Halo Song Analysis Essay

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“Halo” by Beyonce Knowles I choose to analyze the song “Halo” by Beyonce Knowles. I really like this song because it has a very catchy chorus and Beyonce does an amazing job singing it. Out of all the songs I listen to this song stands out because it has a pretty unique instrumental and lyrics. Another reason why I picked this song was because I admire Beyonce because is a very strong and independent person. Some other songs I like by Beyonce are 7/11, Partition, Irreplaceable and many more. Overall, I choose the song “Halo” by Beyonce because it is catchy, has a unique instrumental and lyrics and Beyonce does an amazing job singing it. The deeper meaning of the song halo is that Beyonce was hurt by someone in the past and since she doesn't want to be hurt by someone again she puts walls around her heart to make her less vulnerable. But then someone treats her with respect and before she realizes it she is falling in love and letting her walls down. Lines of the…show more content…
The instrumental music reinforces the meaning of the song because in the beginning when she talks about the walls she built and how they were tumbling down the song was slow and serious. Then when she started singing about her halo being her “saving grace” the song became very upbeat and happy. The music does affect the overall tone of the song because her voice stays pretty monotone but as the music speeds up or slows down it helps me understand how she was feeling. The instrumental is very intense and makes it seem like Beyonce feels very strong about what she is singing. In the song instruments like the drums, piaono, amd kyboard are played. Theese instruments were choosen to give a good beat. THe drums are constantly playing in the backround in a clapping like beat. The piano plays toward the end when Beyonce sings the word “Halo” slowly, this makes that song seem very dramatic. Lastly, the keyboard makes the song seem more
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