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It's hard to be sympathetic
When this place is so pathetic
I don't want to live here any more
I don't want to live here much longer.

I think that I'm just gonna lay in bed instead
Think that I'll just call in, for seven bucks an hour
I won't sell my dignity.

Walking home this place has been fucked by
Strip malls, interstates, and one too many road signs
I want to quit my job
But there's nothing here for me.


from Citizen Dance, released August 4, 2016


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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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