This piano-driven song is a track from American alternative band The Used's fourth studio album, Artwork.
Even though this is bright tonally, lyrically this is one of The Used's darkest ever songs. Frontman and songwriter Bert McCracken told Artistdirect.com: "I originally wrote that song about something else deeper. The tone of the song seems so operatic or almost soap—operatic [Laughs]. It's such a devastation from the beginning. In a way, the song is whatever you want it to be. It's a "F--k you" or it's an "I love you the most." Either, it's "I'm not kissing you goodbye. I'm f--king out of here," or it's like, "I'm not kissing you goodbye. You're everything. I'm not leaving. I'm not going." You could perceive it two ways. It's almost like saying, "Get the f--k out of my life," but at the same time it's like saying, "I can't live without you. I can't do anything without you." The song is the perfect dichotomy between where relationships fall apart."
The Isley Brother's song, "Contagious," peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100. This meant that the band of brothers became the first group to score a Top 50 hit in six consecutive decades on the chart.
Dido helped shut down a Neo-Nazi Web site after learning it was using "White Flag" to promote its hateful messages. Owners of the site had misinterpreted the track as racist and thought they represented their white supremacy views.
The lyrics for "Mary, Did You Know?" were written by Christian singer and comedian Mark Lowry, after his pastor asked him to write a Christmas musical for their church. Southern gospel musician Buddy Greene later added music to his words.
"Cleveland Rocks" was written by an Englishman. Ian Hunter wrote the song after touring America in the late '70s and finding that Cleveland was by far the most receptive city to his brand of Glam Rock.
His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."