Cleverness can be demonstrated through the use of acrobatic word play, or through the specific ways someone might pair music and lyrics. We see it at work in the profound musings of writers who are introspective and empathetic.In the newest episode of Themes and Variation, the panelists discuss songs they feel exemplify the word “clever.” In addition to my colleague and frequent co-host, Mahea Lee, I’m joined by Chris Lindsey, a Grammy-Nominated songwriter and extremely insightful individual who hosts the Pitch List podcast.Themes and Variation is presented by Soundfly, a music education website changing the way we build our creative skills :Check out all of our courses including Intro to Music Production in Ableton Live, here.Subscribe to all of our courses here and use the discount code THEMES to take 20% off!Sign up to work one-on-one with one of our incredible mentors here.We want to hear the songs you think are incredibly clever! Add them to the community playlist for this episode.Have questions or comments? Want to suggest a theme for a future episode? drop us a line at email@example.com!