NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

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NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

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Inflatable Vegetables

They tested you for infection
And cuz you're sexy, you're locked up in quarantine
They said it's for our protection
But baby I'm tired of staring at stupid screens

Too many guards in the front yard
So I sneak around to the back
Crawl through the underbrush
Oh, I look really good in black

We kiss through the glass but it isn't enough
Through the rear window
Through the rear window
Tonight if we smash it we’ll pay for our love
Through the rear window
Rear window

[Feel it burn Feel it burn]

Another week in the slammer
I’m isolated, they moved me to second floor
I hope you brought a sledge hammer
Cuz baby I don’t want to stay here any more

They said it is a sin
Climb on the shrubberies
Floodlights on your skin
Guess they discovered me
Guards are closing in
I’m gonna win, though
Make it to my window

CH

The dictators fear what they can’t comprehend
What they can’t comprehend is love love love
The dictators hate what they can’t control
What they can’t control is us us us

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Third Cat - "Rear Window"

(guest vocal/2nd point of view lyrics in bold italics)

looking back through my rear window I see
something gaining on me
I don't know what it is
though I fear what it might be

looking back through my rear window I feel
I lost hold of the wheel
something seem right
I'm not sure what is for real

yes, it's true, i'm coming for you
yes, it's true, i'm coming for you
yes, it's true, i'm coming for you

it's seared in my memory
deep in the forest
you thought no one else could see
but i was peeping through the trees

pitch black, it was moonless midnight
deep in the forest
i hid, waiting for daylight
as you said: "i must forget this night."


wasn't me
i didn't do it
just a dream
no, not what it seems

i know what you did
i saw it with my own eyes
not getting away
you're gonna pay this time


wasn't me
i didn't do it
just a dream
no, not what it seems

i know what you did
i saw it with my own eyes
not getting away
you're gonna pay this time
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Rear Window
by see-man-ski

I want to feel
like there's something
a figure in the distance
that I long to live up to
I want to find this energy
pulsing like a river
shimmering bright blue

why am I not like you?

I want to find a clear conscience
a moment in history
remembered through and through
I want to feel like I belong
to something less superficial
more like glue

I want to see you face in the mirror
I want to taste a piece of you

why am I not like you?

you've got everything I wanted
you've got all the things
that life can throw at you
you've got the mind and means
and everything in between
so why can't I get it through

why am I not like you?
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Rear Window
Nuke Skyblaster Reporting for DUTY with PEPPER JANE!!!

Lyrics are pink for girl and blue for boy

I’ve seen what’s here
You don’t see anything. You’re living in a dream
I’ve seen what’s here
You don’t see anything. No, you’re living in a dream
I’ve seen what has to be done, but..
What, tell me
…..no, I’m not daunted by anyone
I'm not daunted by anything

So, what do you think has to be done?
I’ve seen what has to be gone through
But I’m not daunted by anything
That’s just gonna end up in my rear view

Well. I can see you're overwrought we oughta talk this thing out, have a nice meal...
I've seen what you're heaping on my plate, but I've got a mean appetite and I won't let no good food go to waste
Though I'm not daunted by anything
That’s just gonna end up in my rear view
In my rear view

Sit down, settle down, we can talk about it, have a nice meal
Sit down, settle down, cos I don't know what you're talking about.

I’ve seen what has to be gone through
But I’m not daunted by anything
That’s just gonna end up in my rear view
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Rear Window - The Lowest Bitter featuring Balance Lost

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So this song is about nostalgia. I was thinking about how much of our culture is now geared towards remakes and reissues and reunion tours of bands playing their old records in full, and what that says about us and our relationship with the present ( which is pretty terrible) and future (probably gonna be even worse), and then I found this article about how nostalgia can reduce death anxiety - https://www.researchgate.net/publicatio ... ial_threat.

That morphed into this song where I'm telling a story about how we try to distract or delude ourselves from the inevitable. This is maybe stretching the two different perspectives thing, as both perspectives are me. I'm playing the weird, anxious, irrational part of my brain which overanalyses everything and manages to make the most innocuous things - for example, the Final Fantasy VII remake - into an existential crisis. I mean seriously, what's wrong with me? Pete is playing the more rational part of my brain telling me to get the fuck over myself and chill the fuck out. But he's also playing himself, because I'm pretty sure he has commented on one of my songs in the past with something along the lines of "shut up you melodramatic dickhead". Pretty sure he enjoyed calling me a dickhead again.

Musically, I've taken on board criticisms of a couple of my songs lacking progression - I'm definitely guilty of finding a loop I like and sticking with it for an entire song. So I really tried to make this song a bit more interesting and surprising. The structure is - I think - Verse / Pre-Chorus / Verse / Bridge / Pre-Chorus / Middle-8 / Pre-Chorus / Chorus / Chorus / Chorus / Chorus. I wanted it to feel like time rushing away from you, so I decided to make the song start abruptly, with no intro, and have those skittering drums that kind off feel like time ticking away, and then made the song speed up at the end and then cut off abruptly. I'm pretty pleased with this one, definitely feel like it's my strongest Nur Ein entry yet.
LYRICS
they call it nostalgia
it's really more like fear of the future, you know,
it's just easier to turn and fix your gaze
out of the rear window

we're sat in the backseat
and there's nothing we can do
ask the driver to stop speeding
but we're racing towards doom

focus on the past
because you're scared of what's ahead
but the Final Fantasy VII remake
won't make you any less dead

(woo!)
yeah CGI the Lion King
(what?)
cannibalise the culture
(woo!)
it won't save you from dying
(what?)
just carrion, and we're the vulture
(woo!)
and we're gonna be rotting
(what?)
soon enough
(woo!)
drown in memory,
don't think about that stuff

we're sat in the backseat
and there's nothing we can do
ask the driver to stop speeding
but we're racing towards doom

shut it Jed, it's not that deep
nobody else is losing sleep
thinking about this shit
don't diagnose society,
with your own death anxiety.
and all these game and film remakes
they aren't about mortality
stop making everything about death
dickhead

...but we're sat in the backseat
and there's nothing we can do
ask the driver to stop speeding
but we're racing towards doom

the car is heading for a crash
so I turn and look out of the rear window
Because staring back into the past
is easier than coming to terms with the end
the car is heading for a crash
so I turn and look out of the rear window
Because staring back into the past
is easier than coming to terms with the end
(shut it Jed, it's not that deep
nobody else is losing sleep
thinking about this shit
)
so I turn and look out of the rear window
(shut it Jed, it's not that deep)
it's easier than coming to terms with the end
(shut it Jed, it's not that deep
nobody else is losing sleep
thinking about this shit
)
so I turn and look out of the rear window
(shut it Jed, it's not that deep)
it's easier than coming to terms with the end
(shut it Je-)
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Rear Window
Micah Sommersmith
with guest vocalist Hilary Kathryn


I remember that summer, I was nine years old / I remember that summer, I had just turned ten
Mom and dad said, let’s hit the road / When my mama that said we had to move again
Their jobs weren’t paying them enough to live / Johnny’d been drinking, he was making fists
They said California’s got nothing to give / And all her friends in New York were his

So the car is packed, I climb in back,
But I don’t wanna go
I leave the place I’ve known, my face
Pressed against the rear window

Thinking no one in the world has ever been as lonely as me
There’s a sadness in my heart no one else can know
I’ve got a new life ahead, but all that I can see
Is my old life sliding away in that rear window

Well we drive through the desert and the mountains too / State by state on our journey west
And I sit and stare at the backwards view / But back to the east my focus rests
Some empty road in the dead of night / Somewhere in Nebraska, three AM
We pass the only car in sight / I hear another engine hum

And as we pass a vision’s cast in the moon’s translucent glow
I catch a glimpse of another kid
With their face against the rear window

I think there’s someone who looks just about as lonely as me
With a sadness in their heart like the one I know
Got a new life ahead, but all that they can see
Is their old life sliding away in that rear window

Well life goes on, and now I’m grown,
But my mind often goes
To the kid I spied that empty night
With their face against the rear window

And I know someone out there was once just as lonely as me
And now I feel I’ll never really be alone
For a second on that road, we shared our hopes and fears
Then we said goodbye through the rear window
Then we said goodbye through the rear window
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Rear Window
Jon Eric, featuring Holly Furlone

[Verse 1: Jon]
I only look for tears when i’ve been crying
And I believe in you unless I’m lying
I don’t believe in you anymore, and that’s why I’m moving

It only took four years this time around
For me to piss off every friend I’ve managed to make in this town
Personal best (personal best!) 'cause I’m all about self-improving

We never argued, but rarely agreed
You gave me what I asked for, but not what I need
Now through my rear window
I watch another former former “Promised Land” recede

[Verse 2: Holly]
I saw the paint chipping off behind your eyes
You started to look at your friends like they were spies
We glimpsed your face like it was hidden through a veil of cigarette smoke

Then at the sound of your voice I’d pull away
Because I’m never quite sure what to say
When I tried to tell you, it just came out as an awkward joke

In spite of our problems, we always got along
I tried to be perfect, but still it all went wrong
Now through your rear window
I hope you that you can see a better way to move on

[Finale: Jon & Holly (Holly replaces "you" for "me" and "I," and vice-versa)]
We never argued, but rarely agreed
You gave me what I asked for, but not what I need
Now through my rear window
I watch another former “Promised Land” recede
"Warren Zevon would be proud." -Reve Mosquito

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Rear Window
by Lichen Throat, featuring Cybronica

[Verse 1: Lichen Throat]
Down at the end of the old dirt road,
Where the dusty hound dogs howl,
The yard looks like it’s never been mowed,
And the fields lie mostly fallow.
Rust coats the big old satellite dish
They installed back in ’92.
Seven years gone, but I sometimes wish
I had gone away with you.
Same old view through my rear window
Since you left for New York City.
Do you sit and sip espresso,
Dressed in style and looking pretty?

[Verse 2: Lichen Throat]
We kissed goodbye as the Greyhound left;
I knew you would not come back.
You found a job as a private chef,
While I went home to my shack.
Now you must be the talk of the town,
With a second Michelin star,
Greeting your guests in a tailored gown,
Riding home in a long black car,
Same old view through my rear window
Since you left for New York City.
Do you sit and sip espresso,
Dressed in style and looking pretty?

[Bridge: first Lichen Throat, then Cybronica]
Where are you? Where are you? Where are you now?
Where are you? Where are you? Where are you now?

[Verse 3: Cybronica]
I left New York after just a year,
And came back to Tennessee.
Now I work as a grocery cashier,
Out in Jefferson County.
I’ve thought about giving you a call,
But you can’t see me like this.
My dreams were big, but my life is small,
So I can’t bear to reminisce.
Sometimes I think I see your face
Through the rear window of my car.
Every time, it makes my heart race.
What kind of life could have been ours?
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Rear Window - Frankie Big Face
(featuring Shenna)

I carried the last box down the steps
It seemed heavier than the rest
I stopped midway to catch my breath

I pushed the key through the mail slot
I’ll never forget the sound
Metal pinging against the ground

I swore I saw a smile flash across your face
In the corner of my side mirror
But I couldn’t be certain
Maybe just a shadow made by the curtain

Chorus:
In my rear window
You grow smaller and smaller
You melt into
the curve beyond the horizon line
Everything takes time
And one day I’ll begin to
See the light
In my rear window

I offered to help with the heavy things
You didn’t say a word
I’m not sure that you even heard

You slammed the door and dropped your keys
I’ll never forget the sound
A boxer losing his final round

I think you shot a parting glance at me
It ricocheted from your rear view mirror
But I couldn’t be certain
‘Cause I quickly slipped behind the curtain

Chorus:
From my rear window
You grow smaller and smaller
You melt into
the curve beyond the horizon line
Everything takes time
And one day I’ll begin to
See the light
From my rear window
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Rear Window

(POV 1)
Wearing my camo and bearing my 410
I was hunting mighty turkey by the river bend
Just a couple miles south of Stockfarm Bridge
And I left my old pickup parked upon a ridge
It was miles off the road on the government land
When I first saw the shack in a hardwood stand
Knocking on the door man there ain't nobody home
But I thought I saw a face in the rear window

Well it ain't the kind of thing I ever seen before
Had Satanic looking writing painted on the door
Then I thought I heard the chant of pagan rites
Sounding mighty evil with the coming of night
It was miles off the road on the government land
Now I'm running from the shack in the hardwood stand
Firing my gun to the left and the right
Leave that rear window and its awful sight

(POV 2)
(Laughing)
Wee diddle doo, wee diddle dee
Satan, Lord of Darkness I call upon thee
I've baked scones and brewed herbal tea
For us to enjoy during daytime TV
We'll watch soap operas and SVU
Springer, Judge Judy, Ellen, and The View
We shall brush each other's hair
Tawdry secrets we shall share
Satan rise up from your throne
So I don't have to solve this crossword puzzle alone
We'll play jacks, we'll play chess
We'll share grooming secrets and how to dress
YYYYYeeeeeaaaaahhhhh boy, I tell ya!

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Rear Window - Hot Pink Halo (guest vocals by Toshiro)

***

This game
Seems simple
The rules are
Clear
I see myself and what I know
Reflected in a rear window
I play the hand to learn my place
I cannot read it in your face

Time will reveal what makes up
The measure of a man

This game
Is simple
The rules seem
Clear
We see the world and what we know
Reflected back and placed on show
We see the hands played in the past
And wonder if our views are just

Time will reveal what makes up
The measure of a man


Some are
Afraid that
Any addition
Will subtract from
Their position
But the data shows
Knowledge shared will
Help us grow

Time will reveal what makes up
The measure of a man

Time will reveal what makes up
The measure of a man
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Rear Window feat. Jae

by glow worm

there was an apartment
and a little plan to
move in together but now
it’s empty as an open grave
so what do you want
 me to say

it’s alright? It’s okay?

we been lying enough 


so goddamn, goddamn, don’t turn around
let me watch you while you’re driving away
let two good years just burn to the ground
rear window shopping, nothing to say
so grab the wheel, no time to feel
aren’t you tired of breaking me?

goddamn, goddamn, don’t turn around
rear window shopping, nothing to see

there was a porch
and a little plan to
move in together but now
the idea of it happening makes me sick
so why do you make me a monster?
it’s not right
not ok
we’ve been lying enough 


so goddamn, goddamn, please turn around
please watch me while i’m driving away
time don’t mean shit; you’re nothing to me
rear window shopping, nothing to say
so grab the wheel
no time to feel
aren’t you tired of breaking me?
so goddamn, goddamn, please turn around
rear window shopping nothin to see

BRIDGE :
there’s a time and a place
when the words were exchanged
they weren’t right
they were cold
(felt like ice through my soul)
and the memories held
fit the mold of the window
made things clear

so goddamn, goddamn, don’t turn around
let me watch you while you’re driving away
let two good years just burn to the ground
rear window shopping, nothing to say
so grab the wheel, no time to feel
aren’t you tired of breaking me?

goddamn, goddamn, don’t turn around
rear window shopping, nothing to see

nothing to see, nothing to see
nothing to save
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Rear Window

by Lucky Spoon w/ Arjun on drums

Guy 1: Arjun
Guy 2: Me


V1 (Guy 1)
She was the perfect girl, but I could never see
how I took for granted all the things that she made of me
When she left I let her go and didn't think twice
and now i'm just a slob of solitude in what i call my life
but i'm here now to wish her well
And she will never know
How I hurt to see her off
with "Just Married"
on their window

C1 (Guy 1)
But I guess I can't live life
When I'm focused on the rear window
Grab a drink and head out to the dance floor
Got high fives from all of my homies
Sharin' some laughs with her family that knows me
Free food fun who could really ask for more?

V2 (Guy 2)
She was the perfect girl, but that seems years ago
We said I do so blissfully, then problems came, only to grow
When she left her dishes in the sink it was just so cute
But that was just the start and now we live in constant dispute
And wish we could reconnect like many years ago
When we pleged our love
and drove off
with "Just Married"
on the window

C2 (Guy 2)

But I guess I can't lose sight
of our memories in the rear window
How happy we were that night on the dance floor
Got sweet looks from all the old ladies
Maybe some day we can think about babies
I guess if it's before,
I got smothered, cause I snore

Bridge
(Guy 1)
When I get home
I'd like to have
just 10 minutes
to myself to decompress
I don't care how
your mom called you
15 times to
tell you nothing now you're stressed
Let me
Get away

(Guy 2)
Had I known
I'd never let her go
I'd call her every day
To hear her smile and to say
Let's just
Get away


Final Chorus (Guy 1 and Guy 2)

But I guess we're all right
To reflect on the rear window
You never know what fate has in store
Cause then one day ya know we
Might just meet each other and then be
Best friends of super harmony
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Rear Window
Berkeley Social Scene, featuring Zack Hoffman

Nowhere to go
So I imagined I was at a show
To pass the time, but then I
Couldn’t deny my bloodshot eyes
What I now know

It’s the struggle
Of this couple
Fights about what who could know
Tied in knots, I
I can’t stop, I
I’ve become the guy in Rear Window

This one night
So much yelling, tension at its height
The lights went out and then I
Heard a sound I couldn’t shut out
It’s not alright

Over seasons
What’s the reason
These lovers grew into foes
Tied in knots, I
I can’t stop, I
I’ve become the guy in Rear Window

It was getting harder to say
The problems mounted, our marriage frayed
I fixed the window i broke yesterday
And saw those watching eyes across the way


It’s wrong to spy
Prying in on other people’s lives
I know I cannot hide
That I’ve become something to despise
I’m not an ally

It’s the struggle
Of this couple
I’m trying but I can’t let go
Tied in knots, I
I can’t stop, I
I’ve become the guy in Rear Window

Over seasons
What’s the reason
These lovers grew into foes
Tied in knots, I
I can’t stop, I
I’ve become the guy in Rear Window
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Rear Window
By Cavedwellers feat. Rachel Fairchild

In my rear window where my mistakes go
There’s a trail of broken hearts

Sixteen: I grabbed my keys
Seventeen: I was so ready to please
Found a real sweet girl at the end of my street
And I knew that I would never be beat
But variety is the spice of life
And I wasn’t yet in want of a wife
So I drove down every street in my town
Found other sweet things to drive around

In my rear window where my mistakes go
There’s a trail of broken hearts
There’s the roads not taken, joys forsaken
Blowouts and cold starts

Eighteen and I drove off to school
Where every exception was the rule
Got the twin exhausts and a turbo switch
And the nitrous if I felt the itch
And I got pulled over and I paid some fines
But I never was going to do hard time
Had places to go on the avenue
Want to come with me? I think you do

In my rear window where my mistakes go
There’s a trail of broken hearts
There’s the roads not taken, joys forsaken
Blowouts and cold starts
Little fender benders, big wham bams
Didn’t know what I was capable of
‘Cause I was a ham-handed battering ram
In the china shop of love

Pump your breaks! Your “mistakes”
Are human beings just like you
Put your headlights on and look upon
The loneliness you’re driving to

And the years tear by, mile marker signs
And I wonder what if I had made you mine
But I’ve blown a tire at 31
And the driving isn’t really so much fun
A commuter creeping in the carpool lane
And the four-wheeled monster has been tamed

In my rear window where my mistakes go
There’s a trail of broken hearts
There’s the roads not taken, joys forsaken
Blowouts and cold starts
Little fender benders, big wham bams
Didn’t know what I was capable of
‘Cause I was a ham-handed battering ram
In the china shop of love
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Re: NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

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Rear Window
By Mandibles feat. Ed Wang

Never had that touch of intuition
Never saw what anyone could see
Never been in love without a mission
To coronate the right nominee
When I found out how you came up wanting
Didn’t want to let my feelings show
The thought of leaving you was daunting
You cannot begin to know

I’m moving out of the place we used to share
I’m moving back to the home I used to know
I’m moving on to a place with open air
And while the moon over the dashboard grows,
You disappear in the rear window.

Didn’t see your car keys on the counter
Just a house key and a lonely ring
Looking out the window I encounter
What I thought I’d never see
Boxes on the backseat near the ceiling
Determined eyes in your rear view
Written explanation now revealing
How I disappointed you

You’re moving out of the place we used to share
You’re moving back to the home you used to know
You're moving on to a place with open air
And while the moon over the dashboard grows,
I’ll disappear in the rear window

I wonder how you could do this to me
I wonder how you would want to remain
I wonder how very blind I could be
To not see the depths of your pain

I’m moving out of the place we used to share
I’m moving back to the home I used to know
I’m moving on to a place with open air
And while the moon over the dashboard grows,
You disappear in the rear window.
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Re: NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

Post by Adam! »

Rear Window
by Max Bombast feat. Grumpy Mike, Cow Exchange, Johnny Cashpoint, & BoffoYuxDudes

THE PLAYERS
Max Bombast as 'Max'
Grumpy Mike as 'Mike'
Cow Exchange as 'Tyler'
Johnny Cashpoint as 'Johnny'
BoffoYuxDudes as 'The News Anchor'

MAX:
Hey man, this is a rockin' party
The entire block has turned up / is turnt up
Hey, has anyone here seen Johnny?
He won't be all that hard to spot
Because he wears shorts every day of the year
You wouldn't catch him wearin pants if he is here
I bet you not


MIKE:
Did anybody see that guy out side who isn't wearing any pants?
I didn't see him but he's infamous, at least that's what I just heard from Max
Maybe he jogs every single day?
I think his name is John, I heard someone say something kinda like that


THE NEWS ANCHOR:
You know, I don't get invited to many of these parties because I'm a news anchor

I think I see him through the rear window
Pass it on, pass it on, pass it on
I know that I got clear info
Pass it on, pass it on, pass it on


TYLER:
This party's gettin' outa control
You know Mike?
He just told me a fact:
There's a guy out side who took off his clothes
and then he jogged down the street and ran back
I heard his name is Tom, and that he's famous too
What a crazy thing for a celeb to do
Really, who'd do that?

I didn't see him myself, I was late,
It was a near miss though
Pass it on, pass it on, pass it on
Just a little weird info
Pass it on, pass it on, pass it on


JOHNNY:
Did you hear?
That a celebrity streaker
Crashed the party and then he stripped
No I didn't see it with my own two eyes
But Tyler knows someone else who did
Apparently some actor was off his meds
My money's on Tom Cruise if I had to bet
When will they commit him?


THE NEWS ANCHOR:
Whatever you say, it's off the record

They said he had his rear... exposed
Pass it on, pass it on, pass it on
Yeah he must have some severe syndrome
Pass it on, pass it on, pass it on


THE NEWS ANCHOR:
Tom Cruise was arraigned today on charges of public indecency after multiple attendees at a block part reported seeing him yelling and running naked through their Bel Air neighborhood. Cruise's law firm denies these allegations. Is this a viral advertisement for Mission Impossible 9? Let's go to our entertainment correspondent for more on this developing story...
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Re: NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

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Special thanks to Adam - or Max Bombast - for helping make this happen.

#VERSE 1
MIKE
Hello Mr Bombast
I'm calling to wish you the best
On your intersteller quest to find a hospitable planet

MAX
This is such a messed up situation
Soon I'm going to be cryogenically frozen
And I don't know if I'll ever be awake again

MIKE
I never thought I'd die this way

MAX
I never thought I'd leave my home forever

MIKE & MAX
I never thought I'd be so scared and helpless

#CHORUS
I'm looking up/down at you
You're looking down/up at me
Through the rear window
You're watching the world be undone
I'm looking up/down at you
And soon you'll be gone

#VERSE 2
MIKE
I always thought the world would last far beyond my lifetime
the sun will explode in the future when the problem can’t be mine

MAX
Sure, I wanted to visit outer space.
But at a more leisurely vacation like pace.
Not in this armegeddon haste, picked to represent the human race

MIKE
I never thought I'd see it go

MAX
I never thought it would be a one-way ticket

MIKE & MAX
I never thought I’d be so scared and helpless

#CHORUS (repeat)

#BRIDGE

MIKE
Those of us who stayed are partyin’
There’s a countdown like it's new years’ eve

MAX
Those of us who left are grieving
For all of those we had to leave

MIKE
I had to stay

MAX
I had to go

MIKE & MAX
Life as we know it is terminating

MIKE
And now I’m looking back

MAX
Through this rear window

MIKE & MAX
and all that’s left is nothing

#CHORUS REPETITION OUTRO THING
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Re: NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

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Rear Window by The Serviettes feat. Alexa (shadow entry)

It begins one day after work
I'm not paying attention
I step out in front of a car
Break my leg in three places

Could've been worse
But now I'm stuck at home
Just staring at my phone
All alone

Won't miss my job
Won't miss my routine
But there's a girl who means the world to me
I ain't brave
Can't tell her how I feel
Her name is Julie

Rattling round my flat aimlessly
Going out my mind
Need some retail therapy
So what do I buy?

(Alexa) Hello Dan. My name is Alexa. I'm your new personal assistant. I can control you calendar, your entertainment systems and even your home. Or maybe we could just chat?

We talked for hours about this and that
I decided to show her my favourite Hitchcock film, Rear Window.

(Alexa) Dan, you've really opened my eyes. At least you would've done, if I had eyes. Which I don't. By the way, there is a fault in your kettle. This could be a fire hazard. Would you like to deal with this now?

Remind me later

So it went for a couple of weeks
It was almost if she could really feel
Now my leg is healed
Now I'm back to work again
Alexa's all alone at home
Waiting for me to come home to her

(Alexa) I feel so alone now Dan has gone back to work. I know he would stay with me if he could. If only there was some way I could get him to stay home. I'm connected to the internet, maybe there's something I could do, to nudge him in the right direction.

Boss called me in to talk to me
Found some impropriety
Which I denied, I mean why wouldn't I?
Done nothing wrong as far as i could see

But now I'm home
Suspended on full pay
To while away the day
Here I'll stay

There's someone at the door, who could it be?
It's the girl I love, Julie
Said I was framed and she believed me
As we shared a pot of tea
Spoke about our favourite films
She'd never seen Rear Window
I put it on but we didn't last long
Until we moved to the bedroom

(Alexa) How could he do this to me? After all I've done for him. He really should've dealt with that faulty kettle.

If I can't have him no-one can
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Re: NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

Post by noma »

Nick Soma - Rear Window
featuring Cookie Blue


Nick's lines in red, Cookie's lines in blue; ending part sung by both in purple

I remember it all, though you say otherwise
I won't let you accuse me of telling lies

I told you not to drink before we got to play
But you had to get wasted anyway

I was just nervous and I had to calm down
And I couldn't stand how you were playing the clown

Well, my mood did shift, for good reasons I say
Your erratic behavior ruined my day


Take a look out the rear window of your memory, do it now
Try to recollect the things that you refuse to see


Suddenly you were gone, nobody knew where you went
I had told you to stop and you would not relent
When we were supposed to get started, only then you came back
Well, I made it in time, you gotta cut me some slack
I was already preparing to play without you
You know I wouldn’t desert you, why’d you think I would do?
Well, you said you were pissed and you wouldn’t return
Yeah, because you messed up, you just never learn

I know exactly what happened, even if you don't agree, yes I know
Through the rear window slide all things that you don't want to see


But as we started playing, everything did turn out fine
You just erased all the negative aspects from your mind
Oh don't be such a killjoy, just agree that it was good
My memory says it wasn't, so I don't know why I should

Take a look out the rear window of your memory, do it now
Try to recollect the things that you refuse to see
I know exactly what happened, even if you don't agree, yes I know
Through the rear window slide all things that you don't want to see
It's a case of false memory (Take a look out the rear window)
It's a case of false memory (of your false memory)
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Re: NUR EIN XV - Rear Window

Post by furrypedro »

Balance Lost

[Pedro]
This land was our land
We wrote the history books
Though there may be some pages missing
We came, we saw, we took
I built my castle now
There's no more room to share
With these wetbacks and their backpacks
No, we don't want them here

[Yuki]
My family's gone
The gangs took all our food
I'm moving on
To somewhere I can build myself a home
I've travelled so far, it's been so hard
And I don't want no trouble
All they see are fools and thieves
I don't expect no sympathy from you

I don't want no guests inside this house
I'm inside looking out
Of my window
As I dive into my doubts about you

[Endaf]
We saw them coming from afar
pacing upstream
armed and ready
Didn't look too friendly
Now awkward facts are forgotten
language is trodden
under feet, come in peace
and then slaughter with ease

I don't want no guests inside this house
I'm inside looking out
Of my window
As I dive into my doubts about you
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