Impose Mag features Riot House’s SPENCER MOODY, “Single Car Accident”

Some of the greatest songs of both the classical and modern form center around a series of cataclysmic and disruptive life events that occur while behind the wheel. From dust bowl travels in a busted jalopy with the family Joad, to every country western song about a broke-down pick-up truck, the vehicle plot device becomes a container for personal exposition with metaphoric turning points and On The Road collision wreckage.

This is “Single Car Accident”, the A-side of a new 7-inch from the man behind The Murder City Devils, and Triumph of Lethargy Skinned Alive to Death; Spencer Moody. The guitars drive like heavy-lidded-blood-shot eyes staring out into a darkened two-lane highway, with chords toned like twisted metal. Shouting the title with all the asphalt and gravel he can kick up, Spencer starts the song with the autobiographical introduction, “that’s the story of me.” The bruises and hurt that stem from and surrounds the “Single Care Accident” pits the woeful speed that causes the crash against the physical and emotional pains growled in the headache haze of, “a little lost, a little slow.” Moody packs an omnibus of anguish, where he and producer Dann Gallucci create a world large enough to match the larger-than-life character of Spencer’s delivery. “Accident” places you as a witness at the scene of impact, where only the strong enough to survive the ordeal stand to tell the tale.

Along with the b-side, “Polish Handgun”, the “Single Care Accident” 7-inch will be released September 9 via Riot House Records. Read the full feature here.

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