I think I finally realized why I'm not a fan of most pop beyond "catchy tunes": it's all the same story rehashed.
It's some sort of amorous incompatibility. It's something about some aspect of sex, a thousand ways to say fuck me or I want to fuck you. It's I make money. It's I got ways to display my wealth. It's some form of omg I was so high last night.
Why? Because so many people can relate to one of those things in some way.
I prefer a unique story, I guess? Discussion welcome
@brandon What is your definition of "pop"? There are examples of pop that tell more complex stories.
@edel Oh no of course, I hope I didn't paint the entire genre of pop in this light for most people seeing it.
When I say pop I'm talking about anything from the most popular stuff from Drake to Tekashi 6ix9ine, or from Olivia Rodrigues with Driver to Doja Cat with Kiss me More
@brandon i like it for the upbeat nature and the fact i don't have to think about it. I think about serious stuff or learning new things, or information dense materials a lot. Some peoples escape is tv. My friend @FromtheAbyss calls it vapid. But i love listening to some Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Camilla Cabello, JoJo, Nelly Furtado, etc.
@n0btc I can get behind that, but usually when I don't want to think about the music I search for stuff without lyrics. I find the singers too distracting sometimes because they've got these crazy amazing talent and they've got a unique sound or something
@brandon oh, i enjoy the voices, but i dont have to listen to hard to the message. Its handed to you instead of like what are they meaning by using this particular lyric. Iys my way of letting myself not think and getting absorbed by the music itself instead of the message. That and i like that topics are sugar coated. I used to listen to rap but i dont like them directly saying "ima f dis b" etc etc.
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