Even though some feminist ideology has gone mainstream it is important to remember the counterculture history. The bands may have broken up, the musicians faded into obscurity, but the message of their music remains and proves that feminism wasn’t just another musical trend, but an outlet for female artists, and an inspiration for future women.
21 years later, Tori Amos’ epic album “Boys for Pele” remains as relevant as ever. An 18-song cycle through which Amos examines love and religion in a world dominated by patriarchal norms, “Boys for Pele” uses the feminine as a weapon excision against misogyny and sexism.
In our Tunesday series, we will highlight a musician, song, or album that is currently making us smile, reflect or wonder. This week, we will focus on the French artist Christine and The Queens and her song “iT”.
Drawing the line between two very different debates on the singer’s “controversial” music video.
In the age of slut shaming, when women embrace their bodies they are often demonized by greater society. However, it is immensely important to overcome this stigma and become empowered by our desires because women are sexual beings, too.
If only it was as simple as waving a magic wand and the patriarchy would disappear.
Grab your pals, mimosas, and dancing shoes to get down to some BFF worshiping tunes.
Break out your Tamagotchi pets and plastic chocker necklaces while you groove to the angelic voices of Mariah, Whitney, and Shania (just to name a few!)
Sometimes it is perfectly okay to just be angry.
Always listen to some songs that will make you feel like the world is your own oyster.