This song is a pretty good sample of why, on both counts.
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|The Mountain Goats - Psalms 40:2|
The Mountain Goats, 'Psalms 40:2' (Which reads: 'He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.')
I can think of worse ways to mark the 1,000th post of this here humble blog.
[UPDATE] I see that Pitchfork has an interesting interview with John Darnielle about the new album.