Jason Radford

Ellie Goulding – Lights

Song Review: Ellie Goulding – ‘Lights’

Electronic pop newcomer Ellie Goulding is quite a bright light on the music scene. “Lights,” from the album of the same name. is her proud successful single, and it’s full of fresh and wonderful words. Goulding’s […]

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Song Review: Pink – ‘Blow Me (One Last Kiss)’

Pink is back at it again, spitting naughty words and ruthlessly stomping over whatever vocal tracks were laid for her. And here we thought motherhood would’ve toned the blonde-haired rebel down a bit; her new tongue-in-cheek single […]

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Album Review: Justin Bieber – ‘Believe’

Just a few months ago, we weren’t ready to let go of the maturing Justin Bieber‘s shaggy locks and high-pitched vocal admirability. Now it seems there’s no turning back. It’s time to accept the swagged-out superstar […]

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Album Review: Hot Chip – ‘In Our Heads’

If fans are ready to face the fancy rhythmic wonder they’ve gotten used to from Hot Chip, then In Our Heads is awaiting their attack. At first, the tone may sound a bit more mellow than […]

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“Die In Your Arms” by Justin Bieber

The blogs are describing Justin Bieber‘s cutesy new single “Die In Your Arms” as a celebration of Jackson 5-sampling motown meets today’s glistening charm-pop. Fierce first single “Boyfriend” was spicy Timberlake and new “Die In Your […]

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“Springsteen” by Eric Church

There’s nostalgia in any classic song familiar to you. Perhaps “I Gotta Feeling” was playing when you played your first game of beer pong. Maybe “Waterfalls” was on repeat on the best summer of your […]

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“Blown Away” by Carrie Underwood

It’s too easy for us to say that we were blown away by Carrie Underwood‘s performance of “Blown Away” at the Billboard Music Awards last Sunday, but it’s also too true. In classic Underwood style, […]

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Versus: The Wanted – “Glad You Came”

Welcome to our new “Versus” feature, where two of our writers go head-to-head in discussion of the lyrical content of your favorite songs!   British-Irish boy band The Wanted reached commercial success early this year with […]

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‘Born and Raised’ by John Mayer

There’s no better way of describing the Born And Raised experience than “bittersweet.” There was a grief of the loss of old John Mayer, however youthful and reckless in his personal and music decision-making. Of course we’ll miss […]

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“Where Have You Been” by Rihanna

Firing out quickly from the camp of the fiery Barbadian beauty, “Where Have You Been” is the fifth single release from Rihanna‘s Talk That Talk record, and in true Rihanna style, it’s coming in hot. Back […]

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About Jason Radford

Jason is a Chicago-based art student and staff writer at SongLyrics. Originally from the Twin Cities, his published writing started with a St. Paul Pioneer Press story contest in the fifth grade and the rest was history.