The American Dream Died

Album: The American Dream Died (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • The title track from Agnostic Front's 11th album, this song takes on income inequality, police corruption and other societal ills that are plaguing America. Preceding the song on the album is a track called "Intro," which contains statements that make this point, including a quote from George Carlin, who says, "The owners of this country know that truth: it's called 'The American Dream,' because you have to be asleep to believe it."
  • In our interview with Agnostic Front lead singer Roger Miret, he explained: "I'm not talking about the American Dream of apple pie, fast bikes, fast cars, and homes. I'm talking about more the American Dream of slowly losing your constitutional rights, your freedom, little by little. Which is what you should value the most."

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