More Metamusic

Meta-songs, or “songs about songs,” are songs whose lyrics talk about the song itself or the creative process of singing, composing, or performing music.

A few more self-referential songs:

Only a northern song

Only a northern song” by The Beatles from their “Yellow Submarine” movie, later album. The lyrics are pure meta-delight:

If you’re listening to this song
You may think the chords are going wrong
But they’re not
He just wrote it like that

When you’re listening late at night
You may think the band are not quite right
But they are, They just play it like that

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