ATOM BOMB SHELTER SALESMAN

by thomas jefferson aeroplane

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Nick Rood
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Nick Rood This album is a true depiction of being at war with yourself. This beautiful album, created in a day, to me represents a day in itself. Meaning that although darkness is imminent, you find that the sun rises quicker than you imagined it could. Atom bomb shelter salesman is rooted both in grief and in hope, and only through coming to terms with both of these feelings can we truly understand and experience what it's like to move forward past our hardships and whatever metaphorical atom bomb strikes in our lives. So don't be a stranger to ATOM BOMB SHELTER SALESMAN. :) Favorite track: nuclear winter.
Stevie Kloepfer
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Stevie Kloepfer This is by far my favorite TJA album to date, I can't take it off of repeat. It's absolutely fantastic, fire as fuck. Favorite track: atom bomb shelter salesman.
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written and recorded in one day as part of the 2017 WAR Challenge

"a fantastic meditation on total annihilation and rebirth" - colton saylor

"the best album related to nuclear destruction ever" - robby coleman

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released January 15, 2017

this album was recorded in my underground shelter during the end of the world. if you're listening to this it's already too late.

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Track Name: nuclear winter
i won't survive the nuclear winter
when you leave my side
and i'm forced to face air raid sirens alone
i built a new home under our old one
underneath that miles of bone
and stone

i won't survive the impending danger
when they drop the bombs
i hope 33 feet of concrete is enough
i'll live my life alone till the smoke clears
then i'll reemerge
renewed and reborn

i can see the fire burning in the air
i can feel the weight of everyone that cared
i don't belong to my own home
tried to make some money
tried to make it right
give you all you need to make it through the night
BUSINESS IS BUSINESS AS USUAL
Track Name: mushroom cloud
the mushroom cloud opened its mouth
it swallowed everyone
the end of days shined on my face
i had nowhere to run
far from the reactor core
but i still felt the shock
they waged wars on dirty poor
and i survived by luck

it felt like the 1st time i loved you
when everything was new
and i knew the dangers
so don't be a stranger

the mushroom cloud devoured us now
we're at the end of days
i looked out from my bunker window
the sun shined on my face
i couldn't leave to breathe the air
the fallout was immense
i bet everyone outside is dead
as well as i can guess

it felt like the 1st time i loved you
where everything was new
and i knew the dangers
SO DON'T BE A STRANGER
Track Name: atom bomb shelter salesman
atom bomb shelter salesman
step right up and test the product
we could live down here forever
and hide away from the bombs dropped on us

you might think i'm crazy
but i'm just prepared
you might think i'm brave
but i'm so scared
there was a flash and
an irradiatnt light
100 days of DARK 100 years of LIGHT

IT'S ALRIGHT

M.A.D.
sounds a lot like love if you ask me
these 4 walls could be my prison
or the coffin in which i am buried

you might think i'm crazy
but i'm just prepared
you might think i'm brave
but i'm so scared
there was a flash and
an irradiant light
100 days of DARK 100 years of NIGHT

IT'S ALRIGHT
Track Name: radiant
I MET A GIRL AFTER THE BOMB
SHE WAS RADIANT
HER GLOW WAS PRESENT IN THE THINGS SHE'D DO
SHE MUST HAVE BEEN BLIND FROM THE BLAST
CAUSE SHE SPOKE TO ME
AND EVERYTHING SHE SAID WAS GOLD AND TRUE
Track Name: duck and cover
duck and cover
stay down underneath yr shield of steel and concrete
they won't find you here, it's safe to hide

so what, so what?
(i'm falling in love)
so what, so what?
so what?

so what, so what?
(it came from above)
so what, so what?
so what?

i'm falling in love, i'm falling in love, i'm falling in love

duck and cover
hide down underneath yr viel of pessimism
no, it never gets no better

so what, so what?
(i'm falling in love)
so what, so what?
so what?

so what, so what?
(it came from above)
so what, so what?
so what?

it came from above, it came from above, it came from above
IT CAME FROM ABOVE
Track Name: nuclear family
i want the nuclear family
the wife and the kids and the dog
i'll fall asleep in the American Dream™
where i can't move when i try to run
i want the house with the mortgage
i want the yard and the pool
i want the job where i waste my whole life
digging for gold like a fool

i never gave to my country
my country gave nothing to me
so we're taking it back to the stone age
where we can all finally be free

AND THE SUN BURNS BLACK FOREVER

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