The City Is At War

Album: Viva la Cobra! (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • "The City Is At War" features background vocals by Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump, who also produced the album. Cobra Starship was signed to the Decaydance label, run by Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jessica - Chicago, IL
  • The song describes how the drug use and decadent lifestyles of the urban elite can lead to their destruction. The band wrote it with Patrick Stump.
  • This is part of the group's second album, ¡Viva la Cobra! Their next one, Hot Mess, was their breakthrough, with the hit "Good Girls Go Bad."
  • In the video, directed by Whitey McConnaughy, Cobra Starship frontman Gabe Saporta plays a drug dealer who wields deadly pies.

Comments: 2

  • Chase from Arlington, TxI agree this song is about the drug world and how "if you got the money you can get in for free"
  • Erika from Savannah, GaThis song is amazing especially live!!! If you don't have it already, you need to get Viva La Cobra! XD
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