'Straight Down the Runway'

So I'm still killing this Broken Bells record. Yeah I'm a year late, but come on, I think 35 makes me eligible for the "Old Man Exemption."


Right now, "The Mall & Misery" is probably my favorite on the album. It feels very Arcade Fire. Depending on your taste, that will be a reason to love it or hate it. I think my feelings are quite clear.


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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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