Tag Archives: Indie rock

Song of the Day: The Night We Met by Lord Huron

This song is by Lord Huron and appears on the album Strange Trails (2015).  Lyrics: I am not the only traveler Who has not repaid his debt I’ve been searching for a trail to follow again Take me back to the night … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Time to Pretend by MGMT

“Time to Pretend” is a song by MGMT, and the debut single (in the UK) from their album Oracular Spectacular. An earlier version was released on their Time to Pretend EP. Lyrics: I’m feeling rough, I’m feeling raw, I’m in … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Breath of Life by Florence and the Machine

“Breath of Life” is a song by English indie rock band Florence and the Machine, recorded exclusively for the film Snow White & the Huntsman (2012). The song was co-written and produced by Isabella Summers and orchestrated by James Newton … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Evil Eye by Franz Ferdinand

“Evil Eye” is a song by Scottish group Franz Ferdinand from the band’s fourth studio album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. It was released as the third single to promote the album on 28 October 2013. Lyrics: What’s the … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: The Lightning Strike (Part I: “What If This Storm Ends?”) by Snow Patrol

“The Lightning Strike” is a song from alternative rock band Snow Patrol’s fifth album A Hundred Million Suns, and appears as the last track on the album. Lyrics: What if this storm ends? And I don’t see you As you are now Ever again … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Start a War by The National

“Start a War” is a song by Brooklyn-based indie rock band The National from their fourth studio album, Boxer. Lyrics: We expected something, something better than before We expected something more Do you really think you can just put it in a safe Behind a … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Rocket Scientist by Teddybears (feat. Eve)

Rocket Scientist is the first track from Devil’s Music the sixth studio album by Swedish band Teddybears. Lyrics: I’m not a rocket scientist I rock the house and sign the tits And that’s it Don’t take no astrophysicist To make your ass throw … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Dirty Paws by Of Monsters and Men

“Dirty Paws” is a song written and recorded by Icelandic indie folk/indie pop band Of Monsters and Men for their debut studio album, My Head Is an Animal. Lyrics: Jumping up and down the floor, My head is an animal And once there was an … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Firesuite by Doves

Firesuite is the first track from Lost Souls the debut studio album by British indie rock band Doves, released by Heavenly Records on 3 April 2000. In February 1996, on the Williams twins’ birthday, the band’s recording studio located in Ancoats, Manchester caught fire and burned down, destroying virtually all of the band’s equipment and … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Lemon Tree by Fool’s Garden

“Lemon Tree” is a song by German musical group Fool’s Garden from the album Dish of the Day, which was released as a single in 1995 and became a major international hit in 1996. The single reached number 26 in the UK charts and remained … Continue reading

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