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Understanding Lyrics: Consider Sounds

This post is the start of a series on how to do close readings of lyrics. For the full list of analytical tools for lyrics, see my  359 more words


Amazing Grace... two new verses, revisited

In this post, I explained how much I love to sing “Amazing Grace” and one day was inspired to write new lyrics. I’ve since revised those new lyrics a bit, and I do believe I’ve arrived at what will be my final version: 139 more words


I can tell you taste like the sky 'cause you look like rain

Your mind and your experience call to me
You have lived and your intelligence is sexy

I want to know what you got to say… 207 more words

Letter To Jareth

The Reaper's Release

Never thought he’d enjoy making people suffer
Made his heart bleed, the nasty mother’s
So the best way to be is what he’s become
Make them pay for what they’ve done…
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MM - Peter's Song

Character songs can be some of the most powerfully written messages.  They evoke emotion that is real.  Putting yourself in the place of someone and the situation that they battled is not an easy task, especially if you yourself have not experienced the same thing at one time or another.   1,049 more words