Snapped Ankles take on The Fugs’ counterculture anthem, updated for the Edward Snowden generation.
From the forest floor:
"Having unearthed The Fugs' 'CIA Man' some years before, we were shocked to discover a newer, more sinister agency had taken over from the diatribe's protagonist, so we updated Tuli Kupferberg's list of ills...
"Of course every time the song is now mentioned online, a blip of data triggers a filter that enters a file that rings a bell in a bunker deep under a mountain in Pennsylvania. So now the forest is full of agents looking for us, and we are taping up our microphones and cameras and walking backwards through our own footprints to shake them off..."
released March 2, 2018
CIA Man originally performed by The Fugs. Written by Kupferberg (Warner Chappell)