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War is still the way that business gets done in the world
And business is very good, in fact it's never been better

When the aegis of the law
Reaches it’s long arm across the sea
To fluff the aegis of the market

Freebootin’ the days away, greeting the natives in my bush beret
Oh what a great, great game!


from A Brief Respite From Shooting Fish In A Barrel, released February 18, 2013
Vocals, acoustic guitar: Khalid
Electric guitar: George Bedard
Upright bass: Patrick Prouty
Drums: Chuck Mauk

Produced and mixed by Khalid and Jonathan Visger
Mastered by John Scrip at Massive Mastering, Chicago, IL


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Khalid Hanifi Ann Arbor, Michigan

Over the course of three decades, Khalid Hanifi (Map of the World [Atlantic Records], Kiss Me Screaming, Maypops, and as a solo artist) has built a deeply compelling body of work that combines uniquely thoughtful, personally-charged lyrical content with impeccably crafted, irresistibly infectious melodies. ... more

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