62k
Like

Riff: Brand New – “The Quiet Things that No One Ever Knows”

Apr 24, 2014

So keep the blood in your head/And keep your feet on the ground/If today’s the day it gets tired/Today’s the day we drop out/Gave up my body and bed/All for an empty hotel/Wasting words on lower cases and capitals

These guys don’t get enough credit for their hand in creating emo-punk. Plus, both Lacey’s intricate lyricism and later songs transcended the genre much better than Long Island big brother band TBS, even if they never dominated the scene as much. Scoff all you want, you still know the words; [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.

What is a RIFF?

A RIFF is a bonsai-trimmed song review in 300 characters or less, plugging your favorite lyric. Create your own, vote others to the TOP - the lyric is your oyster.

More Riffs

Ariel Pink – “Put Your Number in My Phone”

Willow Smith – “Easy Easy”

War – “Four Cornered Room”

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz – “Where No Eagles Fly”

Coolio – “Take it to the Hub”

Interpol – “The Depths”

Interpol – “Twice as Hard”

Interpol – “Tidal Wave”

Interpol – “Breaker 1″

Interpol – “Everything is Wrong”