Listen to Free Cake For Every Creature’s “In Your Car”

One of the best songs from one of the best rock albums of the year.

June 28, 2018

If you liked when we described the lead single to Free Cake For Every Creature’s new album as the “the sort of adolescent tomfoolery that’ll make you want to call up your oldest friends,” you’re gonna love their follow-up, “In Your Car.” Actually everyone is going to love it. Because what is sweeter than this verse:

Windows down in your stopped car
Radio picking up the distant city’s station
You pass me the glass, your lipstick in the rim
“Summer babe” narration, waiting waiting

Katie Bennett, the musician behind the project, explains it this way:

“In the summers when I was 17 and 18, I worked as a lifeguard at a lake near where I’m from in South Jersey. After my evening shift, me and whoever I worked with would drive down quiet roads until dark, find somewhere to park, and listen to the radio with all the doors open. At the time, I was anxious to start my ‘real’ life, far away from stinking lakes and empty fields. In ‘In Your Car’ I show appreciation for how my in-between relationships helped me notice the beauty of those evenings and made me feel wanted. Shout out to my dear friend Meghan (who also appears on the cover of the record) for singing along with me.”

I’m not lying next to my desk in a ball on the floor hugging myself and sobbing, you are!!! In all seriousness, one of the best rock albums I’ve heard in 2018 — totally transporting and feels just like it sounds, which is great.

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Pre-order it here, it's called The Bluest Star. Here's the album cover she mentioned, and tour dates below.

Listen to Free Cake For Every Creature’s “In Your Car”
Free Cake For Every Creature tour dates

Tour Dates:
8/2 - Ridgewood, NY @ Trans Pecos * ^
8/3 - Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits * ^
8/4 - Kingston, NY @ BSP Kingston *
8/5 - Providence, RI @ AS220 +
8/6 - Boston, MA @ Great Scott +
8/7 - Portland, ME@ Aphoadian Theater + $
8/8 - Burlington, VT@ Arts Riot $
8/9 - Montreal, QB @ La Vitrola $
8/10 - Toronto, ON @ The Baby G
8/11 - Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
8/12 - Cleveland, OH @ Mahall's %
8/14 - Michigan City, IN @ Quality Beet %
8/15 - Chicago, IL @ The Hideout %
8/16 - Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop %

* w/ Told Slant
^ w/ Slow Ref
+ w/ Horse Jumper of Love
$ w/ Lisa/ Liza
% w/ Amy O

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