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Posts tagged with Song Stories

That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore: Behind The Smiths’ Great Lost Single
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That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore: Behind The Smiths’ Great Lost Single

Marrying evocative music with a nuanced lyric, That Isn’t Funny Anymore became one of The Smiths’ most beguiling songs.

Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others: Behind The Smiths’ “Hypnotic” Song
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Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others: Behind The Smiths’ “Hypnotic” Song

Though it was given a limited single release, Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others remains one of The Smiths’ landmark songs.

Purple Rain: The Story Behind Prince’s Career-Defining Song
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Purple Rain: The Story Behind Prince’s Career-Defining Song

The song most associated with Prince, Purple Rain is an epic power ballad that embodied its creator’s search for transcendence through music.

Gypsy: How Fleetwood Mac Found Inspiration In Stevie Nicks’ Past
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Gypsy: How Fleetwood Mac Found Inspiration In Stevie Nicks’ Past

One of Fleetwood Mac’s most recognisable songs, Gypsy drew upon nostalgia and tragedy to create something timeless.

Starman: How David Bowie Landed A Legend-Making Song
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Starman: How David Bowie Landed A Legend-Making Song

With an earworm melody and an unforgettable TV performance, Starman became the song that brought David Bowie’s fame.

All The Lovers: The Kylie Minogue Song That United All Communities
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All The Lovers: The Kylie Minogue Song That United All Communities

The song that gave Kylie Minogue’s fan community its name, All The Lovers is also one of the Australian singer’s most celebrated singles.

Good Times: How Chic’s “Bang-Bang Boogie” Song Inspired Hip-Hop
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Good Times: How Chic’s “Bang-Bang Boogie” Song Inspired Hip-Hop

Boasting one of the most-sampled hooks in history, Chic’s funky disco song Good Times made waves and kick-started the art of sampling.

Hypnotize: The Story Behind The Notorious B.I.G.’s Mesmerising Song
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Hypnotize: The Story Behind The Notorious B.I.G.’s Mesmerising Song

Arguably The Notorious B.I.G.’s signature song, Hypnotize has become a byword for hip-hop and a definitive document of the bling era.

When Doves Cry: How Prince’s Genius Took Full Flight
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When Doves Cry: How Prince’s Genius Took Full Flight

The song that brought Prince to the world’s stage, When Doves Cry marked an epochal moment in pop-culture history.

Hand In Glove: How The Smiths’ Debut Single Made For A Perfect Fit
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Hand In Glove: How The Smiths’ Debut Single Made For A Perfect Fit

Laying the foundation for a stellar career, The Smiths’ Hand In Glove immediately slipped into indie fans’ hearts.

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