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Music / Death From Above 1979

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Death From Above (formerly known as Death From Above 1979) is a Canadian Alternative Dance and Noise Rock duo. Their first album, 2004's You're a Woman, I'm a Machine was known for its seamless blend of noise rock and dance grooves, as well as its sexual lyrics. The duo broke up in 2006, leaving fans with only one studio album. The duo did reunite in 2014 with the release of The Physical World. Their song, "Romantic Rights", was used as the theme song to Human Giant. Their most recent album is 2017's Outrage Is Now.

Band Members:

  • Sebastian Grainger - vocals, drums
  • Jesse F. Keeler - bass, synth, backing vocals

Full discography:

  • Heads Up (2002)
  • Romantic Rights EP (2004)
  • You're a Woman, I'm a Machine (2004)
  • Romance Bloody Romance: Remixes & B-Sides (2005)
  • The Physical World (2014)
  • Outrage! Is Now (2017)

Death from Above's music contains examples of:

  • Face on the Cover: Illustrations of Grainger and Keeler are featured on the covers of all their releases, albeit with elephant trunks.
  • Iconic Logo: The graphic featured on the cover of You're a Woman, I'm a Machine has become the band logo, and reappeared on The Physical World and Outrage Is Now.
  • These Hands Have Killed: Their song has the trope in the title: "Blood on Our Hands".


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