Tag Archives: Lyrical Analysis

Ghostbusters: A Narrative Lyrical Analysis

In honor of our impending Halloween weekend* and the zombie Moammar Gaddafis and slutty-fill-in-the-blanks who come with it, I thought it only fitting to scrutinize arguably the greatest sort-of-Halloween-themed song of all time. The song I Want a New Drug … Continue reading

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Mr. Roboto: A Narrative Lyrical Analysis

Continuing our celebration of Robot History Month, we now present a narrative lyrical analysis of the Styx classic “Mr. Roboto.”  Released in 1983, Roboto was one of the first serious attempts in mainstream music to tackle the issues of the … Continue reading

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Evacuate the Dancefloor: A Narrative Lyrical Analysis

Recent protests and upheaval in the Middle East, juxtaposed against our own military presence in the region, call to mind yet again the far-reaching geopolitical implications of these events. Specifically, will the seeming democratization of that part of the world … Continue reading

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