NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

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NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby MicahSommer » Sat May 13, 2017 7:44 pm

A SENSE OF THE ABSURD
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She’s got a keen sense of the absurd
Play her a song and then ask her what she’s heard
And she’ll recite back every word
Though you may find that the meaning’s somewhat blurred

Like Michael Jackson was a misinformed geologist
Billie Jean was not his lava
Elton John’s got himself a celebrity crush
Says “Hold me closer, Tony Danza”
When the Beatles say “The girl with colitis goes by”
She says “That girl should see a doctor”
And you say “No that’s not right”
And she looks at you and asks why

I know for you it’s quite important
That artists be respected, and their intentions be observed
But listeners are co-creators
Supplying meaning, even when they have misheard

So let her think that CCR is being helpful
Pointing out a bathroom on the right
And if Manfred Mann’s wrapped up like douche
Well that sounds pretty tight
And when she sings “Excuse me while I kiss this guy”
You know “this guy” could be you
If you just shut up about the damn songs
And let her sing the words wrong

Just let her think that CCR is being helpful
Pointing out a bathroom on the right
And if Manfred Mann’s wrapped up like douche
Well that sounds pretty tight
And when she sings “Excuse me while I kiss this guy”
You know “this guy” could be you
If you just shut up about the damn songs
And let her sing the words wrong
"you did a skillful job pulling off the sexy" - RangerDenni
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby Caravan Ray » Sun May 14, 2017 4:47 am

A Sense of the Absurd
- strangelove

He found himself alone at Christmas time
A vagabond in New South Wales
But he could not resist that sirens song
Calling him to Byron Bay
He had a love of leg-spin bowling
She had a playful streak
That night on a lonely cricket pitch
He found who could give the ball a tweak

She laid him on the green
She laid him on the green
She laid him on the green, green grass
And showed him some things he'd never seen

She flew out next day for Nashville
Left with out a word
This opera singer, who hated cricket
She had a sense of the absurd
He made his way back to Brisbane
To a relationship turned sour
Glad that he had made that Byron detour
His finest cricketing hour

She laid him on the green
She laid him on the green
She laid him on the green, green grass
And showed him some things he'd never seen
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby glennny » Sun May 14, 2017 4:57 am

A sense of the Absurd
by Cavedwellers

V1
While I was crafting rhyme
You tired of marking time
While it was on your dime
So it was now or never
And I could tell it true
That I was losing you
But I knew what to do
To keep us two together

PC1
Just the cleverness
To save togetherness

CH
I sang this love song:
“You shape my life
With tools sublime
I’m molded by
Each hidden die
Face twisted tight,
You didn't take it right
Each hidden die
Set your rage alight

V2
A faceful of pinot gris
Is all you gave to me
Before you turned to flee
Instant disappearing
Instead of poetry
You heard obscenity
A sense absurdity
Made only by mishearing

PC2
Should have took a knee
Like you were Butterbean

CH
solo
CH


Note: the Mondegreen is "Each Hidden Die", it didn't make sense to me until I said it out loud.
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby furrypedro » Sun May 14, 2017 12:49 pm

Balance Lost

Haven't had a dream in a long while
The search for a meaning is futile
Defiantly, a giant leap takes me far away

Heaven isn't open for me though
A small town teaching you to aim low
An idea higher than my station germinates

Thank you for curing this disease
I'll start working on the vaccine

My intentions are not heard
A cold, uncaring universe
Neither loves nor hates what it creates
Inflates my sense of the absurd

Have an adder breathing a lung while
I search for a meme in a few tiles
Defiantly, a giant bee takes a flower a day

Hedonism, oh, for the bingo
It's more time teaching you tremolo
I did hire devastating German ants

Thank you for curing this disease
All-stars twerking on the back seat

My intentions are not heard
A cold, uncaring universe
Neither loves nor hates what it creates
Inflates my sense of the absurd

Thank you for curing this disease
I'll start working on the vaccine
Thank you for curing this disease
All-stars twerking on the back seat

My intentions are not heard
I called a caring student nurse
Neither loves nor hates what it creates
Inflates my sense of the absurd
Another day without a word
I start to question what I learned
A silent broadcast evermore
Recalls a sense of the absurd
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby GlennCase » Sun May 14, 2017 1:48 pm

Glenn Case
A Sense of the Absurd

The river's dry
I think you said goodbye
Technically I heard your words but then a fog appeared

Now all I see
Is unreality
Things are not the way they were
And so it all got weird

CHORUS
There's a bathroom on the right
So 'scuse me while I kiss this guy
I'm wrapped up like a douche
Cause there's a sense of the absurd tonight

The end of you and me
Is breaking gravity
Up is down and down is up almost like flight controls

And out that door
Are flying pigs that soar
Honestly I don't know what to believe any more

[REPEAT CHORUS]

Please believe me
The ground has crumbled beneath me
I couldn't entertain briefly
That you would go
Hits like a cannon
I had no understanding
That this is what you were planning
I just didn't know

The seconds hand
Will spill away like sand
You can live in the real world while I'm in La La Land.

[REPEAT CHORUS TWICE]

Big orange head had a light on
Don't carry me too far away
Hold me closer, Tony Danza
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Postby Lunkhead » Sun May 14, 2017 8:47 pm

A Sense of the Absurd
by Merisan

The band plays their last song
And the crowd moves on
Her search is starting
A scavenger of dark eyes
And jukebox magic moonlight
Our lady of roses

He’s drained the final drop
From his empty cup
The night is over
And it’s a long way home
With no warm hand to hold
This world feels colder

Without hope and order
Just a sense of the absurd
If they come together
They might survive tonight

The bouncer props the door
Her boot sticks to the floor
She swipes her lipstick
A mouth full of desire
Destroying whole empires
With a half-smile

Without hope and order
Just a sense of the absurd
If they come together
They might survive tonight

He stumbles to the street
Where their eyes can meet
For the first time
He lights her cigarette
A name he can’t forget
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby noma » Sun May 14, 2017 9:02 pm

Nick Soma - A Sense of the Absurd
Mondegreen song: "Slow Down" by Nada Surf

Alright, mi amigo, no need to guess,
What we have here is a case of subliminal mess.
Your guitar, I have to listen, I got no choice.
And man, you ain't no Carlo Bruno, but I dig your voice.
So first let me say, it must be awesome to be ya,
You'd make mucho dinero en Andalucía,
But man, you got a certain sense of the absurd,
I mean, what does it mean - listen to my words:

Slow down, slow down
Something's gone unchained, now misspell your name

Stella's my cousin and I know her well.
You must forgive young Stella who cannot spell.
I mean, you killed her softly with your song.
A Spanish guitar can't do no wrong.
But man, this is what the lady heard.
A mondegreen lyric that's just absurd.
Subliminal brainfuck, that's just like you hexed her.
The sound of your voice causing sudden dyslexia.

Slow down, slow down
Something's gone unchained, now misspell your name
Slow down, slow down
She wasn't being mean, it was a mondegreen
You been surfin' on Nada, into the absurd
She fell in love and she took you by word

You see yourself sedate young Tom
So self-assured, heavy.
But when your parrots beg, you act,
You're nice and sure lonely.
Something's gone unchained.
Now misspell your name.
Tired, he fights alone.
Now erase your trail.

Slow down, slow down
Something's gone unchained
Slow down, slow down
Now misspell your name
You got a certain sense of the absurd
I don't know why, but that was what she heard

(Martha help me, there's a bat-winged stranger on the balcony)
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby bgm » Sun May 14, 2017 9:11 pm

A Sense of the Absurd
by
73 Keep It Beautiful


telling a story about a mondegreen causing chaos/take a famous lyric mondegreen and build your song about it
from the "'scuse me while I kiss the sky" Hendrix lyric.

smiling at your message on my voicemail
then you said you're going to kiss this guy
now I can't even reach you on the phone
my mind is spinning all the reasons why

it seemed to me that things were kind of perfect
but then you said you're going to kiss this guy
so now I've packed up all your things in boxes
you'll find them in the hall when you come by

maybe it's just your sense of the absurd
but that's what I heard
and it might kill me

so now I've packed up all your things in boxes
you'll find them in the hall when you come by

maybe it's just your sense of the absurd
but that's what I heard
and it might kill me
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby Jerkatorium » Sun May 14, 2017 10:56 pm

A Sense Of The Absurd by Jerkatorium

You need Kool-Aid
Kool-Aid

I know that those ain't the right words,
It’s just the words I thought I’d heard.

Back in third grade maybe I wasn’t Robert Plant,
So I made up the parts of songs I didn’t understand.

Yeah you need Kool-Aid
Kool-Aid

What I’d ostensibly misheard
Instilled a sense of the absurd.

Back then Led Zeppelin II made me want to rock,
But I was still too young to understand the raunchy talk,

So I sang Kool-Aid
Kool-Aid

No Dukes of Hazzard
in the classroom,
Teachers leave those
kids alone.

What I’d ostensibly misheard
Instilled a sense of the absurd.
Absurd
Absurd
Absurd
Absurd

[Mondegreen songs: "Whole Lotta Love" by Led Zeppelin and "Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2" by Pink Floyd]
"Yes, I am a Muppet with B.O.; this song speaks to me." - Manhattan Glutton
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby ken » Mon May 15, 2017 9:41 am

“A Sense of the Absurd”
By Berkeley Social Scene

(mondegreens in parentheses)

I'm the god of Velveeta, honey (in a gadda da vida, honey)
I got cheeto money
I do what I please
Sweet dreams are made of cheese (sweet dreams are made of these)

Jose can you see? (oh say can you see)
Each day I’m so carefree
I’m so pretty
I’m the king of Bohemian Rap City (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Oh Yeah!

A sense of the absurd
The expense of a misheard
Past tense curse word
Nonsense reverb

She's got electric boobs (She's got electric boots, a mohair suit)
We’ve got matching tattoos
When we’re not on the loose
She’s wrapped up like a douche (revved up like a deuce)

We don’t need no sex vacation (We don’t need no education)
We’ve got a strong foundation
She calls everybody baby
Do the lucky lady (Dude looks like a lady)

Oh Yeah!

A sense of the absurd
The expense of a misheard
Past tense curse word
Nonsense reverb

For all intensive purposes (for all intents and purposes)
I’m a man with a vision
A Secret Asian man on a mission (Secret Agent Man)

Oh Yeah!

A sense of the absurd
The expense of a misheard
Past tense curse word
Nonsense reverb

A sense of the absurd
The expense of a misheard
Past tense curse word
Nonsense reverb
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Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Postby iVeg » Mon May 15, 2017 6:02 pm

Theo's Bird - inflatable vegetables

Light white feathered tyrannasaur
Stalking on stilts
Tiptoes on the thornbushes
Chases the roar of riding mowers

Strikes like a snake with a spear for a mouth
Chuckling as it glides
Glowing in the sunrise
Scanning the fields with fierce yellow eyes

A sense of the absurd
Essence of Theo's bird
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