Two Dead Cops

Album: Human Performance (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This song deals with an incident that happened in the Brooklyn neighborhood where frontman Andrew Savage lives. He uses the shooting of two police officers to highlight how the media priorities some murders over others. "We don't spend much time talking about the social sickness and relationship with violence we have, and how violence is so specifically directed at poor people and non-whites," Savage told UK newspaper The Guardian, "and, living in Brooklyn, it's something you can't not notice."

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