“Everybody says it’s getting better all the time, but it’s bad... still bad.”
That’s the shout-along chorus New York City's Big Ups offered on “Justice,” a track on their debut album Eighteen Hours of Static.
“Being so didactic about things, it never even occurred to me that the lyrics on the first record were so direct,” frontman Joe Galarraga admitted on the Alt In Our Stars podcast. “I think that has changed. In terms of how I was writing, that was a very intentional change.”