Song Stories: Music That Shaped Our Identities and Changed Our Lives

Song Stories: Music That Shaped Our Identities and Changed Our Lives

by Kyle Bylin


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ISBN-13: 9781483586045
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 02/02/2017
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Kyle Bylin is the author of Promised Land: Youth Culture, Disruptive Startups, and the Social Music Revolution and Divergent Streams: Reflections and Explorations of the Modern Music Industry. He has conducted user research for SoundHound Inc. and Live Nation Labs, as well as managed charts at Billboard and supervised editing at Hypebot. He has been featured as a source in news stories by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Fader, NPR, Marketplace Money, and MTV News. He currently lives and works in Fargo, North Dakota.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Part 1 Youth and Identity

1 "Logan to Government Center": Brand New Sachi Kobayashi 1

2 "Scruffy Nerfherder": Victor Shores Derek Pinnick 4

3 "Just a Girl": No Doubt Alison McCarthy 6

4 "Illusions": Cypress Hill Matthew Billy 9

5 "I Want You Back": *NSYNC Amanda Krieg Thomas 12

6 "Invisible Touch": Genesis Darren Hemmings 15

7 "Between the Bars": Elliott Smith Cortney Harding 17

8 "Shelter from the Storm": Bob Dylan Sam Chennault 20

9 "I'd Be Lying": Greg Laswell Katie Liestman 23

10 "Long Lankin": Steeleye Span Solveig Whittle 26

Part 2 Music and Memories

11 "Sunday Bloody Sunday": U2 Dane Johnson 33

12 "Oh! Sweet Nuthin": The Velvet Underground Marc Ruxin 35

13 "One": Metallica Joey Flores 38

14 "Carnival of Sorts (Box Cars)": R.E.M. Jay Coyle 40

15 "Light Through the Veins": Jon Hopkins Julian Gijsen 43

16 "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)": Green Day Shelly Hartman 45

17 "Cello Song": Nick Drake Mike King 48

18 "Hysteria": Muse Alex May 51

19 "Don't Look Back in Anger": Oasis Emily White 54

20 "Don't Give Up": Peter Gabriel Michael Cerda 57

Part 3 Love and Loss

21 "Home": Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Tony Hymes 63

22 "Hurt": Nine Inch Nails Kyle Bylin 66

23 "Scarlet's Walk": Tori Amos Jackie Otero 68

24 "The Luckiest": Ben Folds Five Thomas Quillfeldt 71

25 "Lovers in Japan": Coldplay Caitlin Teibloom 75

26 "Careless Memories": Duran Duran Laurie Jakobsen 78

27 "Roll the Credits": Peter Bjorn and John Jackie Yaeger 82

28 "Shine": David Gray Brendan O'Connell 85

29 "Reservations": Wilco Kara Murphy 88

30 "Baby When The Light": David Guetta Bas Grasmayer 91

Acknowledgements 95

Meet the Contributors 99

About the Editor 109

Permissions 113

Share Your Song Story 117

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