It’s Only- ODESZA

‘It’s Only’ is a song released in September 2014 by the American electronic music band, ODESZA. It is written by Zyra, Harrison Mills & Clayton Knight. This song is a masterpiece- a beautiful rendition sharing historic events that happened when there was an absence of love. The video illustrates the recurrence of pain, cruelty, and betrayal right from…

A Sky Full Of Stars

‘A Sky Full of Stars’ is a song by the British rock band- Coldplay. Guy Berryman, Chris Martin, Jonathan Buckland and William Champion- the band members, co-wrote the song with Tim Bergling (popularly known as Avicii). There are mixed shades of love, happiness, fear, sadness, vulnerability and hope in the lyrics. The song was released…

And the Oscar goes to….

The 92nd Academy Awards took place on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. While the nominees for the Oscars were announced on January 13, 2020, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented the awards in 24 categories during the ceremony last evening. The show glittered as a gala…

Autopilot

Autopilot is a song by an Irish rock band- Kodaline, written collectively by the band members Stephen Joseph Garrigan, Vincent Thomas May and Mark Daniel Prendergast. It was released in February 2015. The song was written keeping in mind one of Mark’s friend who was suffering from depression. Through the song, the singer tries to…

Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage

‘Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage’ is a popular Hindi song from the Bollywood blockbuster movie Kabir Singh with music and lyrics penned by Mithoon Sharma. It is a beautiful one, sung by Arijit Singh in the movie. This song is picturized on Shahid Kapoor- the lead protagonist who is madly in love with the lead actress,…

Falls- ODESZA

“Falls” by American electronic music band ODESZA was released in September 2017. The song is written by Alexandra Cheatle (Zyra), Clayton Joseph Knight and Harrison Gordon Mills (the ODESZA duo), Noonie Bao and Sasha Sloan. It is an elevating song as it plays on, picking up in pitch and music. It has a strong presence…

Smiling When I Die

‘Smiling When I Die’ by Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Sasha Sloan (a.k.a. Alexandra Artourovna Yatchenko) was co-written by King Henry and released in September 2019. This single is about living in the moment, making joyful memories so that there are no regrets when you look back later in life. It should make us all ponder,…

Promise

‘Promise’ is an emotional musical expression. Written and sung by the English singer, songwriter, musician, and composer- Benjamin John Howard, this melody was released in 2011. This whole song is structured to suggest a definitive separation- a long one, so we see Howard appealing to his interest to wait for him in a subtle, low-pitched…

Top Gun: Maverick

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is set for a theatrical release by Paramount Pictures in June 2020 as a sequel to the 1986 military drama- ‘Top Gun’, 34 years after its release. The production of the film began in May 2018, with a budget of US$152 million. An official trailer, the first, was released in July 2019….

Don’t Give Up On Me

‘Don’t Give Up On Me’ features on the soundtrack of ‘Five Feet Apart’- a 2019 film, as its theme song. Subsequently, it was released as the lead single for Andy Grammer’s album Naive. In addition to Andy Grammer, Bram Inscore, Jacob Torrey and Sam Farrar contributed in writing this song. In the film both, the…

Tenet

‘Tenet’- written and directed by Christopher Nolan and produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas, is Nolan’s most expensive film. With a massive budget of nearly $225 million, Tenet is star-studded and expansive- having been shot in seven countries across the globe. In Nolan’s words, Tenet is the most ambitious film of his career. Filming for…

Breathe

Breathe is a 2016 song by Ari Staprans Leff known professionally as Lauv- an American singer, songwriter and record producer. The song is written by Lauv, Dallas Koehlke and Michael Mastosic. The song was teased prior to its release by way of a tweet and another tweet with the lyrics in written art form followed a day before…

Makeba

This single by a French native, Jeanne Galice popularly known as Jain- a singer and songwriter, was released in January 2016 on Jain’s official YouTube channel. It’s an arty tribute titled “Makeba” to honor the legendary Zenzile Miriam Makeba (a.k.a. Mama Africa)- an activist, who lead a crucial fight against racial discrimination in South Africa;…

Happy Now

‘Happy Now’ is a beautiful piece written by Norwegian DJ Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll a.k.a. Kygo and Alessandro Michele Cavazza, a Swedish singer and writer. The duo premiered “Happy Now” live at the iHeartRadio Music Festival- Las Vegas in September 2018, and officially released the song subsequently in October 2018. Happy Now is about a loss, making…