Category Archives: what the hell is this song about anyway
New York City has a rock station again… and they’re playing old Silverchair songs. This is better than not having a rock station, but in all honesty, this is not exactly filling the new music void just by playing “Tomorrow” or Fun’s “We are Young” three times a day. Anyway, let’s dig into this… this… song. I guess it’s a song. Read the rest of this entry
I’ve been hearing “We are Young” by Fun on the radio a lot lately, and I really like how it sounds (although it’s intense redundancy can only be tolerated for so long), but I have no idea what the hell it’s about – or exactly what is being said. To remedy that, I looked up the lyrics. Read the rest of this entry
If you haven’t heard it in a while, take a list to “Even Flow” by Pearl Jam from their 1991 debut album, Ten. I’m not even going to ask you what this song is about – let’s just focus on what in the hell Eddie Vedder is saying. This is a typical problem when it comes to Vedder’s vocal styling, but I have always felt that this is the best example of his yammering. Adam Sandler agrees.
Today, I listened to Genesis’ hits album, starting with “turn it on again.” What in the hell is that song about, anyway? Let’s take a look at the lyrics and try to figure it out.