music Group. http://www.escapimusic.com/eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=108&Itemid=31. Retrieved 2007-08-24.