Carving Meat Loaf
In honor of Meat Loaf‘s upcoming birthday on Sept. 27th (Happy Birthday Mr. Loaf!!!)…
Today I’d like to dissect his song “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad“.
It’s a great rock ballad from 1977. Packed with deep emotions and hidden meaning, it strikes a chord in me every time I hear it.
But what if we look at it from a few different perspectives:
- His viewpoint (he’s a romantic)
- Her viewpoint (he’s a jerk)
- Neutral viewpoint (psycho-logical)
Here’s how the song is seen in each of these cases: