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Riff: Neon Trees – “Everybody Talks”

Nov 27, 2012

I can hear the chit-chat/Take me to your love shack

from Everybody Talks lyrics by Neon Trees

From The Killers to Neon Trees, Mormons sure know their way around power-pop. The drive-in themed video fits the old-school rock-’n’-roll flirtation vibe, which permeates more of the lyrics than the gossipy title would imply. Either way, it’s crowd-pleasingly simple fun, but not mind-numbing.

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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