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Crack Rock

Meaning of “Crack Rock” by Frank Ocean

In his younger days, Frank Ocean accompanied his grandfather to Narcotics Anonymous’ meetings, where the latter acted as a mentor. And it was those experiences that inspired “Crack Rock”.  So in the first verse, the singer takes...

Better Version

“Better Version” by FLETCHER

Contemporary musicians appear to be getting more creative in terms of relaying feelings of romantic disappointment. Gone are the days of simply lamenting a broken heart, and now musical artists appear to be getting a...

Leader of a New Regime

“Leader of a New Regime” by Lorde

Lorde’s “Leader of a New Regime” is related in concept to “Fallen Fruit“, another track featured a bit earlier on the playlist of Solar Power. That is to say that they are both based on this concept...

The Man with the Axe

“The Man with the Axe” by Lorde

The titular metaphor is based on the vocalist depicting herself as a pine tree, with the addressee, i.e. “the man with the axe”, ‘falling her’. Or put more plainly, this is an individual whom she...

Lewis Capaldi

“Fade” by Lewis Capaldi

Lewis Capaldi’s “Fade” is an unorthodox love tune. On one hand it can be concluded that the singer is in a toxic relationship, one in which his partner, amongst other things, is ‘leading him...

X Ambassadors

“Hold You Down” by X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors’ “Hold You Down” is a song in which the singer is expressing undying, unwavering commitment to the addressee. The chorus loosely references “dancing”, and in that regard some may interpret the track...