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October 29, 2014 by Dusk411
Frank Zappa & Moon Unit Zappa

Valley Girls

Album: Ship Arriving To Late To Save A Drowning Witch

Year: 1982


           Moon Unit is into like,  fashion and her apperance, you know in the  snarky              “Valley Girls.”


             Rad guitars open the single...
October 28, 2014 by Dusk411
Peter Cetera

One Good Woman

Album: One More Story

Year: 1988


           Peter Cetera has the most perfect girlfriend in the  laughable “One Good Woman.”


            A giddy piano opens the single, setting a mawkish tone. He brushes a strand of hair away from her neck and continues to stare at her. She flips through the magazines on the table...
October 27, 2014 by Dusk411
Aly & AJ

Like Whoa

Album: Insomiantic

Year: 2008


          Aly can’t contain her excitement when she thinks of her crush in the underappreciated    “Like Whoa.”


         A toe-tapping guitar opens the single, setting a ready tone. She has a great job she enjoys. She gets along with her family and her friends are there for her. Some days, her...
October 25, 2014 by Dusk411
Demi Lovato


Album: Unbroken

Year: 2011


          Demi Lovato recovers from a harsh breakup in the  visceral  “Skyscraper.”


           A bewildered piano opens the single, setting a catatonic tone.   You won’t amount to anything. You ruined my life. She keeps hearing those words in her mind. In ten minutes, he left her a...
October 24, 2014 by Dusk411

Stuck Like Glue

Album: The Incredible Machine

Year: 2010


          Jennifer Nettles enjoys her dramatic relationship with her boyfriend in the             mortifying “Stuck Like Glue.”


            A pert guitar opens the single, setting a giggly tone. She gets a phone call, letting ...
October 22, 2014 by Dusk411
5 Seconds of Summer


Album: 5 Seconds of Summer

Year: 2014


            Luke Hemmings misses his ex-girlfriend in the crestfallen  “Amnesia.”


            A pitiful guitar opens the single, setting a woeful tone. He turns his signal on and turns into their favorite gas station. They would stand outside, drinks in their hands. They ...
October 21, 2014 by Dusk411

Giant In My Heart

Album: Sound of a Woman

Year: 2014


         Kiesza has a difficult time breaking up with her boyfriend in the concerned                “Giant In My Heart.”


        Testing synths opens the single, setting a stressed tone. He said it would end the relationship. Moving to another...
October 19, 2014 by Dusk411
Christina Aguilera

Not Myself Tonight

Album: Bionic

Year: 2010


           Christina Aguilera experiments being a dominatrix in the  vampish  “Not Myself Tonight.”


             Cryptic synths open the single, setting a lurking tone.  In the intro, she slips on her mask before stepping inside the club. The erotica she’s be...
October 18, 2014 by Dusk411
Hilary Duff

All About You

Album: N/A

Year: 2014


                Hilary Duff tries to turn a flirtation into a real romance in the imitative    “All About You.”


             A jaunty guitar opens the single, setting a folksy tone.  She places her hand on his. He jumps a little, his face flustered. ...
October 18, 2014 by Dusk411
Charli XCX

Break The Rules

Album: Sucker

Year: 2014


         Charli XCX wants to grow up fast in the flippant   “Break The Rules.”


          A school bell rings, followed by clandestine synths, setting a    It’s three am and the city is still lit up. Her friend tells her she’s hungry and wants something to eat now. They walk arou...
October 15, 2014 by Dusk411
Blake Shelton

Doin’ What She Likes

Album: Based On A True Story…

Year: 2014


         Blake Shelton enjoys seeing his girlfriend happy in the  thoughtful “Doin’ What She Likes.”


      A moony guitar opens the single, setting an adoring tone.  She rubs his nose against his and smiles. He gives her a smile in return and plays with a strand of her hair. He tell...
October 14, 2014 by Dusk411


Album: Beyonce

Year: 2014


           Beyonce has hot married sex in a limo in the kinetic  “Partition.”


         A male voice yells “drums” as a slinky synths open the single, setting a blazing tone. Her husband whispers in her ear that he’s ready. She tells their driver to if they could have some privacy. He pushes the ...
October 13, 2014 by Dusk411
Neon Trees

Text Me In The Morning

Album: Pop Psychology

Year: 2014


         Andy Glenn hopes for more than a one-night stand in the grinding “Text Me In The Morning.”


         A puzzled guitar slides to and fro to start the single, setting a confused tone.  He would give her adoring looks. She would extend their conversations each time she saw him. The flirting back...
October 12, 2014 by Dusk411
Buckner & Garcia

Pac-Man Fever

Album: Pac-Man Fever

Year:  1981


         *all video game information courtesy of Wikipedia.


       Buckner and Garcia are addicted to Pac Man in the wacky “Pac-Man Fever.”


        The buzz of a cartoon character traveling through the board, followed by the twirling of the said pummeling to its...
October 12, 2014 by Dusk411
One Direction

Steal My Girl

Album: Four

Year: 2014


            Harry Styles wards off other guys’ advances towarsd his longtime girlfriend in the                co-dependent “Steal My Girl.”


          A sweeping piano opens the single, setting a gallant tone. Her guy frie...