song reviews

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

Ali McPherson4 days ago
Janelle Monáe Explores Sexual Liberation in "Screwed"
According to Janelle Monáe we're all screwed so why not just accept it and have a damn good time? Monáe's funk-inspired song "Screwed" featuring Zoë Kravitz is the millennial's pop anthem and response...
Ni Shea5 days ago
"Sober" - Demi Lovato
"Sober" is a song that hit me like a ton of bricks. It's a huge amount of emotion in a song and a huge song for her as a person, as well as for her fans. I think her voice is incredible and it grows s...
10 K-Pop Songs That You Should Listen To
These K-Pop songs will make you feel happy, sad, and everything in between. They are also very catchy. So with that hopefully you will enjoy.
Ali McPherson6 days ago
Ariana Grande Finds Her Inner Goddess in "God is a Woman"
Don’t be fooled by the title of the song. If you were expecting a song that was pious, then you must not know Ariana Grande. "God is a Woman" is anything but pious but gives Arianators the perfect son...
Yvonne Glasgow10 days ago
Local Rockers LOKELLA Make Great Videos
While the MTV generation may have turned into reality TV, local musicians know (or should know) the importance of music videos when it comes to promoting their music and their band. We now have sites ...
Liz McCormack10 days ago
Lowkey Country Bangers
Sometimes you're driving along, and you're feeling super happy. You want to get hyped by the music that's blasting from the aux cord. Other times, you're in the mood to be slow and sad. Whether it's t...
Yvonne Glasgow19 days ago
The Soft Underground Is Bringing the 90s Back
The 90s music scene was laced with sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll - as well as the death of Kurt Cobain. It was also a time of great music (if you have any musical taste, that is). The Seattle sound was...
The Sexiest Songs of All Time You Need to Hear
Songs can have a variety of emotions that they impart on a listener. Rage, joy, hope, sadness, and even that eerily unsettling calm that can only be gotten once in a blue moon can be found in the righ...
Mel E. Furnisha month ago
Between the Lines - Part 1
I happened upon this song by accident one day when "YouTube surfing" and I was instantly drawn in by the words and beat that was beautifully intertwined. At times that I have listened to it over and over again, I was stuck between two possibilities. Could this be about a rough breakup, or losing a loved one to the cold clutches of death? However, the more I have thought into it, it could easily be both. The implication of possible suicide attempt or drug abuse, maybe both with a possible overdos...
Hannah Leonarda month ago
Song Analysis
There are songs that get a person into their feelings. Feelings of sadness, hopefulness, happiness, and the feeling to be loved. HONNE’s “Warm On A Cold Night” is a song that displays the affection be...
Yvonne Glasgowa month ago
The Scott Smith Band Loves You
It was only a few months ago that I introduced you to Scott Smith in my reviews, a singer/songwriter that debuted his Americana stylings in 2016, with the album The Sum of Life. Last we spoke of this ...
Yvonne Glasgowa month ago
Heather O'Neill's 'Nicotine & Neon'
A little over a month ago I introduced you to an amazing, soulful singer out of the Chicago area. Heather O'Neill is back again with another wonderful single from her Transmute EP, “Nicotine & Neon.” ...
Yvonne Glasgowa month ago
Welsh Avenue Will Dance Into Your Soul
I have always had a thing for dance music. While I lean more toward the Goth/Industrial side of enjoyment, some good old-fashioned EDM still gets me moving. I like my EDM with a side of something else...
Hanin Najjara month ago
Maroon 5's "Girls Like You"
Maroon 5 released its new music video for the song "Girls Like You" showed the media industry what true diversity is while addressing many current social issues through 26 badass women. The empowering video featuring Cardi B brings a mix of athletes, celebrities, and activists together for a show of strength. Adam Levine sings about how he needs "a girl like you" as the camera moves around him to show different women. It starts with Cuban-American singer Camilla Cabello, then comedian Phoebe Rob...
Kristina Tinglera month ago
Last Week in K-Music
This is a little late this week, but it's here nonetheless! Here are some gems from last week in Korean music!
Yvonne Glasgow2 months ago
Moe Green's Eye Isn't Wasted
Moe Green’s Eye is a rock group out of NYC. The members are Anthony Galati on vocals, Steve Siegel on electric guitar, Jeff Mackey on bass, and Bob Gallagher on drums. While I don’t know the entire st...
Kristina Tingler2 months ago
This Week in K-Music
A lot of great music came out his week. One of my favorite lady rappers dropped a solo for the first time. This is the perfect time of year for artists to release music—summer is coming, everyone is building the perfect going-on-vacation playlist, looking for fresh sounds. I love this time of year for music! May 20: V.O.S—"Door" V.O.S. = Voice of Soul... and voice of soul is just right. I've listened to this song a few times and I'm still getting chills when I listen to the chorus. There is so m...
Maddie Christy2 months ago
"Colour Me In"
I’m taking a well-needed break from academic writing and turning my attention to this post. I need a change of tune, a chat… something more informal. The essay I have been writing is one about music a...