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Riff: Carrie Underwood – “Two Black Cadillacs”

Jan 4, 2013

And the preacher said he was a good man/And his brother said he was a good friend/But the women in the two black veils didn’t bother to cry

from Two Black Cadillacs lyrics by Carrie Underwood

Underwood’s image is as clean as it comes, and like most formulaic pop stars it was only a matter of time before she looked to break that mold. She makes a valiant attempt here, relaying the wrath of scorned lovers. The narrative is tight, and there are enough twists to make this an engaging listen.

  • stephanie

    fix please now

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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