It seems appropriate to close out the “old” year with some deconstruction! After all, out with the old and in with the new, right? So what kind of “deconstruction” do I have in mind? Continue reading
First things first: Another great song by Arcade Fire. I think it is one of their best more “traditional” type rock songs, vocally and musically.
Lyrically, I think it is, along with many of the songs on Reflektor, a song dealing with “collisions” happening in our society. I think the collision in this song is of people groups engaged in “culture war” battles that occur regarding who is entitled to the “status” of being considered “normal.” Continue reading