How does a good pop song end? With a bang, right? As it turns out, explosive endings are kinda over. Songwriters are instead opting to end with a final dropout. Even the biggest pop anthems close with a quiet final moment. In this musical short, Nate, our resident musicologist, offers some theories as to why.
- Taylor Swift – Blank Space
- One Republic – Counting Stars
- One Direction – Kiss You
- Rihanna – Don’t Stop the Music
- Mozart – Symphony No.41 in C K.551 “Jupiter” 4. Motto Allegro
- Taylor Swift – Trouble
- Lady Gaga – Alejandro