This So-Called Post-Post-Racial Life

February 6, 2009

In Search of Abundance

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Friday Earbud Selection:

A celebratory anthem for a time when America is breaking down barriers, Platinum Pied Pipers’ “Abundance” nicely reflects an era marked by both unease and opportunity….

Backed by a revved-up boogie-woogie piano riff and snazzy horns, guest vocalist Coultrain croons about his ambitions to a skeptical paramour: “I know you’re scared / But worrying makes no sense.” But his own insecurities — “Don’t know who I am / Don’t think I ever did” — have already been laid bare in the song’s first words. Still, every time he hits the song’s rousing chorus (“You’re a slave to tradition if you don’t wanna have it all / If revolution ain’t your picture, then you’ll cease to exist at all”), it’s clear that discouragement can wait for another day.


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