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Old 08-18-10, 11:58 AM
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Re: Songs you liked but not anymore after reading lyrics

Wow. If I dismissed songs just because they had nonsense lyrics, there wouldn't be very many songs to like.
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Re: Songs you liked but not anymore after reading lyrics

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Another mistake was looking up the lyrics to Oasis's songs. "Supersonic" was another favorite, until I realized it was gibberish...
You had to look up those lyrics? They're incredibly clear. In fact, the vocal track is probably the most prominent thing on that song.

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Wow. If I dismissed songs just because they had nonsense lyrics, there wouldn't be very many songs to like.
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^Gotcha.
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Informer by Snow.

I thought he said "You know say daddy me snow me I go blam", but he really says "You know say daddy me snow me-a (gonna) blame."
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Originally Posted by Joe Camel View Post
Bunch of nonsense that doesn't make sense
This would rarely make me dislike a song I already liked.
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Originally Posted by starman9000 View Post
Informer by Snow.

I thought he said "You know say daddy me snow me I go blam", but he really says "You know say daddy me snow me-a (gonna) blame."


I just took all my Snow albums, put them in a box, set it afire, and threw it from the window of my highrise.
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I stopped listening to Judas Priest when I found out their dark satanic messages would make me shoot myself in the head with a shotgun.
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Louie Louie by The Kingsmen
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Originally Posted by starman9000 View Post
Informer by Snow.

I thought he said "You know say daddy me snow me I go blam", but he really says "You know say daddy me snow me-a (gonna) blame."
I believe Licky boom boom down is more profound than people realize .
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I just took all my Snow albums, put them in a box, set it afire, and threw it from the window of my highrise.
I sure hope a homeless person doesn't happen across 7 Inches of Snow and get sucked into his lyrical wizardry.
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Louie Louie by The Kingsmen
My dad remains convinced that this song has "secret dirty lyrics", despite my numerous attempts to persuade him that this is just an urban myth.
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None.

I really don't care about lyrics. If I relate to them and like them, they're an added bonus.
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I'm gonna get me a shotgun and kill all the whities I see.
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The theme to Star Trek. Roddenberry wrote the most obnoxious lyrics to cash in on royalties. Poor Alexander Courage. Whenever I hear it I think of him and how ticked I'd be if it happened to me.
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There are some songs I don't listen to because of the lyrics, but I've never stopped liking a song that I liked because I read the lyrics.

This thread reminds me of the scene in Arrested Development when Michael and Maebe begin singing "Afternoon Delight" to each other. (can't find a link to the clip; all been taken down it seems)
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For years I loved PE's "Bring The Noise" after hearing it on the 'Less than Zero' soundtrack way back in high school. Then a year or two later I read the line about "Farrakan's a prophet and I think you ought to listen to what he can say to you, what you ought to do, follow for now..." Umm thanks no.
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Originally Posted by Joe Camel View Post
So you people never heard a song that you thought sounded really cool... then got curious about its meaning and looked it up... and then didn't find it as cool as you had initially thought it was? I'm not saying you didn't like it anymore, just that it went down a notch in the coolness factor...
serious answer, U2-Unknown Caller, love the sound of the song. some of the lyrics are painfully banal.
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Duran Duran - I'm looking for Cracks in the Pavement, I pretty much noticed the lyrics sucked from the get go though, ugh so bad. The tune is OK though- has a ton of 80s cheesiness though

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I blame the groupies and cocaine
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Re: Songs you liked but not anymore after reading lyrics

Originally Posted by Joe Camel View Post
So you people never heard a song that you thought sounded really cool... then got curious about its meaning and looked it up... and then didn't find it as cool as you had initially thought it was? I'm not saying you didn't like it anymore, just that it went down a notch in the coolness factor...
Sure. But never for having lyrics that don't make sense -- if I did that, I'd never listen to Pink Floyd, Tori Amos, or Kate Bush. That's just crazy talk.
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Related but slighty tangental response: "All Day Long" by New Order. It's one of my all time favorite tracks by them (particularly Barney's epic guitar solo at the end), but I recently realized that the song's about someone killing their own kid. Makes it a bit harder to listen to.
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"Tequila". Turns out it's actually about an alcoholic beverage!
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Originally Posted by Talkin2Phil View Post
Wait, you stopped liking this because you found out he was singing in a made-up language? This is one of my favorite albums!!!

This isn't really what the OP is looking for but I love Best Coast's "Crazy For You", but the lyrics are all the same and just awful (I wish I had a boyfriend, I miss you, come back to me, I love you, etc. etc.)

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