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Music has played an important role in the daily lives of people everywhere and perhaps the most influential music has come from British artists The Beatles faced a problem when John Lennon innocently stated that The Beatles were in fact more popular than Jesus In the song Fixing a Hole The Beatles sing about the problem with the media The song Creep by Radiohead deals with a personal problem It illustrates the writers frustration and inner turmoil with his life in a negative self-hating way The third song Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve is written in a way that explores the writers inability to change his life He sings a negative spin on life and has written this song as a reflection on how his life is not turning out the way he had hoped Writing music is a gift sometimes thought of as a therapeutic process and the varied styles of writing can be illustrated in three songs Fixing a Hole by The Beatles Creep by Radiohead and thirdly in Bittersweet Symphony by The VervePaul McCartney wrote Fixing a Hole in 1967 It was written in reflection to the problems the band was having that year with the bad press they received after John Lennons statement that The Beatles were more popular than Jesus In the first verse John sings about fixing a problem Im fixing a hole where the rain gets in and stops my mind from wandering This is an indication of the hopefulness that their problem could be fixed In the line the problem is symbolized as rain and the band as the shelter that can be fixed enabling future problems from getting in The band shows a positive outlook in their future in the line Im painting my room in a colorful way This line shows their ability to move on in their lives The colorful paint however would be an indication that The Beatles had no way to fully
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