Haley’s Poetic Playlist: “Migraine”

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Okay, lovelies. I have been trying to hold out for a while, but it was only a matter of time before I looked at one of my all-time favorite groups: Twenty One Pilots. Love them or hate them, they have a way with lyrics and it’s hard to deny Tyler Joseph’s twisted way with words (as well as Josh Dunn’s skilled drumming, of course).

On a personal note, I owe a lot to this two-man band. I first heard them during a rather challenging time in high school, and since the discovery, their songs have helped me through some very tough times, to say the least. Consequently, I have seen them twice live, and will be seeing them a third time this summer.

This song that I chose is from their album Vessel, and it’s titled “Migraine.” Now, this is a fairly popular song, and while I could write pages upon pages about their other albums and songs, I wanted to look at this song because it is one of the first that won me over. I think it says a lot in a short period of time. Also, it’s the week before finals and it was easy to look at an old favorite rather than do a ton of research on a different song.

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Jet Fuel Jukebox for 12/8/15

Jukebox_picIt’s around the time when everyone is getting really stressed with finals, so why not take a break from all the studying you’re likely doing and listen to some great music?

We’re not really highlighting any artist this week. New album releases have started to die down now as the year slowly comes to a close.

Still, we have 20 songs ripe for your listening pleasure, with the likes of Tame Impala, Lorde, and Twenty One Pilots leading the pack.

Be sure to check back next week, though, as we will have a couple of top ten lists, one highlighting our favorite songs of the year, and another chronicling our favorite albums of the year.

— Michael Lane, Blog Editor

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