- May 31 - King Library Opens at 1:00 PM
“We’re just a million little gods causing rainstorms, turning every good thing to rust.”
If you haven't heard Arcade Fire's Funeral yet, then I think it's time you find yourself a Funeral day that doesn't necessarily involve dead bodies but can involve crying (True story. The album is deep stuff.).
The library categorizes the album as alternative rock music, which I guess it falls into; but in my heart, Funeral was categorized under the Awesome label. Yes, in case you couldn’t tell, I’m still more than mildly infatuated with the album. It’s my favorite of more recently released music albums (because in the end, can any thing really compare to Bon Jovi?), so it gets huge recommendations from my corner.
I was studying to music when something caught hold of my ears.
It was this song: (In case you're wondering, the man who looks like plastic is actually David Bowie.)
The band sings with so much energy and so much passion, it would be offensive not to really sit down and listen to their message. So grab a cup of coffee and find somewhere cozy, because the moment you get lost in their metaphors is the moment you can have a little more faith in the direction the music industry is going.
And if you've already heard Funeral, then I guess you can get the next Arcade Fire albums at the library (for reference, Pitchfork rates Funeral at a 9.7: