Tagged: Kesha

TiK ToK

“TiK ToK” by Kesha

Just to get this out of the way from the onset, this track was dropped back in 2009 and therefore is not about the globally-viral mobile app TikTok, which traces its origins to 2016. Instead,...

Figurative language

Figurative Language in Popular Songs

Figurative language – i.e. the usage of similes, metaphors, allusions, personifications and hyperboles – is arguably the greatest tool at a songwriter’s disposal outside of words themselves. That’s because practically every song you hear, no...

This Is Me

“This Is Me” by Keala Settle

This song was written for a specific movie entitled “The Greatest Showman” (2017). Said film is based on the life of P. T. Barnum (1810-1891), who is most famous for being the founder of the Barnum...

Cannibal

Kesha – Cannibal

Even though Kesha has insinuated that she created the music on her “Cannibal” EP to appeal to kids, the title song from the project is definitely based on an adult theme. Or rather let’s say, as...