Reading Music

May 28, 2006 09:16 # 42848

Hawkeye *** feels excited about...

Excellent Song

James Blunt made the song "Wise Men" (or "Three Wise Men" according to some).

It is truly an excellent song. However, I find it a little difficult to choose a genre that it belongs to. I suppose rock, but it isn't even rock. Anyone who has listened to it have any idea?

The lyrics can be found here.

If the world should blow itself up,the last audible voice would be an expert saying it can't be done

Jun 30, 2006 03:32 # 43205

zen *** replies...

Re: Excellent Song

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My question is WHY is it important to lable, and pigeon-hole the type of music it is?

For some, the only way to describe them is the hyphenate it with a few different types. I.e. nypno-trancy-hous-dancy-acid-feely-groove-kinda tune. This specifically might not apply to that song, but the point is that some music defy definition and rubrics.
This is all to the good.

Oh, yes, and rarely are the lyrics alone used to define the "genre."

Once Fred Neitszche declared God is Dead, f*ck became the most important word in the English languag

This post was edited by zen on Jun 30, 2006.

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