Happy Tuesday! This week the folks at The Broke and the Bookish have put together a really unique Top Ten Tuesday theme: mixing music and books. I’ve decided to go with one of the suggestions they offered that I thought sounded really interesting: the Top Ten Songs I Wish Were Books. These are mainly songs that I would like to know the story behind– in bookish form, of course!
This song makes my heart melt every time I hear it. It’s so adorable and I would love to know the story behind the couple in the song. If the writing reflected the lyrics, I know it would be gorgeous!
Whenever I listen to this song, I always wonder: Why Portugal? Did someone in the band actually meet someone in while in Portugal? Did they use it just because it goes well with the song? I NEED TO KNOW.
3. You Belong With Me – Taylor Swift
I’ve always loved this song because I think that we can all relate to it at some level. This song applies to a countless number of stories, both real and fictional, yet I think it’s a timeless theme that will continue to be written about nevertheless.
This song has been one of my all-time favorite songs for YEARS. It is one of the most down-to-earth, heartfelt songs I have ever heard, and I would love to read a love story as beautiful as the one told within these lyrics.
It sounds like 1985 was an amazing year for the singer of this song! I’d love to know why that specific year was so incredible, and– you guessed it!– a book would be a perfect way to explain it.
Again, whenever I listen to this song I always have one question in mine: What is it time to begin? WHAT ARE WE BEGINNING? I feel like this could go in numerous different directions, and it’s just a story waiting to be written!
This song is already almost like a story in the way that this incredibly talented duo converses through the melody. Their feelings about each other seem to change (or at least become amplified) by the end of the song, and it just begs the question: What happened between them?
This song is sort of told in the form of a story, with the singer looking back on his relationship and realizing that he took it for granted. What happened to make him realize that? Where is he now? STORY TIME, PEOPLE.
Am I the only one wondering what happened with Stacy and her mother? This story is begging to be written– it’s been far too long in the making! We need to know about Stacy’s mom ASAP!!
“My house in Budapest, my golden treasure chest…” The guy in this song is incredibly wealthy, yet he’s willing to give it all up for the one he loves. I’d love to read about their relationship and what makes it so special.
What songs do you wish were books? What do you think of the songs on my list? Let me know in the comments section below!