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Purity Ring – Crawlersout Lyrics 4 months ago
It's deep thought about life interpreted through the world of Minecraft.

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Fall Out Boy – The Phoenix Lyrics 6 months ago
@[naunga:30192] You spelled Bieber wrong

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The Cure – A Night Like This Lyrics 7 months ago
@[fleaaaaaa:29696] I cheated on my wife, and I'm trying to make it up to her, I want her back. Was listening t the song thinking about what you say, came here, and read your words. 17 years later. Yep, you are right.

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Nerf Herder – Van Halen Lyrics 1 year ago
@[nietzsche_66:28177] Open your mind, 66. Why so intolerant?

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=So%20Gay

Urban Dictionary > Oxford Dictionary

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Nerf Herder – Van Halen Lyrics 1 year ago
@[nietzsche_66:28178] Open your mind, 66. Why so intolerant?

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=So%20Gay

Urban Dictionary > Oxford Dictionary

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Nerf Herder – Van Halen Lyrics 1 year ago
@[enchantingwizard:28176] You posted this is 2002 but you right then and you're still not wrong now in 2018.

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Diablo Swing Orchestra – Exit Strategy of a Wrecking Ball Lyrics 1 year ago
I remember Daniel saying this song is dedicated to his daughter ;)

The first two lines sum up the whole song and the whole situation and the rest of the song elaborates on it.


The daughter was in a relationship with a guy who was emotionally abusive. One with a martyr/underdog complex. Someone who wants to be consoled for his non-existing suffering. It's a kind of narcissism in which the guy drags everyone down with him so he feels better than the people around him do, usually by complaining about the significant other towards other people, causing a rift between the significant other and the people she knows. They usually use fear and terror in order to keep the significant other as far away from reality as possible. Causing rifts in old friendships to isolate and desolate them.


The singer, as a nice person, has always been nice to the guy and tries showing him the good sides of life, but the guy hates it because when people are nice to him, he can't be the underdog or a martyr and he can't get consolance from other people when he complains about 'what a jerk his father-in-law is'.


The second line is about the singer realising what a toxic relationship it is and he tries to get him out of their lives by what the guy hates the most: people being nice to him.






The rest of this song elaborates this:


This state of chaos suits you - shows that the guy loves wallowing in his own problems, elaborating on the 'martyr complex'


But now I've got a nation to crush you on my command - The singer has many people around him who know about the guy's lies and want him gone as well


I've come to erase you - I think this is clear now


I'm here to replace you - The singer is there for the emotional support that her daughter needs at the moment


This time words won't save you - This shows that the guy is a lying git, and that everybody now knows that everything he says are lies


This time no one fears you - shows that his reign of terror was through lies and that he isn't physically abusive (which is hardly ever the case for people with a martyr complex because, the moment they hit someone, it's undeniably the fault of the 'martyr')


And I can't wait to get you out of my mind - the moment the relation is over and they'll never see him again, everything will be good again.


I searched a world to cure you - The singer wanted to cure the guy from his melancholy


so now I wear the scars of your bitter disease - While searching for the 'cure', the singer discovered this faul part of humanity that the guy is part of. Something he rather didn't know (I'm not sure about this line, though. It could mean something completely different).


I'm rage and ruin before you and without a thought in my mind I'll make you come clean - Before he knew that the guy can't be helped, the singer once confronted the guy about his lies, but the guy believing his own lies, didn't admit he lied, making the singer, as the honest person he is, absolutely furious (I'm not sure about this line either, though)


You'll never see her again - the actual declaration of war towards that guy.






The martyr complex is a certain kind of narcissistic personality disorder. My father has it. He isolated my mother, was grumpy for the sake of being grumpy and he emotionally abused her so he felt better than her therefor he felt good.
If I were to sing this song to my father, it would be spot on
Except that the person 'bringing the starts to burn him', 'trying to turn him around with their beauty' and 'searching the world to cure him' was my mother.

(From Youtube)

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Misfits – Cough/Cool Lyrics 2 years ago
@[Laugher77:23546]
Brilliant analysis!

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Streetlight Manifesto – They Broke Him Down Lyrics 2 years ago
It's about coping with the suicide of a loved one.

The speaker thinks about whether/that he showed signs that he was suicidal after he "lost control" of his life. They expect to find no comfort from attending the funeral, instead clinging to his last words to them.

"They broke him down" in trying to explain his death. The speaker expects to kill themself soon and be broken down by attendants to their funeral as well, having "bottled inside" and "given up on letting go" of their grief.

The "holy debt" could refer to damnation as punishment for suicide after subscribing to a religion or to being otherwise beholden to "angels" that "just sat there" as he died.

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Depeche Mode – Judas Lyrics 2 years ago
Attempts to draw a distinction between religious and romantic topics with works by Martin Gore can be a misguided effort: he self-professedly writes songs in a way that blurs the line between the two themes (ie: 'World In My Eyes' according to Gore is a profession that sex and faith are one in the same, that "sex is not a bad thing").

Personally I interpret 'Judas' as an answer from God to Man's prayers, delivered in a way much like a conversation one would have with an unfaithful or troubled lover, someone He loves enough to console lovingly and criticize sarcastically; to offer salvation to, or a solution to his or her problems.

He accusingly and humorously mocks Man's modern ideas and adages:

"Is simplicity best"
Or simply the easiest?

He offers insight:

The narrowest path
Is always the holiest

He offers us the way to achieve His love, or the 'solution' to his lover's romantic problems:

So walk on barefoot for me - Set yourself aside; let go; live selflessly
Suffer some misery - Grow up; lose your naivete
If you want my love

He simplistically and truthfully speaks to ease mankind's constant anxieties and fears (this is a timeless verse in that it will always be applicable to us -- we will always have our mundane, forgettable daily anxieties, be them of dying alone, terrorism, climate change) with His divine insight. He tries to quell his lover's anxieties so she will relax:

Man will survive
The harshest conditions
And stay alive
Through difficult decisions

So that she will have the ability ("You have the ability" - Get Right With Me) to make a decision with a clarity of thought and a strong conviction and accept Him, to go out of her way to be worthy of His love:

So make up your mind for me
Walk the line for me
If you want my love

He criticizes His lover as hypocritical, conniving, unfaithful. He condemns all of mankind like a gilted lover would: You say one thing but do another, you do not keep the promises you make. You are dishonest, selfish, you doubt me.

Idle talk
And hollow promises
Cheating Judases
Doubting Thomases

If you want my love:

Don't just stand there and shout it
Do something about it

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Botany Bay – Nineteen years later Lyrics 2 years ago
It's a song about time passing and people changing.

"Nineteen Years Later" is the title of the very last chapter of the Harry Potter saga. In it, JK Rowling gives an outline of what happened to the heroes after the final events of the main story. How everyone got to live a happy und meaningful life.

This song depicts an alternate turn of events. It's a song about how there's not always happy endings in life. About people losing their idealism and their hope ('will you still feel the thrill?' / 'lose yourself in dreams of what could have been?'), and about breaking up.

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Stars – No One Is Lost Lyrics 2 years ago
This song opens with a french spoken word verse:

Au lendemain de fête
Les consequences vécu
Répète et répète jusqu'au au sommeil
Personne ne reste
Personne ne reste
Personne ne reste

Which google tells me means:

The day after the party
The consequences
Repeats and repeats until sleep
No one remains
No one remains
No one remains

This sets the scene foe some sort of Sisyphean tale of party life. Which seems devoid of meaning. The music begins.

It's sounds are taken from club music. Wide electric "strings" have soft distorted attacks that begin to sharpen as a synth plays out a melody which is joined by a drum machine and a picked electric guitar. These elements come together to form an upbeat club feel with where the chorus is repeated over techno style buildups. We are asked to put our hands up like an audience at an EDM show, but instead of exalting in the false immortality of youth we are asked to rejoice in the steady continuation towards death:

Put your hands up 'cause everybody dies.

The verses set the scene of club entrances and loneliness. Of waiting for some sort of absolution which we presumably get from the chorus.

In this way the fabricated moments of dance club joy are re-purposed to help assuage the fear of death. It is both critical of the feeling of community in the club (is it meaningless?) and yet sympathetic to this party (we are encouraged to participate). Later choruses expand this to the feeling of loss and the fear or loss. Amy tells us than until the moment we die / lose we are still alive and we can still win. Interestingly, the last chorus asks us to participate if we ever feel afraid which recognizes the emotional reaction we have to death and loss, but by this point we are already dancing too much to care about these things.

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Infected Mushroom – Killing Time Lyrics 2 years ago
I think he's mourning the loss of a loved one. If you break up, suddenly you have a lot of extra time on your hands, and he's also unhappy because the new boyfriend or whomever set her free, meaning she's way happier with the new person.

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Chance the Rapper – Same Drugs Lyrics 2 years ago
In my opinion this song directly refers to Peter Pan's chapter 17 "When Wendy grew up". It uses the drugs as an analogy of taking different paths. It might refer to his personal experience of distancing from someone or something of his childhood, but that is a wilder interpretation and it would be easier to ask Chance about it.

The song reminds me a little bit to the phrase of a Keane song "everybody's changing and I don't fell the same"

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Heaven 17 – Come Live with Me Lyrics 2 years ago
I always felt these lyrics were quite dodgy given the age gap between the vocalist and the girl he's asking to live with him.

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Blondie – Maria Lyrics 2 years ago
At least in the version from the album "Live", the chorus is sometimes sung with "regina" and sometimes with "latina". And both make sense:
While Regina is a proper name, that's not what it means here. Next to the Latin words "ave maria", it should probably be interpreted as the female form of the Latin word "rex", which means king. In other words, Maria is considered a queen.
Latina also makes sense, as I'd consider Maria a common name in South America.

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Rebelution – R Way Lyrics 2 years ago
They are telling the story of how the youth grow up in today's society.

With the sudden influx of connected devices, the youth have a voice all over the world, but at what cost?

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Underworld – Cowgirl Lyrics 3 years ago
In the past I've always heard this as "eraser of love" but have just noticed it as "eraser of luck". It's hard to tell with final aspirants and studio mix but hard to miss the -k once you notice. It really changes the direction of the song.

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Conjure One – Center of the Sun Lyrics 3 years ago
@[pervnerve:13678] Yah it really bugs me that so many lyric sites have "dark market of above" which makes no sense because "above" doesn't rhyme with "again"! Thanks for pointing that out. Just goes to show that most lyrics sites mindlessly copy the lyrics off other sites.

DarkHelmet correctly points out that she pronounces "violin" strangely. It sounds like "vi.....o-lin". Almost sounds like "olin" is a separate word.

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Duke Special – Freewheel Lyrics 3 years ago
"I don't wanna stand still,
I just wanna freewheel,
I don't wanna lose this."

I see this as someone who is hoping for some changes, but is afraid that if he makes an effort to achieve that goal he'll go to far.

"I don't wanna stand still" = I don't want to be exactly where I am right now.
"I don't wanna lose this" = I like something about where I am
"I just wanna freewheel" = I just want to see how this goes, without forcing it

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Black Flag – The Swinging Man Lyrics 3 years ago
This song is the opposite of the "Family man" song from the album "Family man". In the beginning of the "Family man" Henry asks "Do you want the family man or do you want the swinging man? You choose." and whisper answers "Family man". This song represents another option.

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John Grant – GMF Lyrics 3 years ago
This song is humorous take on the bullshit artists and self-important that live with us, it is encapsulated in the lines.
"I am usually only waiting for you to stop talking,
so that I can,
Concerning two-way streets,
I have to say I am not a fan,
But I am the greatest mother fucker you are ever gonna meet,"
The following lines,
"From the top of my head to the tips of my feet,
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you could be laughing 65% more of the time,"
could be bullshit "percentage" talk and self-importance these shitbags and know-it-alls vomit in when you talk to them.
"..love me while it's still a crime,"
This could be a reference to shacking up when gay,
There is some other lyrics where Grant sings about "having the nerve to make me feel" and
"I should have practiced my skills,
I should not be attracted to males
make up your mind Dr. Frankenstein,"
shows that angry edge these people show when confronted,
The closing lyrics,
"You could be laughing 65% more of the time,
-You could be laughing 63% more of the time,
-You could be laughing 25% more of the time,"
Is a clue to detect these backpedaling and lying people.

Basically it is a PSA & tribute about these people that we share the Earth with.

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Rancid – Gunshot Lyrics 4 years ago
There is no Duty Quiz.
After singing the song they went back and interpreted "Beauty Queen" to be "Duty Quiz" because "Beauty Queen" wasn't punk enough.

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CHVRCHES – The Mother We Share Lyrics 4 years ago
Perhaps there are 2 personalities sharing the same body & therefore the same mother. Facet A of her is in a conversation with facet B.

The video has echos of the end of Fight Club. Another, more extreme, 2 minds in 1 body situation.

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Maximum The Hormone – Chu Chu Lovely Muni Muni Mura Mura Purin Purin Boron Nururu Rero Rero Lyrics 4 years ago
http://www.jpopasia.com/lyrics/7844/
Adding my Google Translate translations and rough, pragmatic(, incorrect?) interpretation:

-Chorus-
Chuu chuu lovely muni muni mura mura
purin purin boron nururu rero rero
Chuu chuu lovely muni muni mura mura
purin purin boron nururu rero rero
Chuu chuu lovely muni muni mura mura
purin purin boron nururu rero rero
Chuu chuu lovely muni muni mura mura
purin purin boron nururu rero rero
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That girl tears off her rock 'n' roll pantyhose, revealing her burning hot body!
The moshing of the stalkers of undeniable tendencies starts right here!

Vinyl vinyl vinyl vinyl vinyl vinyl SEX!
Aluminum aluminum aluminum aluminum aluminum (in a way, it's) ROCK!

-Pre-Chorus-
Bitch you! Get you! A gang of middle-aged slaughterers ever at death's door
Laid off and holed up in a Gusto*
Bitch you! Get you! A gang of middle-aged slaughterers ever at death's door
Laid off and holed up in a Gusto

A ageless, thin-waisted masterpiece from the beauty salon-cum-host club
The stress of helping, the stress of responsibilities, the endless race with males and females
A game of justice? A sex slave can't suppress those desires
In that suitcase, there's a coil of rope, packing tape and a cutter knife
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-Chorus-

"I just want to see you naked! I want to see how you look! It's a life of masturbation for a guy!"
The moshing of the stalkers of undeniable tendencies starts right here!

Vinyl vinyl vinyl vinyl vinyl vinyl SEX!
Polyester polyester polyester polyester polyester T-T-T-T-TORN APART!

-Pre-Chorus-

-Chorus-

A college student would be great; a high school student would be great too; a middle school student would be good as well, no?
An elementary school student would work too, especially if they're charming; a kindergartener is fine too

-Chorus-
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Chorus: erotic onomatopoeia
Gusto: 24/7 Japanese chain restaurant

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Ryan Adams – Two Lyrics 4 years ago
This song is about Ryan's love of getting finger banged in the ass. While he could get off on just one finger in the past, it now takes two as his fart box is quite stretched.

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Albert Hammond – I'm a Train [*] Lyrics 4 years ago
He's a train.

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Radiohead – All I Need Lyrics 4 years ago
I'm 95% sure he says:

"I’m just an insect
trying to get out of your eye"

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The Black Eyed Peas – Alive Lyrics 4 years ago
When I listen to this song I imagine a couple who broke up and the lyrics describe some thoughts they go through after the break up.

I like how they did the verses for both vocals, they used similar words but kept the same meaning. The verses have two different characters but they still follow the same train of thought and it's something that binds them together even though they come from very different perspectives.

Anyways, those are my thoughts.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:32] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:31] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:30] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:29] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:28] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:27] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:26] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:25] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Lyrics 4 years ago
@[takeapiece:24] It only makes sense that its light, because the following line says "The light that never dies" referring to the beacon light. It makes perfect sense because a beacon is defined as: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide.

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Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks Lyrics 5 years ago
I think that the second verse should be interpreted as follows.

"Daddy works a long day
He be coming home late, yeah, he's coming home late"

Here he is planning what he is going to do. He'll be waiting for his dad, debating with himself (or alter ego?) around what time he most likely will be home.

"And he's bringing me a surprise
Because dinner's in the kitchen and it's packed in ice"

He knows he is going to get a beating from his dad, because he did not make dinner ready. So he on purpose does not make dinner (still frozen), making sure that his dad will start ruffing him up. This would give him the "justification" of doing the next thing:

"I've waited for a long time
Yeah, the sleight of my hand is now a quick pull trigger"

He has been "getting a surprise" from his dad for a long time, so the abuse has been an integral part of his life. He (or an alter ego) cold bloodedly decides that he will end his father's life, the moment he wants/starts to beat him up. He is still waiting for his dad to come home.

"I reason with my cigarette
And say your hair's on fire
You must have lost your wits, yeah"

He is trying to convince his cigarette that it is just/the right thing to do. The cigarette is apparently not seeing "the humor" in his plan (disagreeing). The cigarette is just an objectification of his conscience, or his alter (more sane) ego (since according to the Foster the People statement to CNN.com, it is about a psychotic kid)

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Evanescence – Eternal Lyrics 5 years ago
I think the song is about the Kübler-Ross model

Is about the only thing is actualy eternal... Death.

They're 5 major changes to the melody of the song
Introducction (0:00) Denial
The second part (1:54) Anger
The third part (2:36) Bargaining
Fourth part (3:28) Depression
And the last part (5:50) Acceptance.

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Dirty Projectors – Dance for You Lyrics 5 years ago
As Virginia Woolf put it -- "What is the meaning of life? That was all — a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years. The great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark; here was one. This, that, and the other..."

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Dirty Projectors – Dance for You Lyrics 5 years ago
Props to the tone of this, really gets the answerlessness of the question of life

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Radiohead – Pyramid Song Lyrics 5 years ago
do a quick google image search for "egyptian funeral" and notice how they would carry the dead in "little row boats" where they would in fact "go to heaven" (their own conceptions of life and death of course) with all his lovers. I think this sets the context for the rest of events that happen during the song.

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iamamiwhoami – O Lyrics 5 years ago
Oh yeah, well then why are there horny dudes with masks dry humping trees in her concert video? Aha, perhaps too clever of a riddle? +1

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I Monster – Who Is She? Lyrics 5 years ago
But the theme is sampled on the soundtrack movie of The Vengeance of She (1968) - Music by Mario Nascimbene "Carol On The Sea".

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I Monster – Who Is She? Lyrics 5 years ago
Absolutely, Calyx. This book, which 1st edition is dated 1886, is by Henry Rider Haggard. The Lesbian mix of this song by The Lovers, easily findable on youtube, is even more intense than the original by I Monster...

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The Menzingers – The Obituaries Lyrics 5 years ago
Looks like you've rooted out the connection to "theme of authorship" that I suspected from the Pale Fire references! In that sense, I don't think you're reading "too far" into it at all. Maybe that's what he'll "fuck up," the writing.

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Lorde – Royals Lyrics 5 years ago
Lorde stated that baseball hall-of-famer George Brett is the inspiration to this song. As a result, here is my interpretation:

"I've never seen a diamond in the flesh" -- Lorde expresses that she has never been to a baseball game.

"I cut my teeth on wedding rings in the movies" -- She learned about the glamorous life of major league baseball through watching movies.

"And I'm not proud of my address, in the torn up town...No post code envy" -- Her small-market disposition results in her being familiar with only small-market baseball teams, at best.

"But every song's like gold teeth, Grey Goose, trippin' in the bathroom
Blood stains, ball gowns, trashin' the hotel room
We don't care, we're driving Cadillacs in our dreams
But everybody's like Cristal, Maybach, diamonds on your timepiece.
Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash
We don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair"

-- Her small-market mindset contrasts with the major league baseball lifestyle, but she is content with her small market disposition.

"And we'll never be royals...It don't run in our blood" -- They will never be a Kansas City Royals, a major league baseball team.

"That kind of luxe just ain't for us...We crave a different kind of buzz" -- They understand the major league baseball lifestyle is not for them. This "different kind of buzz" may be related to the use of sabermetrics to organize the best baseball team using the least amount of money possible, as popularized by the movie Moneyball, the story of the 2002 Oakland Athletics who used this approach, which is used by more baseball teams today.

"Let me be your ruler, you can call me Queen Bee...And baby I'll rule (I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule)...Let me live that fantasy" -- She wants to be the general manager or owner of a baseball team. However, given her small-market disposition, she understands that doing such would feel like a fantasy.

"My friends and I we've cracked the code
We count our dollars on the train to the party
And everyone who knows us knows that we're fine with this
We didn't come from money"

-- As a result of the successful use of sabermetrics, they are fine with how they are running their organization without the extravagant use of money.

"We're bigger than we ever dreamed, and I'm in love with being queen
Life is great without a care
We aren't caught up in your love affair"

-- Their organization has reached success due to how they run their organization and she loves being GM or owner. She still remains careless in regards to the major league baseball lifestyle because of the successes of her organization without the traditional means of extravagant expenses.

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Sting – The Last Ship Lyrics 5 years ago
This is a song about the Geordies in 1980s England. The area around the Tyne was famous for shipbuilding but as heavy manufacturing declined many of the shipyards closed. This is where the biblical references (Magdalene is from John 20:1) tie in. The ship workers, who had finally been abandoned to their fate under Thatcherism, were the figurative ghosts of the old England, watching their world end with the last ship sailing out of the yard.

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Pearl Jam – Dirty Frank Lyrics 5 years ago
If you listen round the 3:40 mark you can hear Eddie sing "just to see the look on their face", which is from the freaky styley jam by chill peppers.

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