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


Rocket man inspired by Bowie Credit: The Associated Press

Rocket Man was released in 1972, in Elton John‘s album Honkey Chateau. Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, it was an immediate success. So much that according to Rolling Stone magazine it’s the 245th the best song in the world. Despite being released in the 1970s, in 2016 it received the silver record from… Read More