Tune Fix: From Aage Chal to Another Brick In The Wall, Part Two, Songs You Must Listen To This Week
There is so much music out there that it’s almost impossible for anyone to keep track of it all and decide what to listen to. Starting this week, we’ll compile a list that will help you discover new songs. So whether you’re planning to listen to recent chart-topping hits or consume a piece of artistic music that hasn’t hit your radar, Varun Krishan’s weekly column has you covered.
What the world is listening to
amari by J. Cole
“Amari” is the second track from J. Cole’s recently released album The Off-Season. The artist delivers his verse incorporating motivational words while telling the story of his life. J. Cole refers to the days when he hustled him on the streets and battled poverty and compares him to living in one of the biggest mansions money can buy. J. Cole’s flow is top notch, and his delivery is super crisp and clean. The chorus of the song hits you instantly with the artist recounting how he had a vision as he strummed songs in the streets: a vision to understand it. This vision helped J. Cole transform his humble Honda car into a luxury Rolls-Royce Wraith. In one part, the artist talks about never having seen a passport during the day. Now he is invited to perform all over the world. Artist sings: “Imagination turned a Honda into a Wraith / I was doing eighty on the freeway / Trying to get back before my class started / Country nigga did never seen a passport / Until I go out and got a bag for it / Now I’m in the Garden sitting on the half court / Watchin ‘Jr. Catch it on the sign /’ Town nigga did never seen anything / ‘Cept a fucking triple bean jump. “
Hearing the song is such a welcome change that most rappers today are moving towards using presets to achieve the once unique mumble-esque sound that has now become the de facto role model for most. new age animators.
Good 4 U by Olivia Rodrigo
Olivia Rodrigo delivers a nostalgic song that is sure to please many listeners. The artist begins to deliver his voice in a soft tone with a melancholy feel. The artist sings: “Well, good for you, I guess you evolved very easily / You found a new girl and it only took a few weeks / You remember when you said you wanted me give the world? “
The second verse of the song uses a bassline and a singing drumbeat among other things that blend like bread and butter with the artist’s voice. The song uses backing vocals in the form of harmonies that work together to create a unique sound full of emotion. It’s a pleasure to listen to the artist as she goes from reading her verses in her soothing, calm voice to almost screaming in one part. The song has great music and Olivia Rodrigo’s performance takes the song to the next level.
What i listen to
Aage Chal by Raftaar
The song is inspiring with an uplifting and uplifting rhythm that is a treat for listeners. Raftaar is at his best, delivering the voice in his signature roaring voice. The song is about Raftaar’s journey, from his birth on November 16, 1988, to the voice of the Desi Hip Hop scene. The song motivates you to do better, and every word the artist says seems to come straight from the heart. In one part, Raftaar sings: “Paaon rehte zameen par / Par meri / aankhein aasmaan pe / Ki karoon usey haansil / Suna sabko banaya par khud ka / Sikha nahi tha rukna / Tabhi bana main kaabil.” The lyrics are true to life and help elevate the song to the heights the artist is trying to reach. This one has been on my playlist for a while and comes highly recommended for hip hop listeners.
Dance Monkey by Tones and I
“Dance Monkey” is a synth-pop track led by the soothing and powerful vocals of Tones and I. The beat is catchy, the vocals are sheer bliss and the song is uplifting in a way. The song conquered the world when it was released and now has over 1.5 billion views on YouTube alone. You should definitely listen to this one if you haven’t already.
What the world needs to listen to
Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2 of Pink Floyd
‘Another Brick in the Wall’ is a three-part composition that was part of Pink Floyd’s 1979 rock opera The Wall. Written by bassist Roger Waters, the song is inspired by Waters’ horrific experiences with the British educational system. as a child in the 1950s. The themes explored in “Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2” deal with the accumulated frustration with oppressive authority figures and the fear of being brainwashed through. the education system. The song’s lyrics sparked controversy, with the Inner London Education Authority describing the song as “outrageous.” The song features a disco rhythm that is considered unusual for the group and that elicited polarizing reactions among listeners. Overall the vocals are great, the beat is unique and the song is timeless.