Serj Tankian: Vocals, piano
Dan Monti: Guitar, backing vocals
Erwin Khackikian: Piano, backing vocals
Mario Pagliarulo: Backing vocals
Troy Zeigler: Backing vocals
Jeff Mallow: Backing vocals
Sky Is Over
Serj: Thank you.
Lie Lie Lie
Serj: Ch-ch-ch-ch. Ch-ch-ch-ch. Ch-ch-ch-ch. Thank you guys for being here early today. This is a beautiful day at the Lowlands Festival. It's an honor and pleasure to be with you today. Thank you. We've got a new song for you. Uh, I've got a record coming out in September called 'Imperfect Harmonies' and this is the first single called "Left Of Center".
Left Of Center
Serj: Thank you. Mr. Erwin Khackikian.
Peace Be Revenged
Serj: Thank you. Conductor Hamish McKeich. This is also another brand new song. Uhm, it deals with issues of borders. From Kashmir, to the Gaza, to Arizona, anywhere where racism, anywhere where civil strife exists having to do with separation. The whole thing having to do with borders of our minds and our hearts or the fact that we don't realize that we are all part of one, that we are the same. And most-
Serj: Thank you. And most borders were created by war or post colonial efforts to redesign the world. So I say fuck the borders, I s-
Serj: Animals don't recognize borders. Nature, all of nature, does not recognize borders. Why the fuck should we?
Serj: Thank you. Metropole Orchestra ladies and gentleman. Sound beautiful, thank you.
Serj: Thank you. You guys having a good time? Beautiful festival.
Serj: Thank you. That was massive, that sounded really beautiful. Yeah.
Hamish McKeich: [Talks to Serj off mic]
Serj: [Serj talks off mic with conductor] We go another new song for you from the new record 'Imperfect Harmonies' called 'Disowned Inc.'.
Serj: Thank you. [Serj talks off mic sitting at the piano] Alright. Well I've got one uh, called 'Gate 21' just for you today.
Serj: Thank you. It's the first time I've played that with orchestra, thank you guys. Thank you.
Elect The Dead
Serj: Thank you. [Laughs] For the next selection I'd like my uh, esteemed conductor to present it please.
Hamish: This uh, next one's called 'Beethoven's Cunt'.
Serj: How do say that in uh, Dutch?
Hamish: I think it's 'Beethoven's Kut'.
Serj: Good enough for me.
Serj: Oh yeah! So you guys have a beautiful fucking festival. These are my Flying Cunts Of Chaos, my brothers. This is conductor Hamish McKeich. This is the amazing Metropole Orchestra. I am Serj Tankian. And we'll see you next time [as Borat]. And remember there are no walls that cannot be broken in the fucking world!
Serj: Lowlands! [Talks of mic with Hamish] Metropole Orchestra. Hamish McKeich. The Flying Cunts Of Chaos, thank you guys very much.
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Sunday Church Service With Minister Serj Tankian