"Black Parade" / Beyonce in 2020

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"Black Parade" is almost exhausting (perhaps "exhaustive" would be more appropriate) in its denseness and I absolutely love it.

I'm not even going to try to do this song justice but you can talk about it (and speculate about a possible new album) here.

Tim F, Sunday, 21 June 2020 23:49 (two weeks ago) link

All I want to know is, will she be the savior of the broken, the beaten and the damned?

MarkoP, Monday, 22 June 2020 02:19 (two weeks ago) link

this song is great, idk why no one's talking about it. doesn't matter how high you raise the bar, seems like Bey always delivers. the lyrics are so dense with allusions, just a masterclass.

Evans on Hammond (evol j), Monday, 22 June 2020 14:05 (two weeks ago) link

probably a combo of protest song saturation and the overall decline of the beyhive

k*r*n koltrane (Simon H.), Monday, 22 June 2020 15:19 (two weeks ago) link

For example, I posted that three minutes ago and I remain unmurdered.

k*r*n koltrane (Simon H.), Monday, 22 June 2020 15:22 (two weeks ago) link

lol

shout-out to his family (DJP), Monday, 22 June 2020 15:37 (two weeks ago) link

The song is good? idk, I feel like I have used up my personal allotment of Beyonce Interest and no longer feel compelled to have an opinion on new music by her.

shout-out to his family (DJP), Monday, 22 June 2020 15:38 (two weeks ago) link

surprised board is quiet on this but putting it on now

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 26 June 2020 15:21 (two weeks ago) link

DJP summed it up for me. It's good, even excellent, but I don't find it thrilling like I might have a few years back

dip to dup (rob), Friday, 26 June 2020 16:47 (two weeks ago) link

I think it's a great song and after listening to it I have gone back to check out some of her lesser-known earlier work.

peace, man, Friday, 26 June 2020 17:08 (two weeks ago) link

lol I know you aren't going "you know what, this 'Single Ladies' song is catchy" but that's the image that popped into my head

shout-out to his family (DJP), Friday, 26 June 2020 17:09 (two weeks ago) link

I was being tongue-in-cheek, of course. But although I've checked out most of her albums to some extent, I probably haven't given her the attention she deserves.

peace, man, Friday, 26 June 2020 17:23 (two weeks ago) link

she's got a bright future ahead of her

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 26 June 2020 17:27 (two weeks ago) link

Somebody get The Lex back to ILX pronto.

Mr. Snrub, Saturday, 27 June 2020 01:46 (two weeks ago) link


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