Questions tagged [lyrics]

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What is the background of "Der Fischer und der Boss" by Reinhard Mey?

The German singer-songwriter Reinhard Mey has a song called "Der Fischer und der Boss", which translates to "The Fisherman and the Boss". It tells the story of a fisherman who sometimes goes out for ...
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Tie between Warning and American idiot?

Is there a tie between Warning , Shenanigans , American Idiot? The album Warning points to a story of kids being kids (think: Fashion Victim) while the album AI (American Idiot) points to the kids ...
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My Beloved Monster - Who is it about?

My Beloved Monster is a song that has been recorded by the US rock band Eels. It's the sixth song from their album Beautiful freak which was released in 1996. It became a hit after being included in ...
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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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Eluveitie - "The Call of the Mountains". What the children's choir is singing at the end?

Does anyone know the language and the text of what the children's choir is singing at the end of the song? I've searched over the internet, but found nothing.
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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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Is "Nachts weinen die Soldaten" a hommage to "Es ist an der Zeit" or to "Green Fields of France"?

Today I listened to "Nachts weinen die Soldaten" (At night the soldiers are crying) by Saltatio Mortis. And I was reminded of "Es ist an der Zeit" (It's about time) by Hannes Wader. So my question ...
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Which place does "west side" in Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam's "A 1000 Times" refer to?

This is the line from the lyrics "I left my room, on the west side". Does this refer to the upper west side in nyc? Does this even refer to a specific place at all? The music video seems to show ...
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What song has the most *distinct* words in the lyrics?

I see that "Rap God" by Eminem is generally credited as the hit song with the most (1560) words in the lyrics, and one or two other less-known songs (such as "Animal" by Harry Shotta with 1771 and "La ...
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Meaning of BRMC's song's title (0.0770833333333333)

I've been wondering for a while about what could 0.0770833333333333 mean? It's a song by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, from Beat The Devil's Tattoo album. What I figured out so far is that 0....
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Lyrics of "Heroin" by The Lurkers

Dunno if I should go to some English SE site instead, but: I'm a German and my English is quite OK after 60 years, but who shall understand this accent if not being a native? Also, punk rock. I only &...
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Identifying the hidden lyrics in the song "Born to be Wasted"

One of the most "nostalgic" songs in the late 2000s, which circulated around YouTube so that it came to be considered by many to be its national anthem, is the song "Born to be Wasted&...
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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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"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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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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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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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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One butterfly pull the iron out the maiden

There is a song called “Iron Out The Maiden” by Shahmen, here are the lyrics. I don’t understand this sentence: One butterfly pull the iron out the maiden Why “pull”, not pulls or pulled? And ...
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Unofficial Call and Response lyrics

Call and response is a common form for music around the world. Typically the leader sings something, and the chorus or audience either repeats it back, or gives a set response. This is especially ...
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Why is the text of “Space Oddity” different in different recordings?

The different recordings of David Bowie's “Space Oddity” have slightly different texts. In this 1969 video the first refrain contains Here am I floating round my tin can far above the world and ...
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Language and lyrics for Massano's "Indianotech"

I'm looking for lyrics to the song "Indianotech" by Mossano. I'd like the language it is sung in, the text of the original lyrics, and if possible, an English translation. I've tried searching ...
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Spoken lines in Annie Lennox' "No More I Love You's"

In Annie Lennox' 1995 song, No More I Love You's, a young sounding voice (maybe Annie herself voicing a childlike voice?) says They were being really crazy. We were all in the car, and you know ...
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Listen to Me (Hollies) - what is that last line?

In the song Listen to Me, all the lyrics sites end each verse with: very soon you've forgotten, that you didn't care about love. That’s not the way it sounds to me. More like “that you can’t buy ...
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Latin, Spanish, Mexican, Mariachi, or Brazilian melody

There's this Latin, Spanish, Mexican, Mariachi, or Brazilian melody that Thomas Bervoets sings at 0:45 in the probās vocārī, Seu Genitālis : part of the hymn Carmen Saeculare by Quintus Horatius ...
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You Are Home tweets

The You are Home twitter account is the official twitter account for Harry Styles' 3rd album: Harry's House. It has posted daily tweets containing short phrases since Harry's House was confirmed. Are ...
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Am I confused about the message of the "Monday Morning" folk song?

I've listened many times to this: I recognize that I may be completely wrong, and probably are (judging by how often I've misinterpreted lyrics in the past), but is ...
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Is there a way to obtain Danyèl Waro's Laviyon lyrics?

I can usually find lyrics for all the songs I'm listening but I haven't had this luck with Danyèl Waro and more precisely his song Laviyon. Does someone have the lyrics for this song or a website ...
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Lian July's Noir lyrics

I've exhausted my Google-Fu looking for the lyrics of Noir by Lian July. Listened to the track a lot of times but I'm completely unable to understand the lyrics. Any help (language, single words, etc.)...
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Help me to find lyrics "Couleur Amour" by Jaïa Rose

I learn French and sometimes translate lyrics of the songs I like. I like the song "Couleur Amour" by Jaïa Rose and would like to translate it, but I can't find the lyrics. I tried to find ...
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Where can I find the full lyrics for the song "War" by Caspa (feat. Keith Flint)?

I couldn't find the complete lyrics of the song "War" by Caspa (feat. Keith Flint). Where can I find the actual lyrics for this track?
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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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"Come Baby Come" by K7 - lyrics for the female vocals?

I am looking for the lyrics of the 90s song "Come Baby Come" by K7, but I cannot find one that includes the female vocals at the start of the song after the "Da ding de ding de ding" part. (I turned ...
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What do the lyrics to this song mean? I'm not sure if its Russian but in English it sounds like "boy boy boy boy..."

https://www.reddit.com/r/NameThatSong/comments/v91j3d/eastern_europeanrussian_pop_refrain_sounds_like/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3 I was interested in trying to figure out what ...
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