Gretchen L. Kelly, Author

Playing On Repeat: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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“Fallen for a guy, Fell down from the sky.  Halo round his head, Feathers in a bed, In our bed, in our bed…  It’s sacrilege, sacrilege, sacrilege you say”

-Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Sacrilege”

The best part of a song is the build up.  This song is one long build up.  Karen O’s voice is piercing and the music builds from a steady pulse, adding layers, building in intensity until it reaches a religious type of fervor via a gospel chorus.  This song kicks ass. As always, listen to it loud:

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