"Old Hollywood" as written by and Julian Casablancas....
In old Hollywood, proud and gray
All of the ghosts gathered 'round the TV

We can argue all that you like
We can argue until we fight
But the loser may have been right

Glamorous, black and white
Zoning out, most the night

Why do we end up imitating
All the ones that we once were hating?
Men are clumsy, violent fools
Women are a delicate pool of flowers and cobras

Short story long
I put it in a song
As the TV was shouting on

Because being quiet can sometimes
Be more powerful than being right
You could try it

We can argue all that you like
We can argue until we fight
But the loser may have been right


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"Old Hollywood" as written by Julian Casablancas

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    General CommentThese are the wrong lyrics. I own the deluxe edition, which includes the lyrics. Here it is, correct:

    Old Hollywood, proud and gray
    All of the ghosts gathered round the TV

    "We can argue all that you like, we can argue until we fight, but the loser may have been right.."

    Glamourous, black and white

    Zoning out, most the night
    "Why do we wind up imitating all the ones that we once were hating"

    "Men are clumsy, violent fools - woman are a delicate pool of flowers and cobras"

    -

    Short story long, I put it in a song
    As the TV was shouting on:
    ".. Because being quiet can sometimes be more powerful than being right"
    You could try it...
    "We can argue all that you like, we can argue until we fight.. But the loser may have been right"
    krabzon January 12, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthank you, Krabz!!!!!!!!

    NO ONE ANYWHERE else on the internet was even CLOSE!!

    sad song...Hollywood is NOT so glamorous
    prilla1206on January 23, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. The first time I heard it, I listened to it about 5 or 6 times straight. You're right prilla, I guess Hollywood is not as glamorous as we think.
    Marc7on April 03, 2010   Link

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