Dumpster World

Album: Mirage Rock (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • This track finds vocalist Ben Bridwell ruminating on the state of humanity. He said of the lyrical content to UK newspaper The Sun: "A bit of a tale from the psyche of the narrator: All is beautiful, let's destroy it. A non-fictional, possibly comedic, social satire concerning a critical flaw of the history of the human race."

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