Song of the Day #2,703: ‘(That’s How You Sing) Amazing Grace’ – Low

low_trustWrapping up my look back at 2002 is a song from Low’s sixth studio album, Trust. Low is a Minnesota-based trio that performs a genre sometimes called slowcore or sadcore.

Think crawling tempos, lots of reverb, depressing lyrics. You know, for kids.

Allow me to pause to acknowledge my parents’ 50th anniversary, which they’re celebrating today. I hoped to find an appropriate song with which to acknowledge the milestone, but I wound up with a 8-minute dirge about heroin addiction. Sorry, mom and dad!

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