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Real talk on 21st century distractions rolls over rock with a punk pivot in Penny Mob’s “21st Century Kids”.

Great classic rock sound to turn your frowns upside downs… 🙂

“Comparing everyone in the world…”

Fingering a phone. You know it’s wrong.

You can’t leave her alone. Siri is serious.

And your date? Disappeared… A message appears.

A greeting; reminder. If she’s meeting you. Mind her.

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“Control the human race without a trace…”

Playfully poignant and jarringly genuine, “21st Century Kids” is an upbeat epithet tossed to this century’s attendant techno-life troubles. An expose on this age’s swamp of isolation, insincerity and self-centered insecurity…

“21st Century Kids” lifts Lower Than Atlantis rock vibes off the sea floor and pours them over guitar-driven The Guess Who rhythm. The words play nicely over the instruments, taunting us to listen closer with effect-laden non-lexical vocables.

Alarming as a ghost, a low spectrum spectral voice bridges the gap from mid-song to coda. Alarm quickly yields to intrigue though, as the voice recites its illicit mandate with amusing menace. A powerful point is made as a pointed tongue tucks into a cheek.

“21st Century Kids” may relay rocking revelations on humanity’s future, but it’s also an awesome, anthemic rock tune. Turn it up and enjoy.

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