Pariah (2016)

Bryan Cooper


Bryan Cooper's first album.

All songs composed and performed by Bryan Cooper (c)2016, except Zombies Want My Brain (c)2011, (c)2016, and The Road Rage Song (c)2014, (c)2016

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From Tamil paraiyar, from paraiyan, (“drummer”), from parai, (“drum”) or from Malayalam parayar, from parayan, (“drummer”), from para, (“drum”). Parai in Tamil or Para in Malayalam refers to a type of large drum designed to announce the king’s notices to the public.

The people who made a living using the parai were called paraiyar; in the caste-ridden society they were in the lower strata, hence the derisive paraiah and pariah. Now the term is used to describe an outcast in English.

Noun pariah (plural - pariahs)

  1. An outcast.
  2. A demographic group, species, or community that is generally despised.
  3. Someone in exile.
  4. A member of one of the oppressed social castes in India.
  5. A person who is rejected (from society or home).
  6. Bryan Cooper
  7. The name of Bryan Cooper's first band
  8. The name of Bryan Cooper's first album
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