Capital Cities, "Kangaroo Court" This song has been around for a few weeks, but this video takes it to a whole new level.
The song has been accused of reinforcing rape culture and the undermining of women.
The evil inclination is saying in this song, ‘I’m looked at as this bad guy, but you have power, you have control.
Old English sang "voice, song, art of singing; metrical composition adapted for singing, psalm, poem," from Proto-Germanic *sangwaz (cf. Old Norse söngr, Norwegian song, Swedish sång, Old Saxon, Danish, Old Frisian, Old High German, German sang, Middle Dutch sanc, Dutch zang, Gothic saggws), from PIE *songwh-o- "singing, song," from *sengwh- "to sing, make an incantation" (see sing (v.)).
Phrase for a song "for a trifle, for little or nothing" is from "All's Well" III.ii.9 (the identical image, por du son, is in Old French. With a song in (one's) heart "feeling joy" is first attested 1930 in Lorenz Hart's lyric. Song and dance as a form of vaudeville act is attested from 1872; figurative sense of "rigmarole" is from 1895.
Something or someone bedraggled, perhaps due to weather (1928+)Related Terms