"Constant Craving" by k.d. lang deals with principles of Buddhism, including the cycles of birth and death.
In 1979, Madonna was a dancer on Patrick Hernandez' tour, where she boogied to his hit "Born To Be Alive."
A perfume called Wonderstruck was named after a line in Taylor Swift's song "Enchanted": "I'm wonderstruck, blushing all the way home."
The song title "Cake By The Ocean" originated from DNCE's Swedish producers using the wrong name for the drink "Sex on the Beach."
The first US Top 10 hit with the word "hell" in the title was "Gives You Hell" by The All-American Rejects in 2008.
In The Band song "The Weight," Nazareth ("Went down to Nazareth") refers to a town in Pennsylvania where the Martin Guitar company was located.
Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
Webb talks about his classic songs "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman" and "MacArthur Park."
"I'll Be" was what Edwin called his "Hail Mary" song. He says it proves "intention of the songwriter is 180 degrees from potential interpretation by an audience."
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
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