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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #250: Sep 06, 2013 05:23:28 am
      How many times have you asked yourself?
      Is this the hand of fate now that I've been dealt?
      You're so disillusioned this can't be real
      And you can't stand now the way you feel

      I don't care about what they say
      I won't live or die that way
      Tired of figuring out things on my own
      Angel's wings won't you carry me home?

      Social Distortion - Angel's Wings
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #251: Sep 06, 2013 05:49:55 am
      Bad Religion - I Want To Conquer The World

      I want to conquer the world
      Give all the idiots a brand new religion
      Put an end to poverty, uncleanliness and toil
      Promote equality in all of my decisions
      I want to conquer the world
      Expose the culprits and feed them to the children
      I'll do away with air pollution then I'll save the whales
      We'll have peace on earth and global communion
      I want to conquer the world

      Bad Religion - I Want to Conquer the World


      Dead Kennedys - Kill The Poor

      Efficiency and progress is ours once more
      Now that we have the Neutron bomb
      It's nice and quick and clean and gets things done
      Away with excess enemy
      But no less value to property
      No sense in war but perfect sense at home:

      The sun beams down on a brand new day
      No more welfare tax to pay
      Unsightly slums gone up in flashing light
      Jobless millions whisked away
      At last we have more room to play
      All systems go to kill the poor tonight

      Gonna
      Kill kill kill kill Kill the poor tonight

      Behold the sparkle of champagne
      The crime rate's gone
      Feel free again
      O' life's a dream with you, Miss Lily White
      Jane Fonda on the screen today
      Convinced the liberals it's okay
      So let's get dressed and dance away the night

      While they
      Kill kill kill kill Kill the poor tonight

      Dead Kennedys - Kill The Poor
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      Reply #252: Sep 06, 2013 05:58:59 am
      When I see people blaming immigrants - humans like them, searching for a better life just like them - for an unequal society's problems, I get so terribly sad. And it reminds me of this truly awesome song by one of the best bands that ever existed, the Stiff Little Fingers.

      SLF - Harp

      Don't pity this poor immigrant
      My eyes were open when I caught the boat
      All I wanted was your shelter
      And maybe just a little hope
      But you turned your anger on me
      For the courage that you lack
      I don't want your half-assed freedom
      You can have the whole deal back
      Now let me tell you something
      Let's get this straight from the start
      Don't call me Harp

      Stiff Little Fingers - "Harp" Taang! Records
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #253: Sep 07, 2013 07:25:39 pm
      Arctic Monkeys - A Certain Romance

      There's only music, so that there's new ringtones


      Arctic Monkeys - A Certain Romance - Live at T in the Park 2006 [HD]
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #254: Sep 08, 2013 02:17:44 pm
      How many times have you asked yourself?
      Is this the hand of fate now that I've been dealt?
      Bad Religion - I Want To Conquer The World
      one of the best bands that ever existed, the Stiff Little Fingers.

      There are times I'd swear you've hacked my music files and hard drives Diego. That is all.  ;D
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      Reply #255: Sep 08, 2013 04:22:31 pm
      There are times I'd swear you've hacked my music files and hard drives Diego. That is all.  ;D

      ;D
      Not true in those cases as I knew them before, but if it was bands like The Frames we could say I've hacked your music files :P Got to know a lot of stuff thanks to you
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      Reply #256: Sep 08, 2013 05:09:00 pm
      Amazing band and brilliant lyrics...

      The Uptones - "Out To Sea"

      And although I don’t hate you in a personal sense
      It’s the blood that’s on your badges makes me so intense
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      Reply #257: Sep 09, 2013 07:51:41 am
      Not true in those cases as I knew them before
      I know buddy... I was complimenting your taste in music.  8)
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #258: Oct 02, 2013 02:16:13 pm
      Five Man Electrical Band - Signs

      and the sign said "long-haired freaky people need not apply"
      so I tucked my hair up under my hat and I went in to ask him why
      he said "you look like a fine upstanding young man, I think you'll do"
      so I took off my hat, I said "imagine that. huh! me working for you!"

      Signs
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #259: Oct 08, 2013 11:21:42 pm
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #260: Oct 08, 2013 11:29:10 pm
      Now thats song writing
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      Reply #261: Oct 09, 2013 12:02:01 am
      I once held her in my arms
      She said she would always stay
      But I was cruel
      I treated her like a fool
      I threw it all away

      Once I had mountains in the palm of my hand
      And rivers that ran through ev’ry day
      I must have been mad
      I never knew what I had
      Until I threw it all away

      Love is all there is, it makes the world go ’round
      Love and only love, it can’t be denied
      No matter what you think about it
      You just won’t be able to do without it
      Take a tip from one who’s tried

      So if you find someone that gives you all of her love
      Take it to your heart, don’t let it stray
      For one thing that’s certain
      You will surely be a-hurtin’
      If you throw it all away

      I Threw It All Away- Bob Dylan
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #262: Oct 09, 2013 12:07:36 am

      A Rainy Night in Soho (Videoclip) - The Pogues

      I've been loving you a long time
      Down all the years, down all the days
      And I've cried for all your troubles
      Smiled at your funny little ways
      We watched our friends grow up together
      And we saw them as they fell
      Some of them fell into Heaven
      Some of them fell into Hell

      I took shelter from a shower
      And I stepped into your arms
      On a rainy night in Soho
      The wind was whistling all its charms
      I sang you all my sorrows
      You told me all your joys
      Whatever happened to that old song
      To all those little girls and boys

      Sometimes I wake up in the morning
      The gingerlady by my bed
      Covered in a cloak of silence
      I hear you talking in my head
      I'm not singing for the future
      I'm not dreaming of the past
      I'm not talking of the fist time
      I never think about the last

      Now the song is nearly over
      We may never find out what it means
      Still there's a light I hold before me
      You're the measure of my dreams
      The measure of my dreams
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #263: Oct 09, 2013 01:18:27 am
      Best song I've heard in a long time by the best band of all time....

      Sirens - Pearl Jam

      Hear the sirens
      Hear the sirens

      Hear the sirens, Hear the circus so profound
      I hear the sirens, more and more in this here town

      Let me catch my breath to breathe and reach across the bed
      Just to know were safe I am a grateful man
      This life has been a light and I can see clear

      how to take your hand, and feel your breath
      or feel this someday will be over
      I hold you close, so much to lose
      knowing that nothing lasts forever


      I didnt care before you were here
      I danced with laughter with the ever after
      But all things change. Let this remain.

      Hear the sirens covering distance in the night
      The sound echoing closer, will they come for me next time?

      Oh every choice, mistake Ive made, its not my plan
      to send you in the arms of another man
      And if you choose to stay, Ill wait, Ill understand

      Its a fragile thing, this life we lead
      If I think too much, I cant get over
      Wound by the grace by which we live
      our lives with death over our shoulder
      Want you to know that should I go
      I always loved you, held you high above too
      I study your face, the fear goes away

      Its a fragile thing, this life we lead
      If I think too much, I cant get over
      Wound by the grace by which we live
      our lives with death over our shoulders
      Want you to know that should I go
      I always loved you, held you high above too
      I study your face, and the fear goes away
      The fear goes away
      The fear goes away
      The fear goes away
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #264: Oct 27, 2013 11:43:00 pm
      It's such a perfect day, I'm glad I spend it with you

      Sometime the simplest lyrics are the best. It's maybe not one that jumps out but after listening to a few songs tonight after hearing about Lou's passing it strikes how effective this lyric is.

      Lou Reed - Perfect Day
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      Reply #265: Oct 29, 2013 10:00:36 pm
      Thought of you as my mountain top
      Thought of you as my peak
      Thought of you as everything
      I've had but couldn't keep

      Velvet Undergorund - Pale Blue Eyes


      Pale blue eyes - Velvet Underground - Lyrics
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      Reply #266: Nov 15, 2013 12:08:01 pm
      First time hearing this:

      The National - Slipping Husband (Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers)

      I need more of The National in my life.



      Sit down, dear, we gotta talk, you're acting like a kid
      We don't wanna hear about the things you never did
      You could have been a legend, but you became a father
      That's what you are today, that's what you are today
      Spending all your time somewhere inside your head
      Haunted by the important life you could have lead
      But your kisses aren't enough to keep your kids in line
      So you better straighten out yourself and give your baby time
      'Cause if you don't give her what she needs
      She'll get it where she can 'cause she's lonely, man
      Don't don't leave yourself alone for too many days
      Sooner than you know you're gonna start slipping

      You'll end up talking to the ghost of your wife as if you knew her
      Your eyes will put her everywhere
      And spending all your time somewhere inside your head
      Haunted by the important life you could've lead
      You'll f**k yourself to clear your head
      You'll close your door and go to bed
      You'll try to sleep without a dream
      That's where she finds you
      That's where she finds you
      Don't leave yourself alone for too many days
      Sooner than you know you're gonna start slipping

      Dear we better get a drink in you before you start to bore us
      Dear we better get a drink in you before you start to bore us
      Dear we better get a drink in you before you start to bore us
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #267: Nov 15, 2013 01:29:58 pm
      Future Days - Pearl Jam

      If I ever were to lose you
      I'd surely lose myself

      Everything I have found dear
      I've not found by myself

      Try and sometimes you'll succeed
      To make this man of me

      All my stolen missing parts
      I've no need for anymore

      I believe
      And I believe cause I can see
      Our future days
      Days of you and me

      Back when I was feeling broken
      I focused on a prayer

      You came deep as any ocean
      Did something out there hear?

      All the complexities and games
      No one wins but somehow they're still played

      All the missing crooked hearts
      They may die but in us they live on

      I believe
      And I believe cause I can see
      Our future days
      Days of you and me

      When hurricanes and cyclones raged
      When winds turned dirt to dust
      When floods they came or tides they raised
      Ever closer became us

      All the promises at sundown
      I've meant them like the rest

      All the demons used to come round
      I'm grateful now they've left

      So persistent in my ways
      Hey Angel I am here to stay
      No resistance, no alarms
      Please, this is just too good to be gone

      I believe
      And I believe cause I can see
      Our future days
      Days of you an me
      You and me
      Days,...
      You and me
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      Reply #268: Dec 26, 2013 08:02:15 pm
      The island it is silent now
      But the ghosts still haunt the waves
      And the torch lights up a famished man
      Who fortune could not save

      Did you work upon the railroad
      Did you rid the streets of crime
      Were your dollars from the white house
      Were they from the five and dime

      Did the old songs taunt or cheer you
      And did they still make you cry
      Did you count the months and years
      Or did your teardrops quickly dry

      Ah, no, says he, 'twas not to be
      On a coffin ship I came here
      And I never even got so far
      That they could change my name

      Thousands are sailing
      Across the western ocean
      To a land of opportunity
      That some of them will never see
      Fortune prevailing
      Across the western ocean
      Their bellies full
      Their spirits free
      They'll break the chains of poverty
      And they'll dance

      In Manhattan's desert twilight
      In the death of afternoon
      We stepped hand in hand on Broadway
      Like the first man on the moon

      And "The Blackbird" broke the silence
      As you whistled it so sweet
      And in Brendan Behan's footsteps
      I danced up and down the street

      Then we said goodnight to Broadway
      Giving it our best regards
      Tipped our hats to Mister Cohan
      Dear old Times Square's favorite bard

      Then we raised a glass to JFK
      And a dozen more besides
      When I got back to my empty room
      I suppose I must have cried

      Thousands are sailing
      Again across the ocean
      Where the hand of opportunity
      Draws tickets in a lottery
      Postcards we're mailing
      Of sky-blue skies and oceans
      From rooms the daylight never sees
      Where lights don't glow on Christmas trees
      But we dance to the music
      And we dance

      Thousands are sailing
      Across the western ocean
      Where the hand of opportunity
      Draws tickets in a lottery
      Where e'er we go, we celebrate
      The land that makes us refugees
      From fear of Priests with empty plates
      From guilt and weeping effigies
      And we dance

      The Pogues - Thousands Are Sailing
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      Reply #269: Mar 23, 2014 09:46:26 pm
      First time in ages I've listened to this tonight.

      The day trip over
      A tangerine sun
      Becomes blood red sun splashed horizon
      You walked yourself into the wilderness
      I wondered there did you ever guess
      You'd always remember me
      Always remember me
      Always remember me
      Always remember me

      Those were the days when
      We had it all
      And these are the times
      I got so much more


      Ian Brown - Always Remember Me
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      Reply #270: Mar 25, 2014 11:58:01 pm
      The Kinks - Brainwashed

      The aristocrats and bureaucrats
      Are dirty rats
      For making you what you are
      They're up there and you're down here
      You're on the ground and they're up with the stars
      All your life they've kicked you around and pushed you around
      Till you can't take any more
      To them you're just a speck of dirt
      But you don't want to get up off the floor
      Mister you're just brainwashed
      They give you social security
      Tax saving benefits that grow at maturity
      Yeah, you're content just to be
      What they want you to be
      And to do what they want you to
      Yes you are, yes you are
      Get down on your knees


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      Reply #271: Apr 12, 2014 10:51:33 pm
      I bear more grudges
      Than lonely high court judges
      When you sleep
      I will creep
      Into your thoughts
      Like a bad debt
      That you can't pay
      Take the easy way
      And give in
      Yeah, and let me in
      Oh, let me in
      Oh let me ...
      Oh, let me in


      Morrissey - The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get

      Morrissey - The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #272: Apr 16, 2014 07:27:15 pm
      She dreams in color, she dreams in red

      Betterman - Pearl Jam
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      Reply #273: Jun 18, 2014 03:04:20 am
      "And I'd join the movement
      If there was one I could believe in
      Yeah, I'd break bread and wine
      If there was a church I could receive in."


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHa1ThS9avA
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      Re: Favourite Musical Lyrics
      Reply #274: Sep 28, 2014 01:06:57 am
      There's a science to walking through windows.

      The National - Graceless

      Awesome.

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