I Have To Get My Car

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agiar2000 : The 2018 single "I Have To Get My Car" by Botnik re-examines the coming-of-age ballads of the 1970's as a retrospective from the perspective of a young adult dealing with the modern, post-millennial economy. What was once considered a common rite-of-passage for youths of their parents' generation, the Baby Boomers, the acquisition of their own motor vehicle, a symbol of American status, of growing up and gaining freedom from one's parents, has now become a more distant aspiration, accessible to a smaller, more privileged subset of society. The first-person perspective of the song repeatedly expresses his yearning for his car in the refrain "I _have to_ get _my_ car." (emphasis added). The phrase "have to" implies that this symbol represents an imperative for the youth to feel whole, to feel worthy, and the use of the possessive pronoun in _"my_ car", rather than the indefinite article in the alternative _"a_ car" conveys the degree to which the car represents an aspect of the youth's identity, rather than a fungible commodity. Truly, "I Have To Get My Car" is a bold statement rich with powerful meaning conveyed with subtlety to depict the frustration of a new generation that struggles to achieve their own parents' symbols of status and power. We look forward to more incisive social commentary in future works by Botnik.

FOXFYRE : Would love to see Bill Wurtz cover this!

「 OKAY 」 : I am so sorry for not getting any younger

TrekSwag : His mom is going to be so confused

Aaron Ferguson : Human Music

Dayala Singh : Can regular botnik stuff on the website become community posts?

ChrisAzure : Mom writes back: K.

lukeslayer : Legend has it he's still waiting for his car

William Shreckengost : I have to get my car. I'm going to have to break out the sun for a little while and get some good rest in a few weeks. I'll be nice and warm in the winter of 1976, but I don't want to see what would happen if I launched a new career in the music field. ...Yeah, I definitely don't want to see what would happen. It's kinda tough to fit my auto-text to a tune.

ColossalRaptor : Great this will be in my head for a long time now

OutOfTheShadows : Googlenik?

Ulfarr Wolf : And the new York one of the other than the new York NY to see if I don't quite questions or not the new York new and and then we the we delete it to see it is not the way to the new year of a few weeks ago and then we have to the way to be able to see you are you have a lot of the other than that I am going to the other way

Blue Allen : This is my favorite Hot Chip song.

XxwildlunawolfxX :p : Sounds like one of Malinda Kathleen Reese’s translator fails

AndroidDoctorr : I will be there at the same time to get to the bottom of this email and I will be there at the same time to get to know you better and that would work pretty sure that I will be there for a landing page for a long time now and a little about that and a few others that I will not be in school tomorrow so we will have a great time with your family plan on going out of town this week but will be in touch soon

Christian Hawkins : This is better than 90% of the music currently on rotation...

John : If you had told me this was a new Hot Chip song I would not have been surprised.

MrAttentionHorse : This really sounds like Hot Chip

GasparLewis : Yo I love Hot Chip!

CrabAuthor Productions : This is like someone put Yazoo, the Beatles, and Leslie Hall in a blender.. I love it.

Andrew : Your mom probably thinks youre having a bad trip

Lu Tello : vertical picture, horizontal frame

J E : I love the implicitly recited part at the end

sliovic : Do you guys think he got his car yet ?

Aventuro : This is beautiful. <3

Cianan Veltz : This is like a jack Stauber AI

Wirving Gameplays y cine : This is for the Grammys

LintishTheBintish : I have to get a life

skuets : gom

midkay : I have to get my car. I just need to be able to get my car. I’m gonna get a good day of sleep. I think it’s just the way that you can be. I’m just not sure what you think about it but it’s not really that bad. I’m gonna get your stuff. You can see it on a good morning.