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Songs to Learn English – The Past Perfect

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


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