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Popular Music: The Podcast

Apr 24, 2017

SOMEBODY ONCE TOLD ME that in this week's episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, Analise and Steven bring back the love for Smash Mouth's 1999 hit, "All Star." A + S ponder on what has made this song such an easy target of the 21st century (touching on the potent effect it has had on meme culture) and why the song’s...


Apr 17, 2017

In this week's episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, Analise and Steven delve into the seriously badass anthem that is “Bad Girls” by M.I.A. They talk about M.I.A.’s incredible back story, why she chose the iconic moniker, and how the activism of “Bad Girls” adds a unique and poignant perspective to the...


Apr 10, 2017

In this week's episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, Analise and Steven talk about why they REALLY REALLY like Carly Rae Jepsen's "I Really Like You" (don't worry, that happens a lot), addressing why she is so grossly underrated in the world of mainstream pop artists and how this song directly speaks to that joyfully...


Apr 3, 2017

In this week's vintage pop episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, Analise and Steven take on one of the most iconic ballads of the 60's: "Can't Help Falling In Love" by The King himself, Elvis Presley! We touch on the song's 18th century French roots and why everyone should just go watch Fools Rush In right now.
 
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