‘Stop for a Minute’ by Keane ft K’naan: A Muslim Perspective

“Stop For A Minute” by Keane featuring K’naan is a song about the sobering realisation that a life deluded by the addictions of the Duniya (the materialstic illusions of this world) will leave you bereft of one’s soul. There is a confused mix of emotions. No solutions are offerred.

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‘Stop for a Minute’ by Keane ft K’naan: A Muslim Perspective

“Handmade Heaven” by Marina: A Muslim Perspective

This track is subtle – but a grower. It is at once haunting and melacholic depsite an apparently ‘happy’ notion that is being celebrated. The irony is not lost on the wise…

This track is a sister-track to Marina’s, ‘To be Human’; this can be detected by a) the theme covered and b) the tone, where the style mimics to a significant extent, as though possessing the chilling echoes of the other song. I’d suggest the tragedy in the narrative is actually one and the same: we are the the reason for our own downfall.

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“Handmade Heaven” by Marina: A Muslim Perspective