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running underground with the moles, digging holes [Aug. 27th, 2016|11:22 am]
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[User Picture]From: rfrancis
2016-08-27 08:23 pm (UTC)
I think the last one was my favorite. Nice voice, owned the performance, gave it some twists. Off to check out her Youtube account.
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[User Picture]From: hydrozoa
2016-08-27 11:04 pm (UTC)

oh, no. why this song?

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[User Picture]From: fengi
2016-08-27 11:32 pm (UTC)
I was struck by how many covers there are of this song on YouTube, especially by earnest strumming women. I suspect it's because the lyrics hit an emo sweet spot. I could have posted 10 more of those.

I find the YouTube cover a fascinating sub-genre, though this is not always congruent with good. It's interesting to see which songs have enough to include some of the key iterations (ukulele, earnest person in the bedroom, shaky live footage, the dad band, some School of Rock kids, the talented street performer, the a capella, the one man band, the symphonic, etc.). Here's one that is amazingly awful:
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[User Picture]From: resonant
2016-08-29 02:30 am (UTC)
I miss them!
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