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Riff: Alkaline Trio – “Only Love”

Apr 2, 2013

Sometimes there were some good distractions/At the end there is only love

from Only Love lyrics by Alkaline Trio

A3 scraped somewhere near the bottom of the barrel here. While stressing the all-encompassing importance of love is an enjoyable sentiment (that has been done word-for-word dozens of times), the Coldplay-esque piano and half-chorus of repeated “Whoa oh oh” feels aggressively MOR; [LISTEN].

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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