Florence tackles the torn identity she feels between her success as an artist, and a woman wanting to start a family in her new song King.
Zara Agha discusses how breakup songs exhibit the tragedy paradox.
Elizabeth Baker on Feminist TikTok and problematic bangers.
Eve Kidd ‘Rap’ is an abbreviation of ‘rhythm and poetry’. Yet, this definition doesn’t do much to convince conservatives. If we think about Rap as the words it is abbreviated from, ‘rhythm […]
How ‘driver’s license’ unveiled the deeply patriarchal love triangles of pop culture
Taylor Swift’s 2020 albums are a product of the pandemic, but they also allow a break from it. Through her writing, she shows us what escapism really means.
Cancel culture is about more than just celebrities. It implies that the moment somebody makes a mistake, they are over. The majority of us, celebrity or not, are decent people simply trying our best, but it is easy to make mistakes.
‘We need some more girls in here, there’s too many men!’: the shameful representation of female acts at UK music festivals
Last week Reading & Leeds announced their 2020 line up and it went viral, but for all the wrong reasons. The iconic festival that has hosted some of Britain’s greatest artists has fallen under heavy criticism for its blatant lack of female representation.
In her poetry ‘scrapbook’, Useless Magic, Florence Welch – lead singer of beloved indie rock band Florence & the Machine – tells us she doesn’t know what makes a song a song or a poem a poem, that “they have started to bleed into each other”.
by Adam Drazsky What goes into lyrics, and what does a musician’s writing reveal about their artistic development? David Bowie’s near five-decade career had its ups and downs, matched, in striking ways, […]