It’s always good and fun to find songs with lyrics that slip through the radar, though they have catchy tunes to boot, and one such artist is Heather Small of the band M People and some of the work that they did and do.
For Heather Small and M People did a cover version of The Small Faces song Itchycoo Park, which I thought was a bit of strange song for them to do, especially when one truly listens to the lyrics.
Itchycoo Park – Small Faces
Itchycoo Park – M People
And then Heather Small and M People did Search For The Hero, which is a song about looking within, and is a song I’ve always enjoyed.
Search For The Hero
And of course when Heather Small went solo, she was asked to do a song for the 2012 London Olympics, which was Proud, and when one starts listening to the verses, they have nothing to do with the Olympics, but more of a conscious awakening.
And of course form the following short interview by Heather Small, you see M People liked to do songs that made people think.
Heather Small Interview (3 mins)
So there we have it, a song about drug use, going within and a conscious awakening, not normally songs that one would associate with the superficial pop scene, though like I’ve said, if one begins to read and listen to the lyrics properly and read between the lines, the true meaning of a song can come forth and be released into ones consciousness proper