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Watch YouTubers Cover Sufjan Stevens’ Moving “No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross”


One of my personal favorite songs of 2015 comes from singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens. His entire album Carrie & Lowell is easily one of the best and most memorable of the year, with gem “No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross” leading the charge. The song isn’t the typical grandiose masterpiece that graces my iPod or tickles my fancy, but it is rather minimalistic and … Continue reading Watch YouTubers Cover Sufjan Stevens’ Moving “No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross”

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10 Songs That Possess Overwhelming Emotions


Some songs are “empty,” while others are “full” – or something like that! The 10 songs compiled on this list are all “full” of emotion and depth. Each song has a deeper meaning or larger purpose which makes it truly unique, special, and memorable. Here are 10 songs that possess overwhelming emotions. 1) Father John Misty, “Holy S**t” (I Love You, Honeybear, 2015) Despite the … Continue reading 10 Songs That Possess Overwhelming Emotions

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Why The ‘F Word’ Matters Little In Music Anymore


Honestly, nobody (few) cares about the ‘f-word’ anymore when it comes to music anymore. The sentiment is one of “f**k it!” who cares if “For Under Consent of the King” is used or not? In the past, using the most obscene of obscenities wouldn’t come close to being acceptable, but at this point, the word has grown to be more permissible as opposed to taboo. … Continue reading Why The ‘F Word’ Matters Little In Music Anymore