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A heartfelt story? The whole production looks like some sort of nightmarish mash-up entitled Hip-Hop Goes Country! These three writers took an already established term from black street slang and put a country coat of paint on it to make it sell, and indeed it did.
The video reinforces this idea in what may be the worst way possible. Four Years Strong Where you can find me on the Internet, other than here. Rock music seems to have its own rules about authenticity, even though many popular rock bands collaborate with songwriters or buy songs outright.
Jamey Johnson and his crew were already inside, and according to this interviewwrote this song based on a night in a dance club. I try and make it clear I think most of the songs on the blog are good songs: I greatly prefer these songs with their imperfections over their destruction. The country music market has long been built on the success of appealing stars like Adkins singing tunes written by other people, much like the pop music industry.
The song itself is just barely a honky tonk song, dipping into disco and straight pop rhythms most of the time, and badonkadonk is slang that is completely removed from the setting in question. Adkins apparently loved it and picked it up as soon as he heard it. On GSBL, I comment on songs from the last 50 years that are lyrically sloppy or weak, or videos that are notably ridiculous.
A fun song? This begs the question, then, why Adkins or more accurately, writers Jamey Johnson, Dallas Davidson and Randy Houser felt the need to use badonkadonk, other than the obvious grade-school rhyme with honky tonk.
Jeremy April 15, Reflection criticismgoodsongsbadlyricsmediamusic. I urge you to explore the wide variety of definitions available on Urban Dictionary for the word.
Or a chance to score on a silly rhyme with a silly word with a white audience by taking all the black out of it? Heard what though, exactly? That said, I do know what a cash-in looks like when I see it.
But sometimes, I run across songs where the lyrics or videos are so misguided that ceases to be my stance. At three minutes in, the tone changes and the video shifts into what I can only assume is parody.
You write songs that make money for other people, you eventually get your own recording contract. Save my name,and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This smacks of the director desperately throwing everything in pop culture against the wall hoping something will stick.