Dads are rad! That’s why for Father’s Day we made an AMP-friendly list of songs Ten Songs To Dedicate To Your Dad On Air For Father’s Day.
Whether it’s a song with a message for your father or a message your father might give to you, music does a fabulous job of expressing your feelings sans the sappy sentimentality of a Hallmark card.
10. “Firework”-[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Katy Perry[/lastfm]
When Katy Perry composed “Firework,” her message was going out to anyone who felt insecure or out of place i.e. everyone. Whenever we felt down on ourselves, our dads gave us a pep talk, telling us that we were special and one day we will understand just how great we are:
You don’t have to feel like a waste of space/You’re original, cannot be replaced/If you only knew what the future holds/After a hurricane comes a rainbow/Maybe your reason why all the doors are closed/So you could open one that leads you to the perfect road/Like a lightning bolt, your heart will blow/And when it’s time, you’ll know