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Life Affirming Pop Ballad


(permanent link) added: 2011-03-18 23:02:06 sponsor: DragonQuestZ (last reply: 2012-03-04 16:41:09)

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Any ballad style pop song where the lyrics are meant to be uplifting and heartwarming, although some consider them schmaltzy.

Now despite the association of the term "ballad" with being a slow song, as the link above shows, that is not the actual definition of a ballad. Several types of songs can do.

This was especially popular in The Eighties, and The Nineties to a lesser extent, as a Thematic Theme Tune, especially for sitcoms.

Examples (Rolling Updates):

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