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Riff: Bad Religion – “Popular Consensus”

Jan 21, 2013

Like the seed of all creation or a doomsday scheme/The future might be bright or bleak/But you know popular consensus doesn’t mean much to me

from Popular Consensus lyrics by Bad Religion

A late album pickup that lives by the old adage “what’s popular isn’t always right, and what’s right isn’t always popular.” Again, here that refers mostly to religion. It makes for more punk-danceable material with important social commentary. But the overly-simple guitars still bore somewhat.

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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