Artist: Manhattan Murder Mystery
Song: Too Tough to Survive
Genre: Punk, Rock
Manhattan Murder Mystery is an underground Los Angeles rock and roll band that have gotten a reputation for chaotic live shows filled with ravaging energy, and latest single “Too Tough to Survive” shows this off in spade. It’s an anthem for our time, touching on struggles to make a living in the modern world, or just get home from the party; “All of my friends are too drunk to drive, lately it’s been too tough to survive.
MMM manage to get across these wisps of social and political commentary while sounding like Frank Black fronting the E-Street Band. The rock n roll comes first, but dig deeper and you’ll find a lot of heart in the destruction.