Boombox Generation

I Am The Movie, Motion City Soundtrack

Contributors
Percussion, Drums: Tony Thaxton
Moog, Keyboard: Jesse Johnson
Guitar, Backing Vocals: Joshua Cain
Vocals, Guitar, Piano: Justin Pierre
Bass, Backing Vocals, Piano: Matthew Taylor
Lyrics

(there's no consolation prize)
there's no prize for consolation

All stuck in the middle
between what is and what might be
a great sensation
has swept the nation
everybody wants the image you’ve got for sale
with massive compromations on your part
but buddy you’ve taken the nation
check it out the new teen beat model of the year

"my sister's totally into you guys"

(there's no consolation prize)
there's no prize for consolation
[x2]

Struck down from the pillar
short lived is all you’ll ever be
a once great sensation
has wiped out the nation
your message is no longer for sale
and no proclamation
will return the station
you held onto while the rest of us moved on
as not quite sensations
but mere subatomic particles of the nation
we’re happy if our songs get heard at all
so bring forth donations
for the boombox generation
that’s right

(there's no consolation prize)
there's no prize for consolation

Don’t be afraid
of what you say
'cause anyway
is the only way

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 12.31.2019
    Chicago, IL
    Don't Call It A Comeback 2020
  2. 1.2.2020
    Cleveland, OH
    Don't Call It A Comeback 2020
  3. 1.3.2020
    Detroit, MI
    Don't Call It A Comeback 2020
  4. 1.4.2020
    McKees Rocks, PA
    Don't Call It A Comeback 2020
  5. 1.6.2020
    Boston, MA
    Don't Call It A Comeback 2020

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Our drummer, @tonythaxton has a new podcast, @bizarrealbums! Each week he celebrates & tells the story behind stran… https://t.co/bsozKJjC9N

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Hey gang, Justin is playing one last solo show before turning his attention to all things MCS. If you can make it o… https://t.co/omKtihkvcJ

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We are playing @SlamDunkMusic in 2020! Can’t wait to be back in your lovin’ arms! Tickets go on sale… https://t.co/RjnjfXf2hy

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Just a friendly reminder that we are only 4 months out and many of the shows have either sold out or are nearing se… https://t.co/tYbciWAPcD

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Tomorrow Friday August 16th @jcpmcs and his band @YouthGangs is playing a FREE show at Lake Harriet Bandshell in Mi… https://t.co/vhOwdXk8IL

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Ladies and gentlemen, it’s @Joshuacain’s birthday today! Wish him well! 🤘🎊🎁🎂❤️ https://t.co/YIwnelKxhO

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