Ah, it’s time for a truly deep question: What makes a song a song? Plenty it turns out, and each and every song has its own unique characteristics. Some songs are exclamatory – assertive in title and equally assertive in substance. Some are jubilant, bursting with the exuberance of sharing “joy to the world” and earning a permanent spot in listener’s hearts. Others ask questions in their title and within their lyrics.
So are songs that ask questions questionable themselves? They could be, but ultimately the songs in question simply inquire, sometimes so inquisitively that a series of questions are used. Redundant right? Unsurprisingly, there have been a number of songs written in 2015 that pose a question. Here are 14 notable ones.