Krangle, Jodi. A Muse’s Interview with Songwriter, Alan O’Day. The Muse’s Muse, n.d.
There is nothing like learning the facts about a certain work of art from the author, and the given source offers the pleasure in ample amount. In the interview, O’Day answers a number of questions concerning both his life and sources of inspiration; briefly mentioning Undercover Angel, the artist explains what stands behind the song.
O’Day, Alan. Alan O’Day. Utopia Artists, n.d.
As a rule, biographies are written log after the author’s death and by the least concerned people; thankfully, this is not the case with the source mentioned above. Written by Alan himself, the biography of the artist surely does not cover the entire life track, yet touches upon a number of peculiar aspects that would have definitely slipped the attention of a typical biography writer.
O’Day, Alan. Personal Thoughts & Pics. Alan O’Day, n.d.
Sharing his memories, ideas, and a couple of family pictures, the author allows the audience to see behind his stage image and understand the way he creates songs. Though leaving “Undercover Angel” out of the frame and focusing rather on the process of songs creation, “Personal Thoughts & Pics” makes it possible to peek into the world ay lives in and see what makes him create.
Seida, Linda. Alan O’Day. Biography. All Music, 2012.
A more detailed description of Day’s life, the biography written by Seida helps to take a more detailed look at the life of the artist and understand what events could have led him to writing “Undercover Angel” as well as dive deeper into the meaning the song is meant to convey. It is important that Seida, unlike the rest of the authors, focuses on such aspect as the relationships of O’Day and the recording company. Leaving the family and personal life issues aside, Seida offers what is really essential for evaluating O’Day’s work, i.e., the factual information.
Undercover Angel – Alan O’Day. Top One Hit Wonders, 2010.
The last, but definitely to the least, this short story is crucial to the given paper, because it sheds the light on the song itself. Unlike the rest of the sources, which describe mostly the author, leaving readers to guess what made him write the song and what its context is, the given source describes Undercover Angel in details, which helps to analyze the song.
Krangle, Jodi. A Muse’s Interview with Songwriter, Alan O’Day. The Muse’s Muse, n.d., http://www.musesmuse.com/int-alanoday.html.
O’Day, Alan. Alan O’Day. Utopia Artists, n.d., https://utopiaartists.com/.
O’Day, Alan. Personal Thoughts & Pics. Alan O’Day, n.d., http://www.alanoday.com/.
Seida, Linda. Alan O’Day. Biography. All Music, 2012, https://www.allmusic.com/artist/alan-oday-mn0000508449.
Undercover Angel – Alan O’Day. Top One Hit Wonders, 2010. Web.