Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd

Comfortably Numb is as many of you will know, a Pink Floyd song, written in 1979 and included in The Wall album. It’s one of the few songs for which royalties are split between Roger Waters (lyrics) and David Gilmour (melody and much of the music). Lyrics come from a Waters experience that, during a… Read More


Nothing Else Matters opens with an arpeggio in E minor with all strings open plucked. Legend has it that Hetfield, vocals and guitar, started writing this song while he was on the phone with his girlfriend, then with one hand free, hence the characteristic of the one hand incipit. A too personal track Published on… Read More


Baby One More time, the single taken from Britney Spears’ first and homonymous album in 1998, exploded like a lightning bolt in the sky and gave Britney almost immediate global success.   Britney Spears was trained for success: she had started out very young in the entertainment world. At the age of eight, Britney Spears… Read More


Do you remember the Super Bowl scandal? It was 2004 and America was under shock after the “nipplegate”, a Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” in which Justin Timberlake was involved. But on the night of February 5, 2018, the Super Bowl won by the Philadelphia Eagles. Timberlake made himself forgiven in thirteen minutes in which the… Read More


The fact that music, by its nature and the laws that characterize it, is in a certain sense similar to mathematics is not new. Besides there is also an emotional side that transcends numbers and falls within the sphere of personal tastes and blends that we unconsciously create following the different periods of our lives.… Read More


Eminem

Almost 318 million views of this video, just on YouTube. We talk about Toy Soldiers, Eminem’s track from his fifth album, Encore (2004). The song was one of the most appreciated by the critics, most probably for the theme dealt with, and particularly heard by the author himself. In the song Like a Toy Soldiers,… Read More


Dolores: Zombie

A few days ago the news of the death of Dolores O’ Riordan, a very much loved artist especially in her career with The Cranberries. A voice that could be recognized amongst thousands and that always managed to excite, helped also by deep lyrics (often written by Dolores himself) and a musical timbre that made… Read More


One day, Johnny Cash met June Carter; the rest is history. Even the dawns of this love story that has indelibly affected country music are dense with curious anecdotes. First of all, as the same June said, it was nothing less than the King of rock, Elvis Presley, who intrigued the singer and composer about… Read More