Given his propensity for popping pills, gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson choosing to collaborate with superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold is fitting.
On the down-tempo track 'Nixon's Spirit' from Oakenfold's 'Bunkka,' Thompson -- who, with his drug binge of novel 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' and critical coverage of the 1972 presidential elections for Rolling Stone Magazine, simultaneously raised and lowered the bar for first-person journalism in the '70s -- warns listeners to watch out for the ex-president and his "ugly Nazi experiments."
Here, he misjudged his audience and comes off like a tie-dyed acid casualty. When the record dropped in 2002, E-popping raver kids were too young to know who Nixon was and too high to care.
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