What hits you harder, the experiences of others or your own.
STATING LYRICS LOVERS.
These are the people who preferred to be told exactly how it is with no real room for interpretation. the artist what’s to convey a certain message and they have the room and time to make it clear in a rap verse. This is where someone talks to about their problems and you try to drown your problems in their. However, the relatability to the masses is restricted due very specific references and situations spoken of in the lyrics.
Song: Whatever You Like by T.I.
Anytime you want to pick up the telephone
You know it ain’t nothin to drop a couple stacks on you
Wanted you could get it my dear
Five million dollar home, drop Bentley’s, I swear
Yeah I want’cho body, I need yo body
Long as you got me you won’t need nobody
You want it I got it, go get it I buy it
Tell’em other broke niggas be quiet
Fill in the Gap People.
Make more with less. That is the vibe of these kind of lyrics. These people add themselves in the lyrics and try to associate the lyrics with them through the holes and gaps in the equation. For Example.
The Song : Lounge Act by Nirvana.
For the longest I made the song out to be about a girl because it allows for that due to the lyrics.
Truth covered in security
I can’t let you smother me
I’d like to, but it couldn’t work
Trading off and taking turns
I don’t regret a thing
Truth is how I feel about someone and those feelings are in secure in my mind. I cant give you all of that headspace, would like to however. your not all mine. still i do not regret our time together.
And I’ve got this friend, you see
Who makes me feel and I
Wanted more than I could steal
I’ll arrest myself, I’ll wear a shield
I’ll go out of my way to prove I still
Smell her on you
there is someone who i like but we are just friends. i want to be more but i cant so ill subdue myself and not expose my true feelings (wear a shield). will try to prove the impact of that person on you in your actions and the way you act.
Don’t tell me what I wanna hear
Afraid of never knowing fear
Experience anything you need
I’ll keep fighting jealousy
Until it’s fucking gone
Don’t tell me you love me to as a way to not make it more complicated because then it gets scary. i want you to exist as your own and try whatever you want. ill fight my ownership issue until there isn’t any.
Now this whole song I made it about someone who you love. however, it isn’t about a girl. The writer kurt Cobain, was a drug addict and when i put myself in his head and read the lyrics. It isn’t about a girl it is about drugs( heroin).
This is why lyrics that are indirect and allow interpretation hit home for more people and take a greater craftsmen ship to me.