Paul Weller PAULO HEWITT (Interview with PAUL WELLER) - Essay


(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Let's talk about your lyrics

I find it hard talking about lyrics. It's what it is and it's hard for me to explain lyrics sometimes, unless I can gauge someone's reactions on what they feel the lyrics are about. Sometimes people come up with their own explanations, on what the lyric is about, which is better than I started out to do….

[You] said that you're a lot happier these days. Any reason for that?

No. None that I can give you. I just think you've got to remain a little optimistic. On "Setting Sons" for instance. I think a lot of the lyrics are trying to face up to things and I didn't see any kind of solutions at all. But this year I'm...

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