06 Song: Happy Sad Songs

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In this episode of Heard This? we take a closer look at some popular songs which, on the surface, seem to be happy and upbeat but upon further exploration, actually have much darker meanings and inspirations. 
 
Music: Sly – Bryant Lowry (obtained from Podcastle) 
Episode Sources: 
https://popcrush.com/songs-sound-happy-dark-lyrics/
https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858803622/
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/2x12bf/reddit_whats_a_happy_sounding_song_that_is/
https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2021/05/05/outkast-hey-ya-meaning/
https://www.songfacts.com/facts/nena/99-luftballons#:~:text=The%2099%20balloons%20represent%20the,and%20lets%20it%20go.%20%3E%3E
https://www.songfacts.com/facts/mia/paper-planes
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2021/oct/13/rolling-stones-drop-insensitive-brown-sugar-from-us-tour-setlist
https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/rolling-stones-brown-sugar-racist-reality/
https://www.songfacts.com/facts/foster-the-people/pumped-up-kicks
https://www.azquotes.com/quotes/topics/sadness.html

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