Mudcat Café message #1781134 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #92871   Message #1781134
Posted By: GUEST,Russ
11-Jul-06 - 01:15 PM
Thread Name: What's wrong with this song?
Subject: RE: What's wrong with this song?
Purely formal analysis.

I never learn a song purely because of the content.
If content is primary, I'd rather read good prose.

First I want a good tune. For me, 8th of January is a boring tune.

Next I want a good chorus, if there is a chorus.

For me, Tex's chorus is not good enough. Very pedestrian.

Only after I have vetted and tune and chorus do I get to the lyrics.
I personally don't care for derivate songs and parodies and such.

Thus, for me Tex's song fails every one of my own personal tests.