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PinkFloyd
March 12th, 2017, 11:16 PM
What are your favorite lyrics that have the most meaning to you? I usually don't get all political and heart-felt with songs, but "Changes" by Tupac just came on the radio. The quote "Instead of a war on poverty, they got a war on drugs so the police can bother me."

Now, I'm not anti police or pro-drug, but god dammit does that quote mean a lot in today's world. The song was recorded in 1992, which was right during that whole mess with the CIA when they purposely fueled inner-city crime and violence.

But yeah, what are some lyrics that mean a lot to you?

Just JT
March 13th, 2017, 12:26 AM
In the days of my youth
I was told what it was to be a man
Now I've reached the age
I've tried to do all those things the best I can
No matter how I try
I find my way to do the same old jam


It hit me in a cold shower a couple years ago and realized it my life
Even if the songs not about me

Amethyst Rose
April 12th, 2017, 08:30 PM
I'm very late replying to this thread, but there are so many songs that mean a lot to me and I wanted to find that one that resonates with me.

I don't listen to much Nickelback, but all the lyrics to "If Everyone Cared" just blow me away. There's a lot of depth in such a simplistic, almost child-like musing that will make you step back and take a look at yourself. It appeals to my far-fetched fantasy of a peaceful world with no suffering.

Plane And Simple
April 12th, 2017, 08:50 PM
Oh god don't even get me started

Qué bonito sería decirle que es sólo un cuento
Que las cosas que pasan ahí fuera ocurren muy lejos
Qué bonito sería engañarle matándole a besos
Pero ahora mis brazos son sólo otros brazos con miedo
[...]
Me inventaré que hasta los malos son buenos
Que habrá verano en enero
Y la última lluvia es esta que moja tu piel
But now my arms are just ones that are also death scared

Which translates to:

How beautiful would it be to tell her it's just a tale
That the things that happen out there are very far away
How beautiful would it be to trick him killing her with kisses
[...]
I'll make up that the bad people are good ones
That there'll be summer in January
And the last rain is this one that dampens your skin


As well as:

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

BlackParadePixie
April 13th, 2017, 08:47 PM
Hallelujah...any version, Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, John cale, Rufus Wainwright...etc etc

but I think as a song...Jeff Buckley's is the most emotional version.

CosmicNoodle
April 13th, 2017, 09:16 PM
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KatieCO2003
April 24th, 2017, 12:50 AM
Well meet me Jesus, meet me
Meet me in the middle of the air
And if these wings don't fail me
I will meet you anywhere
There ain't not grave can hold my body down

Ain't No Grave - Johnny Cash