Download Fred Armisen's Saturday Night Live punk odes to Margaret Thatcher for free

Download Fred Armisen's Saturday Night Live punk odes to Margaret Thatcher for free

Fred Armisen is adept at using punk rock as a platform for comedy, and it's a well he has no problem visiting again and again. After the attention Armisen gained fronting the fictional '80s hardcore band Crisis Of Conformity—with Dave Grohl and Ashton Kutcher in tow—during a Saturday Night Live sketch, the two Armisen-penned hardcore parodies made it all the way to a 7-inch on Drag City. 

Armisen recently revisited punk for another skit on SNL, focusing on the single, made-up act that championed Margaret Thatcher, Ian Rubbish & The Bizzaros. This time around Armisen donned traditional '70s garb, threw on a British accent, and applied The Clash's tried-and-true sound to songs such as "Maggie Thatcher" and "Sweet Iron Lady." And as with the Drag City release, now you can own them on the four-song EP of Ian Rubbish songs Armisen has just made available for free download, an act of charity Thatcher would probably have vetoed.