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Riff: Phoenix – “Entertainment”

Jun 14, 2013

What you want and what you do to me/I’ll take the trouble, let you have my mind

from Entertainment lyrics by Phoenix

Phoenix have always been a bit ahead of the dry-drums, indie-dance-pop pack in songwriting. They outdo even themselves with this oriental-riff adaptation, the soundtrack to the realization of their societal worth as mere ‘entertainment,’ and their wish to escape it and be ‘alone;’ [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.

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