Expository Essay

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Expository Essay

Almost everyone has a favorite band. People buy CD's and tapes

to not only listen to the music that they like, but to support that band.

There are many, many different types of music, and usually a certain band

will fit into a specific type of music. I listen mostly to alternative/grunge

music. And by coincidence the three bands I'm going to talk about are all

from the west coast. I am going to talk a little bit about three of my

favorite bands in that category: Pearl Jam, Everclear, and No Doubt.

Pearl Jam is a band from Seattle. They were one of the first

alternative bands to ever become popular from this area. The lead singer

of Pearl Jam is Eddie Vedder, he does the lead vocals and plays the

guitar. The rest of the band includes, Jeff Ament, (bass) Stone Gossard,

(guitar and vocals) Jack Irons, (drums) and Mike McCready, (guitar).


couple of the songs that Pearl Jam does are Jeremy, Daughter, Smile, Spin

the Black Circle and Tremor Christ. Pearl Jam has a knack for writing

catchy lyrics that become very popular.

Everclear is a band from Portland. They are not as popular as Pearl

Jam, but they do have a large following of fans. The three band members

of Everclear are Art Alexis, (lead vocals, and guitar) Greg Eklund, (drums

and vocals) and Craig Montoya, (bass, and vocals). Their album together

is Sparkle and Fade, and it is one of the best albums I've ever heard.

Among the may popular songs are Heroin Girl, Sparkle and Fade, and

Santa Monica. All of the lyrics are good, but there is a lot of profanity on

this album.

No Doubt is the last band, but is not the least. No Doubt has...