Tag Archives: pop music

Hall and Oates, “I Can’t Go for That.”

“Now I’ll do anything you want me to…” quickly turns into “…but I can’t go for that”: this is the motto of a man who can’t go all the way.

Skinny girls with thin voices.

Listening with your eyes is a bad habit.

Lady Gaga, “Born This Way.”

No doubt, her heart is in the right place, but the message that social identities are natural and god-given is highly questionable.

I’m giving up on popular music.

I tired of having things stuck in my head.

Popular music is about pure talent.

There isn’t enough technique or theory to get in the way.

Pop music is not getting worse.

What’s changed is you. You got old. Your tastes are done changing.