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Postby PavlovianModel146 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:26 am

What single lines (or maybe two lines) in songs do you think are pretty cool when taken separately? I have a few, but I'll just start us off with one for now:

"I can't complain, but sometimes I still do." Joe Walsh- "Life's Been Good."
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Re: Single Lines

Postby humegotitright » Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:51 am

A couple of my favourite lines from songs:

"Living is easy with eyes closed" - The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

"We can be heroes, just for one day" - David Bowie - Heroes

"Let me forget about today until tomorrow" - Bob Dylan - Mr Tambourine Man
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Impenitent » Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:44 am

"coming in out of the rain - you hear the jazz pour down" - dire straits

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What's the difference between a liberal and Al Qaeda?
Oh, you don't know either?

"False is the idea of utility that sacrifices a thousand real advantages for one imaginary or trifling inconvenience; that would take fire from men because it burns, and water because one may drown in it; that has no remedy for evils, except destruction. The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes....Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man." (Thomas Jefferson)

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Re: Single Lines

Postby Faust » Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:24 pm

"I felt you electric light". Bush, Machinehead.
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Impenitent » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:13 pm

"the more it stays the same, the less it changes" - david st. hubbins



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What's the difference between a liberal and Al Qaeda?
Oh, you don't know either?

"False is the idea of utility that sacrifices a thousand real advantages for one imaginary or trifling inconvenience; that would take fire from men because it burns, and water because one may drown in it; that has no remedy for evils, except destruction. The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes....Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man." (Thomas Jefferson)

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Re: Single Lines

Postby Impenitent » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:15 pm

"my baby fits me like a flesh tuxedo, I want to sink her with my pink torpedo" - david st. hubbins



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What's the difference between a liberal and Al Qaeda?
Oh, you don't know either?

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Re: Single Lines

Postby Tengo Nada » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:55 pm

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Re: Single Lines

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:40 pm

"I need a girl that chews Copenhagen, when she opens up her mouth, all her teeth are falling out." BuzzPoets-"Copenhagen Girl"

"I don't know if the millions will survive, but I'll believe in God when 1 and 1 are five." Bad Religion-"Do What You Want"

"Sanity is a full-time job in a World that is always changing." Bad Religion-"Sanity"
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Liteninbolt » Wed Jul 08, 2009 6:13 am

"I just quit my job makin' toothpicks out of logs
you know it's gettin thin when your friends turn you in" Montrose - "I Don't Want It"
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Faust » Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:55 pm

"I'm down on my knees but I don't have a prayer for you" from a song I wrote a long time ago and have mostly forgotten.
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Re: Single Lines

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:01 pm

Faust wrote:"I'm down on my knees but I don't have a prayer for you" from a song I wrote a long time ago and have mostly forgotten.


Awesome line.
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Faust » Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:13 pm

I don't know where this one comes from - maybe from nowhere. "Green eyes, black dress, and I think you know the rest...."
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Re: Single Lines

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:05 am

Faust wrote:I don't know where this one comes from - maybe from nowhere. "Green eyes, black dress, and I think you know the rest...."


I can't find it anywhere, I can't even find lyrics that exactly match: "Green eyes, black dress," although, it works with the tune from Escape Club's, "Wild Wild West," but there was no lyric in that song even close to that.

Green eyes,
Black dress,
I think you know the rest

"Forty seven
Deadbeats
Livin' on a back street" Escape Club-"Wild Wild West"

New Additions:

"We go undiscovered 'cause people are careless, but one way or another they'll never forget us." Duran Duran- "Playing With Uranium"

"'Cause eternity, my friend, is a long fucking time." Bad Religion-"You"

QUESTION:

Do you guys think it appropriate to post entire refrains in this thread? I have some I'd like to post.
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Re: Single Lines

Postby humegotitright » Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:07 am

Such a pretty house, and such a pretty garden - Radiohead - No Surprises
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Re: Single Lines

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:14 am

"I'm never alone, I'm alone all the time." Bush-"Glycerine"
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Re: Single Lines

Postby humegotitright » Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:28 am

Too young to hold on, too old to just break free and run. - Jeff Buckley - Lover, You Should've Come Over
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Faust » Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:48 am

Yeah, Pav. I seem to remember it as a line I was going to use as the first line in a song. Sort of a fast blues/boogie. But I probably just heard it somewhere.
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Re: Single Lines

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:04 am

Were you in a band?
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Faust » Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:44 am

Never a rock band.
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Re: Single Lines

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:13 am

"The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down, Of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee. The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead When the skies of November turn gloomy." -Gordon Lightfoot "Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Jayson » Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:02 pm

"In the year 7510, If God's a-comin' He oughta make it by then." - Zager and Evans: In the Year 2525

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Re: Single Lines

Postby Faust » Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:12 am

"You get me closer to God" - Trent Reznor.

But you really have to be there - out of context - well, you've all heard it, anyway.
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Re: Single Lines

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:02 am

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." Semisonic-"Closing Time"
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Re: Single Lines

Postby Impenitent » Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:51 am

"nazi punks fuck off"- jello biafra

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Re: Single Lines

Postby xzc » Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:26 am

I asked her her name she said, "blah blah blah."

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