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Old 27-03-2013, 19:02
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Crowded House - Weather With You

"Everywhere you go you always take the weather with you
Everywhere you go you always take the weather"

WTF?
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Old 27-03-2013, 19:05
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Lots of song lyrics, Robbie's 'Candy' is a recent example, even he admits him and Gary wrote a load of nonsense.

Most of Girls Aloud's stuff, Xenomania have a knack for coming up with things that make no sense yet sound amazing
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Old 27-03-2013, 19:10
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I think that weather song is about a girl who's so beautiful it's always sunny wherever she is, or something like that.

I don't think that Macklemore song "Thrift Shop" makes any sense.

"I wear your granddad's clothes
I look incredible"

lol.
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Old 27-03-2013, 19:31
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Crowded House - Weather With You

"Everywhere you go you always take the weather with you
Everywhere you go you always take the weather"

WTF?
Every time my dad goes out the rain follows him. I swear he has a rain cloud constantly over his head lol
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Old 27-03-2013, 19:37
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Pussycat dolls - Dontcha
"And in the back of your mind
I know you should be f***ing with me"
Surely it should be "you know"? Annoys me every time I hear it so it does
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Old 27-03-2013, 19:53
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The first line of Turn Myself In by The Saturdays is a bit random: "I was standing by the bar on a table..."

Also if you listen to the lyrics of Nadine Coyle's Insatiable, it would make a lot more sense if she said "I'm insatiable" rather than "you're insatiable".
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Old 27-03-2013, 20:41
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Crowded House - Weather With You

"Everywhere you go you always take the weather with you
Everywhere you go you always take the weather"

WTF?
If I didn't know the spelling it could be someone with a castrated ram on a lead. I like Crowded House, but Split Enz more.
Whats Whiter Shade of Pale all about. ?
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Old 27-03-2013, 21:48
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"suicide is painless
It brings on many changes
and I can take or leave it if I please."
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Old 27-03-2013, 21:57
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"suicide is painless
It brings on many changes
and I can take or leave it if I please."
What's hard to understand about that?
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Old 27-03-2013, 21:59
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Whats Whiter Shade of Pale all about. ?
About the consequences of hippy drippy prog-rockers reading Tolkien and doing too much acid.
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Old 27-03-2013, 22:00
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Just about every Radiohead song?
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Old 27-03-2013, 22:21
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Classic shakira "lucky that my breasts are small and humble so you dont confuse them with mountains".
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Old 27-03-2013, 22:23
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Most of Nicki Minaj songs don't make sense.
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Old 27-03-2013, 22:29
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I think that weather song is about a girl who's so beautiful it's always sunny wherever she is, or something like that.

I don't think that Macklemore song "Thrift Shop" makes any sense.

"I wear your granddad's clothes
I look incredible"


lol.
What doesn't make sense about that? They are buying cheap, second-hand clothes but they still look good.
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Old 27-03-2013, 23:06
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Love the song but the grammatical error in Empire State of Mind really annoys me:

"concrete jungle where dreams are made of"

I know what she MEANS but the hybrid sentence makes it lose any sort of sense haha... although I guess "it's what dreams are made of, in the concrete jungle where they're made" also makes no sense
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Old 27-03-2013, 23:20
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Fairytale - Alexander Rybak. ANNOYS ME! But i guess english isnt his first language

"Years ago when I was younger
I kinda liked a girl I knew
She was mine and we were sweethearts
That was then, but then it's true"

WHATS WITH THE LAST BIT? haaaah
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Old 27-03-2013, 23:29
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What doesn't make sense about that? They are buying cheap, second-hand clothes but they still look good.
TBH, I just don't understand any of the song, especially the chorus. I thought the song must be taking the piss out of rappers who brag about their bling etc. If so, that's it's only redeeming feature.

But surely Grandad's clothes would be third-hand? Who would look good in anything that old? Maybe I'm taking the song too literally but I want to anyway cos it's so bad I can't really enjoy it.
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Old 28-03-2013, 00:20
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What's hard to understand about that?
well firstly it isn't always painless is it? Secondly it does bring on some changes, people at work might notice. WTF do you mea what's hard to understand?
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Old 28-03-2013, 00:41
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Frank Ocean - Super Rich Kids

Weíll both be high, the help donít stare
They just walk by, they must donít care

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Surely it should be 'they must not care'? Otherwise it makes no sense.
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Old 28-03-2013, 00:44
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Most of Nicki Minaj songs don't make sense.
They probably make sense to Pinky and Perky.
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Old 28-03-2013, 00:53
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I have recently posted this in the 'worst song ever written thread' but it is also applicable here. Also, I am so sorry that it seems like I am picking on Des'ree:

I don't want to see a ghost
It's the sight that I fear most
I'd rather have a piece of toast
Watch the evening news
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Old 28-03-2013, 01:03
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What's hard to understand about that?
explain it then.
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Old 28-03-2013, 01:50
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What's hard to understand about that?
go on then, explain it.
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Old 28-03-2013, 07:12
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well firstly it isn't always painless is it? Secondly it does bring on some changes, people at work might notice. WTF do you mea what's hard to understand?
Given that the lyrics say 'it brings on many changes' and you say 'it brings on many changes' as a means to contradict the lyrics, I can see why you're confused.

'Suicide is painless' - there are many methods of suicide in which death is painless or at least more painless than prolonged living in unbearable circumstances

'It brings on many changes' - it brings on many changes. Literally. The person committing suicide is freed of their life's difficulties. Others must adjust their lives accordingly.

'I can take or leave it if I please' - it's an option and it's a persons right to decide if they choose to take it.
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Old 28-03-2013, 07:29
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TBH, I just don't understand any of the song, especially the chorus. I thought the song must be taking the piss out of rappers who brag about their bling etc. If so, that's it's only redeeming feature.

But surely Grandad's clothes would be third-hand? Who would look good in anything that old? Maybe I'm taking the song too literally but I want to anyway cos it's so bad I can't really enjoy it.
The song is meant to be taken literally and it definitely makes a lot of sense. The song is about materialism. We are so caught up in the latest trends and styles when we could find suitable clothes from thrift shops. Just like this portion of the song spells out
They be like ''Oh! That Gucci that's hella tight.'',
I'm like ''Yo! That's fifty dollars for a t-shirt.''
Limited edition, let's do some simple addition,
Fifty dollars for a t-shirt, that's just some ignorant bitch shit,
I call that getting swindled and pimped, shit
I call that getting tricked by a business,
Also, what don't yu get about the chorus? It's pretty straightforward. He's going shopping with only $20 he's looking for a bargain and it's awesome(because he can find a lot with just twenty bucks as opposed to little or nothing from a regular store.)
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