Perceptions about music, perceptions that affect music, perceptions colored by music, perceptions expressed by music.
Friday, April 22, 2005
Michael Bérubé defines the perfect pop song, by which all others should be considered. It is the inauguration of his new weekly series: "arbitrary but fun value judgments." Note that Michael actually discusses the musical content, not just the lyrics. He doesn't discuss rhythm specifically, just melody and harmony, but it is still better than most discussions of pop.