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Radio stations usually have to pay every time they play a song, or pay for a certain amount of playtime, but also have to pay an initial licensing fee to be able to play the songs at all, so to limit costs they only purchase a small number of song licenses. People in general want to hear the most popular songs, and want some consistency in their music, so ...


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Bryan Adams, Aerosmith, Three Doors Down, Greenday, Hoobastank, Creed, Nirvana.


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Those are the lyrics being sung by the backing vocals during the chorus.


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Was it "Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair" by the Arctic Monkeys? It came out in 2011 and includes the phrase "roll the dice."


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Try Broken Bells - The High Road. Matches: Emotionally intense Guitar-based modern but psychedelic-influenced moderate hit minor-ish interesting production 2 word artist name with longer first name vaguely similar to "No Tale To Tell" Syncopated hook Male singer ambiguity between song and artist name Misses: No weather connection Not quarter notes in the ...


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I found the source of the cover art and its connection to Switzerland. It's a painting by Albert Gantner from 1910, the year when the production and sale of Absinthe was prohibited. I found the painting on the Wikipedia page about Absinthe, in the section where the probihibition in Switzerland is mentioned. The dead woman in the painting is the fée verte, ...


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According to sourced content in Wikipedia, both albums are semi-autobiographical, with the earlier album drawing from all band members' experiences, and the later album centering more closely on the experiences of brothers Win and Will Butler (both members of Arcade Fire). So from that point of view, I think it's entirely fair to perceive continuity between ...


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Someone asked this same question on yahoo answers and the answer given was Switchfoot - Dare You To Move.


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The song clearly is not just about being literally hungry --not with ample sociopolitical imagery such as "farming babies, while the slaves are all working." But while it may present as an abstract statement about wealth and poverty, a little research reveals a more personal meaning: "Hunger Strike" came about because of an existential crisis that ...


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The song Kill or Be Killed by Dirty Sweet is in Gangstar Vargas OST. It does also have the lyrics: So save me ( . . . ) Cause I don't wanna die ( . . . ) It blackened my soul to the pit of my bones


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As explained in the relevant Wikipedia article: After three art directors were rejected by the band and pressing was behind schedule, Green Day asked the help of Chris Bilheimer, a friend of Armstrong who had done covers for another group signed by Warner Bros. Records, R.E.M.. Having just the album title to work on, Bilheimer had some ideas, with ...


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Hadouken, Does It Offend, You Yeah? and Modestep seem to fit the bill. Wikipedia also lists these as similar to Hadouken: Associated acts The Midnight Beast, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Pendulum, Noisia, Feed Me, Loadstar, Drumsound & Bassline Smith Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r26y--evIw https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hadouken!


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This is SafetySuit - Someone Like You. The guy throws the grocery bag of a woman: The band plays at the beach, and there are four band members, all male: The girl running and the stones are at 1:35. The 360 side jump is at 3:38.


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Dead Meadow? Silver Door from their Feathers album was pretty popular. Otherwise, Tame Impala's first album, Innerspeaker, had plenty of interesting psychedelic sounds to it. That's all I've got.


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"More Than a Feeling" by Boston has a similar chord progression in the verse.


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The introduction of Down In a Hole is a little a similar to the chord progressions of Cowgirl in the Sand by Neil Young and Horse With No Name by America. The high, held and wordless backing vocal is a little like that of the intro to Gimme Shelter by the Rolling Stones.


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