song reviews

Song reviews for the thoughtful listener; all about the music and lyrics that motivate, inspire and make us feel.

Yvonne Glasgow2 days ago
A Look at Country Music's Newest Shaniah
Shaniah Paige is an emerging young singer from Illinois who was immersed in music at a young age, and, of course, named after Shania Twain. Her accolades include being named "Fresh New Face of Country...
Erin Johnston7 days ago
A-ha Brings Back 'Take On Me' in a Whole New Way
Here's what you know: A-ha's "Take on Me" is one of the most iconic and well-known songs of all time. Or, if you don't want to go that far, it's at least one of the biggest smash hits of the '80s new ...
Cody Deitz8 days ago
Give Me the Feels: Mumford & Sons
Mumford & Sons have been in my life for quite some time, and just like any artist, they have their fair share of deep cuts that just really give you the feelies. Love is something that makes you feel-...
Leaf Vox8 days ago
This Week's Top New Tracks
The top tracks that were released this week.
Cody Deitz9 days ago
Must Have: Mumford & Sons
Mumford & Sons have been in my life for quite some time, and they are exceptional for bringing a new sound to the alternative genre. Their accolades consist of being nominated in 2011 for Grammy's Bes...
Lapse 23 days ago
MEANGIRL—'HuMAN'
Ladies, ladies, ladies, are you tired of the f^*kboys and their disingenuous rhetoric? You know the haunting three words often used when us men really have no legit reason for what we just did or when...
Jeffery Paul24 days ago
Worst Holiday Songs
The songs that you can't avoid if you try. I should start by saying Christmas is not my favorite holiday. So, there may be the appearance of a bias here. Even so, I posit that any song contingent on a...
Latasha Edwardsa month ago
Aaliyah Says Tink Is the One in A "Million"
Tink has rekindled the spirit of R&B in 2017 when her first debut song “Treat Me Like Somebody,” was released. It brought us back to the 90's, a time when SWV was on constantly replaying on the radio. Her new song “Million,” is reminiscent of the late R&B mogul Aaliyah’s “One in a MIllion.” It’s catchy and sentimental lyrics definitely pierces the soul. It’s refreshing to hear a young artist sing about love especially since it’s not a profitable entity in today’s music industry. “Cause you touch...
Alex Mariea month ago
'All My Troubles'
I'm not perfect, but I don't really think being perfect makes for very good songs anyway. I always get my best inspiration when I'm feeling some sort of way, especially if I'm angry, sad, or frustrated with a situation, with myself, or another person. And in the case of this song it was all of the above. I wrote this song in probably ten minutes; and if you ask any other songwriter that's usually the time frame of either genius or disaster, but I'll let you be the judge of that. The day this son...
Taylor Markariana month ago
The Best Music Videos of 2017
When contemplating the best music videos of 2017, there are a lot of factors to consider: Genre, message, visual content, etc. Instead of narrowing the choices down to one particular theme or genre, t...
Tom Bacona month ago
Listen To Sia's 'To Be Human', The First Triumphant Song From The 'Wonder Woman' Soundtrack
At last. We're only a few days away from the theatrical release of Patty Jenkins's Wonder Woman, the first female-led superhero blockbuster in over a decade. Starring #GalGadot as the titular hero, it...
Airess Kima month ago
Top 10 BTS Songs You Have to Hear
As someone that has followed BTS heavily since debut in June 2013, I understand how overwhelming it can be for those that want to get into BTS but don't know where to start. That's why I'm here to kic...
Katie Thurston2 months ago
Songs That Shaped My Life
Music has always had a significant influence on my life and I’m truly never happier than when my record player is on. I’ve grown up pretty much solely on 1960s and 1970s music and it has had an impact...
Chloe Gilholy2 months ago
The Songs From 'The Letter' Are Pretty Damn Good!
I'm not gonna lie: this game has broken my heart, disturbed my sleep and emotionally wrecked me. At the same time, it made me fall in love with their characters and make me feel like part of the Luxbo...
Lily-Rose Phillips2 months ago
Love For The Beatles
Whether you like The Beatles or not, I don’t think anybody could say that they’re not an iconic band. They made history, they wrote some fantastic, beautiful songs. They changed music. They managed to...
Katrina Ceceri2 months ago
Analysis of Kendrick Lamar's "DNA"
Kendrick Lamar’s song and music video, “DNA”, is intriguing, powerful, and incredibly unique. He started his rap career under the stage name, “K-Dot” in 2004 at the ripe age of 16. He eventually gaine...
Yvonne Glasgow2 months ago
D.G. Adams' "Vegas" Is a Song with a Cause
“Vegas” is the newest song from a singer/songwriter that is no stranger to creating music that has a political activist side to it, D.G. Adams. He's written music on feminism and more. This newest son...
Cyd Macapagal2 months ago
Why You MUST Listen to this Ed Sheeran Song
The brilliance of Ed Sheeran in creating his latest album, Divide, makes us mortals remember the sheer happiness of love, the flashbacks of our break-ups, and in one occasion, makes us want to drink s...