Frozen Used The Same Genius Lyric Trick In 5 Different Songs

The Frozen franchise has reached unprecedented popularity ever since the release of the first film in 2013, with "Let It Go" still being referenced in current Disney movies, but Frozen actually used to same lyric trick in 5 different songs. The selling points of Frozen are too many to number, from its fun characters, unique setting, and heartwarming sibling dynamic. Undoubtedly, though, more appealing than all of these was its masterful soundtrack, encapsulating the true spirit of Disney music, and intricately woven throughout 5 of Frozen's songs was the same clever lyric rhyme.

Husband and wife duo Kristen-Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez penned the catchy songs of the hit animated film, blessing audiences with immediate Disney classics. Though the film was released nearly 10 years ago, its songs are still Disney staples, and still infringe on pop culture as a whole. Interestingly though, despite the apparent variety across the movie, the Lopez's used one clever trick in around half of the soundtrack.

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In five of the film's most prominent songs, the word ''anymore'' is rhymed with the word ''door''. In Anna and Elsa's opening song ''Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'' the lyrics read ''I never see you anymore, come out the door, it's like you've gone away'', and in the next song ''For The First time in Forever'' Anna sings ''The window is open, so's that door. I didn't know they did that anymore.'' Immediately after this, Hans and Anna sing ''Say goodbye to the pain of the past. We don't have to feel it anymore. Love is an open door'' in ''Love Is an Open Door''. Finally, in Frozen's most identifiable song, and the one which was actually intended to be her villain song, ''Let It Go'', Elsa sings ''Let it go, let it go, can't hold me back anymore. Let it go, let it go, turn away and slam the door.'' This line is also repeated in Demi Lovato's version of the song, marking 5 times that this lyric rhyme is used.

Whilst foremost being a clever rhyming trick interwoven throughout prominent songs, creating a successive flow of music, it also cements one of the movie's key themes. The central relationship, Elsa and Anna, is marked by the gap between them. The first song that involves them both is Anna pleading with Elsa to open the door and spend time with her. Elsa, scared of hurting her sister again, keeps the door closed and continues to grieve the loss of their parents. This core symbolism of closed doors in their relationship is cleverly continued into the film's song lyrics to demonstrate their separation throughout the narrative.

The immense popularity of Frozen over the past few years has meant that it can sometimes be unfairly labelled as overrated. Through this small exploration into the attention to detail of the film's song lyrics, it's immediately clear that isn't true. The film is now, deservedly, a Disney animated classic, which only gets more impressive the more it's analyzed.

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