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  • October 24, 2008

LyricSpit.comThe role that lyrics actually play in contemporary music always generates some friction among the concerned parties. Some claim that they are akin to an ornament that can easily be dispensed with, and the fact that some of the biggest hits in history were songs clearly lacking in lyrical terms seems to reinforce this theory.

This is acknowledged even by master crafters like Paul Simon, who himself reckoned that very few songs actually achieve mass recognition on the strength of the lyrics alone.

On the other hand, it is an injustice to those who are devoted to the craft of verse like Andy Partridge, Elvis Costello and Bob Dylan to say that lyrics just don’t matter. There is some middle ground, but it is not easy to find it.

If you want to know where you exactly stand in this debate, a visit to this website is a good idea. Basically, through it you will be able to see music videos accompanied by lyrics. This way, you can see what matters to you and where do you focus.

There is an ample collection of artists to choose from, too. These include heavy-hitters like Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones alongside new sensations such as Death Cab For Cutie and Iron & Wine.

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