Songs You May Have Missed #487

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Girls: “Magic” (2011)

From the short-lived San Francisco duo’s swan song, 2011’s Father, Son, Holy Ghost. This is a band that will be missed. It seemed they were just hitting their stride.

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See also: https://edcyphers.com/2012/05/18/songs-you-may-have-missed-105/

Songs You May Have Missed #433

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Ben Folds Five: “Magic” (1999)

Another sad, gorgeous, and lushly orchestrated melody from The Unauthorized Biography Of Reinhold Messner, in my opinion the best Ben Folds album by a wide margin. Folds and company take cues from Queen, Billy Joel and perhaps Pet Sounds-era Beach Boys at various points of the record.

See also: https://edcyphers.com/2012/02/27/songs-you-may-have-missed-27/

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