City Mouse - Get Right - New LP
Black and blue vinyl, kind of like the color of her dress on the cover.
Miski Dee Rodriguez fronts the Lansing, Michigan pop-punk trio City Mouse.
The album, produced by Mass Giorgini (Screeching Weasel, Alkaline Trio, Rise Against), delivers on an emotional level that pushes and pulls at your heart. Whether empowering or heartbreaking, each song is crafted and played with an honesty and passion that commands attention and draws you in deeply. The songs are all well crafted, melodic with sharp, insightful lyrics that veer from self-affirmation (Exorcise) to spitting anger about a former boyfriend to a surprising song about a recently deceased pet dog.
Miski Dee Rodriguez said leaving her mundane job with a building materials sales company in southern California for a full-time go with City Mouse was a no-brainer. “My only regret was not starting this path when I was like 15. I wish I’d never gone to school so long, I wish I’d never had these corporate jobs for so long. Music keeps me sane and happy, and helps with every aspect of my life.”
“Get Right is a tell-all documentation of a personal journey and provides a glimpse into a life lived at break-neck pace.” Tye Dykema
Though the line-up has seen many changes over time, mainstay front-woman Miski Dee Rodriguez knows how to write a solid pop jam and can belt out the lead vocals...reminiscent of the mid-nineties pop punk rock n roll that was being played by some of the ladies from the midwest and upper south - female lead vocals over a melodic, driving rhythm.