Rolling in the Deep
“Rolling in the Deep” is a song by an English singer-songwriter Adele from Tottenham, North London, England, UK. Paul Epworth who is a British Music Producer, also wrote the song. He describes Adele’s song “Rolling in the Deep”, as a dark blues-y gospel disco tune. The song “Rolling in the Deep,” features martial beats, pounding keys and chanting back-up singers. This particular piece of music is called revenge song, in which the speaker/singer rages into a former boyfriend. The lyrics describe the emotions of a scorned lover, who is finally able to see the light, and despite regretful sentiments, realizes reconciliation is not an option. The song starts with a five second acoustic intro, and then the speaker/singer starts singing about “the scars of your love.” She begins proclaiming the rise of emotion that results in fantasies of revenge against a lover who has done her wrong. The chorus does not come until a minute into the song, which is late. By then it has built to a climax with a pre-chorus containing the back-up vocals “You’re gonna wish you never had met me” and “Tears are gonna fall.” There is no bridge, but the chorus shows up three times, accounting for almost half of the song. This so the listener can observer the songs message. So what does the phrase “Rolling in the Deep” mean? The speaker/singer describes it as an adaptation of a kind of slang; it is an expression of deep love. She may have thought he was Mr. Right but instead he was playing with her love, her heart. She thought they had a chance at a deeper love that would last. This song is about sorrow of love and anger about realizing that love is over and this lover “played me to the beat” but rejoicing in the fact that now he is suffering in the depths of himself “Rolling in the Deep” “you’re gonna wish you never had met me.” The speaker/character in the story is feeling enraged and confused about the relationship that she...
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