These songs brought to mind the seriousness we love in contemporary poetry, but the lyrics sans music revealed, behind the gravitas, a wit and a penchant to play with language.
Now, how do you talk about loss in poems? In songs? You just sing it? Without sounding like a preacher. Child Bride. Jackson Cymbals Eat Guitars. Warning Cymbals Eat Guitars. XR Cymbals Eat Guitars. Place Names Cymbals Eat Guitars. Child Bride Cymbals Eat Guitars. Laramie Cymbals Eat Guitars. The posts holding up the track were damp and rotting, the bolts driven into the siding were nearly rusted off, and pools of stagnant, ill-colored water collected in the middle of waiting lines.
Matt Whipple, on the bass, demonstrates an amazing ear for grooves that add an extra addictive melodic layer, while never hoarding the spotlight. Nostalgia has a tendency to distort memories to a rosy hue. I imagined it as a special haven of joy and thrills; a home away from home. But when I returned a couple years ago, the magic suddenly wore off, and I remembered the impatience of waiting hours for a seat, the anxiety of searching for my family within a massive crowd of tourists.
Lenses Alien. Pretty Years. Why There Are Mountains. On 33 Music Lists. All I can really say is, for its themes of loss and longing, its wide-eyed sense of wistfulness, for all of its hopefulness in misfortune, Lose ends up being a win.
And a major one at that. Kunzru excels in capturing the geist in alt-right circles in his latest work, Red Pill , from the callous philosophy down to the very language. Faced with the limitations of historical documentation of inventor Nikolai Tesla, director Michael Almereyda and actor Ethan Hawke choose instead to convey his spirit.
Imploding the Mirage marginally reinvents the Killers' sound, but the lyrics problematically redesign archaic ideology, resulting in a regressive album. The years have fallen quite well upon Old 97's as Twelfth stands out as masterful even among their stacked discography. New Jersey indie rocker Andrew Cedermark was never interested in a career in music. Goodbye, Decade. Doof's Albums of the Year Just getting it out.
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