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Any you thought 'Losing My Religion' was about Michael Stipe's struggle with the church, did you?

Developer description is a social platform where music lovers can interpret and share their thoughts on the ... More

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Published 2 Oct 2016

Are you one of those people who still can't help singing that 'it's a long way to the shop if you want a sausage roll' whenever you hear that AC/DC classic? Or maybe you're the one that sings "all the lonely Starbucks lovers" in your head whenever you listen to Taylor Swift's "Blank Space." Let's face it, you have little chance of discerning what a song is actually about if you can't even get the lyrics right. When you talk to songwriters - and I've talked to a lot over the years - they rarely give you any insight into what their songs are actually about anyway. In fact, they will often say that a song is how the listener interprets it personally.

Some songs like Abba's "Gimme Gimme Gimme a Man after Midnight" or Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back (I Like Big Butts)" are fairly self explanatory but songs like REM's "Losing My Religion" or The Beatles' "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" have both been up for interpretation for years. Lyreka is a social and music app for Android and iOS where music lovers can share their lyrical thoughts and interpretations on both classic and trending music from all over the world. The thing is, music is an art form and Lyreka's passionate music fans are just as interested in how a song is perceived by fellow listeners as they are in the writer's vision for a...