Anthony Mills

rusty cadillac

rusty cadillac by Anthony Mills
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On new single ‘rusty cadillac’ he explores the thorny topic of using alcohol to repress emotions, with historical fantasies providing enough distance to act as an observer, telling us “I wanted to teleport the listener to the whorehouse, the saloon, with me and a piano man. Every statement is weighted with a shot of life, sweat and sex. The feeling of wanting to get hammered (and there was always more going on psychologically but that takes a back seat to getting ‘wet’ walking zig-zag and still getting home”In the video, the image of the Confederate Flag is subverted, in order to take away some of the fearful power it still holds in the US. Mills explains “the flag has been used to burn fear into the hearts of Southern blacks and the diaspora. I remember watching that first epeisode of the Dukes of Hazzard (not knowing anything about the "good Ole boys"). I wanted a General Lee car so bad. I just remember my mom saying ‘no!’ without an explanation.”

For fans of:Johnny Cash, Lil Nas X,
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