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Riff: fun. – “Some Nights”

Oct 3, 2012

Who the fuck wants to die alone all dried up in the desert sun?

from Some Nights lyrics by fun.

fun.’s “We Are Young” followup again employs singalong gang vocals, now the new pop-rock staple. Ruess’s autotuned vocals are an iffier tactic, but it’s still a solid pop hit. His unflinching lyrics of leaving Arizona for New York make up for more tired ones, i.e. “This is it boys, this is war.”

  • the tourist

    its a great track but no need to curse man at,word made this work of art into a tainted perfection

    • Karl

      Sometimes, you gotta curse. I agree though that here, it was unnecessary, and even a little gimmicky.

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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