"The List Goes On" as written by William Jonathan Brown and Samuel Dylan Murphy Preston....
Radio play just depresses me today
Why is it so throw away
The lists that you write
Just to classify this tripe
When clearly it all sounds the same
Oh oh oh
Well I've heard it all done before
A hundred years ago or more
Originality is so passe
Just the same old politics
Through pretentious effects units
By self-obsessive slobs
The list goes on

Media press has become an utter mess
The opinions of failed pop stars
They constantly try to divert the public eye
Led by large cash deposits and such

Well I've heard it all done before
A hundred years ago or more
Originality is so passe
Forgotten genres get rehatched
Create the craze, create the cash
Would you buy anything?
The list goes on

And I will try
Not to let this get to me
But it goes on
It goes on and on and on and on
And on and on and on and on...

Oh I've heard it all done before
A hundred years ago or more
Originality is so passe
I'll never lose my faith in you
When nothing's good what can you do?
Just don't buy anything
The list goes on


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"The List Goes On" as written by William Jonathan Brown Samuel Dylan Murphy Preston

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    General CommentThe Ordinary Boys' critique of modern pop music, with such obvious lines like 'Media press has become an utter mess, the opinions of failed pop star', while ironically claiming 'Originality is so passe, forgotten genres got rehatched', despite the band themselves being heavily criticised for exactly reviving ska and copying bands like The Clash and The Jam.
    rapiston April 23, 2006   Link
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    My OpinionThis song is irony in a can.
    Caze44on December 26, 2009   Link

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