"I'll Melt With You" by Modern English is about a couple who melt together because a nuclear bomb drops.
"Human" by The Killers was the most streamed song on Spotify in 2008, the year that the music streaming service was launched.
The Squeeze song "Tempted" is one of their few with lead vocals by Paul Carrack, who sang the Ace song "How Long" and was in Mike + The Mechanics.
"True" by Spandau Ballet is about chief songwriter Gary Kemp's unrequited love for Altered Images singer and Gregory's Girl star Clare Grogan.
Rupaul was in the video for "Love Shack" by the B-52's. He had a solo hit with "Supermodel" a few years later.
In Gary Numan's "Cars," the message is that cars lead to a mechanical society devoid of personal interaction. This didn't stop automakers from using it in commercials. Both Nissan and Oldsmobile have used it in ads.
The outlaw country icon talks about the spiritual element of his songwriting and his Bob Dylan mention.
The country hitmaker talks about his debut album, A Rock, and how a nursery rhyme inspired his hit single "One Beer."
Richie talks about the impact of "Amazed," and how his 4-year-old son inspired another Lonestar hit.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
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