Questions tagged [song-title]

Questions related to the title of a song, not about identifying a song. For questions about trying to identify a song, use identify-this-song instead.

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“(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again” from *Rocketman* (2019)

"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from Rocketman (2019) won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Can anyone please say, approximately at what time this song is played in the film? Thanks.
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Where can I find the full recording of The Siamese Cat song from Lady and the Tramp?

I first heard this song back in 2004 when a friend gave me a tape with a Disney readalong on a cassette, with Lady and the Tramp being on one side, and another book on the other. It wasn't until the ...
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Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 - same song titles? [duplicate]

I earlier asked a similar qüestion about Selena Gomez and Katy Perry here. Now, I want to hear about Taylor Swift and Maroon 5. Why does Taylor Swift often have songs with the same title as those of ...
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Selena Gomez and Katy Perry [duplicate]

Why does Selena Gomez often have songs with the same title as those of Katy Perry? I know of two examples: Birthday was released by Katy Perry in 2013 as the third single from her 2013 album Prism. ...
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What is the meaning behind *THE NAME* of “Bohemian Rhapsody”?

I don't understand why I couldn't find any questions relating to this, but only questions asking about the meaning of the songs lyrics. I know what Bohemia is, I know what a Rhapsody is, but I don't ...
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Different artists - same song titles?

Why does one artist often have songs with the same title as those of another? Examples are listed below: Birthday was released by Katy Perry in 2013 as the third single from her 2013 album Prism. ...
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Why is the title of this song “Bad”?

If you twist and turn away If you tear yourself in two again If I could, yes I would If I could, I would Let it go Surrender Dislocate If I could throw this lifeless lifeline to the ...
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What does “Square-O” mean?

There is a piece of piano music called Square-O by Elissa Milne. I would like to know the meaning of it.
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Knife Party - Destroy Them With.. Lasers or Lazers?

I'm building a website which builds Spotify playlists from Last.FM data. Knife Party - Destroy Them With Lasers/Lazers is one issue I'm trying to work out.. Last.FM spells Laser with a "z" (and ...
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Sugarhill Gang - Apache (Jump on it) - real title?

That's the song that they do street dance to in some dancing school, so i was curious as it has bits from Shadows - Apache. I called it Apache (Jump on it) when I found it on YouTube but the children ...
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Rap songs not having featured artist in title

In most rap songs, if there is a featured artist on the track they will be listed in the title in brackets. For example: Earl Sweatshirt - Centurion (Feat. Vince Staples) Link to the song Notice how ...
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What is the meaning of (Paean) in the title of Ed Sheeran's “How Would You Feel (Paean)”?

I've been wondering about the purpose of the (Paean) in Ed Sheeran's "How Would You Feel (Paean)" title. I know paean means a song of praise or triumph but what purpose does it serve in the song's ...
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Why is Porcupine Tree's song '.3' named that way?

The song .3 by Porcupine tree is one of my favourite tunes of them. Why does it have this strange name? Is there any story or reason for it?
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Bands With Eponymous Album and Song

The band Black Sabbath's first album is called Black Sabbath and was released in 1970. The leading track on that album is also called "Black Sabbath." Does anybody know of any other manifestation of ...
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What's the meaning of the title of the song “Echame la cupla”?

What is the meaning of the title (not just the translation) in Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato's song Echame la Culpa. The lyrics can be found here.
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INDK - Livin with even LES; what does LES stand for

What does LES refer to? INDK - Livin' with even LES
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What does “High C's” by Two Steps From Hell have to do with the ocean?

I enjoy listening to Two Steps From Hell's song "High C's". The name is quite obviously a pun on the high seas (the ocean) and High C (the note). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGh4FcZKekA What ...
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Fifty Shades Darker, 'Code Blue' song by The Dream

From the movie 'Fifty Shades Darker' a song by The Dream which is 'Code Blue' has these repeated lines. That's what I get for loving you, code blue That's what I get for loving you, code blue ...
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Why does all the songs in Fucked Up's album “David Comes to Life” consist of three words?

The Canadian hardcore band Fucked Up released the album David Comes to Life in 2011. The album is formed as a rock opera. I just noticed that all the songs have three word titles. I find it hard to ...
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Why are musicians so obsessed with rivers?

Seriously. I would post a list of examples of song titles and albums, but that would just make this question way too long and would probably take another year before I can ask it. Just think about ...
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What does “clean” mean at the end of the title of an instrumental jazz song on Amazon Music?

I'm listening to Charles Mingus' 1959 album Mingus Ah Um on Amazon Music. The titles of the majority of the track on this album are listed with "[Clean]" after the title: What does "[Clean]" mean in ...
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How do you start listening to songs? [closed]

So I'm a teenager, who, surprise surprise, has never listened to songs or actually properly understood why people love music so much. All my friends say it's awesome, but I never understood how they ...
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Meaning of BRMC's song's title (0.0770833333333333)

I've been wondering for a while about what could 0.0770833333333333 mean? It's a song by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, from Beat The Devil's Tattoo album. What I figured out so far is that 0....
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What is “Uma Thurman” in the Fall Out Boy song?

What is Uma Thurman? What does that phrase mean in the Fall Out Boy song? Is Uma Thurman a person? Is it a style of dancing?
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Why are pianists included in The Carnival of the Animals?

In Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals*, the 11th section is entitled Pianists. This may sound like a silly question, but why are pianists included as part of animals? *(video with audio and sheet ...
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What is the meaning of the song “9-29-045” by Green Carnation?

There is this beautiful song by Green Carnation called "9-29-045". I've listened to this song many many times, but I've always wondered what the title means. Does anybody know why they named it "9-29-...
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Is there symbolism in the word “train” that is particular to rock music culture?

I do not know much about music, but I keep noticing a strange pattern in rock song names and was wondering if there’s more to it. Many bands tend to have a song, and usually on the first album, ...
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The meaning of “Uptown Funk”

I have heard this new song titled Uptown Funk. I was interested in the line "Uptown funk you up". I tried Google Translate and did not get a meaningful translation. What does this line mean? And ...
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How did the song “Plush” by Stone Temple Pilots get its name?

I've always wondered how the song "Plush" got its name. The lyrics themselves don't contain the word "Plush" nor do the lyrics and music make me think "Plush" is an appropriate song title. So why is ...