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Songs about Belonging? (1 Viewer)

Mrs-Darcy

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Hey does anyone know some good songs about belonging? Am having trouble thinking of some. We are advised against modern kind of not-so-meaningful songs... Any suggestions would be much appreciated I am sure!
 

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Mrs-Darcy said:
Hey does anyone know some good songs about belonging? Am having trouble thinking of some. We are advised against modern kind of not-so-meaningful songs... Any suggestions would be much appreciated I am sure!
We Belong Together - Mariah Carey.

Really though, don't do it.

Generally songs aren't the strongest related texts one could have, but if it is something that you enjoy and believe you can extract the highest meaning from, then it's worth a try. And only you will know what song you will genuinely enjoy analysing.
 

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Where we belong - Steven Curtis Chapman

Don't Forget to Remember Me - Carrie Underwood

Front Porch Looking In - Lonestar

Where I Belong - Rachel Proctor

Blessed - Martina McBride

Songbird - Eva Cassidy

Home - Marc Broussard
 

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Unwanted - kill hannah
Loser - beck

Kill hannah is about not belonging
.. dont ask me about beck but it was kinda recomended 0_o
 

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"I Still Call Australia Home"

"We Are One/We Are Many"

yes, very patriotic i know. haha
 

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when you're gone-avril lavigne
hotel california- the eagles
the way i are- timbaland
jenny from the block- j lo
breakaway- kelly clarkson

well thats just a few i got off my english teacher...
 

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Numb-linkin park

Stupid girls-pink

Teenagers(scare the living sh*t out of me)-My chemical romance

American Idiot- Green Day

Somwhere i Belong- Linkin Park
 

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Wat about gotta be somebody by nickelback, or bohemian raphsody by queen.... :p

lol ninja....


Subjects HSC 09 (wen i finish)
English STD :angry:
MATHS GEN

Music 1

Food Technology

Biology :jaw:
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We Belong - Pat Benatar

Pretty darn good chorus, lyrics wise.
 

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cleaning out ma closet -eminem

doing that but not in my essay
 

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Mrs-Darcy said:
Hey does anyone know some good songs about belonging? Am having trouble thinking of some. We are advised against modern kind of not-so-meaningful songs... Any suggestions would be much appreciated I am sure!
'My Island Home' - Christine Anu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6b62JugmT8

The lyrics are simple but define a strong Aboriginal sense of belonging to the ancestral homeland
 

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REM have a song called "belong" it is pretty good for belonging as an abstract concept just rememer to think of the 'creatures' as being instruments that attempt to take away from an institutionalised way of thinking.
 

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The Room by The Living End, i'm using that for my assessment task that I have to do one of the quotes that I think has to do with belonging is "And if I lent my arms to you/Would you hold me and embrace me?/Or replace me?"

There is also Moment In The Sun by The Living End (yes I am obsessed with them and all the songs I suggest will probably be of theirs), the persona does not feel like they belong to a place and feels as though he has no reason to be there anymore. "This is our moment in the sun/This is our time to run/Because there's nothing left for us here/There's nothing left for us anymore/So please don't be concerned/If we never return/Because there's nothing left for us here/There's nothing left for us here anymore"

Prisoner Of Society also by The Living End deals with people not wanting to follow, not wanting to conform and generally rebelling against it. "Now we don't need no one to tell us what to do/Oh yes we're on our own and there is nothing you can do/So we don't need no one like you/To tell us what to do!/We now refer to the past in showing what we've done/A generation gap means our war is never won/The past is in your head/The future's in our hands!/Cause I'm a brat and I know everything/And I talk back cause I'm not listening to anything you say..."

Lol I know I rambled on but I hope I helped somebody:chainsaw::ninja:
 
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Song lyrics Artist Date Format Album / Producer/Company

‘Beautiful letdown, The’ Switchfoot 2003 Lyrics The Beautiful Letdown /produced by John Fields / Columbia Sony BMG
‘Englishman in New York’ Sting 1987 Lyrics Nothing like the Sun / A&M Records
‘From little things big things grow’ Carmody, Kevin & Kelly, Paul 1991 Lyrics Comedy (1991) / Mushroom Records
‘My island home’ Murray, Neil 1986 Lyrics Go Bush /performed by Warumpi Band / Parole Records
‘My island home’ Anu, Christine 1995 Lyrics Stylin’ up / Mushroom Records
‘My island home’ Tiddas 1998 Lyrics Radiance Soundtrack / produced by Alistair Jones
‘She’s leaving home’ McCartney, Paul & Lennon, John 1967 Lyrics Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band/ produced by George Martin / Parlophone Capitol
‘We belong’ Benatar, Pat 1985 Lyrics Best Shots (1989 )/ Capitol Records
‘Youth of the nation’ P.O.D. 2001 Lyrics Satellite / Atlantic Christian
‘Working class hero’ * explicit language Lennon, John 1970 Lyrics John Lennon /Plastic Ono Band / Capitol
‘Working class hero’ Lennon, John/ Greenday 1995 Lyrics Working Class Hero: A Tribute to John Lennon (Various artists) / Hollywood records

got it off from some site, never heard most of these songs :)

my suggestions:

Boston - Augustanna
Up Where We Belong - Joe Crocker & Jennifer Warren

I dunno, i havent read the syllabus though.

I wouldn't do songs a related texts though :S
 
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