This Indie Rock song, "Pumped up Kicks", was made by a popular rock band called 'Foster The People'. I really love the overall feel of the depressing song and the disturbing story within it. The quote I dearly love and will always remember is "He'll look around the room, he won't tell you his plan". It's a small mysterious quote, but it's speaks truth on so many volumes. Saying that people will have different thoughts and ideas since we are all not the same. And, we may have relationships with people of all kind no one knows who you really are and you don't know them. Which ties into the songs true meaning about school shootings.
The quote "There's no sunshine, there's no you and me, there's no good times, this impossible year", has a special spot as number two on the list. Firstly, because the rime is amazing, and the little thought that went into a big meaning. The entire song itself is about how the lyricists' year has been, and clearly it has been 'impossible'. And, what he means is that his year wasn't going so well. Feeling that the year couldn't end any faster, or that the year couldn't get any better, it leaves the singer in sorrows. Expressing is melancholy attitude in small increment sentences. I personally love this song, because I connect with the quote directly. Because, it makes me feel like this year could be better, and that it really does seem 'impossible' on my own terms.
"Guess I better wash my mouth out with soap." Is my favorite quote on the list but, it's not placed in first for a reason. This quote was written and incorporated into the song, 'Soap', by Melaine Martinez. The quote means to clean the mouth of things you ever tried to say, or have ever said. Like how children would have to hold soap in their mouth if they were to say things they weren't supposed to. It earned number three on this list because instead of saying it she creates a story to symbolize what she really has to say. And, every time she says something she doesn't want to admit or slip out, so she won't become vulnerable, she would wash her mouth with soap.
The song "The Diary of Jane", was made by the famous rock band Breaking Benjamin. This earned number four on the list for the little symbol it has and the large impact it gives from the song's story. It shares the feelings of the character trying to find his place in his lover's life who is named Jane. "Something's getting in the way something's just about to break I will try to find my place." Closely relates to the characters feelings and others. You may not fit all the time, while trying to find you place in anyone's life, or society in general. And, when he refers to 'The diary of Jane' he tries to find where he thinks Jane wanted him be so but, the character lover seemingly dosen't want him back.
The new album released earlier this year, "After Laughter", by Paramore, features this song called "Fake Happy". "Hey, if I smile with my teeth bet you believe me; If I smile with my teeth I think I believe me". This quote earned a spot on this list because, it's a really truthful and realistically relatable lyric. A great addition is the 80's inspired sounds that adds to the 'happy-go-lucky' feel of the song. Some people may put on a bright smile, but feel otherwise. And, if they smile enough they will start to think they are happy when no one is. The smile on anyone's face cannot be fully believable because no one knows how another truly feels unless told. And, the showing of teeth within a smile represents how happy a person should be. Unsure of how they feel on their own terms. It feels almost relieving that those who recognize it have a better chance of hiding what's really going on.