A Fairytale of New York – Obligatory Christmas Special

The bells are ringing out, so it must be Christmas day. This song is a tradition in and of itself in my life, it’s a song that tells a glorious story, full of loss, pain, and realization, but I’m getting too far ahead of myself, now aren’t I?
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Skinny Love-A Skinny Tight Rope to Walk

My my my, my my my, my-my my my, what have we come across here? Skinny Love was originally written by an American Indie Folk band called Bon Iver, and is not only able to show how a song can create more feelings beside happiness, but also a testament to how white my music taste is. It’s a song that I learned about from a good friend of mine, her being more familiar with the cover by Birdie, a song which I will touch more upon at the end of this post. So, without further adeu, I must start with how I do every other post, the song and the lyrics. Continue reading

The Fun was Mandatory, but it Didn’t Have to be

Tonight, I saw “Weird Al” Yankovic’s Mandatory Fun Tour Concert in my area, and let me tell you, it was superb. I’ve grown up with Weird Al’s music since I can remember, and this show was one that filled me with happiness because of it. I know this isn’t my normal analysis, but please, stick with me, you may like it.
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Smoke and Mirrors- Is it All What it Seems?

Smoke and Mirrors is a song off of Gotye’s Making Mirrors album, glorious album, by the way. The song in question has a sound similar to that of lounge music and, although it may seem straightforward, could it be hiding something in plain sight? What if the song is more than meets the eye? Autobots, Roll Out!

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Smoke and Mirrors- Is it All What it Seems?

Smoke and Mirrors is a song off of Gotye’s Making Mirrors album, glorious album, by the way. The song in question has a sound similar to that of lounge music and, although it may seem straightforward, could it be hiding something in plain sight? What if the song is more than meets the eye? Autobots, Roll Out!

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