PEOPLE ON SCREENS

from MAKE LIKE (2015 album) by Roommate

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PEOPLE ON SCREENS

people on screens
they do terrible things

people on screens
so much more gorgeous than me

back in the day we played
in fields of gravel and clay

we bloodied our knees
and fled from our mothers
we bled like brothers

people on screens
my hands control what they see

spite blighted feed
flight plans, intransigent schemes

fright brightened street
white guilt, white hot private screed

equal extremes
are we still friends?
does the scene ever end?

breeders will breed and
thieves will plunder
bereaved, we will wonder

people on screens
habits fate the dream

people on screens
have your way with me

have your way with me

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from MAKE LIKE (2015 album), released June 23, 2015
1 PEOPLE ON SCREENS
Nick Broste: treatments
Kent Lambert: vox, piano, synths
Gillian Lisée: bass, vox
Seth Vanek: drums, drumpad, percussion 
Sam Wagster: guitar 

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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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