Author: Amanda London

Jigsaw

“Jigsaw” by Conan Gray

The title of this song is meant to metaphorically allude to the idea of the vocalist currently being a “jigsaw” reflection of his true self. That is to say that he has altered so many...

Hailie’s Song

“Hailie’s Song” by Eminem

As an artist, Eminem can be considered the main figure who initiated the early 21st century trend of musicians getting painfully personal in their songs. At the time his legendary career took off, he was engaged...

Dead of Night

“Dead of Night” by Orville Peck

Orville Peck’s “Dead of Night” is a love song which is most possibly based on a homosexual romance, i.e. ‘the boys walking on by’ in the chorus likely being a reference to the singer...

Toxic

“Toxic” by BoyWithUke

The title of this song is seemingly based on the vocalist’s assertion, as found in the first verse, that ‘all his friends are toxic’. And whereas BoyWithUke does engage in a fair share of lamenting...