Amy Winehouse Back To Black Analysis

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Betrayal is the breaking of confidence or trust in a relationship of any kind. It is also a common topic for artist to sing songs about. They can sing about being betrayed by a friend or a significant other, and it can even go as far as feeling betrayed by the entire world. The song that I chose for this assignment is “Back to Black” by Amy Winehouse. In this song Winehouse talks about how her ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil and how he betrayed her by leaving her and going back to his ex-girlfriend.
Amy Winehouse, a depressed alcoholic, met Blake Fielder-Civil, an addict to several hard drugs, in 2005. When they met Blake Fielder-Civil was already in a relationship. They immediately felt a connection though, so Fielder-Civil left his girlfriend for Winehouse. They were head over heels for each other. Only a couple of months after meeting Field-Civil, Winehouse got a tattoo on her chest that said “Blake’s”. They had an on and off relationship and at one point Fielder-Civil left Winehouse and went back to his ex-girlfriend. That is what inspired the song “Back to Black”. They eventually got back together thought and got married in 2007. The relationship wasn’t good for either of them though. Fielder-
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The song shows the emotional struggles that Blake Fielder-Civil causes Amy Winehouse to go through. He betrayed her and left her for his ex-girlfriend when he was the only thing keeping her together. He later came back into her life and she accepted him because she was so emotionally vulnerable. She truly loved him though and always went back to him. She found a man and said that she didn’t need Fielder-Civil, but as soon as that relationship ended she said in an interview that she wanted Fielder-Civil to move in with her and that she wouldn’t let him divorce her. The divorce was filed in July of 2009, and Winehouse died in 2011 so she there never was another relationship between

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