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Old 06-15-2002, 11:05 AM   #1
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amazing lyrics you've probably never heard

Faithless! I just today was listening to Outrospective and really realized how wonderful their lyrics are. Poetic, down to earth, and very moving.

Here's a Sample..

Giving Myself Away

Remember Emily?
In a long dress one summers day she said yes
Now every special requests requires another
So many times it feels endless, a big yes
Branded red on each breast
But she selfless out there
Doing her best strangest scene
Nobody seemed to be impressed.
The more she do for this fool
The more she behind schedule
Had no fun for so long
Old records turned her onto High School flings
And she was full of daring

Colorful hair used to wear thirteen rings
Now she staring gludgery
Full in the face and accepts it as her place
And just incase there's anything she missed,
She recheck the list
Does it over again,
To make sure it's spotless.

Jimmy longed for how it used to be,
She was viscous and volatile
She was feisty, iced tea was the tipple never asked nicely, Her lips used to Curl down ever so slightly, impolite,
Fire burned bright behind the Oakley,
We just had to get to grips.

After a few long sipped juice begin to lose flavour,
She no longer gets to savor being consumed.
Jimmy sleeps drunk in the other room still in his shoes Escaping head long into the booze,
The whole house vibrating with the changes of moods.

From feisty she turned into being nice to me
In the old days he'd of been wearing Ice T,
Jimmy Cradles times return,
She was fine and so beautifully unconcerned.

Jimmy Told her on the day he quit
You don't love me you love the relationship

I'm the prodeney product of Misogheny,
Jimmy and Emily Harmogeny
They promised me nothing but honesty,
And that's all I got,
I could never be the cement in their destiny,
They still haven't forgiven me,
You know my own woman is leaving me
Said she stopped believing me,
Cant even see what she saw in me,
I told my woman she was beautiful,
She didn't believe,
Convinced herself I was preparing to leave,
so she took my son and left the world free.

I told my woman she was beautiful Ten Times a Day,
Ten Times a Day she would Smile, and look away.

I end up throwing my love down a bottomless pit.
And giving myself away...

I was impressed anyway, anyway it might be fun to just poke around and see what you find.

Or just ignore this and carry on.

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Old 06-15-2002, 11:48 AM   #2
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Thanks! Those are some pretty deep lyrics, which I like! I may have to go check them out...I seem to be craving a new Band/CD lately. I've listened to all the same ones about two million times now, and I need something new! What type of music are they? Or who might their sound be comparable to?

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Old 06-15-2002, 11:58 AM   #3
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Hmmm. It's hard to explain their style. They're very very varied. Technically I think they're classified as house, but they're a bit hip hop, a bit chill-out, a bit trance, mostly electronica. A bit of rapping, a bit of soaring beautiful melodies from Dido's beautiful voice (Dido's brother Rollo is a member of the band), some relaxing ambient tracks, some thumping energetic dance numbers.

On first listen they might seem a bit cheesy or annoying... that's sort of what happened to me, but if you get into the music it can really really really grow on you.

I'd recommend We Come One, One Step Too Far, Not Enuff Love, Don't Leave, and Salva Mea as songs. My favourite of their three albums is the newest, Outrospective.
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