There is something to be said about music and its ability to bring us back to a great memory, or maybe even a time we’d like to forget. I have a playlist on my iPod for just this reason. There have been some new additions to it lately and it made me want to ask, if you were a songwriter which lyrics could you have seen yourself scribbling into a notebook at a time of romantic triumph or of defeat? The following are my top five songs of meaning for 2012, some current, some classics. I hope you’ll share yours as well in the comments section 😉
Glad You Came – The Wanted
“The sun goes down, the stars come out and all that counts is here and now…”
Breathe Me – Sia
“Hurt myself again today, and the worst part is there’s no one else to blame…”
Wide Awake – Katy Perry
“Yeah, I am born again,out of the lion’s den, I don’t have to pretend. And it’s too late, the story’s over now, the end…”
Don’t Wake Me Up – Chris Brown
“If I wake and you’re still here, give me a kiss. I wasn’t finished dreaming about your lips…”
The Only Exception – Paramore
“And I’ve always lived like this
keeping a comfortable distance.
And up until now I’ve sworn to myself
that I’m content with loneliness.
Because none of it was ever worth the risk.
Well you are the only exception…”