Peace Love & Pitbulls

Peace Love & Pitbulls

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Peace, Love & Pitbulls was first released as a solo album, but the industrial rock and the musicians fit Thåström so well that he cemented the project into a permanent band. But his fans found it disturbing enough not to buy it, to the extent that it sold less than any other album by the groups Thåström had been in. His intention with the project seems to have been to get out of the pompousness he had ended up in with his solo albums and the last albums with Imperiet. If that is so, Peace, Love & Pitbulls was an instant success. Industrial beats, metal guitars, and distorted vocals definitely make the music hard, but there are still some remnants from Thåström's solo albums to be found, such as backing vocals, and at one point a violin. Thåström's voice is distorted all the way through, and many of the songs have a chanting character. Unfortunately, the content is the most pointless Thåström has written, but that doesn't make anything here worse than standard rock lyrics.

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