Reading the lyrics before hearing the music

What if we read lyrics before hearing the song? You have no idea what the music will sound like. Or even the genre. All you have are the lyrics in words.

Some songs might sound more poetic than their audio/music version. Some other songs’ lyrics would certainly sound really lame when you just read it with no music background.

I thought about this while listening to my “Discover Weekly” playlist on Spotify. A song came up with the title “Fumbling Over Words That Rhyme” by Edan. The title sounds really awesome. The lyrics I couldn’t really get into. I couldn’t really get into the music of the song either.

But anyhow, reading the lyrics before hearing the song must be a bit like reading movie scripts before seeing the movie.

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