Bruno Mars songs always have the hallmark through the strength of its lyrics. Each musician must have own story and source of inspiration in creating song as well as Bruno Mars. He always has a personal story behind his songs. Because of this factor, every his song always dominate the charts in the world. This is probably because the songs that created from real experiences more impress in the hearts of the music lovers. In addition, the feels that want to show by Bruno Mars are dark, heartbreak yet romantic. It can hypnotize anyone who listens to the song. The first song that becomes the success debut of Bruno Mars after collaborating with B.O.B on “Nothing on you” is “Just the Way You Are” for the Doo-wops & Hooligans album.
“Just the Way You Are” is one of the Bruno Mars songs that have very romantic lyrics. It is inspired by many women who unconfident with herself. Bruno Mars wants to convey to all women in the world that they are quite pretty to just be themselves. If a man has really fallen in love with woman, she will always look beautiful in his eyes no matter what happens. So ladies, are you still doubt about the beauty within you? This song is success to electrify the music world and be the biggest-selling single in 2010. In fact, it is one of the most inspiring songs around the world.
The next popular Bruno Mars songs in recent years are “It Will Rain” that released in 2011. In several interviews, Bruno Mars states that actually this song has been made a long time but never finished. When he is asked to fill the soundtrack of Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1, he finally uses this song for the film. Bruno admits that he has to watch first some scenes of the film to get the inspiration. The most touching is the wedding scene. It makes him feel that the male character really loves his girl and will never be able to lose her. Bruno Mars songs are very successful to bring the atmosphere of broken heart into the film.
However, success always comes along with controversy. There are some of the lyrics in “It Will Rain” that a matter of controversy. One is in the lyrics “there’s no religion that could save me”. This rises as a controversy that Bruno Mars seemed to campaigning the atheism movement. Some religious fanatics do not agree with the lyrics because they think that Bruno Mars put woman above everything, including with God. However, some others prefer to see the lyrics as such an expression of depression of someone that facing the dark side of love. The next song is “Lock Out of Heaven”. Bruno Mars clearly admits that the song is inspired from his favorite actress, Halle Berry. For him this is just a spontaneous reaction to express his admiration for the woman. Since there are a lot of very inspiring Bruno Mars songs, he is crowned as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.