11/28/07

Thursday Thirteen: Intriguing Lyrics

Hello thirteeners! I've been gone, I know, but I'm back with a new collection of random ideas and people and things that float my boat. This week: 13 lyrics from current favorites that fire off rockets inside my imagination.

Stay tuned at the end of the post for a lovely little prize.

1. You liar, you liar, you can't live the dreams you're spinning. You liar, love to be deceived.
"P.S." by James

2. And your shape on the dance floor will have me thinking such filth, I'll gouge my eyes.
"Australia" by The Shins

3. Three doors to go through. I only want the one that leads to you.
"Three Doors" by VAST

4. There's a lot of opportunities if you know when to take them. There's a lot of opportunities--if there aren't, you can make them.
"Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" by Pet Shop Boys

5. Let go, 'coz there's beauty in the breakdown.
"Let Go" by Frou Frou

6. I found you, a tattooed tramp, a dirty daughter from the labor camp.
"We Both Go Down Together" by The Decemberists

7. When you're paralyzed and bound, I'll be waging war, my love.
"Limits of Our Love" by Charlotte Martin

8. You see her, you can't touch her. You want her, you can't have her.
"Auf Asche" by Franz Ferdinand

9. I can still feel it when you lie.
"The Scale" by Interpol

10. There are many good men. Ask yourself, is he one of them?
"Special Cases" by Massive Attack feat. Sinead O'Connor

11. Teach the children quietly, for some day sons and daughters will rise up and fight while we stood still.
"Silent Running" by Mike + the Mechanics

12. Oh my love, all I see--the stars, the sun, the energy. If this going to kill us then let it go.
"Real Life" by Simple Minds

13. Gave more for you. Dropped my crutches and crawled on the floor for you.
"Rush" by Depeche Mode

Your assignment: give me your favorite bit of lyrics from this moment. Today. Right now. Include the artist and song title, as I'm on the prowl for new tunes.

Your reward: one commenter will receive a copy of Patti Ann Colt's The Daddy Spell in your choice of ebook formats. Come back next for the winner.


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