Riff: Spoon – “New York Kiss”

Aug 5, 2014

From your New York kiss/Mmm, your New York kiss/Now it’s just another place/A place your memory owns

from New York Kiss lyrics by Spoon

Something so sweet and dramatic about a New York kiss like it were a Shangri-La made just for that sole purpose. It’s a dramatic note to exit on but a feeling that they’re able to package and deliver. The blend of raw acoustics and edgy electronic touches strike the right type of balance to exit on.

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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