It's not enough for me to just listen to a mindless EDM song that can be retooled as a torturing method for Guantanamo Bay. As an actual fan of music, I yearn for substance and depth. Artists like Morrissey, Kurt Cobain, and John Lennon impacted lives with not only their music, but the subject matter of their songs.
It's because of artists like these that I'm always curious to pin down the lyrics of their songs. Of course, the meaning of these lyrics can be largely subjective, but I still like knowing and figuring out what a song means to me, and that all begins with the words. Also, I just... more