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White boys with elegant toys looking out from gilded cage suiting up for spotlit stage booting up and pressing play. White boys making disciplined noise spooning up your daily dose of rage. Fresh boys with elegant toys running tight righteous campaigns taking notes and filing claims. Old boys in sedentary crowds tapping toes and scratching chins fixing bets and breaking skin. Playboys standing tall and proud winning blessings from their kin spinning spin and cashing in cashing in.

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from Songs The Animals Taught Us, released April 18, 2006

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Roommate Chicago

Roommate began as a Kent Lambert solo project in NYC in 2000 and has been an ever-mutating Chicago band since 2004. The band's 2015 album MAKE LIKE was released in 2015 and described by [sic] magazine's Tim Clarke as "astute, economical, meticulously performed and produced, and deeply affecting, both lyrically and musically." ... more

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