Category Archives: Music

Song Analysis: Take On Me by A-ha (1984)

  This is an interesting song because I think it perfectly describes an all too familiar scenario that many of us have gone through: liking someone and not knowing how to tell them. Logic would say to just be honest … Continue reading

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Song Analysis: The Kill by 30 Seconds to Mars (2005)

  It’s been a long time (December 2013) since I wrote a song analysis blog but for some reason those posts have been my most viewed to this day so I’m bringing back the segment with one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Song Analysis: Demons by Imagine Dragons (2013)

This song is all about addressing the ugly reality that each and every one of us has secrets that we are not proud of and that we try to hide from the world. “When the days are cold”, “when the … Continue reading

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Song Analysis: You Think You Know by Device (2013)

Lyrics: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/device/youthinkyouknow.html I can definitely relate to this song on a personal level. For me, it speaks out about judgment and preconceived notions. I think I could’ve used the line “you think you know but you’re horribly blind” on many … Continue reading

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Song Analysis: It’s Time by Imagine Dragons (2012)

Lyrics: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/imaginedragons/itstime.html Analysis I think this song is about someone who has finally decided that they don’t have to live up to their parents’ expectations, but rather they need to do what they were truly meant to do. He drops … Continue reading

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Song Analysis: Lightning Crashes by Live (1994)

Analysis This is one of the more powerful songs that I have heard in recent years. The song is essentially describing the circle of life. It was meant to take place in a hospital setting. The first verse is describing … Continue reading

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Song Analysis: Close My Eyes Forever by Device (2013)

This song is a remake of the original song done by Lita Ford and Ozzy Osbourne in 1988. The original video is listed first, followed by Device’s version with lyrics below that. Analysis “Baby, I get so scared inside, and … Continue reading

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25 of My Favorite Song Quotes

<Quotes appear in no particular order 1. “Every siren is a symphony, every teardrop is a waterfall” Every Teardrop is a Waterfall – Coldplay 2. “If I close my eyes forever, will it all remain the same?” Close My Eyes … Continue reading

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Song Analysis: Yellow by Coldplay (2000)

Analysis “Look at the stars, Look how they shine for you, And everything you do, Yeah, they were all yellow” This song is referencing a girl from the past that the singer loved. He was in love with everything that … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

Somebody once asked me whether I would rather live in a world without music or a world without color. While both would suck, for me it was a no-brainer: a world without color. That is because music is such a … Continue reading

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