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Old 97's: "Longer Than You've Been Alive" Lyric Video

Old 97's have been around for awhile. They've been a staple of alt-country and roots-rock since 1993, and have built a cult fan base through their many rock-solid albums legendary live shows.

They've just released the lyric video for "Longer Than You've Been Alive," the tongue-in-cheek opener off their new album, Most Messed Up. On it, singer Rhett Miller warily details his, and the band's, life in music over the past twenty years, and how they have and haven't changed.

Check it out for yourself.

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.