Tagged: Silent Alarm

The Pioneers

“Pioneers” by Bloc Party

A sound, simple way of understanding Bloc Party’s “Pioneers” is as it being about British imperialism. Around the time of its release Bloc Party’s homeland, the United Kingdom, had decided to get involved in the highly controversial,...


Bloc Party’s “Banquet” Lyrics Meaning

Underneath it all, the lyrics of Bloc Party’s “Banquet” are about sex or the singer’s sexual relationship with a certain lady. But more to the point is the notion that he perceives his partner as having...


Bloc Party’s “Helicopter” Lyrics Meaning

The lyrics of “Helicopter” center on an individual with certain unfavorable attributes, and it goes quite into some metaphorical detail delineating his faults. As an overview, he is identified as being domineering, cocky and “a...