Sparrow Songs

Sparrow Songs: Metal that’s not about death

It’s been a while since I did one of these posts! So, one image that people have of metal music is “Oh, it’s all screaming about death and Satan and so on”. But this is not true! So, in this blog post I’m going to just post some metal songs about really random topics. Enjoy!

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Sparrow Songs: Instrumentality

beep beep beep

Our website went down for a bit because the ‘Confirm your identity’ emails got sent to the spam folder. Oh well. We’re back (hopefully).

So, here are some more songs. This time, let’s go for some¬†instrumentals!

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Sparrow Songs: Old and New Yorkshire

A Yorkshire pudding for your Sunday

I came of age in the mid-2000s, in a musical era when guitars had to be described as “angular”, beats as “danceable”, accents as “provincial”, and¬†NME¬†promised that the nexy big thing was New Yorkshire. A lot of the hyped bands of the era never really came to much (remember the Pigeon Detectives? Reverend and the Makers? They were the future once) but there’s a lot to look fondly on there, unless it’s just the nostalgia. So this week, it’s songs from Yorkshire, new and not-so-new.

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Sparrow Songs: Some Soul

GIF of a show called 'The Soul Mass Transit System' from The Simpsons

All aboard

Let’s try something new. Every week (when I remember), I’m going to post a few songs here. Just whatever I’m listening to, really. Anyway, let’s get the ball rolling with a bit of soul.

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