- People who pay more attention to the lyrics.
- People who pay more attention to the music.*
But I know people for whom lyrics are first and foremost, who know exactly what a song is about after the first listen, who can recite every line from their childhood favorites, for whom the music is a means of transporting the all-important words.
Which type are you?
* Of course, it depends on the specifics. Some songs are intrinsically more lyric- or more music-centric.