Keyboard, Oh Lord! Why Don't We?

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Keyboard, Oh Lord! Why Don't We?
Thulsa Doom Keyboard album cover.jpg
Studio album by Thulsa Doom
Released April 2005
Recorded ?
Genre Rock
Length ?
Label Big Dipper (Norway)
This Dark Reign (USA)
Producer Ole Petter Andreassen
Thulsa Doom chronology
...And Then Take You to a Place Where Jars are Kept
(2003)
Keyboard, Oh Lord! Why Don't We?
(2005)

Keyboard, Oh Lord! Why Don't We? is the third album by Norwegian stoner rock band Thulsa Doom. The title is a quote from the Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder hit single Ebony and Ivory. Since the last album, lead singer Papa Doom has left the band, and guitarist Doom Perignon has become the lead singer.

Norway constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.

Stoner rock, also known as stoner metal or stoner doom, is a rock music fusion genre that combines elements of heavy metal and/or doom metal with psychedelic rock and acid rock. The name references cannabis consumption. The term desert rock is often used interchangeably with the term "stoner rock" to describe this genre; however, not all stoner rock bands would fall under the descriptor of "desert rock". Stoner rock is typically slow-to-mid tempo and features a heavily distorted, groove-laden bass-heavy sound, melodic vocals, and "retro" production. The genre emerged during the early 1990s and was pioneered foremost by Monster Magnet and the California bands Fu Manchu, Kyuss and Sleep.

Thulsa Doom is a Norwegian heavy metal band. It takes its name from the Robert E. Howard character. The band was formed in 1999 by guitarist Ole Petter Andreassen, under the stage name El Doom. He was joined by his Black Debbath colleague, bass player Egil Hegerberg, using the name Angelov Doom, as well as singer Papa Doom, guitarist Doom Perignon and drummer Fast Winston Doom.

The album has received good reviews in the Norwegian press[ citation needed ].

Track listing

  1. "Papa Was"
  2. "Need the Air"
  3. "Stay OK"
  4. "Raisins and Grapes"
  5. "Tears in the Morning"
  6. "The Deep of the City"
  7. "Be Forewarned"
  8. "The Ballad of Me and Fast Winston Doom"
  9. "Mr. Slow"
  10. "Keyboard, Oh Lord! Why Don't We?"