Compering Songs Date: June 11th 2013 By: Michelle Novak
This essay is going to compere two songs to determine if they have same theme, but different ways of expressing it. It will make you understand the songs better. The songs that were picked are “Knee Deep” by the Zac Brown Band, and “Life Is A Highway” by Rascal Flatts. These songs came to my mind because they are two of my favorite songs. “Knee Deep” is about escaping, the author broke up with his girlfriend and he’s trying to get her off his mind. He bought a boat and sailed away to his favorite beach thinking no one is going to miss him. The ocean and the drinks were the only way for his stress to go away. He never wants to leave the beach, but one way or another, he has to face reality once again. He completely forgot what made him stressed out because he was having too much fun. Knee Deep means no matter how stressed you are you can always find a place that you can forget about everything. This song is talking about getting rid of emotional stress. He can’t stay drunk forever or run away permanently from his worries. “Life Is A Highway” means that life is always moving forward and never stops even on its hardest days. Life is a journey and sometimes it will lead you in the wrong direction. When you experience stress or unhappiness you can always drive away to an ocean with a friend to forget about everything that happened. Life isn’t as easy as you might expect, sometimes the day doesn’t go how you planed it. You have to push through everything that life throws at you. The singer drives to a beach where he won’t hesitate anymore. Life is sort so, live like you mean it. “Life Is A Highway” and “Knee Deep” are both metaphors. Both songs talk about escaping to a beach so the person can forget about their stress in their life. In “Knee Deep” he’s escaping to a beach because...
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