Interviews

To Kill A King explain lyrics from Cannibals With Cutlery

Three fifths of British folk rock band To Kill A King sat down with Decoda to explain the meanings behind the lyrics from their debut album, Cannibal… Read more

28th Aug 2014
Faded Paper Figures on life, death and other lyrical inspirations behind fourth album, Relics

Being one of the biggest lyric sites on the Internet, Decoda is all too aware that for a great number of bands and artists, the art of the English la… Read more

20th Aug 2014
Peppermint Heaven reveal meaning behind hit single “Plenty of Time” and more

Peppermint Heaven may hail from the gold and glistening coasts of LA, but the Echo Park duo’s influences are firmly rooted in the UK. Tears for… Read more

6th Aug 2014
New UK rapper Eyeden breaks down debut single Money Memories

18-year old UK rapper Eyeden is set to release his debut EP Eyedentity this summer. The young recording artist from Coventry prides himself on his cr… Read more

7th Jul 2014
Sleep Thieves reveal the meanings behind lyrics from their debut album 'You Want the Night'

Having already shared the stage with the likes of MS MR, Austra and Saint Etienne, and been championed by music blogs such as NYLON, Pigeons & Pl… Read more

30th Jun 2014
Kimberly Anne decodes lyrics from Hard As Hello EP, discussing love, sex and rejection

Hailing from South London and having performed alongside the likes of John Newman, Jake Bugg and Bipolar Sunshine, Kimberly Anne delivers her new sin… Read more

28th May 2014
Finland's Suvi talks about writing process and meaning of new single Find You

Singer-songwriter Suvi Richter, known simply as Suvi, first rose to fame last year after reaching the Top 10 on Hype Machine with her single Bleeding… Read more

9th May 2014
Blizzard discusses his Grime transition in EP lyrics breakdown

It's been over two years since Bradley Green, AKA Blizzard, was catapulted to Internet-stardom when his battle rap with ex-English teacher Mark … Read more

2nd May 2014
Hey Vanity reveal the meanings behind their lyrics, from religion to band break-ups

Having toured with the likes of Mallory Knox and Don Broco last year, which saw the release of their EP Bleed, Breathe, Grow, Essex four-piece Hey Va… Read more

16th Apr 2014
Splurgeboys break down all their Grime hits, from current to classics

South London Grime outfit Splurgeboys exclusively break down lyrics to all their underground hits, from Channel U classics such as 'Scuse Me and… Read more

11th Apr 2014
Withered Hand decodes lyrics from ‘New Gods’ and beyond

To celebrate the release of his highly-anticipated sophomore album New Gods, Decoda recently caught up with Scottish troubadour Withered Hand to disc… Read more

4th Apr 2014
Equals reveal the meanings behind songs from their debut EP

Electronic soul duo Equals deliver a beautiful collection of soundscapes on their debut EP, Single Soul, and Decoda was lucky enough to catch up with… Read more

1st Apr 2014
T.W.i.N.S break down new EP lyrics, from Boris Johnson to oral gonorrhea

After the success of their single Found a Flat, which premiered on BBC 6 Music and earned them a feature in The Indpendent’s ‘Ones to Wat… Read more

28th Mar 2014
Biting Elbows decode ‘The Stampede’, ‘Bad Motherfucker’ and more

Biting Elbows first exploded on to the blogosphere in September 2011, when the formidable Russian punk band uploaded the video for their single The S… Read more

18th Mar 2014
Fem Fel decodes lyrics from his Left of Centre EP

Decoda caught up with British rapper Fem Fel in London to talk about the meanings behind lyrics from his new EP Left of Centre, out now on iTunes. T… Read more

26th Feb 2014
Heidi Howe explains lyrics from album 'Be Good'

The minute you hear the irresistible twang of Heidi Howe’s all-American vocal, it makes complete sense that throughout the course of her career… Read more

17th Feb 2014
Jason Garriotte of Chords of Truth dives into the deep meanings behind his debut EP

Singer-songwriter Jason Garriotte gives us detailed explanations behind the meanings of songs from the debut EP of his Chords of Truth project. Read more

12th Dec 2013
Frank Hamilton reveals song meanings from #onesongaweek

Frank Hamilton took time out to decode lyrics from last years epic effort of #Onesongaweek exclusively for Decoda. Starting off last year with a mis… Read more

9th Dec 2013
Majestic decodes ‘Creeping In The Dark’ lyrics and more

Fresh from the success of this summers anthem Creeping In The Dark, we sat down with Majestic to get lyrical breakdowns and background behind some of… Read more

5th Dec 2013
Rascals breakdown lyrics from new album Class 90

A year after their mixtape The Launch Vol. 2 dropped, and after receiving rave reviews from the likes of Pop Justice for their Professor Green collab… Read more

29th Nov 2013
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