Pop-Lyrik

Wie die Geschichten hinter der Musik uns begeistern

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Eric Pfeil

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Warum Songtexte die bessere Lyrik sind – und wie Morrissey, Udo Lindenberg und Co. ihre Lieder schreiben: Ein Popkritiker gibt Auskunft.

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Ein Kölner namens Wolfgang Niedecken

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Unbehauenheit und Albernheit von Poptexten

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Lloyd Cole, Paddy McAloon und Morrissey

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Geschichtenerzähler wie Newman oder Springsteen

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Mein wohl liebstes Dylan-Couplet stammt aus "Visions Of Johanna": "See the primitive wallflower freeze / When the jelly faced women all sneeze / Hear the one with the mustache say / ,Jeeze, I can't find my knees'".

Die schönsten deutschen Texte bei der Band Erdmöbel

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Songschreiber – beeinflusst von klassischer Dichtkunst

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