While 1987 might not be the first choice that springs to mind when thinking about which years have delivered the strongest soundtracks, the year certainly holds its own in the discussion due to its less-is-more approach to overall impact.
What 1987 lacks in the quantity department, it more than makes up for in the adventurous quality of what’s contained within each album’s varied collection of songs.
We are told we are more distracted, less committed. Maybe that’s true (I checked my phone at least 5 times while writing that above paragraph) but I think our digital culture has just highlighted some of the ways that we humans have always been weird and annoying and narcissistic.
Some people’s behaviors online are essential traits that transcend time.
Nothing is created here without deep personal reflection and contemplation upon these inspirational sources.