Bottle Rocket

by The American Automobile

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The American Automobile's first single, off of their debut album, Citizen Dance.


If the morning brings me death, like it's been known to do, please don't make a scene, just see that my grave's kept clean. I'll be the type of ghost that'll love you until you die; until you've turned as blue as the light polluted sky. You know I could wait all night, I've already waited my whole life. So spread out your blankets, set up your lawn chairs, empty out your pockets, 'cause you, you are a bottle rocket, oh no. You, you are a bottle rocket.


released February 29, 2016
Acoustic Guitar: a
Bass: Brendan Seyka
Drums: Abram McCluer
Electric Guitar: a
Harmonica: a
Lap Steel: Brendan Seyka
Vocals: a

Written by a
Mixed and Mastered by Brant Boettger and Brendan Seyka
Album Art photographs taken by a and Chance Timm and edited by Brant Boettger and Brendan Seyka


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The American Automobile Detroit, Michigan

The American Automobile came out of small town isolation. Quiet depression and substance abuse and long drives and light pollution. Truck stops and Laundromats and grocery stores and gas stations. Squatting in abandoned grocery store. Came out of long talks on back porches and basement jam sessions. Learning from friends, breaking up, healing. ... more

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