soft rock

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soft rock

[′sȯft ′räk]
(mining engineering)
Rock that can be removed by air-operated hammers, but cannot be handled economically by a pick.
(petrology)
A broad designation for sedimentary rock.
A rock that is relatively nonresistant to erosion.
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An immensely colourful piece of mellow rock, reminiscent of Coldplay or Travis, that's punctuated by placid, guitar-based melodies and honeyed vocals.
TRAVIS: The Invisible Band (Independiente) - Old hands now but still the mellow rock masters.
Some feat, given that the singer admits to loving the mellow rock of the 70s, as well as almost every pop and rock band from Abba through to Radiohead including Black Sabbath, ELO and The Police ("just good songs really; memorable melodies to go with the lyrics").
CONCERT PREVIEW Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Toad the Wet Sprocket with a few solo songs by singer Glen Phillips What: Mellow rock When: 6 p.
To relax, Lee plays drums in a " mellow rock band" called Cope.