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Riff: Alkaline Trio – “Young Lover”

Apr 2, 2013

What’s wrong with tonight?/…Young lover, right now, you’re mine/Don’t think of your tomorrows/Let’s kiss like we could die/Tonight

from Young Lover lyrics by Alkaline Trio

A3 mix all of the questionable elements of YOLO, “Baby It’s Cold Outside” and Kings of Leon’s “17” for an underage date-rape jam that’s unsettlingly well-penned; [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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