Chrissie Hynde got the phrase "Brass In Pocket" from a Northern England slang term meaning you had some money, "brass" meaning coins.
Fifth Harmony was going to call their song "Work," but they changed it to "Work from Home" when Rihanna released a song with that title.
Boston leader Tom Scholz went back to his job at Polaroid after releasing the group's debut album. When his co-workers kept coming by to tell him "More Than A Feeling" was playing on the radio, he knew it was time to quit his day job.
Pitbull only raps for about a minute on "Timber." Kesha does most of the work.
The Whitney Houston hit "I Have Nothing" was inspired by Elvis Presley, who dated the song's lyricist, Linda Thompson.
"Baby Got Back" isn't just a booty song. According to Sir Mix-A-Lot, it's about "Lack of acceptance by Hollywood of the African-American body."
An Electronic music pioneer with Asperger's Syndrome. This could be interesting.
Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?
Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
What happens when Kurt Cobain, Iron Maiden and Johnny Lydon are told to lip-synch? Some hilarious "performances."
Charlie discusses the songs that made him a Southern Rock icon, and settles the Devil vs. Johnny argument once and for all.
I dunno, it's weird and random
I used to spend a lot of time with people who would try and get me to do things that I didn't agree with. But if I didn't they would insult me, exclude me, and talk about me behind my back. Then it would start over again. I don't know why I kept going back to them. Maybe I was just desperate for a friend. But this song (among others) helped me find the courage to stand up for myself after I became fed up with it.
BTW, I'm not against emo's at all, they're people too and everyone get's those feelings every once and a while
honestly, that line reminded me of harry potter, too.
its also about feeling the pressure of being famous and people telling them that they were gunna be the next big thing.
the line "I wouldnt front the scene if you paid me" is them saying they dont give a s**t about the money-making agenda.
I got this straight from Kerrang! Gerard Way said that himself.
Whenever i hear this song it puts me on a high.