Listen To Serj Tankian’s Track on Jimmy Urine’s New Album
The track, If It Ain’t You Today It Will Be You Tomorrow, was partly inspired by First They Came, a poem by German pastor Martin Niemöller.
“Jimmy and I have been friends for years and I was excited to collaborate with him on his record,” says Tankian. “We’re both fans of nutty witty humor, so when he told me to just go off with whatever words come to mind, I grabbed some poetry book titles of mine I had in the vocal booth and randomly spewed them off in the mic. He then cut the ones he liked and mixed them.
“His record is bombastic and diverse, unlike most shit out there,” he adds.
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