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Favourite lyric lines

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by d8g3jdh, Feb 13, 2006.

  1. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    What are some of your favourite lines from music? My all time favourite is Dave Mustaine on the song "Take no Prisoners" by Megadeth:

    "Don't ask what you can do for your country, ask what your country can do for you."

    JFK reversed, duh, it's just the way he says it, everytime I hear it I think 'brilliant!'

    The beatles have a ton of good lines too, EX - everything from lucy in the sky with diamonds.

    What are some of your favourite lyrics and/or lyric exerpts?

    This is kinda hard to describe...
  2. on the wings of the night. from the song on the turning away by pink floyd. it just sounds cool to me.
  3. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    "you're breaking my heart, you're tearin' it apart so **** you"
  4. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    If a man is considered guilty
    For what goes on in his mind
    Just give me the electric chair
    For all my future crimes

    -----Prince, Electric Chair from the Batman Soundtrack

    My road is not always easy
    Nobody said it would be
    And if you use the word "perfect",
    I know you're not referring to me

    -----Fred Hammond, I Press from Purpose By Design CD
  5. The Owl

    The Owl

    Aug 14, 2005
    Atlanta GA
    Every Day Is A Winding Road by Cheryl Crow:

    I hitched a ride with a vending machine repair man
    He says he's been down this road more than twice
    He was high on intellectualism
    I've never been there but the brochure looks nice

    Stealing People's Mail by Dead Kennedys:

    We got license plates, wedding gifts, tax return / Checks to politicians from real estate firms / Money, bills and canceled checks / Pretty funny pictures of your kids / We’re stealing people’s mail / On a Friday night / We’re stealing people’s mail / By the pale moonlight / We got grocery sackful after grocery sackful / After grocery sackful after grocery sackful / After grocery sackful after grocery sackful / Of the private lives of you / Ha Ha / People say that we’re crazy / Sick and all alone / But when we read your letters / We’re rolling on the floor / We got more license plates, wedding gifts, tax returns / Checks to politicians from real estate firms / Money, bills and canceled checks / We cut relationships with your friends / We’re gonna steal your mail / On a Friday night / We’re gonna steal your mail / By the pale moonlight

    Drug Me by Dead Kennedys:

    Drug me - with natural vitamin C / Drug me - with pharmaceutical speed / Drug me - with your sleeping pills / Drug me - with your crossword puzzles / Drug me - with your magazines / Drug me - with your **** machines / With a fountain of fads / More rock and roll ads… / Drug Me Drug Me Drug Me Me Me / Finally off of work / Unwind, and watch the ball game at the bar / Another potato chip weekend / Is here at last / Go away Go away Go away Go away / Go away leave me alone / So I can’t see myself /
  6. "In the days of my youth I was telling what it means to be a man"

    Artist: Led Zeppelin
    Album: Led Zeppelin I
    Song: Good Times, Bad Times

    Thats the ultimate lyric.
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    "T Minus Whenever it feels right"

    Artist: Clutch
    Album: Clutch
    Song: Spacegrass

    THAT'S the ultimate lyric. :D

    Another awesome Clutch lyric, "I'm going to find my executioners, and show them exactly what it means to live." From 10,000 witnesses.
  8. Oh lord I love Clutch! You forgot this "the mob goes wild" exerpt...

    Condoleeza Rice is nice, but I prefer A-Roni.
    And that man on the T.V. who speaks to the dead, you know that man's a phony.
    Everybody move to Canada and smoke lots of pot.
    Everybody move to Canada right now. Here's how we do it:
    Bum rush the border guard before he and his dog ever knew it.
  9. BassChuck


    Nov 15, 2005
    I have squandered my resistance,
    For a pocketful of mumbles, such are promises.

    Paul Simon-The Boxer
  10. Sundogue


    Apr 26, 2001
    Wausau, WI
    Twilight Zone...

    All these years I never knew what the song was about until I had to sing it in a band.

    I'm falling down a spiral - destination unknown
    A double-crossed messenger - all alone
    I can't get no connection, can't get thru, where are you?

    Well the night weighs heavy on his guilty mind -
    This far from the borderline
    And when the hit man comes, he knows damn well he has been cheated…

  11. There's a truckload there, ahem.....

    " Hands down the illest ventriliquist this side of the mississippi river"

    "he asked me for a dollar, I said what is it for , he said I have seen them, I said ok it's yours"
  12. "There are spirits living in my cheerios"
    -The Police


    "Excuse me, while I kiss this guy."

  13. Sundogue


    Apr 26, 2001
    Wausau, WI
    I think it's, "Excuse me, while I kiss the sky."

  14. yes....I know....and it's also not "sprits living in my cheerios" I just like those as my favorite misunderstood lyrics.

  15. anything by Frank Zappa
  16. Father?
    Yes son.
    I want to kill you
    I want to...bwaaaaahaaaahaaa, come on babe...!

    The Doors - The end
  17. whitedk57


    May 5, 2005
    Franklin, NC
    I see red.
    It hurts my head.
    Guess it must have been something,
    That I read!

    --Red Lenses, Rush

    If you choose not to decide,
    You still have made a choice.

    -- Freewill, Rush
  18. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    Weaker now, drawing fluid from me
    (You) kill me
    I'm not afraid of what you have just done
    (But of) what you've just become

    This one not so much for lyrics but way its done...

    Opeth. The Drapery Falls

    Pull me down again
    And guide me into pain

    but second time he says this line he replaces pain with a soft scream like singing... i thought it was done soo freaken well and powerful....
  19. And n*ggas always gotta high cap
    Showin’ all his boys how he shot em
    But real gangsta-ass n*ggas don’t flex nuts
    Cuz real gangsta-ass n*ggas know they got em
    Real gangsta-ass n*ggas don’t talk much
    All ya hear is the bang from the gun blast
    And real gangsta-ass n*ggas don’t run from sh*t
    Cuz real gangsta-ass n*ggas can’t run fast
    Now I got the world swingin’ from my nuts
    Damn it feels good to be a gangsta

    Ghetto boys - "Damn it feels good to be a gangsta"

    Yes it's from Office Space

    I love that song :D
  20. That one right there's my favorite:D