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The Grief That Does Not Speak – Streams of Soan

The Grief That Does Not Speak is an elegy that is both mournful and hopeful, a song that grieves over loss but looks past it too. Post-rock has always been a medium suited to expressing these kinds of conflicting emotions, and Abbas layers an optimistic guitar riff over backwards-effected strings, encapsulating the pain of grief, of the desire to remain in the past, but the ultimate need to move forward.

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  1. […] it’s almost parody. But this is a beautiful track and has Abbas firing on all cylinders. Like ‘The Grief That Does Not Speak’, Streams’ best work comes from creating textures and melodies that feel utterly and almost […]

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