)  Maroon 5 nearly had a breakdown with so much pressure from their label to write more songs, thus resulting in “Harder to Breathe.”


)  Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” was actually about bisexuality.


)  Bonnie Tyler’s classic “Total Eclipse of the Heart” was actually a song about vampires and the mysterious beauty they possess.


)  Pumped Up Kicks by Foster the People was written to describe what it’s like inside the mind of a psychotic young individual and the need to raise awareness about gun violence.


)  Green Day’s Billy Joe Armstrong wrote “Wake Me Up When September Ends” in honor of his father, whom he never really got to know, since he died not soon after he was born.


)  The Police’s Sting wrote “Every Breath You Take” with regard to possessive stalking over a girl that a guy likes or was heartbroken by.