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What song has “i want to travel the world” as lyrics?

Ive been trying to find this song for a while now. I first saw it in Brittany Broski’s video “Becoming the 2013 Tumblr Girl of My Dreams” at point 8:03. The lyrics “i want to travel the world” repeat ...
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What's “irit” in the E-types - Life song?

The Song "Life" of the musician E-Type has following verse: You tell me There's gonna be a showdown somewhere It's irit I looked up the word irit in the web but couldn't find anything ...
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Sotto voce lyrics in Pink Floyd's Take Up Thy Stethoscope And Walk

At between 1:47 and 1:49, during the midsong jam, there are some spoken words, ending something like "... what you say" or "last Tuesday" Take Up Thy Stethoscope And Walk - YouTube ...
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What does “I'm a loser, baby, so why don't you kill me?” mean?

Soy un perdedor I'm a loser, baby, so why don't you kill me? (Double barrel buckshot) Soy un perdedor I'm a loser, baby, so why don't you kill me? https://genius.com/Beck-loser-lyrics https://en....
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What do the lyrics for Gnarls Barkley's “Crazy” mean?

Mm-hmm, hmm And when you're out there, without care Yeah, I was out of touch But it wasn't because I didn't know enough I just knew too much Hmm Does that make me crazy? Does that make me crazy? Does ...
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In the song Human by the band the Killers why does the vocalist sing are we human or are we dancer without the plural form dancers?

You know Numbers in English Grammar. Has two types Singular form and Plural form. Right? It has to be like that. In the song Human by the band the Killers why does the vocalist sing Are we Human or ...
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In the song Human by the Australian band The Killers why did they compare or juxtapose human to dancer?

In the song Human by The Killers, the vocalist says: Are we human? Or are we dancer? My sign is vital My hands are cold And I'm on my knees Looking for the answer Are we human? Or are we dancer? Will ...
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Was Trent Rezor's lyrics titled Hurt taken from his own life or is it taken from another person's life or is it a fictional song?

When Trent Reznor wrote the song Hurt did he affiliate the song with his own life? In the lyrics it said, "Needle tears a hole....the old familiar sting...You can have it all...my empire of dust....
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Checking the lyrics: The Neville Staple Band's Put Away Your Knives

I am listening The Neville Staple Band's Put Away Your Knives It has shown some lyrics but not all. Could anyone help me complete the missed part (marked by three ...
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What is the meaning of this lyric from Passenger's “Fairytales & Firesides”?

Here is a link to the song: The second line of the second verse is, according to the internet and my own ears: We're the shaking gun in a service station line You ...
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Where can I find the lyrics to the 1981 album “Caramba”?

I am especially interested in the song "Aitho", but it seems only "Habba Habba Zoot Zoot" is commonly available online. I know the lyrics are included on the rear cover, but I can ...
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Checking the lyrics: Michael Lydon's _Love at First Sight_

I am listening Michael Lydon's Love at First Sight The following lyrics are generated automatically by youtube. Could anyone help me check it? Thanks. (A) One night in ...
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Checking the lyrics: Mike Blakely's _Makin' Good Time_

I am listening Mike Blakely's Makin' Good Time The following lyrics are generated automatically by youtube. Could anyone help me check it? Thanks. If I had it my way I ...
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Lyrics of The Dynamics' Please think it over

I really do like this old song: The Dynamics' Please think it over I'd like to have the lyrics. I have searched the lyrics on the internet, but there is nothing. So I ...
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Lyrics of The Lettermen's Put away your teardrops

I really do like this old song: The Lettermen' Put away your teardrops I'd like to have the lyrics. I have searched the lyrics on the internet, but there is nothing. ...
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Lyrics of Wilf Carter's Why should I feel sorry for you now

I really do like this old song: Wilf Carter's Why should I feel sorry for you now I'd like to have the lyrics. I have searched the lyrics on the internet, but there is ...
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The meaning of “get off” in Foxy's song

I am listening Foxy's Get off. The lyrics is as following. I am wondering what the idiom "get off" mean at here? I know that "get off" is used to meaning "to leave or to ...
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Lyrics contain the idiom “for one thing”

I am looking for lyrics which contain the idiom "for one thing". What I want is that the idiom must be explained as "for example" or "for instance". I have found three ...
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“People talk of situations” or “People talk over situations” in Bob Dylan's Love Minus Zero?

I am listening to Bob Dylan's Love Minus Zero. There is a sentence I am not sure. That is, "People talk of situations" or "People talk over situations". In this video, it sounds ...
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What/who is “Bushell” the the Adam and the Ants song Press Darlings?

If passion ends in fashion Bushell is the best-dressed man in town In an previous verse it goes Nick Kent is the best dressed guy in town. Nick Kent was a rock critic, but does anyone know what "...
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Have Hot Chip ever explained the lyric 'made in the dark' in the eponymous song?

I discovered Hot Chip's song "Made in the Dark" a few months ago. It's exquisitely beautiful, and seems to describe the aftermath of the break up of a romantic relationship. The chorus ...
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How do the “Hatten är din” meme lyrics correspond to the original “Miin ma kenti” lyrics

BACKGROUND: In 1981, [Lebanese musician Azar] Habib recorded "Miin Ma Kenti" (Whoever you are) ... in Arabic for his Ya Malaki album; the tape eventually made its way to Sweden. Nineteen ...
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Is the song “You Raise Me Up” actually about Christian Relief?

I understand the song You Raise Me Up is about relief, faith, etc. According to a post The song effectively portrays Josh Groban’s expression of faith and also presents the influence of his ...
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Where do I find lyrics to “Opportunity for Progress”, by Rayne?

Well, this has been bugging me for quite a while, but I simply can't find the lyrics to this song. Can anyone help? It would also be fine to simply upload the lyrics. I am able to understand almost 80-...
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“Talk” by Hozier, meaning

In Hozier's song "Talk" he sings "That's found in the last witness / Before the wave hits / marveling at God / Before he feels alone one final time and marries the sea." I know ...
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Can anyone help me to find this rock music?

Some years ago, maybe more than 10, when I was a kid, I used to listen to a very engaging rock music that i’m mad to try to find what that music was. I remember some part of the lyrics but they aren’t ...
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Lyrics for Fuck Buttons - Sweet Love for Planet Earth

The song Sweet Love for Planet Earth from Fuck Buttons' album Street Horrrsing (2008) contains extremely distorted vocals starting at 5:32. Several sources online cite the following as lyrics: We're ...
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What does the singer sings (maybe in English) in the song “Mal Bicho”

This song is in Spanish, but it has a portion starting at 2:17, (link to that part) where it appears to be talking in English, But I do not understand any single word, since English is not my first ...
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Identify the lyrics of KISS' God Of Thunder (Alive 2)

Following the drum solo of KISS' God of Thunder from Alive II and before the "I'm the lord of the wastelands", could you identify what is being said?
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What does “mad fish” mean in Bring The Pain by Method Man?

In the song "Bring The Pain" by Method Man, he says: Check it, just how deep can shit get/ Deep as the abyss/ and brothers is mad fish accept it What does "mad fish" mean in this ...
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Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder lyrics meaning

In the song "Sir Duke" by Stevie Wonder, one of the line goes "you can tell right away at the letter A, when people start to move", what does "at the letter A" mean? In the context of the lyrics, ...
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Construction of a Musical Theatre song

In musical theatre, we have lyrics. Would you say, therefore, that you have to make sure you had the tune for this first before you added the brace for the grand staff for the melody and bass line? ...
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What does Victor Wooten refers to in his Justice Song in album “Show of Hands”?

In the lyrics of song "Justice" by Victor Wooten in his 1996 Album "Show of Hands" he says: Twenty two cops on the scene / And only 4 go to trial Is there a specific episode he is referring to?
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What do these lyrics in “Angeline the Baker” mean?

In the song "Angeline the Baker," the lyrics go: Angeline the baker, age of 43 Fed her sugar candy, but she still won't marry me What does "fed her sugar candy" mean? Is it referring to sweet ...
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What kind of bird are you if you can't swim?

In the translations of Peter and the Wolf that I've heard/seen, the bird is always just "the bird"; is there any indication as to roughly what sort of bird Prokofiev had in mind? The fluttering and ...
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Did John Lennon condemn the Free Love ideology on the 1970 track “Working Class Hero”?

It's safe to say that the Beatles had a pretty good time in the Sixties. They were certainly at the forefront of the hippie movement, a central aspect of which was the Free Love ideology. However, in ...
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Are there any artists who have written original lyrics in languages they don't speak?

And no, I don't mean Pitbull saying "Uno, dos, tre, quattro". I'm wondering if there have been any instances of songwriters writing most or all of the lyrics to an original song in a language or ...
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Dream Theater - Through Her Eyes (live): What does James LaBrie say before the song starts?

I have been listening to Dream Theater - Through Her Eyes (Live Scenes from New York) for many years, but I was never able to understand what James LaBrie says just before the song starts. Here below ...
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Who is the 'Sandman' in America's song?

America was a band that was formed in the 1970's. The lyrics of their song Sandman are as follows: Ain't it foggy outside All the planes have been grounded Ain't the fire inside? Let's all ...
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Looking for verses to the refrain of “Hoch sollst du leben”

From my childhood in the 90s I remember that we used a song for the birthday celebrations at my elementary school that had the classic "Hoch sollst du leben" birthday song as a refrain and had two or ...
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Meaning of lyrics to Vangelis (Losing Sleep)

Could someone please enlighten me to the meaning of the lyrics to "Losing Sleep" by Vangelis (sung by Paul Young): Here are the lyrics: www.azlyricdb.com/lyrics/Vangelis-Losing-Sleep-294174
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Upbeat pop: “Show me that you love me, don't just say it”

It’s an upbeat kinda pop song and the only lyrics I can remember are these: show me that you love me ...don’t just say it. Tell me if I had nothing would you be there for me, nowadays it’s bout the ...
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Roger Miller “Doo Wacka Doo”?

I could have sworn that line was in the song "Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd" by Roger Miller, but I just listened to a recording and it wasn't in there. A Google for that lyric comes up with a ...
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I can't remember a song, whose video clip is weird

I can't remember a song, the clip of which had some mannequins without faces in place of people. Some of them, for example, represented a family at home (father, mother and son) sitting around a table....
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What are the lyrics to “Fiddle-Dee-Dee!!” by Plus-Tech Squeeze Box?

The Japanese electronic music band Plus-Tech Squeeze Box put out an album titled Cartooom! in 2004, with cover art reminiscent of the American animated series Dexter's Laboratory. The song "Fiddle-Dee-...
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Songs with unintelligible lyrics and incomplete lyrics transcript

Are there any recordings of songs that lack a full transcript of the lyrics? Often lyrics are difficult to understand solely from the recording and I can imagine lower fidelity recordings from the ...
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Where does the title of Ride The Tiger by Jefferson Starship come from?

I read on https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858626308/ that the tiger could be a heroin needle with black measurement lines on the outside being the stripes. The song is from 1974 and ...
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Can somebody explain these specific moments of the musical short cartoon “Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs” (1943)?

Disclaimer: Some people probably might find this offensive, and so should not watch it, although I personally don't understand why, and find it to be a very funny and musically catchy cartoon from the ...
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Why was Ian Hunter ashamed in Oreole?

I'm referring to All the Way from Memphis (1973) by Mott the Hoople. The lyrics are here. I think we can all feel a bit unhappy about the unfortunate use of the word "Spade" but I don't see any ...
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Who is “Sid Viscosity”?

The lyrics of the song Gentle Spike Resort by Grandaddy refer to Sid Viscosity: With ex-school treasures for hire And whitesnake riffs dressed up like Sid Viscosity "Whitesnake" could refer to ...

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