Song Analysis: "Don't Believe a Thing I Say" (Jack Johnson)

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Song Analysis: David Bowie’s “Where Are We Now?”

Bowie’s new single “Where Are We Now?” reveals that power and profoundness often come wrapped in simplicity. David Bowie’s new album, “The Next Day”, is due to be released March 8 (Australia) to March 12 (USA). With great excitement, the lead single from the album, “Where Are We Now?“, was released Tuesday, January 8. According […]

Feist’s “How Come You Never Go There”: Why It Works

The success of a song comes down to how the various elements connect. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build your audience base. _____________ One of the things that immediately attracted me to the song, “How Come You Never Go There“, by Canadian singer-songwriter Feist, is the sheer simplicity of its structure, […]