‘Stand Out, Fit In’- The Controversy of Contradictions

An important post in really listening to and liking our True Self.

AKARUI LIFESTYLE

If you’ve heard of ONE OK ROCK then this blog’s title may be ringing a few bells for you. If not, then you’re like me before I went to Japan and learned of the bilingual lyrical genius of Moriuchi Takahiro. I came to love this band for multiple reasons. Their pop-punk music nostalgia-whacked me back to hours spent in front of Kerrang! music videos; their mixing of Japanese and English gave me hope for language learning and their lyric and music style combined to make the listening experience consistently inspiring. The first song that I listened to was Stand Out, Fit In – where society’s (and our own) judgy tendencies are brought to light in how they impact other people. Have a listen and let me know what you think!

I wanted to use some of the lyrics from this song as a structure to break down some of the…

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