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One more night, that was a good one.

Try as he might, he's unable to speak
He grabs her by the hair and strokes her on the cheek
The bed is unmade, like everything is
Dark little heaven at the top of the stairs.

-- One More Night (Your Ex-Lover Remains Dead)

It's been almost a year since I first heard of this band, and I am still completely obsessed with them. Stars is such a powerful, enigmatic band with songs so gut-wrenching, so emotional; they make heartaches sound so beautiful.

This is just one of my most favorite songs. In a nutshell, it's about break-up sex. But listen to it more carefully and it speaks so much more of the anger, the pain, the anguish that never really go away long after things have ended. It's actually the "sequel" to one of their more popular songs, "Your Ex-Lover Is Dead" which is about exes seeing each other again after their separation.

Listen to that part after the second chorus. Just beautiful. You know what they say about songs getting you through? This song always does.


Meanwhile, I am in a happy place right now :) Bygones.