This eerily restrained contemplative ballad finds Cave crooning about charred trees standing like "pleading hands" as we live with the consequences of modern day progress. Asked by The Guardian about the text speak title, Cave replied, musing, "Texting is apocalyptic on some level. It's a reduction of things. Maybe the last book, the last thing that ever gets written is just a bye, you know, goodbye in text speak."
Meghan Trainor and her producer Kevin Kadish originally wrote "All About That Bass" for another artist to record. However, after Epic Records boss LA Reid heard Meghan play a demo of the song on a ukulele, he signed the young songwriter to his label and told her she should sing it.
"(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" was written by Nick Lowe in 1974. The original version with his group Brinsley Schwarz was kind of somber, but Elvis Costello made it a classic with his 1978 uptempo take.