But perhaps no music in her catalogue has cut as deeply, or as catchily, as “Circle the Drain,” the pop-twinged standout strummer on herColor Theoryalbum. While the ebb and flow of the music’s dreamy manufacturing certainly lends to its success, “Circle the Drain’s” songwriting is some of Allison’s greatest to date, as she sings concerning the downward pull of depressive episodes.
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The emotion she portrays with phrases as simple as “I’ve been falling apart these days/ Split open, watching my coronary heart go/ ‘Round and round,” is nothing short of a revelation. Despite the at-times corny lyrics (“image good you don’t want no filter”), the bouncy beat and dare-we-say intention of this track carry it by way of. As difficult as this period has been, we doubt we may’ve gotten by without these songs — and we look … Read More