Tips and Reviews on Songs and Artists


Lorde and Her Familiar Rap Clichés in Royals

By Emily on March 28, 2015

Is Lorde a rapper? Depends on who you ask. In the song “Royals,” she definitely makes use of a familiar rap cliché. She’s never seen a diamond in the flesh. She’s from a torn-up town, no postcard envy. This is a cliffhanger, implying some kind of but. But what?…

Valuable Insight into Writing Songs for the Theatre and More

By Julian on March 27, 2015

One of the great things about writing songs for the theatre is that, if the playwright or bookwriter has done their job properly, a major part of the songwriter’s job has already been done before they even set pen to paper. The songwriter will have…

Maroon 5 Sugar: Another Tasty Song Meaning

By Vladana on March 25, 2015

Sugar, like many other songs by Maroon 5, is about love, desires and emotions. It begins with Adam Levine (Lead singer) expressing a strong craving for his lover. It is almost like he is in withdrawal and begins to suffer when he isn’t with her. He needs…

Dying for Hozier: A Look at “Take Me to Church”

By Jordan on March 24, 2015

Hozier’s dark, dreamy, and sexually sacrilegious “Take Me to Church” explores the idea of sexuality as a religious experience, his lover as a Goddess, and erotic ecstasy as death. The narrator of the song worships his lover as a Goddess or Supreme Being, but makes…

Frozen “Let It Go” has a Deeper Meaning

By Sheena on March 22, 2015

“Let It Go” became the most famous song in the original soundtrack of the Disney animated film Frozen in 2013, written by husband-and-wife songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. There are so many song interpretations that has surfaced on the Internet. However, can you…

Taylor Swift Is Trademarking Her Song Lyrics

By Lizzette on March 8, 2015

If you’re thinking about selling candles on Etsy with Baby, I’m A Nightmare Dressed Like A Daydream or This Sick Beat you may want to think again. Taylor Swift has trademarked those lyrics – along with: Cause We Never Go Out of Style Party Like It’s 1989 Nice…

Lyreka Announces Launch of Exciting Google Chrome Browser Extension

By Lyreka on March 3, 2015

The exciting young website Lyreka has steadily built momentum providing a platform for music fans to share and talk about their favorite song lyrics. Recently, Lyreka announced they’ve expanded to now include a Google Chrome Extension that allows users to find lyrics for songs while…

Did Will Smith FORGET the lyrics to the Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme song?

By Michael on February 25, 2015

Yesterday, Will Smith made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote his latest movie, Focus. During a commercial break, Will decided to entertain the audience by performing the popular theme song from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Certainly everyone knows the lyrics to this classic theme song. To prove it,…