Song Analysis Of Let It All Go By Rhodes And Birdy

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“Let it All Go” is a powerful and beautifully composed song, written by Rhodes and Birdy, and it was released in September 2015. Birdy found that writing with Rhodes was completely natural and she found the strength and fragility of Rhodes’ voice so compelling. I have found an extremely personal connection to this song, to the point where it drove me to tears. The duo wrote this song to send a message about being strong, whilst leaving the listeners with a question; “Does the pain of brokenness lead me astray, or am I strong enough to let it go?” When I initially listened to this song a few times, I decided to listen to the karaoke version, and I even went as far as learning the song on the piano for myself. There was something so compelling about this piece, and I couldn’t quite put my finger on it until I stripped it down to just the instrumental. In doing so, I learned that when it comes to music, you don’t necessarily need lyrics in order to give a song meaning. You could easily write out an entire story with just the instruments, and not have any words. The instrumental of this song alone gave me chills, and when playing it, I can feel the pain and the suffering that the writers went through in their …show more content…
In life, you come across an array of obstacles. Some large, some small. When there’s hardship, there’s no reason for me to think less of myself or bring myself down and break myself down. If I stay strong enough during the hard times, I can make it through to the end and let it all go, leaving everything behind in the past and just move on with my life. I think the main reason why this song made me cry and why it hit me so hard was because of how I can relate it to my past and everything I’ve gone through, and it made utterly thankful for being where I am now and how letting go of my past has assisted with me being here

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