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swashplate
8th Mar 2002, 00:44
"When Bobby Fischers playing...". .. ."Playing..Playing". .. ."Touch the ground....". .. ."...He'll take those Russian boys, and play them out of town!!" <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="confused.gif" /> . .. .'Cue Fanfare' by Prefab Sprout . .. ....over to you.... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

MikeSamuel
8th Mar 2002, 02:15
"And when people tell me what is OK and what is not, it should not be an unexpected scene seeing I extend my middle right hand digit and say - Would you like lemon or lime with that piece of advice mister?". .. .The Hives - Untutored Youth. .. .Weird, but very very good! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

sanjosebaz
8th Mar 2002, 04:25
"A seasoned witch could call you from the depths of your disgrace,. .And rearrange your liver to the solid mental grace,. .And achieve it all with music that came quickly from afar,. .Then taste the fruit of man recorded losing all against the hour.". .. .Yes - Close to the Edge

somewhatconcerned
8th Mar 2002, 07:12
I stumble into town. .Just like a sacred cow. .Visions of swastikas in my head. .Plans for everyone. .. .David Bowie

Blacksheep
8th Mar 2002, 10:59
Ging-gang-goolie-goolie-goolie-gotcha!. .Ging-gang-goo, ging-gang-goo. .Repeat.. .. .Haila, haila-shayla, haila-shayla hayla woooo. .Repeat.. .. .Shally-wally-shally-walley-shally-walley-shally-walley, whumpa, whumpa, whumpa, whumpa.. .. .Return to beginning and repeat... . .. .**********************************. .Through difficulties to the cinema

Who has control?
8th Mar 2002, 14:20
Neil Young once sang 'Ain't it hard when you wake up in the morning'. .. .k d lang had a song which I was convinced was titled 'Can't stand Gravy'. I was only later I reaslised it was 'Constant Craving' - easy mistrake to make.

Azure
8th Mar 2002, 14:28
Oh Crap, KD Lang did that to you too? Only a few shrieks from Barbra Strisand will cure you of that horrific thought. . .. .Good idea for a new post, who's the worst female singer of the century?

DROGNA
8th Mar 2002, 16:24
"I can't even talk to you without the aid of chemicals or lies, oh darlin', you're not my type. The way you fell from grace was sordid, sick and strange to say the least, fancy doing that with a fully grown cat in the first place". .. .Time Is Money, written by Ian Prowse and performed by Pele (now called Amsterdam).

Tricky Woo
8th Mar 2002, 16:49
The lyrics on David Bowie's Hunky Dory album are somewhat, how should I say it, chemically inspired.. .. .TW

I'd rather
8th Mar 2002, 16:51
The whole of "Whiter Shade of Pale" - doesn't stop it being brilliant though.

ft
8th Mar 2002, 17:45
Off the top of my head:. .. ."And soon I discovered that this rock thing was true. .Jerry Lee Lewis was the devil. .Jesus was an architect previous to his career as a prophet. .So there was only one thing I could do. .Was ding a ding dang my dang a long ling long. .. .[...]. .. .Jesus built my car. .It's a love affair. .Mainly Jesus and my hot rod". . - Ministry. .. .And that's only the parts that make the most sense of course.... .. ."An' I wanna liquify everybody gone dry. .or plug into the aerials that poke up in the Sky!. .Burn down the suburbs with the half closed eyes. .You won't succed, 'less you TRY!". . - The Clash. .. ."My hand went blind. .You're in the vein, clarvoyant.. .My hand went blind. .I make love to my trance sister. .My trance sister, and my trance parents see from the balcony. .I looked out on the big field. .On the big field, and it opens like the cover of an old bible. .And out come the wolves, out come the wolves!. .Their paws trampling the snow,. .the alphabet,. .I stand on my head and watch it all go away!". . - In a Rancid song, written by that spoken word guy whose name I can never remember. .. .Cheers,. . /ft. . . . <small>[ 08 March 2002, 12:51: Message edited by: ft ]</small>

HugMonster
8th Mar 2002, 17:55
You say potato and I say potato. .You say tomato and I say tomato. .Potato!. .Potato!. .Tomato!. .Tomato!. .Let's call the whole thing off.. .You say pyjamas and I say pyjamas. .You say Bahamas and I say Bahamas. .Pyjamas!. .Pyjamas!. .Bahamas!. .Bahamas!. .Let's call the whole thing off...

Hersham Boy
8th Mar 2002, 18:25
She wanted it hard. .She wanted it fast. .She liked it done medium-rare. .. .AC/DC (Touch Too Much). .. .Classically bad.... . . . <small>[ 08 March 2002, 13:26: Message edited by: Hersham Boy ]</small>

Greg Baddeley
8th Mar 2002, 18:33
Blimey, I thought I was the only one here who remembered 'Yes'!!! (They went to the dogs after 1975 though!!!!!). .. .How about anything by Julian Cope!!!. .. .or.......It's one o'clock and time for lunch, dum de dum de dum. .It's always been Ethel,. .etc, etc.. .. .-"I know what I like" - Genesis.

Davaar
8th Mar 2002, 18:51
Song came out in 1961. Did not understand it then, or since. Wrote to the publishers and asked, but they never replied. Probably do not understand either.. .. ."Try to remember the tenth of September. .When Life was short. .An ugly fellow. .....[and so on]. .Try to remember. .And if you remember. ................ .mellow, bellow.. .Try to remember and ... ......................... ......................... .[then an echo effect, diminuendo]. .And Follow, Follow, Follow, Follow, Follow, . .Follow, Follow, Follow.". .. .What does it mean? Follow what?

djk
8th Mar 2002, 19:33
"It's amusing to think that we'd be wed. .God has secretly pronounced you dead. .Ten painted piggies, colour deepest red. .they sleep so cold in the same bed". .. .taken from "Shut Up Venus" by The Pale (1992)

DROGNA
8th Mar 2002, 22:10
"Dancing in the disco. .Bumper to bumper. .Wait a minute.... .Where's me jumper?". .. .Where's Me Jumper - Sultans of Ping FC. . . . <small>[ 08 March 2002, 17:12: Message edited by: DROGNA ]</small>

Cyclic Hotline
8th Mar 2002, 23:19
The epitomy of teen angst......... .. .Oh, she's a slug and he's a creep. She's a tart , he's very cheap. . .She is a slut, he thinks he's tough, she is a bitch, he is a puff. . .Yeah, yeah it's not fair, Yeah, yeah it's not fair. .I'm so upset, I'm so upset, Yeah, yeah!. .. .I ought to smash his face in, yeah, but he's bigger than me, in "e". .I know! I'll get my mate Barry to hit him, he'd flatten him! . .Yeah, but Barry's a mate of Gordons's in "e"!. .oh, well! I don't care, oh, I don't care, I don't care . .. .Jilted John.

Firestorm
8th Mar 2002, 23:27
Oh were to start?!. .. ."They're coming to take me a way HA HA!" Can't remember the band.. .. ."Holiday in Cambodia" by the Dead Kennedies.. .. .Just about the whole of "Rudigore" by Gilbert and Sullivan.. .. .Pink Floyd - need we say more.. .. ."Iam the evry model of a modern Major General" G&S agian (the Pirates of Penzance).. .. .Almost all the songs in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." If that wasn't at least assisted chemically then Pink Floyd are all Vicars.. .. .Can I stop yet? <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

Ella Valet
9th Mar 2002, 00:49
"Well, you're built like a car. .You got a hubcap diamond star halo. .You're built like a car, oh yeah. .. .Well, you're an untamed youth. .That's the truth, with your cloak full of eagles. .You're dirty, sweet and you're my girl. .. .Get it on, bang a gong, get it on. .Get it on, bang a gong, get it on". .. .Get It On - T.Rex

The Mistress
9th Mar 2002, 03:58
ANY 'song' by Cradle of Filth. The Beach Boys they aint :0

rover2701
9th Mar 2002, 16:04
I am the egg man . . I am the walrus. . coo coo ke choo. . etc etc.. .Brilliant song by John Lennon always loved it but never understood it. Maybe someone can enlighten me.. .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="confused.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Roll Eyes]" src="rolleyes.gif" />. . . . <small>[ 09 March 2002, 11:06: Message edited by: rover2701 ]</small>

NorthernSky
9th Mar 2002, 17:22
Great thread! I can second the vote for Julian Cope above (though some of his work is also brilliantly poetic, vis 'Lunatic and Fire Pistol', anything on 'Wilder'), but would respectfully put forward the following for consideration for the prize:. .. .'Scamper' by Lambchop. .. .hey buddah. .nealy's been overcast for money. .a closet full of generic adult diapers. .and the bible trivia game . .lunch: three doughnuts. .and some chocolate milk . .reading a newspaper . .that is over five days old . .the nurse . .and the housekeeper . .the doctor . .and the son . .over there my father. .the smell of old bran cooking wafting blending. .that of the red oak. .warm and sour . .the kitchen floor is vinyl . .and it's soaking wet . .so is the bedroom . .of the mother . .she has a problem. .she is very old. .with the bladder. .you are outside. .sucking on a can. .passed out in the living room. .Marth Stewart. .is speaking. .three hundred and fifty pounds of machinery. .roll between her surgical stockings. .and the hearth. .i do not look up. .i am terrified. .. .Taken from their wonderful album 'What another man spills', the song was written by Kurt Wagner, Lambchop's front man, following a period working in an old person's home. You need to hear it to appreciate it's brilliance.. .. .I suppose it's timely, too, to mention System of a Down, though I feel they will really blossom during the coming Frogging season.. .. .Please note, Mr Drake did not write weird lyrics - just gently beautiful ones.. . . . <small>[ 09 March 2002, 12:24: Message edited by: NorthernSky ]</small>

Hugh_Jass
9th Mar 2002, 20:15
Windmills of the mind-pretty much all of it

djk
9th Mar 2002, 20:19
or there's always.... .. ."look out baby, look out Pat. .Here's the kid that's gonna get the blues. .when you go away.. .I'm on fire, cause I'm in love. .with the girl who's not the girl she was. .when I went out with her.. .I saw you in the garden. .you looked so debonair. .Beware of the flowers, . .cos I'm sure they're gonna get you yeh". .. .From "Beware of the flowers (cos I'm sure they're gonna get you, yeh) - John Otway. .. .Incidentally, the lyrics to this song were voted Britain's 7th most favourite of the past 2000 years

widgeon
9th Mar 2002, 20:41
what's the principal doing with her ?. .who's that guy , is he screwing with her ?. .what's her perfume , tigress by faberge. .it makes me cream my jeans when she walks my my. .. .High school confidential , Carol Pope and rough trade.

pjdj777
10th Mar 2002, 00:41
"God Knows as your dog nose". .. .Sabbath Bloody Sabbath by Black Sabbath (chemically inspired). .. ."Some balls are held for charity. .some for fancy dress. .but when they're held for pleasure . .they're the ones I like the best". .. .Big Balls by AC/DC. .. .what's wrong with Cradle of Filth??

Arm out the window
10th Mar 2002, 13:18
Weird - how about these?. .. ."It's a peel off the watchword, just peel off the watchword..." (Cornflake Girl, Tori Amos). .. .and one I quite like,. .. ."Let me tell you about Sweden; only country where the clouds are interesting" (Stranglers)

NorthernSky
10th Mar 2002, 16:33
Errr, Tori sang 'Peel out the watchword, just peel out the watchword', which makes (a bit of) sense.. .. .I had the pleasure of meeting her and chatting for a good while, once. She is dangerously gorgeous, with a way of seeming 'little girl lost' one moment, and then, the hottest, most knowing, vamp, the next. Her partner is one very lucky guy.

Grainger
10th Mar 2002, 23:33
"You're twisting my melon, man". .. .Happy Mondays <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="smile.gif" />

The Mistress
11th Mar 2002, 00:36
pj. .. .Contrary to what some people may think I don't drink blood, don't sleep in a coffin and don't hang around grave yards of an evening, so find some of their ditties er ... gruesome <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> . .. .I downloaded and printed off a load of stuff for my semi-Goth offspring. I have to admit Cradle of Filth's website is pretty good. Their entire repertoire is there for all to read. The lyrics start at:. .. .http://www.saunalahti.fi/muittari/ctf.html. .. .It runs to about 100+ sheets of paper! Titles such as The Black Goddess Rises, As Deep As Any Burial, Darkness Our Bride (Jugular Wedding) are probably best listened to on nights with a full moon and a large Bloody Mary in hand <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="smile.gif" /> . .. .I'm sure you enjoy Hallowed Be Thy Name though <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> . .. .The M x

pjdj777
11th Mar 2002, 14:08
Aaaah the lazy hazy days of '82. .. ."When the priest come to read me the last rites. .take a look through the bars at the last sights. .of a world that has gone very wrong for me"

Kalium Chloride
11th Mar 2002, 22:28
"We all live in a yellow submarine...". .. .What the fcuk's that all about? And they say the Beatles weren't on drugs when they wrote their songs. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Roll Eyes]" src="rolleyes.gif" />

swashplate
12th Mar 2002, 02:08
"All bound for moo moo land..... .. .They're justified..... .. ....and they're ancient..... .. ....and they roam across the land....". .. .The KLF. .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

Grainger
12th Mar 2002, 13:26
... and they drive an ice cream van ..... .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" />

captainowie
12th Mar 2002, 13:51
"....I can't even find anything worth stealing. .Under fifteen feet of pure white snow". .. .Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

Evo7
12th Mar 2002, 18:20
I was swimming in the Caribbean . .Animals were hiding behind the rock . .Except for little fish . .When they told me east is west trying to talk to me, coy koi . .Where is my mind?. .. ."Where is my mind?" by the Pixies

Evo7
12th Mar 2002, 18:26
For that matter, most of Michael Stipe's lyrics make no sense at all. I'm not sure where to start... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="smile.gif" />

Mike Southern
12th Mar 2002, 19:06
Not sure if this counts, but when I was at college (a long time back) thought the words to Dire Straights' Romeo & Juliet went . .. .....and all I do is kiss you through the balls of a reindeer.... .. .The actual words were ...through the bars of a rhyme - must be Knopflers' geordie accent!

yaffel1
12th Mar 2002, 19:29
How about:. .. ."I was a face in a magazine,. .when you were still playing with your plasticine.. .. .Now you're dogging my tail, riding the slipstream.. .. .You can take the fans and the NME's,. .The little girls who squeeze and tease,. .. .Pass on their social disease, go get your medicine in!". .. .Lousy song (It's Your Turn - The Who) but the lyrics stayed with me. I can't make my mind up if it is profound, funny or just damn stupid. Certainly it looks like an example of Pete Townshend going from angry young man to cantankerous old git with nothing in the middle.

Rowley
12th Mar 2002, 20:17
The Stone Roses- I am the resurection. .. .Down down you bring me down. .I hear you knocking down my. .Door and I can't sleep at night. .Your face it has no place. .No room for you inside my. .House I need to be alone. .. .Don't waste your words I don't need. .Anything from you. .I don't care where you've been or. .What you plan to do. .. .Turn turn I wish you'd learn. .There's a time and place for every. .Thing I've got to get it through. .Cut lose 'cause you're no use. .I couldn't stand another. .Second in your company. .. .Don't waste your words I don't need. .Anything from you. .I don't care where you've been or. .What you plan to do. .. .Stone me why can't you see. .You're a no one nowhere washed up. .Baby who'd look better dead. .Your tongue is far too long. .I don't like the way it sucks and. .Slurs upon my every word. .. .Don't waste your words I don't need. .Anything from you. .I don't care where you've been or. .What you plan to do. .. .I am the resurrection and I am the life. .I couldn't ever bring myself. .To hate you as I'd. .Like. .. .I am the resurrection and I am the life. .I couldn't ever bring myself. .To hate you as I'd. .Like. .. .FANTASTIC SONG. .. .Another Lyric from the Roses. .. .You've been bought and paid. .You're a whore and a slave <img border="0" title="" alt="[Roll Eyes]" src="rolleyes.gif" />. . . . <small>[ 12 March 2002, 15:22: Message edited by: Rowley ]</small>

Evo7
12th Mar 2002, 20:40
Fine song, and one of the best albums ever <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="smile.gif" />

DROGNA
12th Mar 2002, 21:14
"It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised.". .. .Try crow-barring that into a song! From "Machines (Back to Humans)" by Queen, The Works album, released in 1984. Bloody clever bloke that Brian May.. .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" />

Evo7
13th Mar 2002, 01:33
There's always "Wir fahr'n fahr'n fahr'n auf der Autobahn" <img border="0" title="" alt="[Roll Eyes]" src="rolleyes.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="smile.gif" />

Arm out the window
13th Mar 2002, 03:01
Maybe not weird, but a bit lazy...just repeat. ."Lager, lager, lager, lager, lager..."

pigboat
13th Mar 2002, 07:30
...an'...when I was through, I filled up my shoe. .and brought it to you.. .And you, you took me in, you loved me then,. .you never wasted time.. .And I, I never took much, I never asked for your crutch,. .Now don't ask for mine.. .. .4th Time Around/Bob Dylan.. .I've never ever figured out whether this is real heavy s**t, or just plain s**t.

DKosky
17th Mar 2002, 23:02
"I'm an Alchemist baby. .I can turn heavy metal .... into gold. .I can make unstable compounds of mercury explode. .I can make you glow. .I can make you phosphoresce. .I can burst your bubble. .I can make you effervesce. .. .Science tells you love. .Is just a chemical reaction in the brain. .Let me be your bunsen burner baby. .Let me be your naked flame. .. .You're going to turn bright red. .When I do my litmus test on you. .Acid it was, acid it is. .And what acid was true. .Check out what's in the test tube baby. .You're my little pipette. .The favourite piece of apparatus. .In my chemistry set. .. .Science tells you love. .Is just a chemical reaction in the brain. .Let me be your bunsen burner baby. .Let me be your naked flame. .. .You're the kind of carbon I can date. .You're the element that makes me passionate. .There's a chemistry experiment. .I want to try in my brain. .So come close to the Bunsen Burner. .Feel the Heat of the naked flame". .. .From John Otway's - "Bunsen Burner"

foghorn
18th Mar 2002, 04:02
Forget lager lager lager lager lager lager, just about anything by Underworld is weird try this for size:. .. .Riocha Riocha Reverend Al Green. .Deep Blue Morocco. .The water on stone . .The water on concrete. .The water on sand the water on fire. .Smoke the wind the salt. .The bright laconic days in the water. .Old man Einstein on top of his house white. .Deep blue Andalucia Red Yellow Red Yellow Black.... .. .Underworld - Pearl's Girl - Secondtoughestintheinfants, 1995. .. .Most They Might Be Giants songs are also completely hatstand:. .. .I'm you're only friend. .I'm not your only friend. .But I'm a little glowing friend . .But really I'm not actually your friend. .But I am.... .. .Blue canary in the outlet by the light switch. .Who watches over you. .Make a little birdhouse in your soul.. .. .They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in your soul - Flood, 1990. . . . <small>[ 17 March 2002, 23:04: Message edited by: foghorn ]</small>

ImNot
18th Mar 2002, 04:27
I looked in the sky and an elephants eye. .Was looking at me, from a bubblegum tree.. .. .Can't remember the original artist but Neil from the Young Ones covered it.. .. .Great TV show too.

NorthernSky
18th Mar 2002, 05:56
In answer to the above post, it was 'Hole in my Shoe' by Traffic.. .. .God, now I feel old!

ImNot
18th Mar 2002, 06:04
Was Stevie Winwood in Traffic?

siwalker66
18th Mar 2002, 14:00
Anyone got a decent turntable for sale? This thread is making me dust off the vinyl

Arm out the window
18th Mar 2002, 14:12
Speaking of 'They might be giants', how about 'Particle Man'?. .. .'Particle man, particle man, particle man meets triangle man, they have a fight, triangle wins, triangle man...'. .. .Eloquent statement on evolution or just weird?. .You be the judge!

Unwell_Raptor
18th Mar 2002, 14:19
Jonathan King admitted that the words of 'Everyone's Gone to the Moon' were gibberish. He didn't care, and it made him a load of money anyway. . .. .And what about 'Macarthur Park' then?

Grim Reaper 14
18th Mar 2002, 17:48
"I came back as a bag of groceries, accidentally taken off the shelf before the expiration date" - TMBG again....weirdos. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="confused.gif" />

Big Tudor
18th Mar 2002, 19:55
"Listen to the voice of Buddha,. .Saying stop your sericulture.. .Little people like your asking,. .boiled alive for some Gods bidding.. .Buddha's watching, Buddha's waiting.". .. .Human League. Being Boiled.

ft
18th Mar 2002, 21:16
According to as reliable sources as you are likely to find within music in general and punk rock in particular, a song idea was once passed on through the din on a crowded London bus in rush hour traffic. The idea was picked up and a song written that much surprised the guy who came up with the idea for the chorus.. .. ."Yankee dollar talk. .the dictator of the world. .in fact it's giving orders. .and you can't afford to miss a word. .. .Chorus:. .I'm so boo-oo-ooored with the U.S.A. (repeatx3). .But what can I do?". .. .The original idea was a love song of sorts. And the chorus?. .. ."I'm so bored with you".. .. .Cheers,. . Fred

Foss
19th Mar 2002, 19:05
He's a repo man using dream warfare. .. .The Cramps, cant remember the song title.

redsnail
20th Mar 2002, 00:38
"I love you but if you give me the sh!ts you can just fark off" by Friendly.. .Love that lyric! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

foghorn
20th Mar 2002, 00:44
More lyrical madness from They Might Be Giants. .. ."Everybody wants prosthetic foreheads on their real heads". .. .They Might Be Giants - Rock - Flood, 1990. .. ."They need a shoehorn, the kind with teeth,. .People should get beat up for stating their beliefs,. .They need a shoehorn, the kind with teeth,. .'Cause they know there's no such thing.". .. .They Might Be Giants - Shoehorn with teeth - Lincoln - 1988

swashplate
20th Mar 2002, 04:00
"Istanbul was Constantinople. .. .Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople. .. .Istanbul was Constantinople. .. .Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople. .. .Why did Constantinople get the works?. .. ...thats nobody's buisiness but the Turks!!". .. .TMBG 1991? (I think?). .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" /> : ...love it.... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" />

SOPS
20th Mar 2002, 19:09
The whole of "Blinded By the Light", a great song, but with Lyrics like "Madman Drummers Bummers", "A Teenage Diplomat" I have never been able to figure it out. Still love the song though. Idea for a new thread, "People who can explain weird song lyrics"