Figurative language in songs
"Wake Me Up When September Ends" by Green Day
"as my memory rests
but never forgets what I lost"
"as my memory rests" is personification. The personification is a way for the writer express sadness for something he doesn't want to
"Valentine's Day" by Linkin Park
"And now the darkness over day
"And now the darkness over day" is a paradox. The writer is trying to tell the listener that he was happy, but something happened to darken his day.
"30 minutes" by T.a.t.u
"Casting shape, crying rain"
"crying rain" is a metaphor. The writer used this comparison of rain to crying to describe releasing mass amounts of that salty eye-cleaning liquid.