I remember discovering a song meaning website after googling the title of one of my favorite songs. I arrived at songmeanings dot com because my google search included the question of what the hell do these song lyrics mean? I've used the site a number of times since then, but usually for titles that have come and gone. I can't stand it when a new song is out on the airwaves, contain puzzling lyrics, and I can't find insight to it. I try to stop myself from being a doofus and grooving to new songs if I don't know anything about it.
What I mean is, I try to carefully select songs I'm going to like becuz I first want to understanding the lyrics. I don't want to be walking around like the Bee Gees singing Staying alive when I don't even know what the song is about. Do you remember that music video? All three Bee Gees members walking down the street harmonizing the lyrics "ah-ah-ah-ah staying alive" as if nobody was watching. That was me in the 70's. Too dumb to know I didn't like disco and naively singing in the back of my head as if at that age I had a major concern over staying alive.( Read more...Collapse )