(What’s the Story) Morning Glory? just received the deluxe reissue treatment, which makes it a great time to “look back” at one of the standout songs on this seminal 90s album: “Don’t Look Back in Anger.” This Noel-led number follows the foolproof approach of a
Joyce Manor is currently riding high on their fantastic new record, Never Hungover Again, released in July on Epitaph Records. The band has always had a knack for strong songwriting, shown clearly on their debut self-titled LP and somewhat less clearly on their quasi-experimental
Nothing gets a great song going like a great first line. For this volume of our “great first lines” series I’ve got five more songs (with nothing to tie them together than just not being punk songs) that have awesome attention-grabbing first lines. Each
Bob Mould is a godfather of modern pop-punk songwriting. From his legendary band, Husker Du, to his solo work, to his short-lived 90s band, Sugar, his skill and influence are without question. He just released an awesome new record called Beauty & Ruin and
Everybody likes music. People who write music especially like music. So, if you love music and you write songs, why not just write a song about music you love? While such a topic seems like it might not work, each of these songs shows
One hallmark of a great song is a great first line. There’s nothing quite like a killer lyrical opening to draw in the listener and keep them interested. This will be the first in an ongoing series of songs with great first lines. This time
What makes “Cut Your Hair” so great? We’ll take a look at how an atypical unbalanced chord structure and playful thematic lyrics work together to make this song a true 90’s “slacker” classic.