Songs that explore the more complex reality inherent in the tension between the intensity of romantic feelings and the experience of serialized monogamy.
The Nike commercial is simply a recapitulation of the song’s co-opting of revolutionary affect to sell popular music itself as a commodity and line the Beatles’ pockets.
Gender identity is over-determined.
The finest trick humanity ever played was persuading itself that he devil was real.
Hip Hop got up big time, and I love that, but its focus on cultural production left its political potential untapped.
Rock n’ roll songs about rock n’ roll disillusionment.
I prefer a song that explores our conflicted relationship to “nature.”