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A Lyric Generator for Whatever Taylor Swift Mood Ails You

Taylor Swift is a pop grenade, pull the pin and hurl her likeness at anything and watch it blow. Whether you’re a fan or not doesn’t matter, the shrapnel will reach you regardless. And it doesn’t […]

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RIFF’d: Aloe Blacc’s ‘Lift Your Spirit’

The past few years have been big for Aloe Blacc. He’s gone from a relatively obscure player in R&B to being a star on the rise with his music being heard by millions. It’s been […]

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Listing: The Warrior Catharsis of Neko Case’s ‘The Worse Things Get…’ in 5 Lyrics

While the old adage that ‘from great pain comes great art’ is a cheap reduction of the wonders of the human spirit, there is some validity to it. Way down from her perch atop a […]

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Luke Bryan

Listing: Luke Bryan’s ‘Crash My Party’ in 5 Faux-Hick Lyrics

After reaching number one on the Billboard 200 for the first time in his career earlier this year with drinking songs collection, Spring Break… Here To Party, country boy-next-door Luke Bryan promised that his fourth […]

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Listing: The 5 Most Awkward-to-Record Lyrics from The Civil Wars’ S/T

One can’t help but cringe imagining the recording process for this entire album. The Civil Wars‘ new self-titled record (August 6) was made after a run of canceled tour dates signaled an indefinite hiatus due […]

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Genericana: Can We Stop Listening to the Hair-Metal Phase of Folk Revival?

Shortly after the global financial crisis began, music’s last genre mutation and subsequent co-option by the corporate powers that be, ‘brostep’ – dubstep emotionally strangled by bros – had worked its way into every form […]

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George Strait

Listing: George Strait’s ‘Love Is Everything’ in 5 Ageless Lyrics

He may be a decade younger than most of The Rolling Stones, but George Strait’s current The Cowboy Rides Away tour will be his last after admitting he doesn’t want it to get to the […]

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Listing: Brad Paisley’s ‘Wheelhouse’ in 5 WTF Lyrics

Brad Paisley has always prided himself on his ability to throw the odd curveball into his mainstream Nashville sound, particularly on his last album, 2011’s This Is Country Music, which roped in guest artists as […]

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Old Yellow Moon

Listing: The Top 5 Lyrics From Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell’s ‘Old Yellow Moon’

Pioneers of the country-rock scene, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have enjoyed a fruitful working relationship since the mid-70s, both contributing to each other’s respective major-label debuts with the latter also appearing in an early incarnation […]

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Two Lanes Of Freedom

Listing: The Top 5 Lyrics From Tim McGraw’s ‘Two Lanes Of Freedom’

The six-pack he’s currently flaunting in People magazine certainly isn’t the only change country royalty Tim McGraw has undergone since he recorded Emotional Traffic back in 2010. For having finally broken free from the shackles […]

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