Saturday, February 6, 2010

Sweet Ass Lyrics and Lines Part 1 of 500

I haven't really been able to think of something to write about for today because I've been busy sleeping/thinking about all the work I have to do so this post is a bit of a cop-out. I was listening to Bon Iver's "re:stacks" and I thought to myself, I love the lyrics to this song. Naturally then I started thinking of all my favourite lyrics, or some of the best lyrics I've ever heard. Sometimes lyrics can save a song (or completely ruin it) and sometimes they can hold more weight than perhaps intended simply because of what is going on in your life at the time.

So this is a look at some lines that I think are really clever or meaningful and that I probably put in my MSN name at one time in high school. Also I didn't realize that this was a huge undertaking and so there will be a part two and probably a part three to this. I mean srsly I just spent hours going through songs and looking up lyrics. This is from A-N and there's a zillion in between that I missed so I have no idea how I'm going to organize this are you even reading anymore


Bon Iver - Skinny Love
"now all your love is wasted and who the hell was i?"

Bright Eyes - Easy/Lucky/Free
"there is nothing as lucky, as easy, or free"

Chris Walla - It's Unsustainable
"sing again, now and then; now at least."

The Cure - Plainsong
"sometimes you make me feel like i'm living at the edge of the world."

Damien Rice - Cannonball
"it's not hard to grow when you know that you just don't know."

Death Cab for Cutie - Soul Meets Body
"if the silence takes you then i hope it takes me too."

"heaven is a place we built out of stone."

Iron & Wine - Lion's Mane
"love is the best sensation hiding in the lion's mane."

Jack's Mannequin - Miss Delaney
"in no time there'll be one less sad robot looking for a chance to be something more than just metal."

Jars of Clay - Worlds Apart
"watch the world i used to love fall to dust and blow away."

Joseph Arthur - Honey and the Moon
"don't know why i'm still afraid, if you weren't real i would make you up."

Lady Gaga - Monster
"he ate my heart and then he ate my brain."

Modest Mouse - Missed the Boat
"oh, and i laugh all the way to hell, saying, "yes this is a fine promotion.""

"you must be crazy, to die is no cure at all."

Motion City Soundtrack - The Future Freaks me Out
"it's so hard to relate to the whole human race. i don't know where to begin."

"i know you're in this room, i'm sure i heard you sigh."

The National - Slow Show
"way out of sync from the beginning."

The New Pornographers - Challengers
"whatever the mess you are, you're mine."


be back later/to be continued/whatevs


Jenny said...

I love Muse, and it's so irritating to me that it's been made popular by Twilight, of all things.

RachelwasHere said...

After polling the other 2 biggest Tegan and Sarah fans I know, I downloaded So Jealous to take to the gym.

I know it may seem a bit fast, but I'm in love. I'm sure Tegan and Sara and I will have many happy years together in the future. Thank you SO MUCH for introducing us (don't know why I haven't bothered before, they've been recommended to me for years).

And at least one perk of getting into a band late in the game is that there is instant gratification when you want to hear more. :D

saint modesto said...

jenny: but you have to admit, their remix of 'i belong to you' is good. like, really good.

rachel: it's never too fast with tegan and sara. i think you should take the next step and move in together. never go anywhere without them! show them off to all your friends!

Jenny said...

Oh, it totally is. It just makes me feel like my love is a tiny bit dirty.