Top Five Educational Songs – #EducationalSongs

Songs are magical. Well, not literally, that would be awesome. For argument’s sake though, let’s just say they are. That makes this post the Hogwarts of the music world, the place where you can learn things by listening to, and if you really want to, learning songs.

These are my Top Five Educational Songs.

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Top 5 Great Old Songs That Guy Found Thanks To Modern Media

The thing about films, tv shows and music is that they go together, hand in hand, like jam and cream on scone at afternoon tea. Too British for you? How about bacon and maple syrup? Too Canadian for you? How about Beevis and Butthead? Too American for you? Get over it.

Now that’s over, we can’t deny that there are times where films and TV will use songs from yesteryear – sometimes because that’s when it’s set, or sometimes because that particular period of time matters to someone important. In this opinion piece, we look at the Top 5 Great Old Songs That Guy Found Thanks To Modern Media.

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Happy Birthday TGTRS

Seven years. It has been seven long years since TGTRS was formed. Well, that’s not strictly true. We were actually formed seven years and one day ago, but today marks the 7th anniversary of our first review, Portal 2, which we also covered here, and here, so apparently that’s been done to death…

Point is, we’re older now, we’re wiser now, and we’re a whole year older than we were this time last year. It’s been a busy seven years, and a bumpy seven years. Whilst we’ve not always been here, we’ve always been here.

So here’s to the last seven years, as glorious and varied as they have been, and here’s to the next seven years, as great as we hope they’ll be!

That Guy

Top Ten #GuiltyPleasure Songs

Ah, guilty pleasures. We’ve all got them. Whether it’s that really creamy cake that the local baker makes, that film that you watch even though your friends think it’s weird that you like it, or that song that you love, even though you know that if anyone knew that you sing along to it when you’re alone, they’ll take the piss out of you… We’ve all got them. As part of our community outreach initiative, which is being both hastily made-up and called The Shared Opinion Initiative, I’m going to tell you all about my Top Ten Guilty Pleasure Songs. When it’s all over, why don’t you participate in The Shared Opinion Initiative and tell us some of your guilty pleasure songs?

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Top Ten Songs With Great Buildups

Now, I love music. I do. Truly, madly, deeply. The reason I love music is because it has this wonderful way of transporting a person, sort of like reading a book does, but to a previous time in life when that song, or those songs, meant something. Music is a powerful thing.

One thing I like in music is a good buildup – it gradually becoming more and more… oomph, before a big release. So, without further ado, here are my Top 10 Songs With Great Buildups.

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