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Why does Olivia Rodrigo say “We broke up a month ago” in her song happier?

Happier was released on May 21, 2021. Fans are speculating that the Sour album is about Joshua Bassett (Olivia's ex-boyfriend) and Sabrina Carpenter (Joshua's current girlfriend); which is likely to ...
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“I'm supposed to be the center of your attention” - modern country

Heard a song today, sounded quite modern with a country vibe. Shazam or google couldn’t help. It’s a male solo singer and the Chorus goes “bring your focus back to me I can’t feel your attention… I’m ...
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In the song “The Gift” by The Velvet Underground, what is the “large sheet-metal cutter”?

Context: Track 2 of Velvet Underground's White Light/ White Heat (1968) is called "The Gift". The lyrics tell about a man named Waldo, who mails himself to a girl, only for her to struggle ...
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Lyric interpretation of the song “Tuesday” by Drake and ILOVEMAKONNEN

In the song, "Tuesday," by Drake and ILOVEMAKONNEN, there is repeated lyric: "Got your girl in the cut and she choosey." What is the meaning of this line? Specifically, what does ...
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“Bubbles in the bathtub” novelty song

I heard this song a few times on the radio like Dr. Demento or something. I sang (my) lyrics to my Mom who is very good with songs but to no avail. The lyrics are something like: Bubbles in the ...
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Are there any real lyrics to Sunn O)))'s “Why Dost Thou Hide Thyself In Clouds”?

I've listened to the whole song several times now despite its duration. Atilla Csihar's vocals are probably my favourite part, even if they are a theoretical disaster. It reminds me of some sort of ...
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Are there any modern musical “epics”?

Have any significant musical epics been created from the year 2000 forward? By "epic" I mean the literary term, as in a long narrative. I'm interested in a song, multiple songs, album or ...
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Question about the lyrics of Sorry by Halsey

I just listened to Sorry, a 2017 song by Halsey recently. In the beginning, it says: I've missed your calls for months it seems Don't realize how mean I can be 'Cause I can sometimes treat the people ...
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Why does relatability to songs and their lyrics trigger so much emotion?

I could be alone on this. Whenever I listen to some songs of any genre whose lyrics tell a story so relatable to my own experiences, I would always picture the memories and reminisce the good old days....
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Is the song “Driver's License” anti-woman?

"Driver's License" by Olivia Rodrigo is about a woman still insanely in love with her ex who has dumped her. Should this be considered an anti-feminist song because it shows women weak ...
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I can't remember this Japanese/anime song

It has a slow start with female voice singing something 'tsuki no tobira sa ake wo' it's translated to something like going to the next door and something then the music start to become faster, at the ...
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Weird pronunciation of the word “of” in Russians by Sting

The song Russians by String contains the following line: Regardless of ideology I listened to the song dozens of times by now, and Sting pronounce the word "of" in that sentence in a way ...
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“Uncha lamba kad” rap verse lyrics

It's a Bollywood song from movie "Welcome". YouTube link mentioned above and the lyrics are as given below. https://www.filmyquotes.com/songs/1170 Can anyone tell what are the lyrics of the ...
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What does “Your bash abusin' victimize within the scheme” mean?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask about song lyrics. Apologies if it isn't. The Michael Jackson song Scream includes the line "Your bash abusin' victimize within the scheme" ...
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Vele : Student of the Year 2012 : Lyrics of the English part?

This is the best I could get from all the sources You think you're fast But I know I'm faster I'm school ya I'm party ninja master You think strike like you never imagine Drop the boom from a ...
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Lennon's Imagine lyric change from “living” to “sharing”? Alternative version?

Anyone over 50 knows that in John Lennon's song "Imagine" there is a verse in the first stanza that goes "Imagine all the people living for today". However, I just saw a YouTube ...
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What's this song that repeatedly says “just the way I am”, sung by a woman?

Found a song that repeatedly says "just the way I am", sung by a woman, used in an Absolut Vodka ad on Youtube, 2020-12-25. Found it by refreshing the video that spawned the ad in a Private ...
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Can someone help me to find this song? Background music of “Lipstick Prince” korean show

can someone help me to find a Korean song? The song is a background music for “Prince Lipstick Season 2 and Episode 6 (Part 2 in minute 27:12) ON Daily Motion. which is Pentagon and Hyuna as a guest. ...
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How to understand the song “Do as I Say Not as I Do” by Ed Harcourt?

What is the story/meaning behind this song? A few lyrics I find especially hard to understand: Is the author using the song title ironically? Does 'house of cards' in lyric is built by what they ...
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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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A question for those in the UK. (London-specific, I assume)

What are West End Girls like? The lyrics to the Pet Shop Boys' tune doesn't indicate it. I get the impression that they are posh, or at least fancy themselves that.
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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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