Song Meanings and Facts Blog

Obsessed with You

“Obsessed with You” by Central Cee

This piece can be most easily classified as a love song, but don’t let its terseness and simple layout deceive you, as there’s a lot going on therein. But for the sake of time, we’ll...

Altar

“Altar” by Kehlani

To be totally honest, it isn’t abundantly clear what the title of this piece is supposed to mean within context. Yes, this is clearly a love song, though the title itself is religious in...

Colors and Shapes

“Colors and Shapes” by Mac Miller

Mac Miller’s “Colors and Shapes” commences with a spoken word sample of the words of one Timothy Leary. Timothy Leary was a 20th century psychologist/writer. And if you were to google his name, one of the...

Surviving the Game

“Surviving the Game” by Skillet

We can reasonably speculate, based on John Cooper’s explanation of this track, that this is one of those songs which was inspired by the coronavirus pandemic, although none of the lyrics directly point to such.  Instead...