To Be Alone - Hozier

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To Be Alone - Hozier

I’ll be honest, back in 2013 when Hozier put out his self-titled (and only) album, I was turned off by how just how big Take Me To Church got; boy was I missing out. Every single song on this record is incredible, and his voice has an intimate grit to it. If you haven’t really listened to it, you need to right now.

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 Carolina Drama - The Raconteurs

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Carolina Drama - The Raconteurs

I could go on and on about Jack White, but I won’t. I will say, however, that though his many bands, he really seems to dive into lyricism in The Raconteurs. Don’t get me wrong this album is riddled with unforgettable guitar licks and a raw overall sound he has crafted, but there seems to be a bit more depth than just rock and roll. 

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Dark Child - Marlon Williams

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Dark Child - Marlon Williams

Marlon Williams uses a very unique narrative type when writing lyrics for his songs. Sometimes he sings from the perspective of made up characters, but in Dark Child, he sings as himself as he ponders what it might be like to have a child. He looks at himself and how his child will grow up to have the same doubts and slightly depressing outlook on life he does. The song takes an interesting shift when he says, “Looking in from the outside.” Take a listen for yourself.

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Abandoned Mansion - Dr. Dog

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Abandoned Mansion - Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog has been steadily releasing music for fourteen years, and every album they come out with seems to get better and better - these guys churn out good music as if it is easy. They are one of those bands you know but can never remember the name of, until now...

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Hell to the Liars - London Grammar

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Hell to the Liars - London Grammar

An intimate lyricist and distant sounds, a strangely perfect conflict of interests. This relationship is a subtle exploration of balance: to be so distant, you had to be as close, and vis versa. The lyrics have a selfish meaning behind them, saying “here’s to the things you love, hell to the rest of us.”...

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Someone’s Missing - MGMT

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Someone’s Missing - MGMT

MGMT always seems to find me when no other music seems to. Of course they are best known for their freshman album Oracular Spectacular, but it is not commonly known that their upbeat psychedelic pop transferred into Congratulations, its just a little harder to find...

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Parade  - Kevin Morby

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Parade - Kevin Morby

When you hear the word “parade” what do you think about? Probably a joyous occasion with people smiling and waving and celebrating with one another. But to Kevin Morby, a parade sets the scene for solitude and a pondering of his own life...

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Pain - The War On Drugs

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Pain - The War On Drugs

In today’s music industry, it’s hard to find a new band who consistently puts out good music, or has an album where each song leaves you wanting more. The more you listen the more you can’t get enough and your left with this longing that music seems to has lost. The War on Drugs is this type of band.

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