Riff: Sunny Day Real Estate – “In Circles”

Jun 19, 2014

Meet me there, in the blue/Where words are not, and feeling remains/I dream to heal your wounds/But I bleed myself

from In Circles lyrics by Sunny Day Real Estate

The early-‘90’s forefathers of modern emo perfected the heartfelt side of Gen-X’s loud-soft formula better than anyone – past, present or future. They may not have equaled this album since, but that can’t take away Diary’s ability to “heal [all] wounds.” This track particularly is perfect; [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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