Song of the Day: Broken Social Scene “Anthems for a Seventeen Year-Old Girl”

Some Members of Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene is one of those collectives that made a lot of music that I have yet to get into, but made one or two songs that I love. “Anthems for a Seventeen Year-Old Girl” is the latter. The song structure is unusual for pop music, consisting of several sections, each repeating a single melodic phrase. The third section builds up the intensity by layering in more instruments and vocals, and also dials back some of the effects processing, before a quieter instrumental release and coda.

This song was in my head when I woke up this morning, so here it is.

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