H – The Heart Never Lies by McFly

A-Z Blog Challenge - The Heart Never Lies by McFly - Lauren Mayhew Author

The Heart Never Lies by McFly – 45 Plays – 78 ‘H’ Songs in Total

I know this song begins with ‘The’, but it’s not really a word, is it? I also really didn’t want my ‘T’ post to begin with ‘The’. The Heart Never Lies was released as an EP in 2008 rather than a single or an album track. I think this was around the time that I rediscovered McFly, and although I’d heard The Heart Never Lies previously, it wasn’t until a few years after its release that I listened to it properly. This was around the time that I downloaded every single song by McFly in the iTunes store. These included a version of Lola, with Busted, and their cover of Pinball Wizard by The Who. Both are very good, you should check them out.

I would consider The Heart Never Lies to be a power ballad. Feel free to disagree. It is a love song, but not the typical boyband kind of love song. The way that I interpret it is that it’s written about the friendships within the band, but they’ve made it look like they’re singing about a lover. Although it may not look like it at the moment, McFly are great friends, almost like brothers, I’d say. This song epitomises that friendship. The video can be found at the bottom of the blog. Continue reading

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Shuffle Play Questions

Shuffle Play Questions - Lauren Mayhew AuthorI’ve done one of these before, but I’m almost certain I cheated a little. There were either answers that made no sense at all, or I was embarrassed to admit to some of the music on my iPod. This time, I’m gonna do it properly!

Here are 20 questions that I’m answering with Shuffle Play on my iPod. Hopefully some of them work well enough to be amusing. I’m going to put the title of the song first, then the artist, then the album/ single that it’s from. Continue reading