Friday, October 26, 2007

Friday Song Lyrics

I am SO excited that WG and I are going to the Bridge School Benefit this weekend (the very concert we found out about at the marvelous event that sparked my interest in getting a new apartment...). In honor of the concert, here are some lyrics from the performers (and yes, I care mostly about John Mayer and Regina Spektor - when else will I see those two together?).

1) Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young
I wanna live
with a cinnamon girl
I could be happy
the rest of my life
With a cinnamon girl.

A dreamer of pictures
I run in the night
You see us together,
chasing the moonlight,
My cinnamon girl.

2) Enter Sandman by Metallica
Say your prayers little one
don't forget, my son
to include everyone

tuck you in, warm within
keep you free from sin
till the sandman he comes

3) Halleluja, I Love Her So by Jerry Lee Lewis
Let me tell ya about a girl I know
She's my baby and she lives next door
And every morning before the sun comes up
She bring me in my fav-o-rite cup
That's why I know
Yes I know
Halleluja, I Love Her So
When I'm in trouble and I need a little friend
That woman she sticks by me through the end

4) Lonely by Tom Waits
Lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely eyes, lonely face, lonely lonely in your place.
Lonely, lonely, lonely eyes, lonely face, lonely lonely in your place.

I thought that I knew all that there was to, lonely, lonely, lonely...

Melanie Jane, won't feel the pain.
Lonely, lonely, lonely eyes, lonely eyes, lonely lonely in your place.

And I thought that I knew all that there was to
Lonely, lonely, lonely eyes, lonely eyes, lonely lonely in your place, and
I still love you, I still love you, lonely, lonely...

5) Heart of Life by John Mayer
Pain throws your heart to the ground
love turns the whole thing around
no it wont all go the way
it should
but I know the heart of life is good

You know it's nothin' new
bad news never had good timing
then the circle of your friends
will defend the silver lining

Pain throws your heart to the ground
love turns the whole thing around
no it won't all go the way
it should
But I know the heart of life is good


6) I Will Sing You Songs by My Morning Jacket
I will sing to you of greater things... money, gold, and diamond rings
just don't make it last any longer than it has to
stories of the greater things... fill your heart and soul with beer (tears)
just don't make it last any longer than it has to
I will sing to you of greater things... money, gold, and diamond rings
just don't make it last any longer than it has to
stories of the greater years... what's in here won't disappear
just don't make it last any longer than it has to

7) Are You Ten Years Ago? by Tegan & Sara
If you're taken I am yours
I'm up and doing circles
I'm taken, I am yours I'm up and doing circles
I'm taken, I am yours I'm up and doing circles
I'm taken, I am yours I'm up and doing circles
I collapse
I might stay out longer than I left the light on for you
Then if you show, you show
If you show, you show
When I feel like this
When I get so in
To myself

8) Field Below by Regina Spektor
I wish I'd see a field below
i wish I'd hear a rooster crow
But there are none who live downtown
And so the day starts out so slow
Again the sun was never called
And darkness spreads over the snow
Like ancient bruises
I'm awake and feel the ache
But I wish I'd see a field below
I wish I'd see a field below

I wish I'd see your face below
I wish I'd hear you whispering low
But you don't live downtown no more
And everything must come and go

2 comments:

Mrs. said...

NOT ME - Boyz II Men - Aida

I once knew all the answers, I stood on certain ground
A picture of true happiness, confidence so effortless
No brighter could be found

I never asked the questions that trouble me today
I knew all there was to know, love worn lightly, put on show
A conquest on display


And who would have thought his love could be so good
Not me, not me
My secrets and my passions understood
Not me, not me


Who would have guessed he'd throw his world away
To be with someone till his dying day
Not me, not me


I shall not envy lovers, but long for what they share
An empty room is merciless, don't be surprised if I confess
I need some comfort there

ruby said...

you always pick such great lyrics!