Posts Tagged ‘ P is for Pop Songs ’

Songs that have shaped my love life: Sarah McLachlan, Possession

Well all know the story of Sarah McLachlan's song "Possession," right? No? Okay, check this out: While it sounds like a pretty hot love song on the surface, it's actually a series of increasingly disturbing "love notes" from McLachlan's real-life stalker. Yeah, how's that for 50 shades of fucked up? The first time I listened to this song, naturally I figured it was a hot love Continue Reading...

Songs that have shaped my love life: Metallica, Enter Sandman

If you've read my previous installment in the "P is for Pop Songs" series, you already know that most of the bands I plan to write about start with the letter P. But this one's different. Because this one's METAL. Let's talk about Metallica. My very first boyfriend was a guy from New York. The Bronx, in fact, which he claimed was a much maligned borough, mostly because despite news Continue Reading...

Songs that have shaped my love life: Pearl Jam, Better Man

For some reason, I seem to get a lot of great ideas after I hit the gym. Maybe it's all the endorphins and adrenaline rushing around, maybe it's just the increased blood flow to my brain, but whatever the case may be, this week I got the bright idea to put together an anthology for Valentine's Day entitled Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned From Pop Songs. Naturally, as Valentine's Continue Reading...