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indierock+roll!
04-08-2006, 10:05 AM
What are your favourite lines from songs??

Mine are:
"Did you exchange, the walk on part in the war, for the lead roll in a cage?"
-Wish You Were Here-Pink Floyd

"Her mind is Tiffany twisted"
-Hotel California-The Eagles

bigbob34
04-08-2006, 10:28 AM
on three were jumping from this ledge
this buildings tall
im sure well wake up dead
but i still love her

Were falling fast
AIDEN

evil empire
04-08-2006, 10:32 AM
Everybody's sayin' that the Scatman stutters
But doesn't ever stutter when he sings.
But what you don't know I'm gonna tell you right now
That the stutter and the scat is the same thing.
Yo I'm the Scatman.

ohhhh yeah.
:dance:

Spazz128735
04-08-2006, 10:32 AM
I'll ask polite if the devil needs a ride because the angel on my right ain't hangin out with me tonight -Animals, Nickelback

pumpkins_rule
04-08-2006, 12:51 PM
Now they got me readin' a map.
Sweden? Where the F_uck is that?

Tom Green - Teacher's suck.

Rock1986
04-08-2006, 01:17 PM
Nothing Man- Pearl Jam

"Caught a bolt of lightning
Cursed the day he let it go"

George Strait- Ocean Front Property

"I got some ocean front property in Arizona
From my Front porch you can see the Sea
I got some ocean front property in Arizona
Now if you'll buy that I'll throw the Golden Gate in Free

guitarted
04-08-2006, 04:14 PM
In the morning you will hear my voice
Ill order my prayer to you and
eagerly watch
Better Remedy- Astoria Arms

Anghellic
04-08-2006, 05:47 PM
"Halo of death all I see is departure
Mourners lament but it's me who's the martyr"

Opeth - Harvest

ufossuck
04-08-2006, 06:17 PM
Get your ****in' jumbo jet outta my airport
"Ain't no Fun" - AC/DC

Now, I'm a man. I spell M-A-N... Man!
"I'm a Man" - The Yardbirds

Flies are in you pea soup, baby. They're waving at me
"Hi-Ho Silver Lining" - The Jeff Beck Group

Jesus just left Chicago and he's bound for New Orleans
"Jesus Just Left Chicago" - ZZ Top

Thania
04-09-2006, 07:24 PM
"you never knew, well i never told you, everything i know about breaking hearts, i learned from you" -taking back sunday - there's no 'i' in team

"Have another drink and drive yourself home.
I hope there's ice on all the roads.
And you can think of me when you forget your seatbelt,
and again when your head goes through the windshield" -brand new - seventy times 7

sadistic_monkey
04-09-2006, 07:27 PM
Something by Tool or Incubus. They both have amazing lyrics.


In my fantasy I?m a pantomime
I?ll just move my hands and everyone sees what I mean
Words are too messy
And it?s way past time
To hand in my mouth

Paint my face white and try to
Reinvent the sea
One wave at a time
Speak without my voice and see the world by candlelight Incubus - Pantomime

For Tool... Lateralus.

AmericanxEagle
04-10-2006, 09:23 PM
We came down to watch the world walk by
And all she found was trouble in my eyes
From the sky she pulled me down tonight
Let her go

Yellowcard- Rought Landing, Holly

skeptopotamus
04-10-2006, 09:38 PM
"A young cowboy named Billy Joe grew restless on the farm
A boy filled with wonderlust who really meant no harm"
-Don't Take Your Guns To Town, Johnny Cash

"I just can't get over those blue eyes"
-I Still Miss Someone- Johnny Cash

"Running over the same old ground
What have we found
The same old fears?
Wish you were here"
Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd

"My baby threw me out because I drank too much
She offered me her car so I could move my stuff
I'm gonna sell the bitch's car
And buy myself a cool guitar"
Cool Guitar, Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers


surely more.

glib homunculus
04-10-2006, 09:56 PM
"She is only 3 years old but it's a sure fine way to start!", The Ocean- Led Zeppelin.

Rock1986
04-10-2006, 10:41 PM
Pink Floyd - Mother

Mother will she tear your little boy apart
ohhh Mother will she break my heart

Metallica- For Whom the Bell Tolls

Take a look to the sky just before you die
its the last time you will

Iron Maiden- ALexander the Great

They wouldn't follow him to India
tired of the combat, pain and glory

Edit: forgot some

Brian Adams- Summer of 69

and now the times are changin
look at everything thats come and gone
sometimes I even play that old 6 string
think about you and what went wrong
standing on your mommas porch
you told me that you'd wait for ever
oh the way you held my hand
I knew that it was now or never

Dream Theater- Hollow Years

Once the stone you're crawling under
is lifted off your shoulders
once the cloud is raining over your head dissapears
that noise that yo hear is the crashing down of hollow years

pumpkins_rule
04-10-2006, 11:05 PM
Some of the lyrics in this thread are pretty bloody awful.

skeptopotamus
04-11-2006, 12:05 AM
Now they got me readin' a map.
Sweden? Where the F_uck is that?

Tom Green - Teacher's suck.
Now that's great lyricism. :rolleyes:

Raginscotsman
04-11-2006, 02:00 AM
"Here, everybody's friendly, but nobody's friends" - Morrissey, On The Streets I Ran

"She was getting pally with a scally in the alley,
giving head for gear,
She called a spade a spade,
Got slit from ear to ear" - Pete Doherty, Babyshambles, Gang Of Gin

"The world is in your hand, or it's at your throat" - Jules Casablancas, The Strokes, Razorblade

HeatherluvsDave
04-11-2006, 10:08 AM
mmmm my favorite would probably have to be.......
" It's something unpredictable, but in the end is right. I hope you have the time of your life." - Green Day

Heather

Pure_Morning
04-11-2006, 12:04 PM
Heavy words are so lightly thrown
But still I'd leap in front of a flying bullet for you

What Difference Does It Make? - The Smiths

_ZE_
04-11-2006, 04:24 PM
"We burst the chains
And now we should be on our own, but the fear of tomorrow
Will drive you to their arms again"

The Dream is Dead ~Heaven Shall Burn
:eek: :satan: :eek:

"I speak in verses, prophecies, and curses " ~Otep

Diversity
04-11-2006, 07:10 PM
"**** you, i won't do what you tell me" - killing in the name of by ratm

skeptopotamus
04-11-2006, 07:20 PM
The breath on that fat bastard could bring any man to tears
We had our words, a common spat
So I kissed him upside the cranium with an aluminum baseball bat
My name is mud
-"My Name Is Mud"- Primus

i_strum_i_drum
04-12-2006, 07:24 PM
"And if a double-decker bus crashes into us
To die by your side is such a heavenly way to die" - The Smiths

"Lonely lovers with the coldest hands taste low tide on the navy sands" - The Lido Venice

"You are the smell before rain, you are the blood in my veins" - Brand New

"The smile just melted off your face and stained your shirt
It burned a hole into your chest looks like it hurt" - The Movielife

"You think they're selling you truth
Truth is they're selling you out" - Thrice

FutureFame
04-12-2006, 11:20 PM
"Nothing from nowhere, Im no one at all. Radiate. Recognize one silent
call as we all form one dark flame. Incinerate. Love your hate, your
faith lost. You are now one of us."

- AFI

dazzler16
04-13-2006, 08:54 AM
"Living on your western shore, saw summer sunsets ask for more.
I stood by your Atlantic sea, and sang a song for Ireland."

Song For Ireland - Performed By Dubliners, Mary Black and many more
- Written By Phil and June Colclough

I am irish by birth and have lived here all my life and this is the single greatestt song and lyrics i have ever heard

skeptopotamus
04-13-2006, 11:58 AM
"It's so nice.
I wanna hear the same song twice.
Nowadays, the songs on the radio all,
all drive me crazy."
Boss DJ- Sublime

Izz
04-14-2006, 08:45 AM
Now they got me readin' a map.
Sweden? Where the F_uck is that?

Tom Green - Teacher's suck.

He doesn't know where Sweden is? Are we that "unknown"? :(

Izz
04-14-2006, 08:46 AM
"Got your mind in submission
Got your life on the line
But nobody pulled the trigger
They just stepped aside
They be down by the water
While you watch 'em waving goodbye
They be callin' in the morning
They be hangin' on the phone
They be waiting for an answer
When you know nobody's home
And when the bell's stopped ringing
It was nobody's fault but your own
There were always ample warnings
There were always subtle signs
And you would have seen it comin'
But we gave you too much time
And when you said that no one's listening
Why'd your best friend drop a dime
Sometimes we get so tired of waiting
For a way to spend our time
An "It's so easy" to be social
"It's so easy" to be cool
Yeah it's easy to be hungry
When you ain't got **** to lose
And I wish that I could help you
With what you hope to find
But I'm still out here waiting
Watching reruns of my life
When you reach the point of breaking
Know it's gonna take some time
To heal the broken memories
That another man would need
Just to survive"
Coma - Guns N' Roses

AVA-Car182
04-14-2006, 12:20 PM
How did I let her inside?
We're drippin in sweat, and feelin' alright
Her lips were the last thing touched tonight,
Your bestfriend is not your girlfriend ...

It Hurts AVA

Final
04-14-2006, 12:48 PM
Anything from Circle Takes the Square, At the Drive-In, or The Mars Volta right now. Also love the lyrics to "Heaven Can Wait" by Meat Loaf, amazing stuff. Orrrr most Bright Eyes lyrics, favorite would be "Hungry for a Holiday".

Bass-God
04-14-2006, 02:15 PM
" All that i wanted were things i had before, all that i needed i never needed more, all of my questions are anwsers to my sins, all of my endings waiting to begin"
Circle (slipknot)

tothebatmobile!
04-14-2006, 11:00 PM
I can't really say I have an acctaul favourite, but one of the is;
Recontruction Site- by The Weakerthans

Well I'm lost
I'm afraid
rope tied down a leaky boat
to the roof of a car on a road in the dark and its snowing
if I'm more than it means less
last call for happiness
im your dress near the back of your knees and your slip is showing
I'm a float in a summer parade
up the street in the town that you were born in
with the girl at the top wearing tool
and a Miss somewhere sash
waving like the queen
well beautys just another word
im never certain how to spell
go tell the nurse to turn the tv back on
and throw away my misery it never meant that much to me
it never sent a get well card
and i broke like a bad joke
somebody's uncle told
at a wedding reception in 1972
Where a little boy under a table with cake in his hair
Stared at the grown-ups feet as they danced and swayed
And his father laughed and talked on the long ride home
And his mother laughed and talked on the long ride home
And he thought about how everyone dies someday
And when tomorrow gets here where will yesterday be
And fell asleep in his brand new winter coat
Buy me a shiny new machine
That runs on lies and gasoline
And all those batteries we stole from smoke alarms
And disassembles my despair
Never took me anywhere It never once bought me a drink

well, I like it :)

Eruption_911
04-15-2006, 04:09 PM
Hand of fate is moving and the finger points to you
He knocks you to your feet and so what are you gonna do
Your tongue has frozen now you've got something to say
The piper at the gates of dawn is calling you his way

You watch the world exploding every single night
Dancing in the sun a newborn in the light
Say goodbye to gravity and say goodbye to death
Hello to eternity and live for every breath

Your time will come, your time will come
Your time will come, your time will come

The ferryman wants his money you ain't going to give it back
He can push his own boat as you set up off the track
Nothing you can contemplate will ever be the same
Every second is a new spark, sets the universe aflame

You watch the world exploding every single night
Dancing in the sun a newborn in the light
Brothers and their fathers joining hands and make a chain
The shadow of the Wicker Man is rising up again

Your time will come, your time will come
Your time will come, your time will come

Your time will come, your time will come
Your time will come, your time will come
Your time will come, your time will come
Your time will come, your time will come
-iron maiden- I like it cuz well ....its good :P

kromatik
04-15-2006, 07:17 PM
Sad to say I must be on my way
So buy me beer and whiskey ?cause I?m going far away
I?d like to think of me returning when I can
To the greatest little boozer and to Sally Maclennane


The Pogues - Sally Maclennane

Chak
04-15-2006, 08:15 PM
My favorite:

Melodical prodigal flows,
Hypnotical blows to brain pieces,
Telekenisis,
When I reach this pinnacle, cynical, clinical,
Microphone autobots waiting on lotto spots,
Trying to rock.

K-OS- Heaven Only knows. Kickass.

skeptopotamus
04-15-2006, 10:47 PM
"...The needle tears a hole
The old familiar sting
Try to kill it all away
But I remember everything"

Hurt- NIN

SGRocker0791
04-15-2006, 11:08 PM
I Can't Remember Anything
Can't Tell If this Is True or Dream
Deep down Inside I Feel to Scream
this Terrible Silence Stops Me

Now That the War Is Through with Me
I'm Waking up I Can Not See
That There Is Not Much Left of Me
Nothing Is Real but Pain Now

Hold My Breath as I Wish for Death
Oh Please God,wake Me

Back in the Womb its Much Too Real
in Pumps Life That I must Feel
but Can't Look Forward to Reveal
Look to the Time When I'll Live

Fed Through the Tube That Sticks in Me
Just like a Wartime Novelty
Tied to Machines That Make Me Be
Cut this Life off from Me

Hold My Breath as I Wish for Death
Oh Please God,wake Me
Now the World Is Gone I'm Just One
Oh God,help Me Hold My Breath as I Wish for Death
Oh Please God Help Me

Darkness Imprisoning Me
All That I See
Absolute Horror
I Cannot Live
I Cannot Die
Trapped in Myself
Body My Holding Cell

Landmine Has Taken My Sight
Taken My Speech
Taken My Hearing
Taken My Arms
Taken My Legs
Taken My Soul
Left Me with Life in Hell

Metallica - "One"

Teabag of Truth
04-16-2006, 01:42 AM
I like the ones in my sig, from Villainy and Virtue by Dead To Fall.

H_Zula
04-16-2006, 05:50 AM
I usually can't have a favorite song without knowing the words, so I have tons of favorite lines like:
I'll hide my true face, like Dorian Grey - James Blunt - Tears and Rain

I would go on, but I really shouldn't, I just bombed the hell out of another topic as is

Guns_41
04-16-2006, 11:28 AM
Well you're dirty and sweet, Clad in black, Don't look back, And I love you, You're dirty and sweet oh yea- Marc Bolan

mmm... ice
04-17-2006, 08:18 AM
Hot chocolate boy by Beat Happening:
he's always waitin
gotta make a move to tell her
hot chocolate boy
he's never had one
hot chocolate bad one
hot choclate boy
walk by at midnight
thinking he could maybe see her
he's never met one
hot chocolate wet one
hot chocolate boy
hot chocolate boy
every girl yelling
wanting him to be the terror
hot chocolate boy
he's a sensation
hot chocolate nation
hot chocolate boy
whatchin TV
watching tv has nobody and no one at all
deep sweet and bitter
spoon and a plate for breakfast
hot chocolate boy
hot frosted creamy
he was only dreamy (dreaming?)
hot chocolate boy

and The smiths - Suffer little children

Over the moors,take me to the moors
dig a shallow grave
and I'll lay me down

Lesley-Anne, with your pretty white beads
oh John, you'll never be a man
and you'll never see your home again
oh Manchester, so much to answer for

Edward, see those alluring lights?
tonight will be your very last night

a woman said "I know my son is dead
I'll never rest my hands on his scared head"

Hindley wakes and Hindley says:
"Wherever he has gone, I have gone "

But fresh lilaced moorland fields
cannot hide the stoild stench of death

Hindley wakes and Hindley says:
"Whatever he has done, I have done"

But this is no easy ride
for a child cries

"find me...find me, nothing more
we're on a sullen misty moor
we may be dead and we may be gone
but we will be right by your side
until the day you die
this is no easy ride
we will haunt you when you laugh
yes, you could say we're a team
you might sleep
BUT YOU WILL NEVER DREAM!"

Oh Manchester, so much to answer for
Oh Manchester, so much to answer for
Over the moor, I'm on the moor
the child is on the moor

DanteR*
04-17-2006, 10:59 AM
If I could start again
a million miles away
I would keep myself
I would find a way

Hurt-NIN