Overanalyzing 80s pop music

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Bruce wrote:One of Lady Gaga's last hits was my favorite. I couldn't figure out why until I saw the video.
So that's what the entertainment factories are churning out now? Gasp! :shock:

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Another happy and silly love song:



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gnome wrote:
Bruce wrote:Every 80s pop song must have a saxophone solo, especially when it's completely out of place.

Well, how about that. The internet already did all the work for me:

http://www.goretro.com/2013/04/saxy-songs-of-80s.html
Oh yeah... that's the structure.

Verse, verse, hook, verse, bridge, sax solo, hook, fade...
It's the hook that brings you back. I ain't telling you no lie. The hook brings you back. On that you can rely.

Oops, sorry. I let a 90's song slip into an 80 thread.

Oh, what the hell. The lyrics do a good job of describing pop songs in general.
It doesn't matter what I say
So long as I sing with inflection
That makes you feel I'll convey
Some inner truth or vast reflection
But I've said nothing so far
And I can keep it up for as long as it takes
And it don't matter who you are
If I'm doing my job then it's your resolve that breaks

Because the Hook brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie
The Hook brings you back
On that you can rely
http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/bluestraveler/hook.html
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This is my favorite part of that song:
Could be financial suicide but I've got too much pride inside
To hide or slide
I'll do as I'll decide and let it ride until I've died
And only then shall I abide this tide
Of catchy little tunes
Of hip three minute ditties
I wanna bust all your balloons
I wanna burn all your cities to the ground
He's basically saying how he despises pop songs and hates listeners for their shitty taste in music.

Hook is the anti-pop song pop song.

Now that I think of it, the lyrics might have been written by DocX. :|
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Nyarlathotep wrote:My analysis of Hungry Like the Wolf.

Duran Duran is quite peckish. Rather like a wolf.

I am terrible at this.
Sorry for the necro-post, but I just remembered the band Reel Big Fish had a go at this for a "Ska" version.

Introducing the song:
Reel Big Fish wrote:Now if you will, gentlemen, let's...let's put it, the song, into perspective--just so you guys can understand where I'm coming from when I sing this. It's that the... the... the woman is... is the hunted, the animal; and when I catch her, being the predator, the hunter, I'm gonna kill her.

Maybe not KILL her, but you know... you know what I mean, you silly guys. Little bit of hot nookie, eh? Little bit of... pinch and squeal? Whatever! You know. However it goes, we're animals right? We're outta control, we're fierce... animals. Crazy. Rrrrr! That's what I'm saying. Let's do the song.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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We can not be stopped from dancing. Furthermore, we do not appreciate the presence of your friends who do not dance and shall endeavor to ditch them. The dance itself is 100% risky free...errr....quite safe

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Some guy can't get to sleep. He worries about a variety of things. Perhaps he worries too much. It may, in fact, be overkill

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The fire we did not ignite.

Others are responsible.

--J.D.
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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
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Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
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Mickey is, apparently, quite fine

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Indeed, he will irresponsibly expand your consciousness.


Meanwhile . . . the psychopath currently exists upon the green.
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not from the 80s, though searching for that brought something
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--J.D.
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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out." – Don
DocX: FTW. – sparks
"Doctor X wins again." – Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry." – His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power." – asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." – gnome

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I discern that her vision passes over my presence without apparent notice to abandon me to effect terpsichorean undulations without the benefit of a companion.

--J.D.
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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out." – Don
DocX: FTW. – sparks
"Doctor X wins again." – Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry." – His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power." – asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." – gnome

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:lmao:
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

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People who were celebrities on the radio were supplanted by the invention of video

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We shall have to defend our rights to indulge in celebratory activites

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Presently the sovereign informed the gentlemen engaged in the creation of music whose rhythm derives from repeated sequences of blues chords effected on guitars
You are required to cease your rendition of the beautiful allegories of the Hindus in their system of musical modes known as "Passions"
The petroleum contained in the distant arid wasteland
Is agitated with sufficient violence so as to escape its chthonic confines
The wise prince operated his luxury vehicle produced by the General Motors Corporation of the United States of America
He progressed in a manner requiring neither haste nor passion through the local municipal region
The gentleman tasked with the honor of calling upon all men to join in prayer resided
Upon the heat exchange apparatus designed to decrease the temperature of the internal combustion engine.

It does not satisfy the tastes of the noble descendant of Hasan ibn Ali. . . .

--J.D.
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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out." – Don
DocX: FTW. – sparks
"Doctor X wins again." – Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry." – His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
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Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
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We are not going to take it, defiantly divulged thrice for emphasis, anymore.
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I inquire as to the nature of my current existence: does it represent merely figment of my imagination?
A hostage to the sudden release of potential energy
I remain a prisoner to actual existence.

--J.D.
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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out." – Don
DocX: FTW. – sparks
"Doctor X wins again." – Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry." – His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power." – asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." – gnome

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