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Ten musicians fueled by existentialism

Music is filled with surprises. For every good-looking rebel working diligently to bring sexy back, there's a bookish nerd sitting in a dim corner furiously scribbling esoteric poetry in a lyrics journal. Referencing literature is a surefire way to show the world that you're a sensitive soul with important thoughts. Existentialism is clearly the most badass school of thought because it pits the individual (wearing black) against the absurdity of the uncaring cosmos (also wearing black). Keep reading for a look at ten existential musicians.

See also: - The Yawpers' deep thoughts come through on Capon Crusade - The ten most noteworthy music publicity stunts - Review: They Might Be Giants at the Gothic Theatre, 11/5/09

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