Tagged: Don Henley

After the Thrill Is Gone

“After the Thrill Is Gone” by Eagles

The “thrill” which the singer is speaking of most specifically is the excitement that comes along with being the type of stars the Eagles actually were. But on a macrocosmic level, he is referring to...

One of These Nights

“One of These Nights” by Eagles

“One of These Nights” plays out with the narrator addressing a romantic interest. And it appears as if he is very much attracted to her, indeed having “been searching” for a woman like her for...

Desperado

Eagles’ “Desperado” Lyrics Meaning

Within the general context of this song and indeed popular American culture, a desperado is someone tantamount to lone, rugged cowboy. And the way the titular character is being presented specifically on this track is as someone...

On the Border

Eagles’ “On the Border” Lyrics Meaning

The title of this song (“On the Border”) is where its narrator(s) is situated.  However, it is not a physical location. Rather it is a symbolic one, and one way of looking at it is...