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Lyrically Speaking for May 19

  • May 19th, 2011
  • Posted in Ideas

Normally when I think of music I love it’s by The Smashing Pumpkins but another band has emerged in the past few years that sounds similar but not ripped off: Silversun Pickups. This band out of California has a lead singer with similar vocals to Billy Corgan and the band’s “sound” could easily be mistaken [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for May 12

  • May 12th, 2011
  • Posted in Ideas

Last time the chosen lyrics were a bit out of left field for most people. The Calling is likely considered a ‘one hit wonder’ band and people don’t give them much of a second thought. This week we focus on a song that’s performed by a band with a extremely loyal following: Dave Matthews Band. [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for April 28

  • April 28th, 2011
  • Posted in Ideas

Welcome back to the return of Lyrically Speaking! Since it’s been a while, I’ll quickly re-introduce this part of Copious Notes. Music is really poetry set to sound. It can inspire and really move us emotionally. The purpose of these posts is to help generate the spark of an idea that may hit you. So [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for December 4

  • December 4th, 2008
  • Posted in Ideas

As most of you already know, I am a big fan of Dido. Her first two albums are filled with great words and melodies that speak to me. I’m sure there are songs of hers that you specifically enjoy. Well two weeks ago she released her third album Safe Trip Home, bringing us a new [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for November 26

  • November 26th, 2008
  • Posted in Ideas

I hope everyone is gearing up for a fantastic Thanksgiving. I wanted to bring Lyrically Speaking back for a special Wednesday, pre-Thanksgiving edition for everyone. A turkey day tradition for me has been listening to the song Alice’s Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie. This is a folk song that is just Guthrie telling a story about [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for October 23

  • October 23rd, 2008
  • Posted in Ideas

I know what you’re thinking. “A Lyrically Speaking Post?? It’s only Thursday!” and you are correct if you’re surprised to see some musical poetry on the day before the end of the week. I’m a bit surprised that I wanted to post this series today, but there is good reason. What is that reason? You’ll [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for October 17

  • October 17th, 2008
  • Posted in Ideas

Hey it’s Friday everyone and I’m here to bring you another song that I think has great lyrics and also sounds great. This week, I bring you an interesting song that I didn’t know about a few months ago. As I’ve mentioned previously, I listen to Pandora a lot when I write and even when [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for October 10

  • October 10th, 2008
  • Posted in Ideas

Hello and good Friday to everyone! Today I wanted to go a little more mellow with the song selection this week. I selected Yellowcard because many people don’t know their album Ocean Avenue had a lot of good songs besides what made it on the radio. I think you’ll all find this particular track to [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically Speaking for October 3

  • October 3rd, 2008
  • Posted in Tips

Good Friday everyone! Today brings a new edition of lyrically speaking for all of you to enjoy. I wanted to bring it back home a little bit and let you guys know about a local band that you all probably have heard of. The band nine days had their breakout hit “story of a girl” [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Lyrically speaking for August 29

  • August 29th, 2008
  • Posted in Ideas

Happy Friday everyone! It’s that time of the week where, first you’re ready to get on with your great three-day holiday weekend. But that also means today is another edition of lyrically speaking. Now, I know some of you are already off-line for the great weekend and I understand if you don’t really care about [&hellip[ READ MORE ]