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Bad song lyrics.

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Post by Valigarmander » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:10 pm

The Bangles wrote:It's just another manic Monday
I wish it was Sunday
'Cause that's my fun day
My I don't have to run day
It's just another manic Monday
How many words can you rhyme with "Monday"? A lot, if you try hard enough.
Duran Duran wrote:Straddle the line in discord and rhyme
I'm on the hunt down I'm after you
Mouth is alive with juices like wine
And I'm hungry like the wolf
I like this song a lot, but... what? Is this supposed to be a fancy way of saying you're salivating? That the mouth in question is filled with fluids, a category that also includes wine, hence the comparison? Or that for some reason said mouth happens to contain a variety of liquids, among them wine? Or are you simply comparing the savor of the mouth to wine? I'm confused, Simon Le Bon, confused.

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Re: Bad song lyrics.

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Post by I am nobody » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:32 pm

It's probably cheating to post The Shaggs in a thread like this, but I'm okay with that:
If Foot Foot didn't like to roam so well
He would still have a place to dwell
Foot Foot, please answer me
I know where you are
You're behind that tree
Spoiler.
[BRIDGE 1]
Oh, the girls with short hair want long hair
And the girls with long hair want short hair
Oh, the boys with cars want motorcycles
And the boys with motorcycles want cars

[Chorus]
You can never please anybody in this world
Apparently barbers and vehicle salesmen don't exist in this world.
Spoiler.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:27 pm

"I'm Gudda Gudda, I put her under
I see me with her - no Stevie Wonder
She don't ever wonder, 'cause she know she bad
And I got her, n****: grocery bag" ~ Gudda Gudda, Young Money's "Bedrock"

what does "I got her, grocery bag" mean, Gudda? WHAT THE HELL DOES IT MEAN?

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Post by е и ժ е я » Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:16 am

90% of any modern pop music has really atrocious rhyming and writing, the excess of using words like 'baby' as a generic affection term is especially irritating

So naturally, one of the worst possible offenders would be JB, aka 'I'm like, baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby baby
I muttered 'light as a board, stiff as a feather' for 2 days straight and now I've ascended, ;aughing at olympus and zeus is crying

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Post by Bomby » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:27 am

This post is a placeholder for every Oasis lyric ever.

Well, Oasis lyrics fall into the "so bad it's good" category. Unintentional comedy at it's finest.

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Post by Booyakasha » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:06 am

...so, in 'Over the Garden Wall', there's that song The Beast sings at the end. "Come, Wayward Souls", right. When he's turning little Gregory into an edelwood tree. It's haunting, and bone-chilling, and evocative. And the chorus of children...it comes in so eerily, to such perfect effect, right? I was sure Greg had died right there.

Anyway. As wonderful as the scene is...I mean, the song's lyrics aren't great.

Ordinarily I'd never suggest how to improve on art. But instead of 'Lift your mighty limbs/And give praise to the fire', why not 'Raise your limbs on high/And give praise to the fire'? It just seems like such an obvious fix. Rhyme 'raise' with 'praise'. And...I mean, the children's part has so much long-'i' assonance, and it really would have been stronger to end the song on at least a slant rhyme.

Not that if detracts from the show proper, of course. It's almost impossible to make out the words. They chop it up and edit it in to match the emotional beats of the scene. For ambience, yeah. But I looked up the original song online, in its unedited form, and the music itself is beautiful, but boy that one lyric is clunky.
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Post by Calamity Panfan » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:47 pm

It's been made fun of a million times but Katy Perry's "Do you ever feel like a plastic bag drifting through the wind, wanting to start again?" line is such a silly line

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Post by Apollo the Just » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:46 pm

Persona 3: FES is one of the greatest video games ever made in the history of always, and its opening is absolutely glorious and has the stupidest lyrics I've heard in my entire life, 100000/10 would recommend to everyone.
Lotus Juice, the man, the legend wrote:Like I told you before, double up and take more cheddar

L to the J, say stay laced, here's my card, B
Royal flush and I'm the ace
"more cheddar" and "i'm the ace" have been memes in my circle of friends for years because of how legendary stupid these lyrics are

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Post by Booyakasha » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:39 pm

I'll not lie-----------I don't actually see the problem with any of the actual lyrics in this thread. Because, well, lyrics are only partly there to convey meaning------------they're also a part of the music. I think they need to sound good much more than to be deep or intelligent. So I'm always a lot more jarred by a non-rhyme, or a slant-rhyme, or clunky meter.
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Post by CaptHayfever » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:03 pm

^The Shaggs don't sound good either.

And remember, "I'm-a Luigi, number one!"

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Post by United Nations » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:40 pm

“Starships” by Nicki Minaj

Let’s go to the beach, each
Let’s go get a wave
They say, what they gonna say?
Have a drink, clink, found the Bud Light
Bad bitches like me, is hard to come by
The Patrón, own, let’s go get it on
The zone, own, yes I’m in the zone
Is it two, three, leave a good tip
I’ma blow all my money and don’t give two ****

I’m on the floor, floor
I love to dance
So give me more, more,
‘Til I can’t stand
Get on the floor, floor
Like it’s your last chance
If you want more, more
Then here I am

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Can’t stop ‘cause we’re so high
Let’s do this one more time
(Oh oh, oh oh)

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Let’s do this one last time
Can't stop...

(We’re higher than a ****) [x3]

Jump in my hooptie hooptie hoop
I own that
And I ain’t paying my rent this month
I owe that
But **** who you want, and **** who you like
That's our life, there’s no end in sight
Twinkle, twinkle little star

Now everybody let me hear you say ray ray ray
Now spend all your money cause today's pay day
And if you’re a G, you a G, G, G
My name is Onika, you can call me Nicki

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Re: Bad song lyrics.

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Post by I am nobody » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:00 pm

Posting Legendary Stardust Cowboy is probably cheating even more than The Shaggs:
BWA HEY SHEY GWAAA WAAAA HOOOO
REEEEYAA BLUE GRA HA HOO
RAAAAR I'M A DOO WAAAA HOOO
Or something like that, anyway.
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Post by Booyakasha » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:26 pm

CaptHayfever wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:03 pm
^The Shaggs don't sound good either.
Well, fine, but presumably, like, no matter how rad the lyrics were, you still wouldn't enjoy their songs.
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Post by steeze » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:09 am

They Want EFX by Das Efx

I don't know how many of you were listening to hip-hop in the 90s but yeah things got weird on this one.


Bum stiggedy bum stiggedy bum, hon, I got the old pa-rum-pum-pum-pum
But I can fe-fi or fo, diddly-bum, here I come
So Peter Piper, I'm hyper than Pinocchio's nose
I'm the supercalafragilistic tic-tac pro
I gave my oopsy, daisy, now you've got the Crazy
I'm Crazy with the books, Googley-goo where's the gravy
So one two, um, buckle my, um shoe
Yabba Doo, hippity-hoo, crack a brew
So trick or treat, smell my feet, yup I drippedy-dropped a hit
So books get on your mark and spark that old censorship
Drats and double drats, I smiggedy-smacked some whiz kids
The boogedy-woogedly Brooklyn boy's about to get his, dig
My waist bone's connected to my hip bone
My hip bone's connected to my thigh bone
My thigh bone's connected to my knee bone
My knee bone's connected to my hardy-har-har-har
The jibbedy-jabber jaw ja-jabbing at your funny bone, um
Skip the Ovaltine, I'd rather have a honeycomb
Or preferably the sinsemilla, Let's spiggedy-spark the blunts, um
Dun dun dun dun dun, dun dun
They want EFX, some live EFX
They want EFX, some live EFX
They want EFX, some live EFX
Snap a neck for some live EFX

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