my top 11 songs of 2011
just because everyone else is doing it and i have an opinion. this is by no means a music critic’s list (though some of it is influenced by music critics’ lists, since i often discover new stuff like that). it’s just 11 songs this year that i either played over and over, was unexpectedly impressed by, or both. so, my top 11 songs of 2011, in no particular order: 1. adele,...
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for during…her life she had been governed by love alone, and a blow of...– louisa may alcott, “little women”
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AWESOME. jnewton13: 1) Don’t sing if you aren’t one of the dudes on stage getting paid to do it. Nobody paid their hard-earned money to hear your dorky, untalented ass sing. We came to hear the dudes on stage sing. Paying 40 bucks to go see Tool, but instead of hearing Maynard, you get the dorkus malorkus…
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