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4Ever Songs: The Church “Under the Milky Way”

The Church‘s “Underneath the Milky Way” is a beautiful yet elegiac minor key anthem that is somehow both about human significance and lack thereof at the same time.   The strangely named Australian alternative rockers have functioned continuously since their founding in 1980, regularly releasing warmly received albums and touring while many of their peers have broken-up, evaporated or self-destructed.

Appearing on their 1988 album, StarfishThe Church‘s first record to appear on a major label, the band did not really commercialize their sound, despite “Under The Milky Way” becoming their first and really only, Top 40 chart hit