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The Crash of Heartbreak on Black Country, New Road’s “Snow Globes”

How my favourite song of 2022 embodies both a doomed flight and a doomed relationship at the same time

The throughline of Black Country, New Road’s Ants from Up There is the metaphor of flying: it’s in the album’s title, it’s in the album’s artwork, it’s in the many lyrical references…



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Dylan Skurka

Just someone who likes writing about the philosophy of music and the music of philosophy.