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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2010, 07:07:24 AM »
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I can't get behind that!
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2010, 07:51:03 AM »
Lol.  Bill Shatner.  That was a fun start to this frigid day.  I'll probably download it and listen to this one way to many times over the next few days.
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2010, 10:31:37 AM »
Some of my favourite lyrics would probably be:

Gentle Giant - The Runaway

He is the runaway, Lie low the wanted man
Mask his elusive face, Soon he will getaway and free is his
future no more aimless time to spend
And evading, he's escaping
Four dirty walls and a bed in a cage his home no more.

Run in the underwood, Cover and hide the trail
Senses like sharpened sword, Guards for the shadow on his
tail.


Gentle Giant The Runaway / Experience live


Genesis - Suppers Ready

Walking across the sitting-room, I turn the television off.
Sitting beside you, I look into your eyes.
As the sound of motor cars fades in the night time,
I swear I saw your face change, it didn't seem quite right.
...And it's hello babe with your guardian eyes so blue
Hey my baby don't you know our love is true.

Coming closer with our eyes, a distance falls around our bodies.
Out in the garden, the moon seems very bright,
Six saintly shrouded men move across the lawn slowly.
The seventh walks in front with a cross held high in hand.
...And it's hello babe your supper's waiting for you.
Hey my baby, don't you know our love is true.

I've been so far from here,
Far from your warm arms.
It's good to feel you again,
It's been a long long time. Hasn't it?

I know a farmer who looks after the farm.
With water clear, he cares for all his harvest.
I know a fireman who looks after the fire.

Can't you see he's fooled you all.
Yes, he's here again, can't you see he's fooled you all.
Share his peace,
Sign the lease.
He's a supersonic scientist,
He's the guaranteed eternal sanctuary man.
Look, look into my mouth he cries,
And all the children lost down many paths,
I bet my life you'll walk inside
Hand in hand,
gland in gland
With a spoonful of miracle,
He's the guaranteed eternal sanctuary.
We will rock you, rock you little snake,
We will keep you snugg and warm


Genesis - Supper's Ready, Bataclan - Six Hours Live

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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2010, 10:46:39 PM »
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2010, 06:30:38 PM »
I love the way Brandon Boyd describes what he is seeing in this song.
Although this version could have done without the same 6 pictures being repeatedly thrown at you.

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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #20 on: March 02, 2011, 08:12:10 PM »
I like the first verse to this song:

My head is stuck in the clouds
She begs me to come down
Says "Boy quit foolin' around"
I told her "I love the view from up here
Warm sun and wind in my ear
We'll watch the world from above
As it turns to the rhythm of love"
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2011, 07:52:24 PM »
Heard this on the way home.
It's my favorite van halen/hagar song.

Don't wanna wait 'til tomorrow
Why put it off another day?
One by one, little problems
Build up, and stand in our way. Oh

One step ahead, one step behind it
Now ya gotta run to get even
Make future plans I'll dream about yesterday, hey!
Come on turn, turn this thing around

(Right now) Hey! It's your tomorrow
(Right now) Come on, it's everything
(Right now) Catch your magic moment
Do it right here and now
It means everything

Miss a beat, you lose a rhythm
An nothin' falls into place. No!
Only missed by a fraction
Slipped a little off your pace. Oh!

The more things you get, the more you want
Just trade in one for another
Workin' so hard to make it easy
Whoa, got to turn. Come on, turn this thing around

(Right now) Hey, it's your tomorrow
(Right now) Come on, it's everything
(Right now) catch that magic moment
Do it right here and now
It means everything

Said a lie to me
Right now
What are ya waitin' for? Oh! Yeah!
Right now

(Guitar Solo)  <--Eddy wails!

(Right now) Hey! It's your tomorrow
(Right now) Come on, it's everything
(Right now) Catch that magic moment
And do it right, right now (Right now)
Oh, right now!

It's what's happening
Right here and now
Right now, it's right now
Oh!
Tell me, what are ya waitin' for?
Turn this thing around
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2011, 03:35:08 AM »


Memory Serves by Interpol:
This song sparks a strong emotional response out of me. These lyrics describe the story of what once was and is felt still. It takes me right back to the woman that I absolutely adore, and wish it would have ended differently. Maybe I should stop listening to this song...

The last part:
"You don't have to say that you'd love to
But baby please that you'd want to...
Someday


Damn, it's good.

Memory Serves by Interpol:


It would be so nice to take you
I only ever try to make you smile
No matter what we're gonna keep you occupied
But only at your place
Only at your place

It would be no price to pay
I only ever lie to make you smile
All kinds of dust are gonna keep me satisfied
But only at your place
Only at your place

Tonight a special memory serves me
And I'll wait to find the wrong way
Tonight a special memory serves me
And I'll wait to find

It's over
It's over
I feel like, the feeling is like
It's over

Why is it so hard to stay away?

Tonight a special memory serves me
And I'll wait to find that I'm gray
Tonight is special
I only memorize those things I deny
And I forget why it'll sing
Seize the day

You don't have to say that you'd love to
But baby please, that you'd want to
Someday

It would be no price to pay
We began this our way
It would be no price to pay

You don't have to say that you'd love to
But baby please, that you'd want to
Someday
You don't have to say that you'd love to
But baby please, that you'd want to
Someday
You don't have to say that you'd love to
But baby please, that you'd want to
Someday

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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #23 on: May 31, 2011, 05:08:32 PM »
The Fire (Tom Verlaine)

Storms all that summer, we lived in the wind
out in some room in the wind
Your hands they were folded, you knew no demands
My tongue, it clattered like tin
My eyes repeat, they take my seat
Your eyes they say you resigned from the heat
We leaned in the cold, holding our breath
watching the corners turn corners

Coins on the table, the cards in the air
the face at the window kept smiling
Storms all that winter, we stayed locked away
Waiting
Watching
Falling
End of the street, horizon retreats
You ran with it, I wish I could
Sleep is not sleep, my eyes repeat
You take the voltage that watches you weep
You caught the voice, I listen close
All I heard was the echoes

Praise emptiness, her rose-colored dress
her circling motions, praise emptiness
Everything scattered, nothing was missed
We took our house in the fire

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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #24 on: June 21, 2011, 03:23:50 AM »
For some reason, when I think of my favorite song lyrics, I always go back to "Monster Love" by Goldfrapp. It's a great song, but this one part jumps out at me most.

The pavement smell just after rain
The sun leaps out, it's clear again
I told you how I felt the earth could move


Og eigi leið þú oss ekki í trúgirni, heldur frelsa oss frá fáfræði. Amen.

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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #25 on: June 21, 2011, 08:03:51 AM »
I actually really like the Counting Crows.  I know, it makes me uncool.  But I really like them lyrically.

We couldn't all be cowboys
Some of us are clowns
Some of us are dancers on the midway
We roam from town to town

I hope that everybody can find a little flame
Me, I say my prayers, then I just light myself on fire
And I walk out on the wire once again

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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #26 on: June 21, 2011, 01:30:15 PM »
I actually really like the Counting Crows.  I know, it makes me uncool.  But I really like them lyrically.

We couldn't all be cowboys
Some of us are clowns
Some of us are dancers on the midway
We roam from town to town

I hope that everybody can find a little flame
Me, I say my prayers, then I just light myself on fire
And I walk out on the wire once again


I must also be uncool then.  :-\
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #27 on: June 21, 2011, 02:21:02 PM »
I've always loved this song.

When I Was a Boy - Dar Williams

I won't forget when Peter Pan came to my house, took my hand
I said I was a boy; I'm glad he didn't check.
I learned to fly, I learned to fight
I lived a whole life in one night
We saved each other's lives out on the pirate's deck.

And I remember that night
When I'm leaving a late night with some friends
And I hear somebody tell me it's not safe,
someone should help me
I need to find a nice man to walk me home.

When I was a boy, I scared the pants off of my mom,
Climbed what I could climb upon
And I don't know how I survived,
I guess I knew the tricks that all boys knew.

And you can walk me home, but I was a boy, too.

I was a kid that you would like, just a small boy on her bike
Riding topless, yeah, I never cared who saw.
My neighbor come outside to say, "Get your shirt,"
I said "No way, it's the last time I'm not breaking any law."

And now I'm in this clothing store, and the signs say less is more
More that's tight means more to see, more for them, not more for me
That can't help me climb a tree in ten seconds flat

When I was a boy, See that picture? That was me
Grass-stained shirt and dusty knees
And I know things have gotta change,
They got pills to sell, they've got implants to put in,
they've got implants to remove

But I am not forgetting...that I was a boy too

And like the woods where I would creep, it's a secret I can keep
Except when I'm tired, 'cept when I'm being caught off guard
And I've had a lonesome awful day, the conversation finds its way
To catching fire-flies out in the backyard.

And so I tell the man I'm with about the other life I lived
And I say, "Now you're top gun, I have lost and you have won"
And he says, "Oh no, no, can't you see

When I was a girl, my mom and I we always talked
And I picked flowers everywhere that I walked.
And I could always cry, now even when I'm alone I seldom do
And I have lost some kindness
But I was a girl too.
And you were just like me, and I was just like you"
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2011, 02:36:56 PM »
It's brief, and I only remembre the rhyme.

My favourite song rhyme is from OutKast, where they rhyme "trashy hos" with "pistachios".

The song isn't memorable, but that rhyme...
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Re: Favorite Music Lyrics?
« Reply #29 on: June 24, 2011, 01:38:09 PM »
To bump up my nerd cred:
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 anonymous animals eating fruit off the vine,
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 Disenfranchisement: Frontalot MC.

 Come and be skeptical, come and see spectacle.
 Bear witness to misdirects I expect to pull.
 As I get let full access to the war chest,
 I’ll afford you any outcome. Come on, shout some requests!
 Like: Yea on the vote for: I get to count votes.
 Contract to me? Don’t you see shit floats?
 And I hope I don’t break my back in the battening
 of hatches. Indicate a smattering of latches
 under oath, and we’re covered, it’s cool.
 Under those, exquisitely tooled
 patchwork of fail-safes and tamperproof seals,
 at which the hax0r kids scamper with zeal.

 But it still don’t matter who proves concept.
 Long bet against it getting to committee; non-threat.
 Give you any vote you want, never once get caught,
 at the election emporium of MC Frontalot.
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 My black box, that’s what I used to vote with,
 till I realized that I’m still a culprit.

 Well, let me explain, I’m hip to the game.
 Listen carefully, so you don’t get caught up the same.
 You see, I used to vote faithfully, but nowadays
 I’d rather just wait and see, ‘cause these folks
 never cared about saving me: since slavery, look what they gave to me.

 Since way back when, check it out, we was all taught
 in school that we could each make a difference.
 Now I realize that history is written by the winners,
 and it’s all just misrepresented.

 You cast your vote? How can you be sure
 that the machines that you’re using are totally secure?
 You should feel like a tool, ‘cause you’re all being fooled
 by television, books, even teachers at school.

 You’re better off playing the Lotto, ‘cause you’re
 gambling with your future if you choose to follow,
 so I’d rather sit at home with my hand on the bottle,
 living for today, ‘cause I don’t care about tomorrow.


Radical claptrap will bubble at the edges
 of the citizenry among the young and the restless,
 but the free and the young never battle for nothing;
 they let me pickpocket votes, take the roads but they’re bluffing.

 And gone are the days, tombstones on the voter rolls.
 Now it’s all ports and diodes and nodes
 and stickers and trucks and look, we’ve got it in hand.
 Go read the tinhatterati, you want a sinister plan.
 Just trust we deliver on the balloting day.
 You need deniability while you’re pretending to pray,
 and I’ve got to get to work ‘cause you’re ten points down,
 and I better be your co-chair—I built this town!

 If you’re looking for a bargain on a way to prevail,
 Ohio and Florida are still on sale,
 but I’ve got to charge a lobbying fee for the service,
 ‘cause folks want to vote and they’re making me nervous.

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