- Posted on Sep 13th 2012 3:00PM by Cameron Matthews
The singer's sad illustrations of houses adorned with American flags invoke a very Midwestern sentiment, which the alt-country twang of Bateman's vocals supports. "God bless the state of Texas/And the Dallas Cowboys blue," he cries in falsetto as the drums begin to ramp up. It's simple, it's elegant and you haven't heard anything like it yet in 2012.
Download: "Nancy Kerrigan" (MP3)