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John Mayer Essay

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Through the use of many cords and melodies John Mayer composed an impactful song to the world that would draw people in to listen and take action. “Waiting on the world to change” since it was released in 2006 still to this day is widely recognized for its deep message Mayer was trying to deliver out to people. Just like “Waiting on the world to change” Mayer has many songs on his album that was released in 2006 “Continuum” that would rise up in the charts and make him the known artist he is today. John Mayer as a child was always very involved with music learned how to play several instruments by the inspiration of others. Mayer loved music, especially blues as can be heard from all his ...view middle of the document...

Through this song john Mayer is promoting a message to the youth him included to take action and stop waiting for people (the government) to make changes in this world for us. Meaning if we don't like the way any new law is set or we are waiting to get our voices heard we should stand up and speak out. “Now we see everything that's going wrong with the world and those who lead it we just feel like we don't have the means to rise above and beat it.” In this verse Mayer is challenging the listeners to make a change in our world instead of passing on the torch of responsibility to someone else and watch them make the change we should be the ones to do so. In this song Mayer constant use of repetition with the words “waiting, standing, [and] change” are all ways to promote to the listeners that we all are being lazy as a whole implying that one day we will be the future. “One day our generation will rule the population” one day we will be the governors, senators, mayors in these leading positions in order for us to achieve what we want and stood see the change we believe in we have to “[stop] waiting on the world to change” and be the change. As an artist people put you on a pedestal making you look perfect. But in this song John Mayer challenges the idea that he is not like everyone else when he is just like us. By repeating words...

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