I Can’t Hate You Anymore
Album: What’s Left Of Me
Nick Lachey struggles to figure out why his marriage failed in the personal “I Can’t Hate You Anymore.”
A somber guitar and a wistful piano opens the single, setting a fragile tone. He opens the door to his apartment...
The Other Side
A friendship turns into an unexpected romance in the burning “The Other Side.”
A blissful guitar opens the single, setting a beaming tone. He had been invited to a concert by a friend. In the group of people that went, he first met his current girlfriend. They we...
Jesy Nelson was taught to take risks in the feisty “Wings.”
A gutsy saxophone opens the single, setting a brash tone. The chorus begins the single. When she was junior high, she was getting bad grades on purpose. After she would raise her hand, she could hear her classmates snicker and whisper “geek&rdq...
Ariana Grande & Mac Miller
Ariana Grande can’t stop smiling or talking about her new boyfriend in the wannabe “The Way.”
Mac Miller says they are going retro as a boastful synth plays a samp...
Pound The Alarm
Album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Nicki Minaj gets drunk and parties hard at an exotic locale in the worldly “Pound The Alarm.”
A calming steel drum opens the single, setting a tropical tone. It’s followed by a siren, getting instant attention. The pre-chorus s...
Faith Hill needs to know she wasn’t a throwaway ex in the yearning “Cry.”
A compassionate opens the single, setting a consoling tone. She dabs her eyes with a tissue and shuts the television off. The actor arched his eyebrows with a quizzical expression on h...
Album: The Lumineers
Wesley Schultz questions who he is in the personal “Ho Hey.”
An introspective guitar and two chants of “Ho! Hey!” start the single, setting a purposeful tone.
Mariah Carey & Miguel
Miguel compliments his girlfriend on her attractiveness in the high maintenance “#Beautiful.”
A slinky guitar opens the single, setting an enticing tone. In the intro, Mariah Carey recounts each second with her boyfriend, leading ...
Here’s To Never Growing Up
Avril Lavigne clings to her teen years in the hazy “Here’s To Never Growing Up.”
A goading drum opens the single, setting a sloshed tone. The chorus opens the song. Her boyfriend and some of her friends are outside in the backyard. Someone had gone t...
Come & Get It
Album: Stars Dance
Selena Gomez hopes to date her crush in the flashy “Come & Get It.”
Calm “ohs” on a lightly tapped drum open the single, setting a sacred tone. The chorus starts the single. They’ve been talking and flirting for awhile. She thinks a con...
Glad You Came
Max George zeros in on a pretty girl while at the bar in the pushy “Glad You Came.”
A passive synth opens the single, setting a shy tone. The chorus starts the single, with George on vocals. It’s11 p.m.and he is hanging o...
Album: Laundry Service
Shakira has found her other half in the gushing “The One.”
In her boyfriend, she has found someone to look pretty for. She makes sure to take care of herself, getting rid of any unwanted hair on her body. He keeps h...
I’ll Set You Free
Susanna Hoffs can no longer hang on to a fading relationship in the stalwart “I’ll Set You Free.”
A compelling drum starts the single, setting a certain tone.The chorus begins in the single. His dreamy gaze is gone. His once gleaming expression when he would...
Macklemore & Ray Dalton
Can’t Hold Us
Album: The Heist
Macklemore defends his fame in the prideful “Can’t Hold Us.”
A zingy piano and thumping drum open the single, setting an undaunted tone. In the intro, he gets everyone pumped up for the single. (“Ay, ay, ay/Good t...
JoJo’s relationship with her boyfriend is crumbling in the overblown “Disaster.”
A speculative guitar opens the single, setting a doubting tone. She has texted him several times and he hasn’t responded. At first, she figured he might be busy with work and school. She let it go. However, it happens all ...