Category: Joji

Before the Day Is Over

“Before the Day Is Over” by Joji

It’s never overtly specified that the addressee of “Before the Day Is Over” is the lover of the vocalist. But Joji has developed a reputation for regularly dropping songs revolving around the sentiment of romantic heartbreak.  And...

Die for You

“Die for You” by Joji

The addressee of “Die for You”, in this case, is the vocalist’s ex. And what he is letting her know, most plainly put, is that he still has feelings for her. This is despite the fact that...

Glimpse of Us

“Glimpse of Us” by Joji

Joji’s “Glimpse of Us” is a unique song, not in terms of its thesis sentiment but rather how the vocalist builds its narrative up towards that conclusion. As far as the thesis sentiment goes,...

Modus by Joji

“Modus” by Joji

On “Modus”, Joji is criticizing the way he is being treated by his employers, so to speak.  More macrocosmically, he is commenting on the way the music industry treats popular artists. And what he is basically...

Like You Do by Joji

“Like You Do” by Joji

The lyrical composition of Joji’s “Like You Do” is a bit more-complex than it may initially appear. But in terms of the title, the singer is letting the addressee, his romantic interest, know that she...