behind the song
After the uptempo pop fun of “Good Girl,” the first single from her 2012 album Blown Away, Carrie Underwood chose a song of a different color for her next one. And by different color we mean something much murkier–the dark and stormy title track, “Blown Away.”
Although they’re a mere trio, the larger-than-life sounds produced by British prog-rockers Muse carry the weight of bands twice their size. An arena rock band to the core, Muse’s musical dexterity has earned them comparisons to Rush and Queen.
While the mention of Jack White typically elicits visions of blistering guitar lines and dusty blues, the Detroit-native also boasts a far less obvious influence: the band KISS. Where KISS produced a myriad of products […]
Taylor Swift is a master of the hook, both melodic and lyrical. Which is exactly the reason that, once you heard it, her GRAMMY-nominated single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” was nearly impossible to get out of your head.
Hunter Hayes’ GRAMMY nominated song “Wanted” began simply as a way to tell a girl he was interested.
It was hard to go anywhere in 2012 without hearing Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know.” It comes as no surprise the track has been nominated for Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 55th GRAMMY Awards.