Song Meanings and Facts Blog

Bad Boy

“Bad Boy” by Juice WRLD & Young Thug

The title of this song was inspired by the Will Smith / Martin Lawrence film Bad Boys (1995), which serves as a classic piece of Black cinema for those who like action movies.  But the lyrics aren’t about...

The Pioneers

“Pioneers” by Bloc Party

A sound, simple way of understanding Bloc Party’s “Pioneers” is as it being about British imperialism. Around the time of its release Bloc Party’s homeland, the United Kingdom, had decided to get involved in the highly controversial,...


Bloc Party’s “Banquet” Lyrics Meaning

Underneath it all, the lyrics of Bloc Party’s “Banquet” are about sex or the singer’s sexual relationship with a certain lady. But more to the point is the notion that he perceives his partner as having...