Names I’ve heard in song in the last few weeks:
- Alejandro, Fernando and Roberto in “Alejandro” (audio) by Lady Gaga.
- Isaiah, Charlotte, Dawn and Myfanwy in “The Rake’s Song” (video) by The Decemberists.
- Lavinia in “Lavinia” (video) by The Veils.
- Silvia in “Silvia” (video) by Miike Snow.
“The Rake’s Song” is notable because all of those names actually refer to babies. Despite the babies, it’s a dark little song. I think the lyricist must have read a lot of Edward Gorey as a kid.
Have you discovered any songs that feature names recently?