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“Do You Realize??” Asks Us To Think About What’s Important

The Flaming Lips want us to wonder, "What's really important in life?"

The Flaming Lips’ heartfelt song “Do You Realize??” is also, perhaps, their most well-known. With nearly 4,000,000 views on YouTube, “Do You Realize??” asks us to think about life and how short it can be. It also urges us to … Continue reading

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“The Long Road,” By Tiger Army

Song serves as a recollection of the songwriter's life and reminds us to cherish the good times

Tiger Army’s wonderful song “The Long Road” could easily be re-named “My Life.” It’s a recollection of Nick 13’s (the songwriter) experiences — the people who’ve come in and out of his life; the relatively fleeting nature of it all; … Continue reading

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Memorial Song: “Fruit Tree” by Nick Drake

Nick Drake's gorgeous ode to tortured fame highlights life and death

Few songs capture the artist’s life as perfectly as Nick Drake’s “Fruit Tree.” Drake’s own life was filled with anguish as he struggled with depression and addiction, eventually consuming him entirely at just 26 years old. Despite his tormented history, … Continue reading

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