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Riff: Bad Brains – “We Belong Together”

Nov 20, 2012

We belong together forever/I remember when we were in school

from We Belong Together lyrics by Bad Brains

H.R.’s vocal layers evolve atop 1:39 of pure circle-pit mosh from an eerie melody to blubbery sound-effects in this lyrically-straightforward speed track. While they don’t match the abrasion of Botch or Converge, BB still haunt in this band autobiography. After 35 years, you “belong together” indeed.

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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