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from OK by Hey Karen



Oxford Dictionary definition of 'samizdat':

Pronunciation: /ˈsamɪzdat/, /ˌsamɪzˈdat/
[noun] The clandestine copying and distribution of literature banned by the state, especially formerly in the communist countries of eastern Europe: 'a samizdat newsletter', 'samizdat books'

Origin - 1960s: Russian, literally 'self-publishing house'.


i’m bored and i feel useless
now everything seems wrong
and you’re still asking
why i never want to write you a song

the answer is so simple
because you are a lie
you’ve done so much to crush me
yet i’ve managed to survive

now i can see it clearly
you’ve wrecked me for so long
and that is why i’ll never ever
ever write you
a song


from OK, released April 4, 2015
written, performed, mixed, mastered and produced by Hani. 2015 © Samizdat




Hey Karen Rotterdam, Netherlands

Hey Karen is an alias for Bartek Urban, who creates electronica, synthpop, and industrial - the stuff that both melts your heart and your brain.
Home recordings and lo-fi aesthetic aren't necessarily a bad thing, since he believes the feeling is more important. A full scope of that feeling can be seen in his audiovisual live shows, which he regularly performs since 2011.
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