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John Vanderslice – Keep The Dream Alive Lyrics 12 years ago
after experiencing jv and his band come down into the middle of the crowd to sing this song at the middle east upstairs in boston in september 2008, i definitely want to keep the dream alive.

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John Vanderslice – Kookaburra Lyrics 13 years ago
this whole album definitely grows on you.

jv is *super* nice, i got a hug from him once at a show.

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Sondre Lerche – My Hands Are Shaking Lyrics 13 years ago
I really like the feeling this song creates. Maybe a happy break up song?

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The Mountain Goats – International Small Arms Traffic Blues Lyrics 14 years ago
melittabee, gotta love JD's intros.

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The Mountain Goats – You or Your Memory Lyrics 15 years ago
I fixed the errors in the lyrics.

Love this song, the way the music starts at the beginning, the lyrics, the way john sings them...everything.

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of Montreal – Chrissy Kiss the Corpse Lyrics 15 years ago
WEIRD! but awesome!

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The Sheila Divine – Spacemilk Lyrics 15 years ago
alright so to retract my last statement. the bassist is now in a band called the plain janes and they are based in boston. you should listen to them if you are reading this.

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John Vanderslice – Cool Purple Mist Lyrics 15 years ago
that explains why this does not sound like a JV song at all. it is most definitely a john darnielle song. "i wish that we both were dead." yep.

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John Vanderslice – Heated Pool And Bar Lyrics 15 years ago
probably a heated pool and bar is the farthest away you can get from war.

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John Vanderslice – Exodus Damage Lyrics 15 years ago
amazing. it definitely makes more sense now.

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John Vanderslice – Me And My 424 Lyrics 15 years ago
so what is the reference?

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The Dresden Dolls – The Jeep Song Lyrics 15 years ago
this song gets stuck in my head for days.

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The Mountain Goats – Oceanographer's Choice Lyrics 15 years ago
this song is great live. so much energy. i love it.

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The Mountain Goats – Love Love Love Lyrics 15 years ago
"some moments last forever and some flare out with love love love" beautiful. that's why i love john darnelle.

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The Mountain Goats – Your Belgian Things Lyrics 16 years ago
incredible song. i love the emotion and beauty of it.

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The Mountain Goats – Song for Dennis Brown Lyrics 16 years ago
beautiful song, kind of bizzare lyrics.

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The Mountain Goats – Dance Music Lyrics 16 years ago
what gets me about this song is that it's has such upbeat music (dance music?) and the lyrics are not upbeat at all. and that's why john darnelle is awesome.

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of Montreal – The Party's Crashing Us Lyrics 16 years ago
fun. the chorus is so damn catchy.

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The Sheila Divine – Spacemilk Lyrics 16 years ago
the bassist is in a band called max heinberg and the nervous. he used to work for him in an engineering department at boston university, he was an administrative secretary. even rock stars have day jobs.

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Petula Clark – Downtown Lyrics 16 years ago
i love this song. it makes me happy.

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Corky and the Juice Pigs – I'm The Only Gay Eskimo Lyrics 16 years ago
the end where they sing in the voices of different artists is the best part.

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Hot Hot Heat – This Town Lyrics 16 years ago
i'm going to agree with inkkisses last point. yes.

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Jeff Buckley – Hymne A L'Amour Lyrics 16 years ago
actually it's just the tune to hymne a l'amour by edith piaf. the words are different

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Stillwater – Fever Dog Lyrics 16 years ago
Vocals were contributed by Marti Frederiksen, frontman for the metal band Motherland.

okay i was wrong.

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The Casket Lottery – A Dead Dear Lyrics 16 years ago
i think it is sean ingram from coalesce screaming "dead" at the end of this song. woo

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The Casket Lottery – Under Pressure Lyrics 16 years ago
David Bowie and Queen/Freddie Mercury

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Simon and Garfunkel – Scarborough Fair/Canticle Lyrics 17 years ago
my favorite simon and garfunkel song. i love the countermelody so much.

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The Shins – New Slang Lyrics 17 years ago
"this song will change your life"

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The Rapture – House of Jealous Lovers Lyrics 17 years ago
i love the cowbell in this song.

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The Rapture – Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks Lyrics 17 years ago
just shake?

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Ted Leo and the Pharmacists – Bridges, Squares Lyrics 17 years ago
such an awesome song. i was just in kendall square not too long ago.

in case anyone was wondering: ossify - to make rigid and set into a conventional pattern. apostasy - Abandonment of one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.

hey, i didn't know.

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Ben Folds Five – Army Lyrics 17 years ago
the live version of this song is awesome. especially when the crowd sings the instrumental part...like someone said above.

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The Mountain Goats – No Children Lyrics 17 years ago
so pessimistic. and that's what makes it great.

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The Doobie Brothers – China Grove Lyrics 17 years ago
classic rock...classic.

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The Blood Brothers – Under Pressure (Queen and David Bowie cover) Lyrics 17 years ago
oh yes screaming.

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The Casket Lottery – Under Pressure Lyrics 17 years ago
excellent cover with small brown bike. i saw them perform it last summer on their tour. it was awesome.

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Rent – Over the Moon Lyrics 17 years ago
MOOOOOOOOO!

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Rent – One Song Glory Lyrics 17 years ago
excellent song expressing a beautiful and tragic point.

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George Harrison – Crackerbox Palace Lyrics 17 years ago
dang catchy.

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Tom Jones – It's Not Unusual Lyrics 17 years ago
this song is awesome. when it comes on you just have to dance.

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Pixies – Wild Honey Pie Lyrics 17 years ago
This is a Beatles cover. i love this cover a lot.

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Jeff Buckley – Je N'en Connais Pas La Fin Lyrics 17 years ago
sorry about the bad translation. yes, this is an Edith Piaf song. edith piaf is very excellent.

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Phoenix – If I Ever Feel Better Lyrics 17 years ago
i love the bass line.

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My Morning Jacket – Dancefloors Lyrics 17 years ago
beautiful music.

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The Olivia Tremor Control – Define a Transparent Dream Lyrics 17 years ago
for some reason this song reminds me of the beatles. white album era.

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Stereolab – Emperor Tomato Ketchup Lyrics 17 years ago
translation:
The comings and goings, labyrinth, well who's this I see?
The exit it is there, I see it, we're not too, the exit I see it, it is there, we're not too
(unfinished sentence, probably means we're not too far)
Much too close from across, thick walls I can do it.
To bring down the screens of deception, of deception.
Holding to emptiness, to smoke the balls are burst, start everything over.
What will we want to see? The curtain rise, silence is golden, I disagree.
To not make an effort and yawn a lot, to be able to rise up and salute you.
We are not pigeons, perhaps idiots, reality in another way.

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Stereolab – The Emergency Kisses Lyrics 17 years ago
translation:
what I wouldn't give
to be once more
sitting on a bench
at the park with you
the bottom of my heart
was radiating
and ther all the colors
a revelation
time stopped
and then I saw
your lips
how desireable
the impalpable
became matter
it huddled up
against the void
tenderness is finite
the violent caress
which awakens
in my
topsy-turvey being
an enigma

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Stereolab – Eloge D'Eros Lyrics 17 years ago
translation:
no, in fact nothing is more precious to me
tan to make myself the best I can be
seeing the attention he paid to my beauty
I thought it was a godsend for me

I surely made of this flower of my beauty
a tremendously advantageous idea
thus it is a matter of love's passion
its nature, its virtues, its twists and turns

beauty is the splendour of truth, oh yeah!
beauty is the splendour of truth, oh yeah

it's true that its feet are so delicate
as it is not on earth that it moves
halfway between madness and wisdom
it walks on the heads of men

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Stereolab – Double Rocker Lyrics 17 years ago
translation:
Yes you are pure joy,
The square of butter
That makes life so delicious.
(Open up your heart, open up my heart)
Forgive me I've resisted so,
Our reflection has scared me so.
There your heart.

You're the one that gives it its deep taste.
(Open up my heart, open up your heart)
Fear leaves me, I can surrender my self,
I can feelsmell, and finally love you.
There your mouth.

The heat rises in the abdomen,
You feed it and the fire awakens.
I was of ice, within ice,
Completely part of the mass.

The fire crackles, it has found the bones,
The flames dance, they give me back strength.
Your increasing heat
Made me melt, liberates me.

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Stereolab – Diagonals Lyrics 17 years ago
translation:
Remember the vacation
Vacation of the petty
That seeks to resemble
The Great bourgeoisie
Through which difference
Can they be distinguished?
Their imprudent tortures
Or passionate lives
Lives of addiction
Or very small people
Return to the importance
Of their dizzy lives
A moment of vacation
Nothing after forbidden
Moment of independance
And how beautiful life is!
A moment of vacation
To forget your worries
To embrace the abundance
That life has to Confer
I want us to move on
That we take some distance
Divisions bore me
And hurray for Harmonies!

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