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We're Blowing Up Miley LPs, Say Idiots
Suzie McCracken , July 17th, 2014 08:21

US minor league baseball team hosting mass burning of Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber records, billed as Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It

Photo from Miley Cyrus's Instagram. Original caption: "datcunt"

In 1979, the Chicago White Sox held 'Disco Demolition Night', in which people were invited to bring their disco records to the stadium and see them get blown up. Things got so riotous that the game had to be cancelled, such was the level of mirth aimed at Nile Rodgers and co's musical foetus on the cusp of the 80s. You can watch a CNN news report about it below, and read the Quietus's musings on the rebirth of disco here.

Now, some minor league assholes called the Charleston RiverDogs are set to repeat the affair, but this time they will be supplanting Donna Summer with Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber. It's called 'Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It'. RiverDogs general manager Dave Echols has accused the two popstrels of spreading a "dread musical disease" about the great US of A.

Not only is this about as funny as the tip jars you see in central London bars that claim "Bieber dies a little" when you contribute a penny, it's also perplexing because we have no idea what they are actually going to blow up. What Cyrus or Bieber fan owns a physical copy of their music to be destroyed? Also, a question for the Charleston RiverDogs: are you really comfortable being in the same group as the KKK, the Nazis and the Catholic Church? Blowing stuff up/burning it isn't generally associated with liberation. Good job, South Carolina.

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