So Blue All of the Time


The emotional and melancholic “Funeral” by singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers from her album “Stranger within the Alps”, pays tribute to the tragic dying of her shut buddy who handed away as a result of heroin overdose. Bridgers has by no means shied away from discussing psychological sickness nor calling out its frequent romanticization. She steadily discusses deeply private materials pertaining to her life, and highlights the recurring cycles of despair. 

The refrain repeats:
“Jesus Christ, I’m so blue on a regular basis/ And that’s simply how I really feel/ All the time have and all the time will.” 

For individuals who wrestle with despair, the sentiment of being unable to flee their despair is resonant and highly effective. The acoustic guitar coupled together with her delicate vocals and significant lyrics create a profound feeling of heartache. Her music permits listeners not solely to really feel her ache deeply but in addition permits them to mirror on their very own expertise and channel their ache by artwork. 

By means of her track Bridgers tries to encourage her listeners to acknowledge that vulnerability is just not a weak point. Having wholesome shops and mechanisms to take care of one’s feelings may also help these struggling to manage in adaptive methods. 

As a queer lady, Bridgers makes use of her distinguished voice to name out discrimination on individuals of color, the LGBTQ+ group, and different marginalized teams of individuals.

You may hearken to her track “Funeral” on Spotify right here.

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Characteristic Picture: Philipp Schlabs, On Unsplash, Inventive Commons.



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