commonly mistaken for being a shortened version of 'popular music', pop music is a term that
applies to songs which use a pretty formulaic verse chorus
bridge, verse chorus
as the standard.. a rock n' roll song that
hits it bigtime is still a rock song.. popular country tunes are still country tunes.. hip hop be hip hop. due to mass-corruption on many levels of humanity, pop's name has been spoiled--forever
linked to (but not limited to) the latest
studio manufactured product
pusher of the month.
#1: "did you watch conan
duder #2: "nah, too busy watchin'the music
#1: "those music
video's are nothing more than 3 1/2 minute commercials, played over and over until we know the words, associate that
it and buy the album."
duder #2: *singing latest madonna song in his head* "huh? whah? sorry, i wasn't listening."
#1: "record companys decide and let the music
channels and radio stations know what
the next hit single shall be. they can afford to do that
duder #2: "but kelly clarkson totally rocks!"
#1: "wrong. she will
shortly and forever erased from our memories."
duder #2: "who was on conan
#1: "broken social scene.. amazing band, proving that
the pop music
has room for growth, depth, and talent."
duder #2: "you gonna eat that
#1: "ugh.. take it." *hands over his sandwich*