The ’60s’ was a time when pop music was all the rage, and rock was slowly evolving from blues and jazz into something more individualistic. Eventually, we saw the rise and of Rock n’ Roll that is still influencing and shaping lives all across the globe. But nothing beats the classic sounds of the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Queen, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Eric Clapton, and others. But before they all came and changed the way we listened to and experienced music, there was a group of boys from Britain known as The Shadows. While they might have started out as a backup for another legend, they slowly and literally emerged from the shadows to form an image of their own.
There was one member though, who stood out for his geek-chic image, and more importantly for his … Read the rest
Inarguable, wedding is one of the most special phases of everyone’s life; the finest hour, a pious occasion, and a time full of excitement and anticipation for a loving couple. And no wedding can stand up to its existence and true meaning without the touch of music. Music, undoubtedly, has always been one of the basic elements of any special occasion in any corner of the world. Unlike before, weddings, nowadays, are getting defined in unique and personalized ways and this has created the need to include the touch of contemporary wedding songs, more than ever. Although, in some churches there might be a restriction on the choices of songs, however, in most cases, couples have ample choices to play their favorite numbers. They may either get a professional vocalist to sing, or making good use of their sound … Read the rest
Love – almost everything we say, hear and read about this magical feeling sounds true to us at some point of time in our lives. Everybody falls in love, from the guys in riches to those in rags, from the most beautiful to the most simple looking girl. Love is for everyone. It comes out from around the corner, it beckons like a small child, and soon you are too attached to the child; you just can’t abandon it, you just can’t let go! But ask someone to express his/her feelings for his/her love, and we are befuddled! Voice cracking, throat drying up, concussion, something’s stuck in your wind-pipe, you just lost all your vocab! It happens to the best of us – the most talkative ones, the most outspoken ones, the bold ones.
Then, we look around for songs, … Read the rest
As a result of their uniqueness, they cannot be differentiated on the basis of any specific factors. The main reason songs cannot be marked only in one class is because of the differences existing in the type of music, lyrics, and its purpose. For instance, a rap song can also be a Christian song, and a ballad can even have a metal feel to it.
However, we can still roughly classify songs as per the types of lyrics, the music, tone, culture, and other similar factors. The next sections of this article will cover more information about these classifications, along with a few examples to make things clearer for you.
Different Types of Songs
A Classical music concert with violins
As the name suggests, classical songs are those in which traditional music plays a main role. These … Read the rest