Matador Review

A Quarterly Missive of Alternative Concern

Portraits of Winter: Bombay Bicycle Club's "Flaws"

by Frank EnYart

I WANT YOU TO TAKE A SECOND and think of your favorite album. If that’s too hard, which I would assume it is for so many of us, I want you to think of one that has impacted you incredibly in some way. It could’ve been the soundtrack for an awful or overwhelmingly happy time, or the album that changed the way you felt about someone or something.

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Where To Find God in New York

by Eric Farwell

I PUT MY FAITH ON A SHELF YEARS AGO. At fourteen, I began seeing a very sweet but wayward girl who acted in direct opposition to the stringent brand of Christianity her mother had built their life around. At the time it was difficult to reconcile the raw issues she was working through with the black and white simplicity of my church. 

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