a comparatively unaggressive, melodic style of rock-'n'-roll in which the arrangement and lyrics are emphasized more than the beat.
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How to use soft rock in a sentence
Burial niches were cut into the soft rock and then sealed with plaster or brick.Why Are There Christian Crosses in Jewish Graves From Ancient Rome? | Candida Moss | October 24, 2021 | The Daily Beast
It all ends with a montage set to a soft rock version of “Let My Love Open the Door.”‘The Newsroom’ Season Finale Was Incredibly Disappointing | Kevin Fallon | September 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Somehow our clever staff located a Libyan band that specializes in 1980s soft rock,” he wrote, “so I felt very much at home.Riot After Anti-Islam Film: U.S. Ambassador to Libya Killed | Vivian Salama | September 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
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From San Pedrito the road is over a soft rock, which produces, when worn, a white glaring trail.In Indian Mexico (1908) | Frederick Starr
The whole mass is very friable, and in every direction the soft rock is hollowed out into sepulchral caves.Roman Mosaics | Hugh Macmillan
Others hung on a line made of rawhide and stretched across one end of the room, fastened to wooden pins driven into the soft rock.The Delight Makers | Adolf Bandelier
soft rock, like slate or shale or soft sandstone, will not answer because it is not strong enough.Diggers in the Earth | Eva March Tappan
For hard rock the cutting edge should be rather thicker and blunter, and therefore stronger, than for soft rock.