Light My FireThe Doors
“Light My Fire” was the first song Doors guitarist Robby Krieger wrote. Looking for a universal theme, he decided to write about one of the four elements (air, earth, water, fire).
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Sia Furler originally sent “Pretty Hurts” to Katy Perry, but she didn”t see the email, so Beyonce ended up recording it instead.
Nuclear Device (The Wizard of Aus)The Stranglers
“Nuclear Device (The Wizard of Aus)” was written about the then Premier of Queensland, Joh Bjelke-Petersen. His political shenanigans were observed by the band during their first tour of Australia.
The guys from Chic wrote “Le Freak” as a message to a doorman who wouldn”t let them into a club. Originally, it was “F— Off.”
Head Over HeelsThe Go-Go”s
“Head Over Heels” by The Go-Go”s is a metaphor for how things were getting out of control for the band; they broke up a year later.
Rihanna was Pitbull”s first choice to sing on “Timber,” but she wasn”t available at the time so he enlisted his RCA labelmate Kesha instead.
Francesca BattistelliSongwriter Interviews
The 2011 Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards isn”t your typical gospel diva, and she thinks that”s a good thing.
Joe Elliott of Def LeppardSongwriter Interviews
The Def Leppard frontman talks about their “lamentable” hit he never thought of as a single, and why he”s juiced by his Mott The Hoople cover band.
Female Singers Of The 90sMusic Quiz
The ladies who ruled the “90s in this quiz.
Loudon Wainwright IIISongwriter Interviews
“Dead Skunk” became a stinker for Loudon when he felt pressure to make another hit – his latest songs deal with mortality, his son Rufus, and picking up poop.
Sending Out An SOS – Distress Signals In SongsSong Writing
Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.
Matt SorumSongwriter Interviews
When he joined Guns N” Roses in 1990, Matt helped them craft an orchestral sound; his mezzo fortes and pianissimos are all over “November Rain.”