Songs with a double meaning

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Songs with a double meaning

Post by MsLisa » 22 Jul 2018, 12:18

Have you ever heard a song you thought meant one thing and as you grew older realised you were very, VERY wrong? :D

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Post by Tom wolf » 22 Jul 2018, 15:16

Yeah. I'm a songwriter/singer myself and that's how i write my songs, i hide the real meaning in the song, i don't like writing songs that are too straight 'cause there's no challenge in that.

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Post by KatSims92 » 23 Jul 2018, 11:32

Yeah, pretty much every Death Cab for Cutie song I've heard can have multiple meanings. Plus, any Britney Spears song was much less innocent than I realized once I became an adult, haha!

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Post by Bighuey » 07 Aug 2018, 09:14

Ive heard a few like that, mostly bawdy or off-color songs. I dont dare put the titles here, but one is by Bull Moose Jackson about his record of the blues and another is by Memphis Slim about a woman named Kay.
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Post by SMwathi » 23 Aug 2018, 09:59

what's my name by Rihana

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Post by imSunshine » 19 May 2019, 06:50

That is interesting question, but yes i remember i interpreted a wrong song entitled one love when i was young and i learned the actual meaning later

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Post by Atara Miles » 17 Oct 2019, 03:50

It wasn't really so much an as I grew older thing as it was I begun to pay attention thing. This was with Cake by the Ocean by DNCE. I was kindly informed by an acquaintance that no, no one actually eats cake by the ocean - think again.

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Post by Nym182 » 19 Oct 2019, 11:08

We are going to be friends by the white stripe - it comes across as a simple song about school friends, but it is supposedly about the evolution of the earth.

Also, I read that Spaceman by the Killers has been interpreted as a song about someone surviving a suicide attempt rather than a song about a man from space

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Post by Leyla Ann » 18 Dec 2019, 14:47

I think Body by SYML can be taken that way. As I scrolled down the comment section on YouTube I was amazed by how each person got a different meaning from it.

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Post by timur777 » 24 Dec 2019, 22:58

All of the Lady Gaga songs. Plus I was a foreigner. I didnt know Bad Romance has such a nasty lyrics. I was innocent and language ignorant. What a blissful time! :D

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