Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Music and Lyrics

There are some lyrics to songs that just get to you. It's like a light flipped on somewhere. You hear them and you think to yourself "Yes!" Here: a select few (and a very small few it is because I have hundreds) of my all time favorite lyrics. Brace yourselves... it's a lot :)

Moon river wider than a mile
Im crossing you in style someday
Oh dream maker, you heartbreaker
Wherever youre going Im going your way
Two drifters off to see the world
Theres such a lot of world to see
Were after the same rainbows end
Waiting round the bend
My huckleberry friend,
moon river and me
Audrey Hepburn - Moon River

In this world of ordinary people
Extraordinary people
Im glad there is you

In this world of over-rated pleasures
And under-rated treasures
Im so glad there is you
Frank Sinatra - Glad There is You

Two of us riding nowhere
Spending someone's
Hard earned pay
Two of us Sunday driving
Not arriving
On our way back home
We're on our way home
We're on our way home
We're going home
The Bealtes - Two of Us

Lucretia walks into a room.
Because she does it's not the same room
The one she wanted to be in
She says, "Everywhere I go, damn! There I am."
Ben Folds - Fired

I came upon a doctor who appeared in quite poor health.
I said "there is nothing I can do for you that you can't do for yourself."
He said "Oh yes you can. Just hold my hand. I think that would help."
So I sat with him a while and then I asked him how he felt.
He said, "I think I'm cured. No, in fact, I'm sure.
Thank you Stranger, for your therapeutic smile."
Bright Eyes - Bowl of Oranges

He's my Brandy Alexander
Always gets me into trouble
Feist - Brandy Alexander

I don't want to set the world on fire
I just want to start a flame in your heart
The Ink Spots - I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire

I know you belong to somebody new
but tonight you belong to me
Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters - Tonight You Belong to Me

I could drink a case of you
And I would still be on my feet
Joni Mitchell - A Case of You

I got soul but I'm not a soldier
The Killers - All These Things that I Have Done

Called to see
If your back
Was still aligned
And your sheets
Were growing grass
All on the corners of your bed
The Shins - Kissing the Lipless

I go out walking
after midnight
out in the moonlight
Just hoping you may be
somewhere walking
after midnight
searching for me
Patsy Cline - Walkin After Midnight

What are some of your favorite lyrics my dears?

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