Madness 1993

Songs to Learn English – The Past Perfect

How can songs help you learn English? Read this blog post!

Click on the title of each song below to view the video


Odorono by The Who

Released by the British rock band in 1967

Theme: Attempted Seduction/ deodorant


Goodbye My Lover by James Blunt

Released in 2004, pop music.

Theme: Lost love


My Girl by Madness

Released in 1979 by the British ska band.


Expressions: ‘We’d got it straight’ (understood each other).


Last Kiss by Pearl Jam

Released in 1999 by the American alternative rock band.

Theme: Car Accident / Death

Expressions ‘to swerve’


Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream by Simon and Garfunkel

Released in 1964 by the American folk duo

Theme: Peace