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Mechanic of My Dreams

from Seems I Survived by The Dead End Streets

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You can try to use me, but im broken  
I haven't worked a lick in three odd years
Others tried to fix me up, but they all left me to rust  
When they couldn't get me into second gear

But I admit you have some tools I've never  seen 
And  maybe you're the mechanic of my  dreams

You used to have to kick me and that would fix me  
But it turned out every time to be temporary
With the brake pads  turned to dust, there's no sense in shifting up  
And the way the engine's wired is downright scary

But you're certified on every know machine
And  maybe you're the mechanic of my  dreams

If you can try some new techniques, apply some oil where I squeek
And  you can find and fix some twenty leaks
And get my fuel injection clean but leave my paint job nice and mean
And find a replacement for my lost cowl screen

And help me hold my gasoline 
Maybe you're the mechanic of my  dreams. 

Now my meter light has gone from red to  green 
Maybe you're the mechanic of my  dreams.  


from Seems I Survived, released October 7, 2022
Matt Aquiline Guitar, Vocals
Heather Catley Vocals
Alex Hershey Lead Guitar
Tom Hohn Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Bill Maruca Keys, Accordion
Ray Vasko Bass

Recorded at The Square Studio
Mixed by Jake Hanner
Mastered by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Sound Los Angeles


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The Dead End Streets Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Stellar songwriting and exceptional musicianship from a group of seasoned Pittsburgh musicians lead to a sound that marries folk, rock, blues, country and a little blue-eyed soul into Roots Rock that is pure Pittsburgh, with skill, authenticity and the kind of depth you develop surviving a few cold Winters. ... more

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