Song

“Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon is a social commentary on racism and its negative effects in the society, abandonment and a journey of self discovery. Morrison, through the journey that Milkman undertakes, is able to make her audience examine racial relations in the American society. Song of Solomon is a tale of racial injustices and an epic […]

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Better People: A Song Analysis of Teen Culture

The song, “Better People” by Xavier Rudd is a song that speaks to people of all ages. It exemplifies a large part of the culture the world lives in, including aspects of teenage culture that are not normally considered. Though there are countless songs, music videos, movies, advertisements, etc. that advertise the “sex, drugs, partying […]

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Drops of Jupiter by Train

Drops of Jupiter released by American rock band Train in 2001 has a lot of relevance to journeys spread throughout the lyrics. Although with no real direct points to what kind of a journey it relates to, as certain parts of the song can symbolise a journey of the emotional, physical, imaginative or even spiritual […]

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Beasts of England

‘Beasts of England’ is the song that Old Major hears in his dream and which he teaches to the rest of the animals during the fateful meeting in the barn three days before his death. It is based on the communist anthem ‘Internationale’ which is another similarity between animalism and communism and like the communist […]

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Turning Back

As I wander through the aisles of the lively and busy metropolis, I come to see and witness the highlands of avalanches, the oozing chocolaty color of the river banks, feel the breeze of every smoggy morning, listen to the music and beats played by car horns at a heavy traffic, and watch over fast […]

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Real Gone by Sheryl Crow

The song ‘Real Gone’ by Sheryl Crow is one of my favorite songs. It is the opening sound track for the animated film Disney/Pixar’s ‘Cars’ (2006). This is upbeaten country side music and with a catchy soft-rock touch. It is the theme song of the movie. Sheryl’s voice was best suit for the song. Sheryl […]

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Lyrics Analysis of Rage Against the Machine’s Down Rodeo

The musically vibrant, aggressive, and ever-raging socio-political quartet comprised of Zack Dela Rocha, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and Brad Wilk is known as a force of heavy music and even heavier lyrics. The themes of their social and political views through song have spanned from stressing inequality among levels of society and communities to emphasize […]

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The Social Context of Pink’s Song, Stupid Girls

The things which surround people are the things which would naturally influence them. As what the famous Albert Bandura theorized, there are things which a person is influenced under because he or she is able to feel it, see it, and hear it (cited in Boeree, 2006). Because of the things that a person grows […]

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Psychology and Song of Love

The song that is analyzed in this paper is entitled Two Less Lonely People in the World originally sung by Air Supply. This is a song which relates to psychological theories related to love and is a good source of discussion to expand insights on the topic. First, one of the theories of Zick Rubin […]

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Tracy Chapman – Fast Car

In Tracy Chapman’s song “fast car”, the speaker deals with her reality and longs for a better life situation. By using the metaphor “fast car”, she wants to describe an incisive moment in her life. The woman supports this with words which are associated with this conveyance and talks about the escape from her old, […]

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Music Video Analysis Uprising Muse

‘Uprising’ is a song composed and performed by an English alternative-rock band called MUSE. Uprising comes from their fifth studio album ‘The Resistance’ and was released in September 2009. The music video that accompanies the song was directed by Sam Stephens and John Hobs. The main story or meaning of the song was inspired by […]

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One by Metallica

The song “One,” by Metallica is narrated by the lead singer, James. It is a very strong and hard hitting song. The song deals with the pain of war. It is told in first person and really gives a strong idea of what has happened. This song is very straight forward. The character was in […]

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Deconstructing the Depth and Privacy of Love in When You Say Nothing at All

Deconstruction is a criticism theory based on the work of Jacques Derrida. He believes that language is uncertain. In the practice of literary criticism, deconstruction is used to find fallacy, contradiction of accepted values, thoughts, structure or meaning. The contradiction in language might be described in paradox and irony. According to Miriam Webster on line […]

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Adios Chico de Mi Barrio

The song is about a girl that has a crush on a boy in her neighborhood. The girl gives him hints that she likes him. Now, she is waiting for him show signs that he likes her. The girl talks about all of the things the boy can do to show her that he likes […]

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Buffalo Springfield

Covered countless times, its prevalent use in film, as well as common sampling and references in other media, has resulted in “For What It’s Worth” transforming into an iconic Vietnam-era protest song. In March 1967, it took Buffalo Springfield to number seven in the US singles charts while more importantly inscribing the youth struggles from […]

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Man in the Mirror

The mirror is an ever-changing piece of art. It sees all emotions and watches unconditionally with no cause or concern for its reflection. You can only see the present state of objects; it does not record the past or predict the future. We watch ourselves grow through mirrors throughout our life watching our bodies change […]

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Rolling in the Deep

“Rolling in the Deep” is a song by an English singer-songwriter Adele from Tottenham, North London, England, UK. Paul Epworth who is a British Music Producer, also wrote the song. He describes Adele’s song “Rolling in the Deep”, as a dark blues-y gospel disco tune. The song “Rolling in the Deep,” features martial beats, pounding […]

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Ironic – Alanis Morissette

Ironic by Alanis Morissette is nowhere near ironic. It’s more of a surprising serendipity or maybe a huge catastrophe, but definitely not ironic. Irony according to Merriam-Webster, is the incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result; an event or result marked by such incongruity. The subtleness […]

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Travelling Alone

Suggest the precautions that a person can take while travelling alone. When we think instantly lyric of wonderful song “Travelling Alone” by Patty Larkin, we can said that travelling alone is wonderful thing. Now, people prefer to travel alone, either all time or occasionally. The passion with which solo travellers speak about their experiences is […]

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Paradise By Coldplay Song Analysis

The song ‘Paradise’ by Coldplay is very unique and special to me in numerous ways. One of the main reasons I enjoy it so much is because there is so much room for interpretation. Anyone can have a different perspective on what it means to them. The song to me represents the attempts by a […]

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