Xanadu

Today is the era of the singer. The compositions are awful and unimaginative but they all have great pipes.

Well, Jeff Lynn couldn't do voice trills but he could compose pop songs like almost no one else and if you study the cleverness of the chord structure here you will realize how good a song this is. I cannot help but think like a musician but you don't need to be to realize there is strong composing going on.

The irony is that many of these seventies songs end up as samples on what might otherwise be a train wreck of a hip hop composition...


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