This blog is a student run project to delve into Seventy Times 7 written by Jesse Lacey and sung by Brand New. The posts that follow will contain a textual and contextual analysis of the lyrics, the writer’s word choice, how the music emphasizes certain lyrics, and how those lyrics function in the world.
I am particularly interested in seeing what responses, memories and feelings these lyrics evoke in myself as I continue to peel back the layers of meaning. And less interested in interviews given by the artist on the lyrics, although I may include some of those later on in my project.
Later, this blog will also feature an analysis of the official music video associated with the song