Westlife – One band. One genre. One success story.
Placebo - Maturation stories about love, sex and drugs.
In my next analysis, I'll dive down into the hidden meanings of all the songs of Placebo's studio albums. Let's find out what is the main idea behind each album. Is there a controlling theme? And if yes, how well do the songs contribute to telling a prescriptive or cautionary tale on the album?
How many bands or albums use the craft of telling captivating stories in their songs? Do the songs on the album create a theme? A common idea?
Should songwriters become storytellers to make an album more engaging and the lyrics of a song memorable?
And how can we tell a story in a song?
To every discography of a band that I analyse, I'll provide you with a series of articles to learn more about telling powerful stories in songs.