I've recently watched the movie Easy A over the weekend, and while it was a very funny movie, one particular scene stuck with me as it provoked not only thought, but also curiosity. The scene was played within the first fifteen or so minutes of the movie, and it was centered around the main character, played by Emma Stone, who receives a singing card from her aunt. The card played the "popular" song, Pocket Full of Sunshine by Natasha Beddingfield. Once the very first chords were played, Stone shut the card fast and proclaimed, "Worst song, ever." This got me thinking about that song and why she would think it was the "worst, ever".
While I've never actually had a liking for Natasha Beddingfield music, I've never thought of a particular song of hers to be over-the-top horrible...but that's due to the fact that I've never thought about her music. I judge songs based not only on their instrumental beats, but also on their lyrics...the more genuine the lyrics, the better the song and so on. So I looked up the lyrics to Pocket Full of Sunshine...and this is what I found:
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Here is a list of things that I gotta catch you up on:
- The Peony Pageant
- Prom :)
- My soon-to-be new car
- My life.