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April 18, 2014 by Dusk411
Ed Sheeran


Album: x

Year: 2014


           Ed Sheeran chats up a young woman at the bar in the throbbing  “Sing.”

The ice has melted in his drink. He guesses it must’ve sitting there for two hours. It’s close to midnight now. He huddles closer to her, leaning to her hear over the current contest going on. A server has walked by a couple times to ask for them another drink. However, he hasn...
April 16, 2014 by Dusk411
Natural Selection

Hearts Don’t Think (They Feel)

Album: Natural Selection

Year:  1991


           Frederick Thomas is the relationship expert in the uneventful  “Hearts Don’t Think (They Feel.)”


            Cordial synths open the single, setting an easeful tone.  He believes people should be sincere. One particular coup...
April 15, 2014 by Dusk411
Donna Lewis

Fool’s Paradise

Album: Now in a minute

Year: 1996


         Her ex-boyfriend’s spell over her has been broken in the lithe “Fool’s Paradise.”


           Glinting synths open the single, setting a  mesmerizing tone.   He throws his arms out, full of a dozen roses and bows. The stage rotates and he is bed with another g...
April 14, 2014 by Dusk411
Florida Georgia Line & Luke Bryan

This Is How We Roll

Album: Here’s To The Good Times (Deluxe Edition)

Year: 2014


      Tyler Hubbard and his girlfriend drink and drive as they joyride around town in the           delinquent “This Is How We Roll.”


             A frivolous guitar opens the single, setting a ...
April 13, 2014 by Dusk411
Hot Chelle Rae

Don’t Say Goodnight

Album: Recklessly

Year: 2014


       Ryan Follese prolongs the night for as long as he can in the wishful“Don’t Say Goodnight.”


          A precious guitar opens the single, setting a nostalgic tone. The chorus starts the song. His crush gives him a hug and says she’ll talk to him tomorrow. He tells her they can watch the su...
April 12, 2014 by Dusk411
Jennifer Lopez

Do It Well

Album: Brave

Year: 2007


                Charisma draws Jennifer Lopez to a guy in the perilous “Do It Well.”


                Part of the chorus begins the single. He carries himself with such class. She wonders where he came from. (“Do it, do it/You do it, do it/You'...
April 11, 2014 by Dusk411
Zedd, Matthew Koma & Miriam Bryant

Find You

Album: Divergent sdtk

Year: 2014


              Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant, as Four and Tris respectively, fall for each other in the  convoluted  “Find You.”


             A fluttery piano opens the single, setting an infatuated tone. He won’t ever let her see ...
April 9, 2014 by Dusk411
Celine Dion

Think Twice

Album: The Colour Of My Love

Year: 1994


          Celine Dion tries to save her relationship in the forlorn “Think Twice.”


        Stricken strings open the single, setting a tearful tone. She gives him a kiss on his lips and he turns his face away. She stares down at the floor, knowing it was deliberate. For the last five years, he has been the p...
April 8, 2014 by Dusk411
The Script

The Man Who Can’t Be Moved

Album: The Script

Year: 2008


          Danny O’Donoghue turns himself into a media spectacle to get attention in the paltry “Man Who Can’t Be Moved.”


         A depressed guitar opens the single, setting a Maybe she will notice him now. He parks his car in the nearby lot. From the trunk, he takes his sleeping b...
April 7, 2014 by Dusk411
American Authors

Best Day of My Life

Album: Oh, What A Life

Year: 2013


         Zac Barnett wakes up with a good feeling in the overzealous “Best Day of My Life.”


          Clinking synths open the single, setting a bubbly tone.  He gets on top of a chair and raises his hands as he describes the green monster in his dream. He was flying from the ground and into...
April 6, 2014 by Dusk411

Lovers In Japan

Album: Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends

Year: 2008


         Congrats to Matthew Gray Gubler for having the most watched episode on Wednesday!


           Chris Martin wishes to escape to Japan with his secret girlfriend in the boundless  "Lovers In Japan.”


April 5, 2014 by Dusk411


Album: Rockferry

Year: 2008


                 A big thank you to the posters in the Iamduffy forums for providing the background lyrics during the bridge. Your posts from 2008 helped out a lot.


            Duffy needs her boyfriend to give her an answer regarding their future in the conflicted “Mercy.&rdquo...
April 4, 2014 by Dusk411
Calvin Harris


Album: N/A

Year: 2014


              Snarkfest, one of my favorite pop culture boards, would like more people to join in on their discussions. It is a kind, civil place that needs some love. A couple years ago, the original server crashed and barely half the people came back. After the announcement of TWOP closing their forums, they were hoping people would find them. Please find them. The ...
April 2, 2014 by Dusk411
The Fray

Love Don’t Die

Album: Helios

Year: 2013


            I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for sticking it out with my technical issues.



         Isaac Slade pledges an undying love for his girlfriend in the lustrous  “Love Don’t Die.”

A vigorous guitar opens the single, setting a feverous tone. She’s never ...
April 1, 2014 by Dusk411
Little Mix


Album: Salute

Year: 2014


            Perrie Edwards tries to get a quiet guy out his shell in the faded  “Move.”


           A popping synth opens the single, setting a cheeky tone. Thirwall sees a cute guy walking down the hallway. She’s said “hello” to him a few times but has to get him to speak to her. He&...