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Old 08-15-2017, 07:54 PM   #1
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Fix a bad U2 lyric

Do you have any ideas for fixing bad lyrics in U2 songs? Let's hear them.

From Electrical Storm:

Quote:
The air is heavy, heavy as a truck
We need the rain to wash away our bad luck
I would change to:

Quote:
The air is heavy, heavy and we're stuck
We need the rain to wash away our bad luck
I wonder if anyone has a fix for this, from Winter:

Quote:
It's hot as hell
We're like butter on toast
But there's no army in this world
That can fight a ghost
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Do you have any ideas for fixing bad lyrics in U2 songs? Let's hear them.



From Electrical Storm:







I would change to:







I wonder if anyone has a fix for this, from Winter:


I always thought "heavy as a drug" would have worked well in that song.

I would have tried something like:

"Hot as hell
And hell I've seen the most"

The second line is pretty strong.
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The air is heavy. Wanna fuck?
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Freedom has a scent
Like the top of a newborn baby's head
Freedom has a scent
Like the sweat on a Vegas hooker's head
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The air is heavy stop eating so much.
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Grace, she needed the money. Ohhhh
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Old 08-16-2017, 02:37 AM   #7
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Oh you guys.
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Like the sweat on a Vegas hooker's head


This is gross and perfect at the same time.
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Why should I fix a bad U2 lyric? Wasn't that Bono's job? Like, then?
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Bono help me
I'm alone in this world
And a heavy as a truck world it is too
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Why should I fix a bad U2 lyric? Wasn't that Bono's job? Like, then?
Right, like the time Native Son morphed into the lyrical masterpiece that is Vertigo
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The air is heavy. Wanna fuck?
I believe this was the original intention, it just didn't make the radio edit lol
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I was thinking about "robbed and stole" from The Troubles. Redundant.

I don't know how to fix it though.

Hell, Bono's always doing this. We're probably going to get a song called Much More Better soon. Ugh.
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I was thinking about "robbed and stole" from The Troubles. Redundant.
Not exactly. One requires force, the other doesn't. It's the difference between holding a person at gunpoint and taking a bicycle that's not yours. I know, thin line

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Hell, Bono's always doing this. We're probably going to get a song called Much More Better soon. Ugh.
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