Comments: Tyler brings out the lead single from IGOR, with a raw, emotionally cracked track. Splitting between pure want and loss and seeing the flaws on the inside, he managed to come out with the exact feeling you get here. He sounds small as he pleads, and that presence shrinks and shrinks in comparison to the background, which can often come out as the main part of the track. The beat slides back when Carti jumps with his verse, showing up as (what I think to be) the other side of the relationship. Stronger in personality, but lackadaisical in mood. Once the track begins to close out, we find Tyler (Igor) coming back as the focus as he finally comes to terms with the relationship, cracking off at the end.
Comments: Incredibly vibe heavy track with like 16 - 20 lines for 4 minutes. I get that the instrumental going through is supposed to leave space for the lines to sink in and you to internalize them and blah blah blah but I rlly woulda liked a bit more meat on the track. Otherwise, this song is a mature look back on a relationship once lost. But also, it's fucking boring. Didn't feel it as much as I wanted to considering the entrant it's from.
Lil Uzi Vert once again showing that he has actual emotions on a song not called XO Tour Life. With a hypnotic beat, Uzi raps about a girl who he wish he never met, an ex he never really got over, all tying back to the chorus about the advice he heard one time that's coming back up in his time of confusion, loss and grief over this relationship.
As we all know, there are 5 stages of grief. Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance. In this song, P!NK has recently learned broke it off with their husband and is constantly flipflopping between the first stages. That's the only notable thing about this song. P!NK's done better.
Comments: Note, I love this music video. Onto the essay. Gimm1ck throws out another russian story, this time talking about an abusive relationship that ends in the wife losing it and killing their significant other. Lyrics like "I followed all your rules like a good girl for my whole life
I'm sick of crying, sick of all the pain", and "And I'm begging heavens to bring you back
I've always been good, and never been bad" from the first verse bring the concept of the relationship into fruition, and paints it from the perspective of what has already happened, a reflection, nay, confession. Each verse builds upon the murder and how the singer felt during that moment, a complete and utter breaking point from being abused emotionally and physically time and time again.
On the song side of things, this was rlly good lmao I looped it like 6 times before I hopped into a disccall on omcord.
Comments: Bro, the category is Rocky relationships, not relationships that will forever hold together smh. Points off for category fit. Otherwise, All of Me does All of Me things with the standard John Legend piano ballad + his voice woohoo! Nothing blows me away with this song.
Comments: Marvin's Room coming in strong as the first listen. The sampling on this song is incredible, the lyricism on this song is incredible, the scene drake paints here is quite literally incredible. The last verse being used as a flashback sequence to when they're in the relationship - all ending in that little piano ditty is just fantastic. Having all the verses continually build up this relationship with new context - all before panning back to the situation he's at now, drunk, alone, and calling his ex with a chorus that completely sums up his feelings.
"Fuck that nigga that you love so bad
I know you still think about the times we had
I say fuck that nigga that you think you found
And since you picked up, I know he's not around, oh oh"
Comments: In the vein of stuff I haven't watched, HAMILTON! Really well written song, but honestly? Lin Manuel is the weakest part of the song. Instrumental is incredibly punchy and fast paced, The background vocals are really good but Lin doesn't go in as hard as I expect him to and it leaves an offputting feeling. Especially as it ends really quickly with "The Reynolds Pamphlet." He sings well it's just kinda iffy on the mix.
Comments: Can't believe Post Malone really defined half of 2019 like that. This smash hit from Spiderverse is also a banger which managed to fit like 10-12 different hooks in under 3 minutes. It's pretty crazy how they managed to do that while still keeping the song hella in the know? Like damn. It's a banger.
Comments: A brazen sing along from peak spongebob!!!!!!!! Whenever I hear this song I find myself wanting to loudly sing along with the song despite the stupidity of the song. It's just so fuckin joyous.
Comments: One of my favourite things in songs is when two vocal lines double up in the dead space between sentences, creating a feeling of one two pick ups that move your attention forward and forward. This song pulls off really well, as well as being just a complete classic of a song.
Comments: Prelude to my AT sample song huh? How is it that even in a musical category you're giving me punk songs smh. Songwise, Marceline goes into her relationship with Princess Bubblegum whilst they all try to combine their ideas to open that door. As the song progresses, you hear about marcy's frustrations with the Princess - only for us to be denied our reveal by marceline not wanting to go into it so hard. Marcy x PB 4ever
Comments: Sharpay and Ryan are such icons. Despite this being a meme submission this is honestly a really high quality song ngl. The Chorus bangs really hard, Ryan's inferiority complex when compared to Sharpay's obsessive egomania is really well written into the song and it nails the characters head on. It's really an incredibly fun song, even that weird whisper song part that fades into Ryan hard FLEXING his vocal chords it's a romp dude.
Comments: This song is nostalgiaaaa ba-a-a-ait. I rlly like the show this is from, but honestly relistening to this song.... uh... they're not very good singers lmao. The chorus is nice and catchy and I'll re-listen to it every so often, but the autotune is atrociously apparent and not in like a T-Pain way where it's good.
Comments: I haven't actually watched The Prince of Egypt in it's entirety, but I'm told it's Dreamworks best movie ever. Despite that, this song is kinda, like, phenomenal? When the vocals harmonize on that Deliver Us? Nearly exploded. When the song bridges and the instrumental gives us the Deliver Us Notes? Died inside. When the Lady started her verses? Banger. It's such an actiony high tension song that's rich in sounds and is a delight on your ears.
Comments: Le Epic Score behind stereotypical Halsey writing has arrived. Despite the score being pretty incredible, Halsey's actual song don't really match up to it? She's the weakest part of the song, with most of the song just repeating the chorus over and over. The verses we do get are nice glimpses into the situation but it's just overall pretty bland.
Comments: Oh this movie was rlly good! I love how the song just invokes that feeling of a snowy night with it's production, light as a child's imagination - priming you to visualize the lyrics, soaring as the song dances gracefully through the idea of anatasia's loneliness. Incredible voice from Liz Callaway.
Comments: WHAT'S UP DANGER AY DON'T BE A STRANGER. THIS SONG IS SO GOOD IT WENT IN SO HARD IN SPIDERVERSE the way it melds the prowler's theme into miles' theme song and how it represents how he adapts the lessons he learns from Aaron's death? Damn. High energy song that EXPLODES in our last minute it's so fucking good holy shit. This song is CERTIFIED ICONIC
Comments: idt y'all need a synopsis of stan. Lyrically it goes stan --> mad stan --> maddest stan --> oops eminem realize stan ded. Despite the overall impressive story it tells, the actual lyricism doesn't feel as punchy as you'd expect from eminem, and the entire song just feels straightforward and admittedly kind of boring.
Comments: I don't think y'all need a synopsis of Lose Yourself either. From 8 Mile, Lose Yourself is basically a synopsis of the movie's struggle from a rap aspect only, bringing it down to the barest bones of how you feel in a rap battle and ignoring the nuances. 7.0 / 10
Comments: Tyler talks about how he wants to go back to the good old days, considering it as "november". He goes further into this notion as worse thoughts pollute his mind and he strives for it more and more, repeating it more often than not.