Music

There are copious songs out there about one night stands, so it takes some creativity to craft one that really stands out.

Anniversary tours are no big surprise for bands who gained popularity in the early 2000s.

It hit me: “Symphony” is a song about frustration.

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For Rick Ross, there’s an eternally correct answer to sustaining the equation: Blow Money Fast.

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Ten years into the show, Drake’s character still hasn’t flinched. His plot-line hasn’t changed much either, but the props and cameo appearances in the performance continue to switch styles just enough to maintain his listeners’ attention.

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Their newest release takes a finely honed sound and infuses it with harmonies that burst with vibrancy.

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This is music made for lazy days in the sun, but not unreflective ones.

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On their third album, "You’re Not As _____ As You Think, Sorority Noise" continues to dabble in hope and self-improvement, writing incredibly catchy songs with sing-along choruses, but frontman Cam Boucher has begun to move outside his own head by reflecting on the world around him and his place within it.

The pop stars I fell in love with offered music that made me feel normal. Their lyrics were empowering and loud — two adjectives I lacked as a closeted kid in a rural Midwestern town.

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This is not a band criminally deprived of fame. This is an underdog band that has taken aim at a very specific kind of listener — one that’s awkward and anxious, but loves to dance and shout their feelings — and hit them square in the heart.

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