NEW - Violent Femmes, Hallowed Ground LP
Hallowed Ground is the second album by Violent Femmes, released in June 1984.
Like the band's first album, the songs were mostly written by singer/guitarist/lyricist Gordon Gano when he was in high school. "Country Death Song", for example, written by Gano during his high school classes, was inspired by the tradition of folk songs about "terrible, horrific stories".
The album was considerably divisive amongst fans and critics, with many at the time falsely thinking Gano's Christian lyrics were ironic