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Self-Descriptive Song Titles

I totally enjoyed the recent essay by Chris Molanphy (a friend of Rule Forty-Two) about Taylor Swift’s “Blank Spaces,” part of his excellent ongoing series for Slate on the songs that top the pop charts. This sentence jumped out at me: It’s rare that a chart-topping hit’s title actually alludes to what the song itself […]

posted 4 December 2014 in Links. 3 comments