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The Hold Steady – Our Whole Lives Lyrics 8 years ago
is "i like the lights" a reference to lifter puller

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Against Me! – I Was a Teenage Anarchist Lyrics 9 years ago
pretty much tom's relationship with punk rock.

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The National – City Middle Lyrics 9 years ago
this is about Karen and Jim from The Office

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The Walkmen – We've Been Had Lyrics 9 years ago
the song to seem to be about how growing up and getting old is not that bad. "we've been had, you say it's over sometimes I'm just happy I'm older" being young sucks

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The Hold Steady – Two Handed Handshake Lyrics 9 years ago
is it "he turns through channels"?

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Against Me! – We Laugh at Danger (And Break All the Rules) Lyrics 9 years ago
are the young pioneers a band?

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Jawbreaker – Ashtray Monument Lyrics 9 years ago
i don't think its about a divorce, it seems to be about a couple that are only stay together because they have kids.

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The King Blues – What If Punk Never Happened Lyrics 9 years ago
"Punk rock has the power to change the world," = total BS

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The Mountain Goats – Baltimore Lyrics 9 years ago
bodymore

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Los Campesinos! – International Tweexcore Underground Lyrics 9 years ago
never put to much faith in music to change the world

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Against Me! – Reinventing Axl Rose Lyrics 9 years ago
sell outs (am i being ironic or serious? you will never know)

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Against Me! – Cliché Guevara Lyrics 10 years ago
i forgot how good against me! was

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The Hold Steady – Banging Camp Lyrics 10 years ago
is "when they say great white sharks. they mean the kind in big black cars" a reference to the cocian trade?

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The Hold Steady – Cattle and the Creeping Things Lyrics 10 years ago
this song as many references to over hold steady/lifter puller song. "hard drugs are for bartenders. i think i might have mentioned that before" is a reference to certian songs on Almost killed me. "with 4 guys on horses, and violent red visions famine and death and pestilence and war. i'm pretty sure i heard this one before." is from the lifter puller song 4dix.

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Against Me! – Mediocrity Gets You Pears (The Shaker) Lyrics 10 years ago
against me! has not sold out, their last album just sucked

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The (International) Noise Conspiracy – Smash It Up! Lyrics 10 years ago
"boredom is always counter-revolutionary" is BS

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The Clash – Koka Kola Lyrics 10 years ago
"Your snakeskin suit and your alligator boot
You won't need a launderette, you can send them to the vet!" has to be one of the more underrated lines in the clash history

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Jets to Brazil – Crown Of The Valley Lyrics 10 years ago
edit:
it is about the changes in America during Blake's live

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Jets to Brazil – Crown Of The Valley Lyrics 10 years ago
it to be about the changes in America during Blake's live

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Tenacious D – The Metal Lyrics 10 years ago
punk > metal

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The Hold Steady – Chicago Seemed Tired Last Night Lyrics 10 years ago
the first line, "nelson algren came to paddy at some party at the dead end alley. he told him what to celebrate." is a reference to the Dillinger Four song, "doublewhiskeycokenoice". Paddy is the leader sing in D4 and in the song he says that "NELSON ALGREN CAME TO ME
AND SAID CELEBRATE THE UGLY THINGS"

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The Hold Steady – Lord, I'm Discouraged Lyrics 10 years ago
a guy has a crush on a girl, and that girl has an abusive boyfriend and druggie friends. The guy is questioning why god would let it all happen

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The Hold Steady – Stay Positive Lyrics 10 years ago
positive jam was the first song on almost killed me

"There's gonna come a time
Where she's gonna have to go
With whoever's gonna get her the highest"
is from separation Sunday

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The Hold Steady – Constructive Summer Lyrics 10 years ago
also that last verse about Joe Strummer is amazing

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The Hold Steady – Constructive Summer Lyrics 10 years ago
three cheers for D4 references

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Streetlight Manifesto – We Will Fall Together Lyrics 11 years ago
its like the album title. its about finding a place between fundamentalism and atheism

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The Clash – Charlie Don't Surf Lyrics 11 years ago
as i read these lyrics, there is an ad for john McCain for president.

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The Clash – Up in Heaven (Not Only Here) Lyrics 11 years ago
could also be about ghetto in New York, lots of their later songs were about NYC

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Lifter Puller – The Flex And The Buff Result Lyrics 11 years ago
in "star war hips" you learn that it was Juanita that burned down the Nice Nice

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Lifter Puller – Sublet Lyrics 11 years ago
its about his girlfriend going to Europe and having an affair with her sublet

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The Lawrence Arms – There's No Place Like A Stranger's Floor Lyrics 11 years ago
the liner notes say it is based on a reoccurring dream and Chris wrote the song as an attempt to exorcise it.

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Bomb the Music Industry! – My Response To An Article in Alternative Press Lyrics 11 years ago
anyone know the article he is talking about

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Bomb the Music Industry! – FRRREEEEEEEEE BIIIIIIIRRRRRRD!!! FRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEE BIIIIIIIIIRRRD!!!! Lyrics 11 years ago
freebird is won of the worst songs ever

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Lifter Puller – Math Is Money Lyrics 11 years ago
the crabs are a gang in Minneapolis. The song is about them

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Streetlight Manifesto – Down Down Down to Mephisto's Cafe Lyrics 11 years ago
also the lines "I can't seem to see the seal we're breaking
I can't seem to see the seal we broke
I refuse to recognize your views
Someone shouted "Everything's for nothing"
Somebody shouted, "All is lose"
But I can't buy that nonsense too " would suggest trying to find a middle ground between faith and reason

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Reel Big Fish – Sell Out Lyrics 11 years ago
its about balance your ethics and your need to provided for yourself and your family. Not selling out is cool, but you still have to eat and have a place to sleep

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Lifter Puller – Star Wars Hips Lyrics 11 years ago
one of the best pieces of evidence that Mr. Craig Finn is one of the best story tellers of our generation.

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Minutemen – Just Another Soldier Lyrics 11 years ago
maybe its just the movie 300 but this song seems like its about the Battle of Thermopylae. "all the 300 dead" and "died of pride" seem to fine

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Streetlight Manifesto – Down Down Down to Mephisto's Cafe Lyrics 11 years ago
its about how fundamentalist are corrupted religion. "And I knew you when you were you, Before they twisted all your views" is about how people use religion to justify hate and terrorism. Also its about to becoming too anti-religious."He said you'll never have to choose a side, It's rewarding but oh, the road is hard." He is trying to tell us to find a middle ground between atheism and fundamentalism.

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Billy Bragg – Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards Lyrics 11 years ago
anyone got the updated lyrics?

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The Gaslight Anthem – I'da Called You Woody, Joe Lyrics 11 years ago
also "attack of a bluesbeat," is from (White Man) in Hammersmith Palais as well

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Jawbreaker – Incomplete Lyrics 11 years ago
best line ever: "You don't like the way we sound.
We don't like the way you hear."

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Jawbreaker – Chemistry Lyrics 11 years ago
"My air guitar is out of tune.
My stupid hair is so '82 to you.
At least I don't fit in."

Genius

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Fake Problems – To Repel Ghosts Lyrics 11 years ago
its about coming to terms with dying and how other people will deal with your death

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The Hold Steady – Sketchy Metal Lyrics 11 years ago
"jesus rolled his eyes when his dad made jesus jokes." what a great line

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The Gaslight Anthem – I'da Called You Woody, Joe Lyrics 11 years ago
astatusquoexile is right, at one point Joe called himself woody. Also the line "he's only looking for fun" is from the clash song '(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais". The chain gang is a reference from Joe's song "Long Shadow". Last Gang in Town is also the title of a clash song.

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Mischief Brew – Tell Me A Story Lyrics 11 years ago
sounds like a song about the "war on terrorism".
"Tell me why the buildings fall and everybody dies."- 9/11
"You can make a nation from the ashes of the dead."- invasion of Iraq or Afghanistan

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The Lawrence Arms – Faintly Falling Ashes Lyrics 11 years ago
best Christmas song ever

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The Lawrence Arms – A Toast Lyrics 11 years ago
"you tell me that my problem is thinking I can chase it away with a problem like drinking" is one of the all time great lines

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Smoking Popes – You'll Never Walk Alone Lyrics 11 years ago
As a liverpool i love this song. I never knew they covered it. Does anyone new where i can find it?

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