Grunge Themes

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Grunge is a sub-genre of alternative rock and started in the mid-1980 in American state of Washington, particularly in Seattle. By the early 1990s grunge spread to California and other parts of America building strong followings and signing major record deals. Grunge became most successful in the first half of the 1990s, due mainly to the release of Nirvana’s Nevermind, Pearl jam’s Ten and Soundgarden’s Badmotorfinger. The success of these bands boosted the popularity of alternative rock and made grunge the most popular form of hard rock music at the time. In the late 1990s most grunge bands disbanded or faded but their influence continues to effect modern day music.
Grunge is often characterised by a sludgy guitar sound that uses a high level of distortion, feedback and fuzz effects. Grunge uses a mix of both punk and heavy metal, although some bands preform with more emphasis on one or the other. Grunge also involves much slower tempos, dissonant harmonies, and more complex instrumentation. Grunge lyrics are often addressing themes such as social alienation, apathy, confinement, and a desire for freedom.
Grunge bands had made
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It is the seventh track on their 1988 debut album Surfer Rosa. The song was written by frontman Black Francis while he attended the University of Massachusetts , inspired by his experiences while scuba diving in the Caribbean, Francis created the song where is my mind. Although the song was never released as a single, it is one of the band 's signature songs. Where is my mind has used the most basic instruments like the drums, guitar, bass guitar and vocals. This song uses harmonies by vocals which is not really used in other grunge songs usually it’s the guitar. Where is my mind, follows the main structure of grunge music and most music today. It has a verse, chorus, verse, chorus, solo, and chorus. Which is the most basic and well-rounded structure used
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