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Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz

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The 'a lot of explaining' reminds of an article (I think I mentioned this in my book) in a CCM magazine which made sure to point out that Leigh Nash was singing "Kiss Me" to her husband -- even though she didn't write the song and there is nothing even remotely related to marriage in it.

I wonder what CCM would say about Sixpence's cover of "There She Goes" by the La's.

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The 'a lot of explaining' reminds of an article (I think I mentioned this in my book) in a CCM magazine which made sure to point out that Leigh Nash was singing "Kiss Me" to her husband -- even though she didn't write the song and there is nothing even remotely related to marriage in it.

I wonder what CCM would say about Sixpence's cover of "There She Goes" by the La's.

I don't know what CCM would say, but God would certainly counsel music fans to listen to the original by The La's. Not only does it avoid gender confusion and possible controversy involving lesbian relationships, but it's got the better guitar hook.

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Sufjan gave Miley Cyrus a grammar lesson.

 

 

technically speaking, you’ve been LYING, not LAYING, an irregular verb form that should only be used when there’s an object, i.e. “I been laying my tired booty on this bed all night long.” Whatever. I’m not the best lyricist, but you know what I mean. #Get It Right The Next Time. But don’t worry, even Faulkner messed it up. We all make mistakes, and surely this isn’t your worst misdemeanor. But also, Miley, did you know the tense here is also totally wrong. Surely you’ve heard of Present Perfect Continuous Tense (I HAVE BEEN LYING in this bed all night long [hopefully getting some beauty sleep?]). It’s a weird, equivocal, almost purgatorial tense, not quite present, not quite past, not quite here, not quite there. Somewhere in between. I feel that way all the time. It kind of sucks.

 

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