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Golurks Were Meant to Fly
December 3rd, 2012, 12:52 PM
Title says it all pretty much. What is your favorite line/verse from a song? What makes them so great/interesting? Go into detail, and please explain why, as we don't want a list, now do we? Feel free to go super into detail and analyze what makes it so amazing! :D

December 3rd, 2012, 8:41 PM
Mine is from the album ¡Dos! by Green Day. It's the chorus of a song called Lazy Bones.

"I can't take it anymore
Not with all the liars
Like a prisoner of war"

Basically, I love it because in the song it's my favorite part, and that it also connects to recent events in my life. My parent's won't get off my back about everything I've messed up on, and I have to explain things to them every day. Then the next day they bring it up and pretend that the conversation last night didn't exist (hence liars) and it keeps going ON AND ON AND ON IN A VICIOUS ****ING HORRIBLE CYCLE. They do NOT listen to me at all and it feels like they're trying to break me and have me admit I'm doing something that I'm not.

December 6th, 2012, 2:54 AM
Te amo, te amo, she's scared to breathe
I hold her hand, I got no choice
Pulled me out on the beach, danced in the water, I start to leave
She's begging me and asking why it's over

This lyric is emotionally, lovely. I like it.

December 6th, 2012, 3:04 AM
Unrequited love
To me its nothing but a one man cult
And cyanide in my styrofoam cup
I could never make him love me
Never make him love me


I feel in love with this song the first time I heard it. It actually inspired one of my fan fics.

December 6th, 2012, 3:23 AM
I see it everyday
We settle for safe
And lose ourselves along the way

This song lyric would probably be far from being my all-time favorite. But it fits the topic. This specific verse has just been stuck in my head for a while, and it just keeps me going. Especially when I find myself pondering on the somewhat questionable real life choices I've made in the recent past. I find it oddly inspiring, even though I can think of many other songs that I prefer over the song that the lyric came from itself. So yeah, it's probably gonna change in the near future, but for now, this is it.

December 7th, 2012, 12:16 AM
On n' lonley, broken angel
Come n' save me before i fall apart

I like this song very much. I like specially this part if lyrics.

December 8th, 2012, 12:14 PM
K, its a bit long, but here it is.
I believe that life is one big four-dimensional Rubiks Cube
Intermingling space and time and every life is inter-twined
And everything that has been done is emanating through everyone
As smoothly as the oceans were shifting through these motions.
Like little cubes in little spaces we all must find our places
And everything will play a part to make this world a work of art

Its a beautiful time to live right now
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
The sky is burning through the clouds
Doo doo doo doo doo doo cant you see

I believe theres someone who can see the picture from beyond
Casting to us images like stars remaining through the dawn
And all our faded memories in multi-color can be seen
And everything we ever knew now in panoramic view
If you could see the world from every angle
Watch it all untangle
Trace it all back to the start
Thered be chain reactions in every part
Link to song: Rubik's Cube by Ricky Valdez (http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_173161&feature=iv&src_vid=dfBwCjDadaY&v=Q04b1w6hf5w)
It really marks what I stand for, which is why I love it so much. The lyrics puncture the surface, diving deeper into what this world is all about.

December 8th, 2012, 12:32 PM
Hit the switch…visualize
Read the lights in the California skies
songs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9WX0oIKnCg) are cool

I love that because 1) it sounds cool, and 2) just live life how you feel like it was meant to be lived. No questions, just answers.

December 8th, 2012, 1:27 PM
Rack city *****, rack rack city *****
Rack city *****, rack rack city *****
Rack city *****, rack rack city *****
Ten, ten, ten, twenties and them fifties *****

LOL, no I'm kidding. That song just sucks imo^^'

But to be serious my favorite lyric would be this
Tupac - Changes
I see no changes all I see is racist faces
misplaced hate makes disgrace to races
We under I wonder what it takes to make this
one better place, let's erase the wasted
Take the evil out the people they'll be acting right
'cause both black and white is smokin' crack tonight
and only time we chill is when we kill each other
it takes skill to be real, time to heal each other
And although it seems heaven sent
We ain't ready, to see a black President, uhh
It ain't a secret don't conceal the fact
the penitentiary's packed, and it's filled with blacks
But some things will never change
try to show another way but you stayin' in the dope game
Now tell me what's a mother to do
bein' real don't appeal to the brother in you
You gotta operate the easy way
"I made a G today" But you made it in a sleazy way
sellin' crack to the kid. " I gotta get paid,"
Well hey, well that's the way it is

December 12th, 2012, 1:20 AM
Most of the lyrics from No Surprises by Radiohead.

A heart that's full up like a landfill
A job that slowly kills you
Bruises that won't heal

You look so tired unhappy
Bring down the government
They don't
They don't speak for us

I'll take a quiet life
A handshake of carbon monoxide

No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises


I won't do the whole thing but I do get touched by these lyrics a lot, one of my fave songs for that reason.

December 12th, 2012, 5:36 AM
hot girls we have problems too
we're just like you
except we're hot
the world needs to open their eyes
and realise
we're not perfect and sometimes we lie!



K, lol, jk.

If I were to pick a favorite song based on lyrics, it would be the stuff in Dare You To Move by Switchfoot.

Welcome to the planet
Welcome to existence
Everyone's here
Everyone's here
Everybody's watching you now
Everybody waits for you now
What happens next
What happens next

I dare you to move
I dare you to move
I dare you to lift yourself up off the floor
I dare you to move
I dare you to move
Like today never happened
Today never happened before

Welcome to the fallout
Welcome to resistance
The tension is here
Tension is here
Between who you are and who you could be
Between how it is and how it should be


Maybe redemption has stories to tell
Maybe forgiveness is right where you fell
Where can you run to escape from yourself?
Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna go?
Salvation is here

I dare you to move
I dare you to move
I dare you to lift yourself up off the floor
I dare you to move
I dare you to move
Like today never happened
Today never happened
Today never happened
Today never happened before

Pure gold. :)

December 12th, 2012, 5:40 AM
Downy feathers kiss your face and flutter everywhere.
Reality is a lovely place but I wouldn't want to live there,
But I wouldn't wanna live there.

"Reality is a lovely place but I wouldn't want to live there,but I wouldn't wanna live there." in particular is my favorite lyrics. I'm sure alot of you figured that out by how often it's in my signature.
They just really stuck out to me and it's a pretty true statement. The reality I picture in my head is far better than the real reality. I've always wanted to live in the world I imagine in my head, but unfortunately I can't. I really wish I could live in the made up world in my head cause life would be better.

December 12th, 2012, 6:55 AM
steve vai - all about eve

And though the sun goes down
The fever you adore is burning in your breast
Helpless in the fall from paradise into your bed
For here it is sown, in time we forget what is man

Don’t let your body cry
This game of love is war
And I’m already dead

You say- Hold me down and wash away
This hunger from my flesh
And make me reborn in sweet innocence
Come on and make me live

It’s voodoo that you possess
(Your heaven is danger)
Deny your dark side, I know
All about your secret life
Oh Eve

And so the moon is high
I see that love is blind
To the fire in your eyes

As our garden fiercely burns
We have no place to hide
Naked and cold running from the wind
Now wrapped in skin

It’s voodoo that you possess
(Your heaven is danger)
Deny your dark side, I know
All about your secret life

It’s voodoo that you possess
(Your heaven is danger)
Behind those lucid eyes
The shadow of the serpent lies
Oh Eve
All about Eve

December 12th, 2012, 8:08 AM
"with an effortless smile you pervade to be"
Pretty much describes my life.^

Some of my other favorites;
"nothing you love lasts too long"
"you can't be caught red handed if you're not red handed"
"what god takes away, let's refill all your holes with mud"

Probably a bunch more I can't think of at the moment.

December 12th, 2012, 8:37 AM
What LilJz1234 said. One of my favorite lyrics too, but I like the quote in the song.

“You gotta make a change. Its time for us as a people to start making some changes, lets change the way we eat, lets change the way we live, and lets change the way we treat each other. You see the old way wasn't working so its on us, to do what we gotta do to survive.”

December 15th, 2012, 12:48 PM
LOVG: Historia de un Sueño

Promete que serás feliz, te ponías tan guapa al reír
Y así, solo así, quiero recordarte, así, como antes,
Así, adelante, así, vida mía ahora te toca a ti, sólo a tí, seguir nuestro viaje
Se esta haciendo tarde, tendré que marcharme,
En unos segundos vas a despertar...


Promise that you will be happy, you are so good-looking when laughing
And like this, only like this I want to remember you, like this, as before
Like this, onwards, like this, my life now it is up to you, you alone, to continue our trip
It is getting late, I will have to leave.
In a few seconds you are going to wake up

December 21st, 2012, 10:43 AM
This is from Nas is the song Topless

Ya skins ya traveling bag of your existence.
Yours is shabby and scab while mines glistenin.
Vivid on my skin how many continents I've visit then you could journey with me to different places by listenin.

Nas is one of the best storytellers ever when it comes to lyrics. I really like the last line here from "Vivid...listenin". He is telling the listeners that they can follow his story and his life through his songs.

December 21st, 2012, 10:53 AM
"We fall in line, we live the lie.
Give up, give up, and feed the machine.
It grows inside, nowhere to hide.
Wake up, wake up, and kill the machine."

"...Now bow and learn to be a good slave..."

-Feed the Machine by Red

Both from the same song and I like them for the same reason. I didn't put them in the quote together because they're from different parts of the song. I don't have time to explain all of it at the moment, but I might later.

Digimon Kaiser
December 21st, 2012, 1:52 PM

"Dark Knight ~ King of Immortality" from Digimon Xros Wars.

December 24th, 2012, 8:15 PM
"She said I don't hate you
I just want to save you
While there's still something left to save!"
Savior: Rise Against
95% of all Flobots lyrics as well

December 24th, 2012, 10:26 PM
I remember the drive home
When the blind hope
Turned to crying and screaming why
Flowers pile up in the worst way
No one knows what to say
About a beautiful boy who died
And its about to be Halloween
You could be anything
You wanted if you were still here
I shouldn't even have to explain this. The raw emotion that is built up during this entire song really jumps at me in this verse especially... All the feels, man. ;__;

Digimon Kaiser
December 26th, 2012, 2:22 PM
Bury all your secrets in my skin
Come away with innocence, and leave me with my sins
The air around me still feels like a cage
And love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...

So if you love me, let me go. And run away before I know.
My heart is just too dark to care. I can't destroy what isn't there.
Deliver me into my Fate - If I'm alone I cannot hate
I don't deserve to have you...
My smile was taken long ago / If I can change I hope I never know

I still press your letters to my lips
And cherish them in parts of me that savor every kiss
I couldn't face a life without your light
But all of that was ripped apart... when you refused to fight

So save your breath, I will not hear. I think I made it very clear.
You couldn't hate enough to love. Is that supposed to be enough?
I only wish you weren't my friend. Then I could hurt you in the end.
I never claimed to be a Saint...
My own was banished long ago / It took the Death of Hope to let you go

So Break Yourself Against My Stones
And Spit Your Pity In My Soul
You Never Needed Any Help
You Sold Me Out To Save Yourself
And I Won't Listen To Your Shame
You Ran Away - You're All The Same
Angels Lie To Keep Control...
My Love Was Punished Long Ago
If You Still Care, Don't Ever Let Me Know
If you still care, don't ever let me know...

(snuff, by Slipknot)

December 26th, 2012, 2:36 PM
I wanna be the very best
that no one ever was

-Original Pokemon Theme

December 26th, 2012, 2:50 PM
I've got too much energy
To switch off my mind
But not enough
To get myself organized.

-Infected, by Matt Johnson / The The

Demo ne, aeta yo.
Suteki na tenshi ni.

-Tenshi ni Fureta yo! by Houkago Tea Time

And I knew right then
That the wages of sin
Are two bucks an hour and working weekends

- Wages of Sin by Bob Walkenhorst / The Rainmakers

December 28th, 2012, 6:43 PM
You Learn - Alanis Morissette

"You live, you learn.
You love, you learn.
You cry, you learn.
You lose, you learn.
You bleed, you learn.
You scream, you learn."

Lyrics that are so simplistic, yet so universal.

December 28th, 2012, 10:59 PM
Basically any lyric from The Saltwater Room by Owl City; it's just such an adorable song with really sweet lyrics. Specifically though;

"Time together is just never quite enough, when you and I are alone I've never felt so at home;
What will it take to make or break this hint of love? We need time, only time;
When we're apart whatever are you thinking of? If this is what I call home, why does it feel so alone?;
So tell me darling do you wish we'd fall in love? All the time, all the time."

The chorus of this song is just so sweet and it always makes me feel emotional regarding a semi-ex and the time that he played this song to me. He was singing it on Skype after we'd had an emotional conversation and when it got to the chorus... just hngg. This lead to the song having a special feeling for me and especially with the hopeful lyrics of the chorus, they're words that I've always held close to my heart. The whole notion of two people feeling this way about each other is wonderful and the way the lyrics are sung really brings out the warmth in them.

December 29th, 2012, 7:59 PM
Right now it's these:

"Born we are the same, within the silence, indifference be thy name
Torn we walk alone, we sleep in silent shades
The grandeur fades, the meaning never known"


"If nothing in the world can change our children will inherit nothing"

Those are from the song "Born" by Nevermore. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RIqdno3r2o)

Awesome progressive/groove metal aside, the first lines speak to me that no matter what race we are, what religion we believe or not believe, how smart or stupid we are, strong or weak we are, we are all born the same in that we live through life not really knowing what our species' true purpose of being is. We often times cut ourselves off from each other and never really try to understand one another despite our differences. We all live and die without truly knowing the reason why we all do so. If there even is a universal meaning to life to begin with.

The second name speak to me just as it is. The way the world is now, if we don't stand up and actually change what we see wrong, there might one day not be a world for our future generations.

Mr Cat Dog
January 7th, 2013, 11:11 AM
♫Oh, we kid ourselves, there's future in the ****ing / But there is no ****ing future♫ ('We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed - Los Campesinos!)

You can fill in the blanks. Suffice to say, I find it wonderfully poetic in its vulgarity.

January 7th, 2013, 11:40 AM
"But I'm too tired to fall asleep."
"And I'm scared to death that I'll never be afraid

I like these because as far as my brain can comprehend there is no way these feelings could exist in real life. These are both in songs by the electronica band Owl City.

January 7th, 2013, 12:06 PM
♫Oh, we kid ourselves, there's future in the ****ing / But there is no ****ing future♫ ('We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed - Los Campesinos!)

You can fill in the blanks. Suffice to say, I find it wonderfully poetic in its vulgarity.

I love it :D and it is so very true at the moment.

As for me I find it very hard to choose just one for me it is probably

Heart-shaped Box
She eyes me like a Pisces when I am weak,
I've been locked inside your heart shaped box for weeks.
I've been drawn into your magnet tar pit trap,
I wish I could eat your cancer when you turn black...


Meat-Eating orchids forgive no one just yet.
Cut myself on angel hair and baby's breath.
Broken hymen of your highness, I'm left black,
Throw down your umbilical noose so I can climb right back...

both are from Nirvana's Heart-Shaped Box... It i hard for to explain why I love these lyrics but they just hit me for some reason.

Uh-Oh, Ho-Oh!
January 8th, 2013, 1:38 PM
This is from Sail Away by Styx.

I'm sailing away,
Set an open course for the virgin sea,
'Cause I've got to be free,
Free to face the life that's ahead of me,
On board, I'm the captain, so climb aboard,
We'll search for tomorrow on every shore,
And I'll try, Oh Lord I'll try, to carry on

I look to the sea,
Reflections in the waves spark my memory,
Some happy, some sad,
I think of childhood friends and the dreams we had,
We lived happily forever, so the story goes,
But somehow we missed out on the pot of gold
But we'll try best that we can to carry on

These lyrics just speak to me. It talks about moving on and living life, and childhood memories. I just find it touching. It's one of the only songs I listen to and NEVER get tired of. If you haven't, listen to it!

January 8th, 2013, 6:31 PM
Now this looks like a job for me so everybody just follow me cuz we need a little controversy, cuz it feels so empty without me.

I don't know why I like these lyrics in particular. Probably cuz they're so damn catchy.

January 8th, 2013, 6:57 PM
I don't typically listen to songs for lyrics, rather I listen for good rhythm and music in the background. But there are a lot of lyrics I do like, I probably couldn't list them all :P But yeah, anyone who reads them is probably going to find them weird but oh well xP

"And in her eyes you see nothing, no sign of love behind the tears
Cried for no one
A love that should have lasted years"

"... But time makes you bolder,
Children get older
I'm getting older, too..."

"I hear the horses thunder
Down in the valley below
I'm waiting for the angels of Avalon,
Waiting for the eastern glow"

Probably my all time favorite for some reason:
"I want to be a lion
E-everybody else can pass as cats"
And no, surprisingly it's not entirely because it has to do with lions lol

There's more but I'll stop there.

Starry Windy
January 14th, 2013, 2:24 AM
So when you feel like hope is gone
Look inside you and be strong
And you'll finally see the truth
That a hero lies in you

This part of Hero (by Mariah Carey) lyrics encouraged me to never give up and motivates me.

January 14th, 2013, 7:12 AM
Unrequited love
To me its nothing but a one man cult
And cyanide in my styrofoam cup
I could never make him love me
Never make him love me


I feel in love with this song the first time I heard it. It actually inspired one of my fan fics.

I was singing that all during work yesterday. Couldn't get it out of my head, and now it's back in my head, good times.

Shook Ones II by Mobb Deep and everything by CunningLynguists strike me like a firebrick when I listen to them. I have several favorite love songs- one of them being A Song for You by Leon Russell, another being Sea of Love by Phil Phillips and the Twilights. Both are fairly simple but strong. Two of my all time favorite songs are also love songs: Case of You by Joni Mitchell and Take it With Me by Tom Waits. The latter kills me when he sings, "all that you've loved is all you own."
Case of You is entirely brilliant:

Just before our love got lost you said
"I am as constant as a northern star"
And I said "Constantly in the darkness
Where's that at?
If you want me I'll be in the bar"

On the back of a cartoon coaster
In the blue TV screen light
I drew a map of Canada
Oh Canada
With your face sketched on it twice
Oh you're in my blood like holy wine
You taste so bitter and so sweet

Oh I could drink a case of you darling
Still I'd be on my feet
oh I would still be on my feet

Oh I am a lonely painter
I live in a box of paints
I'm frightened by the devil
And I'm drawn to those ones that ain't afraid

I remember that time you told me you said
"Love is touching souls"
Surely you touched mine
'Cause part of you pours out of me
In these lines from time to time
Oh, you're in my blood like holy wine
You taste so bitter and so sweet

Oh I could drink a case of you darling
And I would still be on my feet
I would still be on my feet

I met a woman
She had a mouth like yours
She knew your life
She knew your devils and your deeds
And she said
"Go to him, stay with him if you can
But be prepared to bleed"

Oh but you are in my blood
You're my holy wine
You're so bitter, bitter and so sweet

Oh, I could drink a case of you darling
Still I'd be on my feet
I would still be on my feet

January 17th, 2013, 4:21 PM
"If I can't be my own, I'd feel better dead"
That was from the song Nutshell, by Alice in Chains. Not much explaining to be done on this one, it pretty much speaks for itself. It just speaks so much to me. I would definitely reccomend this to anyone to listen to.

January 17th, 2013, 4:34 PM
"I got 99 Problems but a Bi*** ain't one" - Jay Z

"On your grave, I will stand" - Machine Head - In the presence of my enemies

"Just listen to it
Voice so true, inside calling
To pick you up and march you on
Keep from falling
Let go your sorrow
Sun will shine, this I promise
Rising tomorrow

Machine Head - Imperium

"I’ll have you know
That I’ve become

Determination that is incorruptible
From the other side, a terror to behold
Annihilation will be unavoidable

Every broken enemy will know
That their opponent had to be invincible
Take a last look around while you’re alive
I’m an indestructible master of war!"

Disturbed - Indestructible !

"Destroy Everything! (x3)
Obliterate what makes us weak,
Destroy Everything! (x3)
Decimate what threatens me."

Hatebreed - Destroy Everything

I enjoy songs which are aggressive, empowering and just make you wanna head bang like crazy !

January 18th, 2013, 11:07 PM
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

"I'm really gonna miss you picking fights
And me, falling for a screaming that I'm right
And you, will hide away and find your piece of mind with some indie record that's much cooler than mine"

Miss Anne Thrope
January 19th, 2013, 4:27 AM
Seeds of eulogy to sew along with dreams
Fill the needs that can leave us grieving alone
A symphony resounding in our minds
Guides us through what we knew would come all along

Oh, and of course:

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust
My hate for you defines my lust
Bridges to bridges, you're nothing to me
Welcome world, Miss Anne Thrope

January 22nd, 2013, 12:07 AM
My favorite song lyric is “Never mind I will find someone like you”. It a wonderful song sung by Adele.

January 22nd, 2013, 12:23 AM
"This has to be, the most beautiful,
the most peaceful place, i've ever been to.
It's nothing like, i've ever seen before.

When I think how far i've come I cant beleive it, yetI see it.
Then I see family, I see the way we used to be..."

-Phil Collins - Welcome

Absolutely beautiful lyrics.

January 23rd, 2013, 6:51 AM
I'm a massive Australian metal fan so most of my favourite songs and lyric are from these bands if you're into this kind of music check these bands out.

Home Is For The Heartless: Parkway Drive
"If home is where the heart is, why do I feel so f...... heartless?"
The crumbling skyline cuts a vicious horizon,
sinking its teeth into the cold September sky.
Decaying towers of steel reach with crooked spires for the heavens,
like bones of the hollow chest of this town, torn wide for the scavengers.

Carrion: Parkway Drive

In a moment I'm lost
Dying from the inside
Her eyes take me away
Tear me apart from the inside out"

Open Letter: The Amity Affliction
"I'm not searching the sky for a reason to live
'cause I found beauty right here and found the passion to give,
so let me give you my heart, let me give you my tears,
let me give you my life, let me give you my fears."

January 23rd, 2013, 8:25 AM
Oof, so many:

Do you collect the souls you've lost
In the top of your dresser drawer
Count the number of tears displaced
On lonely bedroom floors
A machine where your heart once was
Slowly takes the place of you
Only hold the memories now
Of a love I thought I knew


Now we both have separate lives and lovers
Insignificantly enough we both have significant others

Both by Anberlin, the first from their sond "Breaking", the latter from "A Day Late".