What are your favourite songs that contain lyrical dissonance?

Lyrical disonance is when a song's music, and lyrics go their separate ways. Or in other words, when the music sound happy and jumpy, but the lyrics are actually sad or depressing. Some songs are: The Beatles - Maxwell's Silver Hammer, Cee Lo Green - F*ck You, Johnny Cahs - Cocaine Blues and Warren Zevon - Excitable Boy.
So what are the best songs that you know, that contain lyrical dissonance?What are your favourite songs that contain lyrical dissonance??


Most Helpful Girl

  • Ursine Vulpine- Wicked Game
    V Bozeman- Go
    Boys 2 Girls- Pray It Goes Ok
    Train- Drops of Jupiter
    Rahsaan Patterson- Stop Breakinf My Heart
    Teddy Pendergrass- I Dont Love You
    Lipstick Gypsy- Infatuation
    Omarion- Icebox
    Hardwell- Birds Fly
    Angie Stone- Wish I didn't Miss You
    Linkin Park- Leave Out All the Rest
    Deon Young- Just Another Love Song
    Latimore- Lets Straighten it out
    Jazmine Sullivan- Let it Burn
    NSyNC- Tearin Up My Heart
    Otis Redding- Mr Pitiful
    Papa Roach- Scars
    Beyonce- Dont Hurt Yourself
    The Main Ingredient- Everybody Plays Fool
    Ciara- Never Ever
    Robin Thicke- Pretty Little Heart
    Nickelback- Never Gonna Be alone
    No Doubt- Cool
    21 Savage- No Heart
    Julia Michaels- Issues
    Mura Masa- Lovesick
    The Chainsmokers- Paris
    little Uzi Vert- The way Life goes
    Tupac- I Shed So Many Tears
    Two Feet- Go F Yourself
    Kiiara/Nightcore- Feels
    Harry- Sign of the Times
    LP- Lost on You
    Carolina Liar- Im Not Over


Most Helpful Guy

  • Bob Marley - Redemption Song
    Bruce Springsteen - Born In the USA... the music is rather light (esp with the synthesizer) but especially if you don't listen deeply to the lyrics it sounds like a super patriotic song instead of protest song
    The Clash - Rock the Casbah
    Woody Guthrie - This Land is Your Land... if you just listen to the first verse it sounds like some hippie let's be friends song but if you listen further it's full on propaganda


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  • Most songs by The Dillinger Escape Plan 😂 Chaos in the form of music.


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