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  • Guilty Rainbow limited edition LP

    Each LP includes a hand-numbered silkscreened print of a drawing of Roommate by Steve Krakow (aka Plastic Crimewave).

    Also includes immediate download of 10-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

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  • Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 7 Roommate releases available on Bandcamp and save 25%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of EMPTY (Rod McKuen/Frank Sinatra cover), A NIGHT LIKE THIS (Cure cover), MAKE LIKE, Guilty Rainbow, New Steam EP, Songs The Animals Taught Us, and We Were Enchanted. , and , .

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i am
a privileged man

i was loved as a child
and my love has grown wild
and my wants have grown plenty

when my cup is empty
it is easily filled
and when blood is spilled in waves
i may cry for days
but it's swirling eddies
never reach me

i'm not ready for whatever it is you are trying to teach me
i am stubborn and petty i am stubborn and petty
and i am not ready

i am not ready


from Guilty Rainbow, released March 22, 2011




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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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