Ye Olde Lyric Marte

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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby inevitableguy » Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:28 pm

SUITCASE. I wrote lyrics for a 57-second long punk ditty, but won't have the time to do anything with them:

Carry it on the subway
Take it on the train
On a crowded city bus
At 5:16 they'll all feel your pain

Plans checked with plans
And watches calibrated
Now we'll say goodbye
To the world you always hated

Where...were...you...
when the suitcase went off?
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby josh » Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:59 pm

Seemed like an interesting start, but didn't go anywhere with it...

V1: Anna sees a thousand sparkling diamonds
on sunny summer days
near the rocky shores of a green-blue lake
dancing across the waves

She sees a battle ship from Venus
idling in the sky
Such a towering mass of gray and white
that she wonders how it flies

Chorus: Oh Anna seems to see
Everything so differently
Through bright green eyes the spinning world
is a lovely mystery
So I wonder when I pass her every day
Just what Anna sees
when she's looking at
a lonely guy like me
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby fodroy » Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:35 pm

Fever Dream

Natalie achonwa inside of me
Briana butler inside of me
Sydney carter inside of me
Tamika catchings inside of me
Layshia clarendon inside of me
Marissa coleman inside of me
Natasha howard inside of me
Briann January inside of me
Lynetta kyzer inside of me
Erlana larkins inside of me
Maggie lucas inside of me
Tyaunna marshall inside of me
Jeanette pohlen inside of me
Krystal Thomas inside of me
Shavonte zellous inside of me

The Indiana fever and Atlanta dream
Are two of my favorite WNBA teams

Matee ajavon inside of me
Nadia colhado inside of me
Erika de souza inside of me
Celine dumerc inside of me
Tiffany hayes inside of me
Aneika henry inside of me
Roneeka hodges inside of me
Sequoia holmes inside of me
Ify ibekwe inside of me
Sancho little inside of me
Angel mccoughtry inside of me
Delisha Milton-jones inside of me
Shoni shimmel inside of me
Jasmine Thomas inside of me
Amanda Thompson inside of me

The Indiana fever and Atlanta dream
Are two of my favorite WNBA teams
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby fodroy » Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:48 pm

I don't like the way my song turned out, so here are some free lyrics.

Fearless Love

I’ve got a fearless love
It’s like taking drugs and driving
Across the country

And when I drive my car
Into the ocean that I choose
I laugh and cry because it’s funny

And if my fearless love
Can face the depths of you
Well then I’ll know it’s true

Fearless love
Fearless love
Let us love without fear

My love is furthermore
I hope it’s not a bore
I hope my love is like an ass that just won’t quit

It’s an ass and furthermore
It can be quite a bore
But hopefully not enough for you to quit

And if love has haunted you
You know the echo as well as I do

Fearless love
Fearless love
Let us love without fear
Let us harvest the tears
Of those conquered by our love

I’ve got a fearless love
I did not earn it in a war
I did not earn it by working hard

I’ve got a fearless love
I did not earn it through persecution
Or by being persecuted

I’ve got a fearless love
I don’t know where it comes from
But I’m thankful that you’re here

Fearless love
Fearless love
Let us love without fear
Let us harvest the tears
Of those moved by our love
Of those who cannot be loved
Of those who do not love enough
Of those whose souls are filled with rot
Of the perfect lives that we’ve lost
Because we’ve walked another walk
Because walking is too much
When our feet are trying not to touch the ground
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby Henrietta » Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:06 am

Free for the taking

Turn Off Your Tv

Iowa born, you live in New York
A serial monogamist but no one to cry for
Williamsburg style, it's your Midwestern smile
Melts all the hearts as they walk through the turnstile

Tell you what I wanna see,
Turn on that tv
Watch highlight reels about me

Bedford went bust, suitcase full of rust
Got out of dodge on a cheap Peter Pan bus
Call me naïve, I wanted to believe
You spotted gold in a pyrite like me

Tell you what I wanna see,
Turn off your tv
Spend a little time with me

How I want to be the star
I want to be the star
Of your Hollywood boulevard
Though you can't quite pay the rent
And my friends think you're too arrogant
To deal with my narcissistic bent

Tell you what I wanna see
Turn off your tv
Spend a little time with me
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby Henrietta » Sun Aug 28, 2016 7:41 am

Good Faith

Wait in a long, long, long, long line
Wait in a long, long, very long line
Watching the whole world unwind
As you wait in a long, long, very long line

What say you?
24 years in a great big queue
You don't understand, so you think that it's true
You take it on good faith that you'll get your due

So you wait in a long, long, long, long line
Wait in a long, long, very long line
Fear you might get left behind
So you wait in a long, long, very long line

[bridge]
How much time do you own?
Did you think it through?
Another minute 30 gone
Was it good for you?

What say you?
24 years in a great big queue
You don't understand, so you think that it's true
You take it on good faith that you'll get your due
You just take it on good faith
You take it on good faith
And wait in a long, long, long, long line
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby king_arthur » Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:37 pm

RACE TO THE BOTTOM / King Arthur

Feel free to cut / rearrange / reword / whatever. List yourself as co-writer of the lyrics if you feel you deserve it. I do ask, if you do music to this, to send me a recording of what you did, even if you don't submit it to the fight

Me and the Mrs. goin' out tonight / To the casino on the rez.
We gonna belly up to the big buffet / just like the big chief says.
Then we'll buy a couple buckets of quarters / see whose luck's the worst
Pick out a couple of slot machines / and see who goes broke first.

chorus: It's a race to the bottom / it's a race to the bottom all right
It's a race to the bottom / smoke 'em if you got 'em
It's a race to the bottom tonight.

I got my lucky red Donald baseball cap / she's got a Hillary shirt
But we don't fight about politics / it ain't worth getting hurt.
Whoever wins, things won't be / any different than the past
We'll just go on living like millionaires / as long as the money lasts.

(chorus)

bridge: We ride around in a hundred thousand dollar bus
Ev'ry night we share a bottle of upscale beer
We live in a trailer on the other side of the tracks
But you know - that trailer's paid off free and clear.

We're living la vida loca / stayin' out 'til nine or ten
And when the Social Security checks arrive / we'll come back and do it again!

(chorus)
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby Henrietta » Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:48 pm

Help yourself to these. I'm just playing along from home. :)

Race to the Bottom

Fell from "Head of the Class",
In a race to the bottom of a glass.
Has it really been twenty years gone past?
You tell everyone you're fine,
Nothing weighs down on your mind.
Tempered by a box of wine.

Hey, we don't belong here anyway
You say:
My my my,
Should I be called up to the sky
I will be fine.

Just a dreamer in a world,
Of cantankerous young boys and girls.
Steal it away. Clutch your pearls.
They beat ploughshares into swords,
Not knowing what they're slouching towards,
While you're passed out flat on the boards.

Hey, we don't belong here anyway
You say:
My my my,
Should I be called up to the sky
I will be fine.
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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby roymond » Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:53 pm

So I've been working with speech to text for my son and the mic was left on. Maybe there's a song in here:

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Re: Ye Olde Lyric Marte

Postby Rabid Garfunkel » Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:20 pm

"I'm going to fall into the air"

(Why I follow manic-depressive space junk [bots] on Twitter is beyond my ken. Still, some pretty lines/imagery from time to time.)

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