Miguel wrote "Adorn" about his girlfriend, model and artist Nazanin Mandi when he was returning home from a long trip and was anxious to see her.
"Tainted Love" started as a 1964 soul song by Gloria Jones, became a huge hit when Soft Cell covered it in 1981, and was the basis for Rihanna's 2006 #1 "S.O.S. (Rescue Me)."
"Stuck In The Middle With You" by Stealers Wheel was the unlikely choice for a torture scene in Quentin Tarantino's 1992 movie Reservoir Dogs.
The video for Michael and Janet Jackson's "Scream" was the most expensive ever made, costing $7 million.
Lindsay Lohan has some lyrics from Billy Joel's "I Go To Extremes" tattooed on her ribcage: "Clear as a crystal, sharp as a knife I feel like I'm in the prime of my life."
When The Kinks released "Lola," most people didn't realize it was about a transvestite.
The original voice of Snap! this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
The outlaw country icon talks about the spiritual element of his songwriting and his Bob Dylan mention.
Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.
Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.
Fagen talks about how the Steely Dan songwriting strategy has changed over the years, and explains why you don't hear many covers of their songs.
The Evanescence frontwoman on the songs that have shifted meaning and her foray into kids' music.
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