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Old 02-16-2005, 04:42 PM   #21
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Run is my favorite non-U2 track from last year -- it's better than anything Coldplay's ever done in my opinion, and I like Coldplay alot.
I just can't bring myself to saying it is better than "Trouble" or "Scientist" though. ahh...who cares? Their all amazing.
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i think run is awesome and i think final straw is also awesome, pretty much end to end. I do not find it as good as streets, though, but then there are few songs that i feel are that good
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I totally agree


And I just found out yesterday that the Snow Patrol show I was supposed to go to in September (postponed because of a hurricane) was finally reschedule for May! Can't wait to see them live!
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Run is as beautiful as Napolian Dynomite's dancing

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Snow Patrol has been the most recent musical addiction for me
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I will be singing Snow Patrol's "Run" at Karaoke tonight

thank u
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i think i did a decent job.
even got a pat on the back from a fellow in the mens room.

hope he didnt have an agenda

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Run is about a million times better than Clocks. and it's definitely up there with streets, a real lighter in the air anthem. superb song.
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I disagree with the streets comparison, not even close. There is nothing innovative about "run" it has all been heard before, its a good song, but not a great song, WTSHNN is a great song, there is not another song like it, there is not an opening riff like it in all the history of music. I cant see how you can compare "run" with "wtshnn" there in diffrent leagues. Sorry but I find Snow Patrols sound quite boring, its all been heard before.
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Love the song. What the heck is it about?
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Re: Snow Patrol's Run is one of the greatest songs on the new century

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Folks if you do not think this is as good as -
Coldplay's Clocks
or
U2's Streets Have No Name,
I cannot help you.

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I'll sing it one last time for you
Then we really have to go
You've been the only thing that's right
In all I've done

And I can barely look at you
But every single time I do
I know we'll make it anywhere
Away from here

Light up, light up
As if you have a choice
Even if you cannot hear my voice
I'll be right beside you dear

Louder louder
And we'll run for our lives
I can hardly speak I understand
Why you can't raise your voice to say

To think I might not see those eyes
Makes it so hard not to cry
And as we say our long goodbye
I nearly do

Light up...

Slower slower
We don't have time for that
All I want is to find an easier way
To get out of our little heads

Have heart my dear
We're bound to be afraid
Even if it's just for a few days
Making up for all this mess



If you want a little taste go here:

Find Run by Snow Patrol and download it.
http://www.acekaraoke.com/sthr0411eg.html

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first time I heard this was at live8, can't get enough of it, or them, they won me over as a fan that day, you're right, it is a truly wonderful song
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Love the song. What the heck is it about?
its the "last kiss" for our generation
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I see no one getting smashed by a train in "Run."



So it's a song about saying goodbye? I guess I could have figured that out. But what's the "light up" part? When I hear the phrase "light up," I think of lighting up a cigarette.
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So it's a song about saying goodbye? I guess I could have figured that out. But what's the "light up" part? When I hear the phrase "light up," I think of lighting up a cigarette.




I always think of it like when you "light up" at the sight of someone/something... meaning you get happy and excited.

But having a cig works too


This is truly a great song... it was the highlight of their live show that I saw back in May.
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It'll be a mystery, I guess. I should go and listen to it 20 times in a row now, just for further investigation.

I can think of much worse ways to spend an hour.
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