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Bauhaus – The Spy in the Cab Lyrics 13 years ago
It's just a surreal picture that defines goth rock. The pulp is the point. Fascism and taxis may be the deeper connection.

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Bauhaus – A God in an Alcove Lyrics 13 years ago
Idol worship reduces spirituality to vulgarity. It ends the search, constricts the spirit.

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Bauhaus – Swing The Heartache Lyrics 13 years ago
Unrealistic expectations suck.

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Bauhaus – Who Killed Mr. Moonlight? Lyrics 13 years ago
Death of innocence. The realization you aren't immortal. See Douglas Fairbanks.

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Bauhaus – The Passion Of Lovers Lyrics 13 years ago
It's about obsessive love. The best kind, by the way.

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Bauhaus – Slice Of Life Lyrics 13 years ago
This is about the power of hatred to control people.

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Bauhaus – She's In Parties Lyrics 13 years ago
Cmon people, it's about blowing coke and the party scene. Peter always is discussing the conflict of one's vulgar desires and one's spiritual needs.

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Bauhaus – In The Flat Field Lyrics 13 years ago
LSD is only slightly crazier than the boring reality of wasted youth.

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Bauhaus – All We Ever Wanted Was Everything Lyrics 13 years ago
Finding the surreal in boring reality. Reminds me of "Dirty Old Town".

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Peter Murphy – The Line Between the Devil's Teeth Lyrics 13 years ago
The permanence of sin in one's consciousness. It's about how guilt kills the search for the spiritual.

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Peter Murphy – Strange Kind Of Love Lyrics 13 years ago
The good side of obsession and compulsion.

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Peter Murphy – Kiss Myself Lyrics 13 years ago
Narcissism.

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Peter Murphy – Give What He's Got Lyrics 13 years ago
The human spirit subdued by crowding out the search for higher purpose.

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Peter Murphy – Dragnet Drag Lyrics 13 years ago
Religion and spirituality at odds with each other.

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Peter Murphy – Cuts You Up Lyrics 13 years ago
Desire for fame and personal glory replacing the need for spirituality.

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Buffalo Tom – Kitchen Door Lyrics 13 years ago
He's a pet. And he's happy to someone's pet.

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Buffalo Tom – Scottish Windows Lyrics 13 years ago
He misses something or someone and wishes possibilities were still open. A personal story and we'll never know the details.

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Buffalo Tom – Would Not Be Denied Lyrics 13 years ago
Holding on to selfishness to satisfy one's fading dreams.

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Buffalo Tom – Register Side Lyrics 13 years ago
Story about "ending up" somewhere and settling for less in life.

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Buffalo Tom – Anything That Way Lyrics 13 years ago
Guilty and lonely because he cheated on his friend.

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Built to Spill – Singing Sores Make Perfect Swords Lyrics 13 years ago
Emotional blackmail.

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Built to Spill – Broken Chairs Lyrics 13 years ago
We adjust to bad circumstances instead of fixing them. Is that a survival technique, or are we lazy?

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The Jam – Thick As Thieves Lyrics 13 years ago
Our definition of "friend" changes as we grow up. Playmates don't cut it when you're 30.

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The Jam – Mr. Clean Lyrics 13 years ago
Weller and company were VERY blue collar. This is a fantasy about having a double life.

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The Jam – Girl On The Phone Lyrics 13 years ago
If it was written now I'd say it's about telemarketing, with demographics gathered through the network of databases out there. 'They know everything about you'...

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The Jam – Burning Sky Lyrics 13 years ago
Fire on the horizon is the drive for wealth to the exclusion of humanity.

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Midnight Oil – Poets and Slaves Lyrics 13 years ago
He's wondering where the passion for change in his country has gone. When all your material needs are met, one tends to become apathetic.

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Midnight Oil – Surfing With A Spoon Lyrics 13 years ago
Waste being dumped in their favorite surfing spot. They never were not political.

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Midnight Oil – Under The Overpass Lyrics 13 years ago
Homelessness because of a failed economy. Most likely an anti-capitalist song.

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Midnight Oil – When The Generals Talk Lyrics 13 years ago
General Electric, General Insurance, etc. Also about the soveriegnty of corporations apart from government. Oppressive capitalism.

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Elliott Smith – Division Day Lyrics 13 years ago
Daring himself to committ suicide.

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Smog – Bloodflow Lyrics 13 years ago
Apparently he does not have an impotence problem.

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Smog – Drinking at the Dam Lyrics 13 years ago
An alcohlic embarrased that his life is no different than when he was a teen.

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The Velvet Underground – Jesus Lyrics 13 years ago
Coming down from heroin makes one feel the need for redemption. Any savior works, especially the forgiving kind.

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The Velvet Underground – Pale Blue Eyes Lyrics 13 years ago
An adulterous affair. Bittersweet.

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Samiam – Capsized Lyrics 13 years ago
He hates father. So much so that he started a band to express it.

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Neil Young – Days That Used To Be Lyrics 13 years ago
Where did all the hippies go?

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Neil Young – Western Hero Lyrics 13 years ago
Our heroes used to be real, now they are celebreties and rock stars.

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Neil Young – Mansion On the Hill Lyrics 13 years ago
The hippy afterlife.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain – Head On Lyrics 13 years ago
Cocaine, my friends. Leaning down, blowing some lines, catching sparks.

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Samiam – Full On Lyrics 13 years ago
Hard to adjust to adult life when you were abused as a kid.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Nocturnal Me Lyrics 13 years ago
Sex. Wonderful, intense, burning hot love.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Nocturnal Me Lyrics 13 years ago
Sex. Wonderful, intense, burning hot love.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Nocturnal Me Lyrics 13 years ago
Sex. Wonderful, intense, burning hot love.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Lips Like Sugar Lyrics 13 years ago
Ian's love songs are usually about cocaine, God, or infatuation. I'm betting on coke.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Lips Like Sugar Lyrics 13 years ago
Ian's love songs are usually about cocaine, God, or infatuation. I'm betting on coke.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Do It Clean Lyrics 13 years ago
Coke again. Ian loved the stuff. You don't save your coke, you do it clean, the whole sack. Even if he had a barrel of it, he'd do the whole thing at once.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Crystal Days Lyrics 13 years ago
Sorry guys, it's about cocaine. Not the evils of coke addiction, mind you, but that wonderful feeling of clarity he gets when he's high. Ian was awlays unabashed in his coke consumption.

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Echo and the Bunnymen – Buried Alive Lyrics 13 years ago
Growing old sucks, apparently you die at some point. Delvaux only painted pictures of naked young women (except 1 painting). Maybe he'll die while in love with one.

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Midnight Oil – Short Memory Lyrics 13 years ago
It's about how soldiers are accountable for what they do in wars, not just the countries that send them. A soldier must have a short memory (no conscience) in order to do what they do.

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