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Riff: Cody ChesnuTT – “What Kind of Cool (Will We Think of Next)

Nov 14, 2012

Know how to walk, know how to ride/Know how to stay fly, know how this time’s burning/But what we don’t know is that ain’t gonna be enough, no

from What Kind of Cool (Will We Think of Next) lyrics by Cody ChesnuTT

Up until this point Cody has been matching the intensity of his new band, but on this one the ensemble scales back a bit so he can flex his vocal chops. Lyrically it’s filled with resounding social commentary, and his voice soars majestically over a simple blues riff, channeling his inner Marvin Gaye.

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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