Bitch Better Have My Money
Don’t forget to pay Rihanna back in the unbalanced “Bitch Better Have My Money.”
Calm synths open the single, setting a psychotic tone. She checks her email. Her friend says she won’t get paid until next Friday. She’ll try to give her what her has. R...
Rob Thomas and his girlfriend discuss their fractured relationship in the arctic “Mockingbird.”
A rational guitar opens the single, setting a sensible tone. He takes a deep breath before speaking. She ...
I’ll Be Your Shelter
Album: Can’t Fight Fate
Taylor Dayne promises to protect her boyfriend in the capable “I’ll Be Your Shelter.”
Encouraging synths open the single, setting an uplifting tone. She asks him how everything is going as she cuts up vegetables for dinner. He says ...
Hayley Williams finally is doing what she’s always wanted to do in the childish “Now.”
An overly indulged guitar opens the guitar, setting a greedy...
U + Ur Hand
Album: I’m Not Dead
Pink defends herself from aggressive guys in the topical “U + Ur Hand.”
Confident synths open the single, setting a headstrong tone. She texts her friend to let her know she’s on her way. It’s 10 p.m. and they are heading out downtown. She has on her dressiest pair...
In God’s Hands
Nelly Furtado’s relationship with her boyfriend has run its course in the brokenhearted “In God’s Hands.”
Teary strings open the single, set...
Nothing Without Love
Album: Grand Romantic
His girlfriend saves him from complete despair in the thrilling “Nothing Without Love.”
Spiritual strings open the single, setting a searching tone. Something is wrong. She won’t say it. But she avoids his gaze and in the quick glimpse he ste...
Honey, I’m Good
Album: Magazines or Novels
Andy Grammer tries not to cheat on his girlfriend in the outgoing “Honey, I’m Good.”
Good-natured synths open the single, setting a friendly tone. A shortened chorus opens the single. The young woman touches his hand and starts to order another round f...
Just Gettin’ Started
Album: Old Boots, New Dirt
Jason Aldean can’t wait get to his girlfriend alone in the torpid “Just Gettin’ Started.”
A frisky guitar opens the single, setting a randy tone. She bounced out of her house once she saw his car. She came up to the driver’...
Kiesza believes love she shares with her boyfriend could save the world in the exuberant “No Eniemesz.”
Beaming synths open...
David Guetta, Afrojack, Nicki Minaj & Bebe Rexha
Nicki Minaj promises to be a devoted girlfriend in the first-rate “Hey Mama.”
A sped-up sample of Alan Lomax’s “Rosie” opens the single, alongside authoritative synths. It sets an attention-getting tone. (“Be my woman, girl/I'll be your man...
Album: Up Next
Fetty Wap spends all his money on his girlfriend in the superficial “Trap Queen.”
In the intro, Wap namechecks his rap group. (“Remy Boyz/1738.”)
Frail synths open the ...
Album: N.B./A Pocketful Of Sunshine
After a series of dates, Natasha Bedingfield rethinks the soulmate concept in the defeated “Soulmate.”
The Winner Takes It All
Album: Super Trouper
Agnetha Falkstog’s marriage falls apart in the wistful “The Winner Takes It All.”
Solemn synths open the single, setting a longing tone. She removes the wedding band on finger. She kept it on for as long as she could, believing things could be fi...
La Da Dee
Album: Surfer’s Paradise
Cody Simpson misses his ex-girlfriend in the chirpy “La Da Dee.”
A balmy guitar opens the single, setting a casual tone. Only one girl can capture his mind. Without her, he doesn’t know who he is anymore. His eyes are puffy from crying. He finds his sung...