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Riff: The Joy Formidable – “Bats”

Jan 22, 2013

I got a voice but the question keeps holding me back

from Bats lyrics by The Joy Formidable

‘Batshit insane’ would be a more appropriate title as Bryan struggles to get her unconvincing and slightly desperate statements of self-assurance heard over a monstrous wall of towering drums, orchestral riffs and punishing metal guitars that are fuzzier than an angora sweater.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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