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    15 Wordless Post-Rock Songs With Awesomely Long-Winded Titles

    An ode to the loquacious acts who love to go on and on and on and on and on (and on)

    • Explosions in the Sky (Jason G. Bahr/Getty Images)

      You're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but what if the book's got no words? Such is the case for the picture-painting, frequently singer-less genre that is post-rock. You can make create serious sonic cinema with just a guitarist, bassist, drummer and the occasional keyboardist, but a striking title sets the tone before you even push play. 

      Here are 15 amazing instances of this verbose phenomenon, from Explosions in the Sky, Red Sparrowes, This Will Destroy You, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Don Caballero (twice, just because) and more.