Download: Mr. Dream, "Scarred For Life"
Stereogum is already calling these guys post-"Knuckle Sandwich," which is funny--writing the next song is just what bands are supposed to do, right? Nevertheless, that site's Brandon Stosuy is indeed onto something: if "Knuckle Sandwich" was the howling, hobo-killing winter theme song for any number of surly Brooklynites, "Scarred For Life" is the terse, sweaty summer analog--too full of loathing to even get off the couch. Sung by Mr. Dream bassist Matt Morello, whose employment in a sector other than journalism we are contractually obligated to note. Never mind that drummer Nick Sylvester works for the Colbert Report, which is in fact a TV show, or that guitarist Adam Moerder's last name can and should be pronounced "Murder." Both are tarred with the Pitchfork brush. Somehow, we know the feeling.
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