[Music Monday] Taylor Swift – Mean

Because we all need a earworm to kickstart the week! Plus, Monday is the only day in the week that starts with M. I’ll try to post non-Kpop songs occasionally :P

The day I heard this song was the day I realised how back-dated my knowledge of English pop songs are. After that, I did try to catch up a little but I just gave up after awhile. One Direction who? I go by the rule that…If the song is popular enough, it will catch my attention. eventually. somehow. HAHAHA! Even for K-Pop, I am listening to selective songs from my favorites though listening to seoul.fm helps to increase the awareness.

ANYWAYS! Taylor Swift’s Mean! (:

I’ve always loved how her songs seem to strike a cord in me. From White Horse to Back to December. Her songs help to express things (like angst and pain) that I can’t express or put in words. I’m sure many people out there feels the same too (:

“Mean” is about….Karma ;p It’s a song to soothe those who have been bullied or have been told that, “You are useless!”. Oh! Just listen to the song. You’ll know what I mean (:

Favorite part of the song!

Someday, I’ll be living in a big old city,
And all you’re ever gonna be is mean.
Someday, I’ll be big enough so you can’t hit me,
And all you’re ever gonna be is mean.
Why you gotta be so mean?


I bet you got pushed around,
Somebody made you cold,
But the cycle ends right now,
You can’t lead me down that road…

I blasted this song over and over again whenever Ms Big Bird nips on me or throw knives into my back. It helped me stay saint and cope with things. Not only that, this song just makes me feel slightly better whenever I am down (:

So yup! Enjoy the song! Hopefully it can cheer you up and out of the Monday Blues!


[Music Monday] Taylor Swift – White Horse

Because we all need a earworm to kickstart the week! Plus, Monday is the only day in the week that starts with M. I’ll try to post non-Kpop songs occasionally :P

Was thinking of what to write this week. Tempted to put in another K-Pop song but well…I realised I have a better song! (:

I love Taylor Swift’s songs (: The lyrics are always good! Sometimes even soothing for the soul.

“White Horse” is a single off her album, “Fearless” back in 2008. It helped me got through a really tough period in 2009. I remember playing that song everyday, non-stop. On my way to work, on my way back home. Anywhere, everywhere.

The song is basically about a break-up and how you realised that everything you love about that person is actually a lie, an illusion. Basically, waking up from a fairytale. Anyone who has been lied to, who has forgiven a significant other before will find that this song is super easy to relate to.

To quote Taylor Swift, “To me, ‘White Horse’ is about what, in my opinion, is the most heart-breaking part of a break-up – that moment when you realize that all the dreams you had, all those visions you had of being with this person, all that disappears.”

Have a listen-

Favorite part of the lryics –

Say you’re sorry
That face of an angel comes out just when you need it to
As I paced back and forth all this time
‘Cause I honestly believed in you

Holding on, the days drag on
Stupid girl, I should have known
I should have known

So yup! I’m not a huge Taylor Swift fans but some of her songs are just therapeutic. One more coming up next week! Well, either her or Simple Plan. Will see (:

Have a great week, everyone!