I'm the one for you, 'cause I know all the dirty things you like to do. I'm the fear in your eyes, I'm the fire in your flies, I'm the sound that's buzzing 'round your head. - Third Eye Blind, "Thanks a Lot"
I know you are a woman By the way you burn below I’ll tell you secrets so good You’ll never tell a soul. - Jeff Buckley, "Jewel Box"
Well, life is a dream, and we're all walking in our sleep, you can see us stand in lines like we're dead upon our feet, and we build our house of cards, then we wait for it to fall, and always forget how strange it is, just to be alive at all. - Patrick Park, "Life is a Song"
Red wine and sleeping pills Help me get back to your arms Cheap sex and sad films Help me get back where I belong - Radiohead, "Motion Picture Soundtrack"
Feel like falling in love with the first woman I meet Puttin' her in a wheelbarrow and wheelin' her down the street - Bob Dylan, "Things Have Changed"
Slip inside the eye of your mind Don't you know you might find A better place to play - Oasis, "Don't Look Back in Anger"
You were waiting for me, you saw me, You saw me, As I wish the whole world would You would never hurt me, desert me or work me For all the things you thought you should You would lick the tears from my eyes when I cry How I missed you when I was gone Hurt me so to leave you deceive you I needed you I believed in you. - Sia, "Lentil"
When I think more than I want to think, I do things I never should do. I drink much more than I ought to drink, Because it brings me back you... - James Shelton, "Lilac Wine"
Well I woke up in mid-afternoon cause that's when it all hurts the most I dream I never know anyone at the party and I'm always the host If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts You can never escape, you can only move south down the coast - Counting Crows, "Mrs. Potter's Lullaby"
I got a heart, it don't work so good. 'Cause it don't feel the way I think that it should. It pumps and pounds, it gets on down Anytime you come around. - Bob Schneider, "Medicine"
I am trying to be heroic In an age of modernity I am trying to be heroic As all around me history sinks So I enjoy and I devour Flesh and wine and luxury But in my heart I am lukewarm Nothing ever really touches me - Bloc Party - "Song For Clay"
But where do you go to my lovely When you're alone in your bed Tell me the thoughts that surround you I want to look inside your head, yes I do - Peter Sarstedt - "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)"
One night of magic rush The start a simple touch One night to push and scream And then relief Ten days of perfect tunes The colors red and blue We had a promise made We were in love - The Knife [cvd. by Jose Gonzalez] - "Heartbeats"
It's never over, my kingdom for a kiss upon her shoulder It's never over, all my riches for her smiles when I slept so soft against her It's never over, all my blood for the sweetness of her laughter It's never over, she's the tear that hangs inside my soul forever - Jeff Buckley, "Lover, You Should've Come Over"
You said you'd be my dream I could have you every night And if, by morning, I'd forgotten you, Well, no big deal, It'd be all right 'Cause you're the reoccurring kind. You are the reoccurring kind. You never really leave my mind. - Conor Oberst, "You Will. You? Will. You? Will. You? Will."
The first time that I met her I was throwing up in the ladies room stall She asked me if I needed anything I said, “I think I spilled my drink.” And that’s how it started (Or so I’d like to believe) - The Good Life, "Album of the Year"
I'll be the grapes fermented, bottled and served with the table set in my finest suit like a perfect gentleman. I'll be the fire escape that's bolted to the ancient brick where you will sit and contemplate your day. - The Postal Service, "Brand New Colony"
You change all the lead sleepin' in my head to gold, as the day grows dim, I hear you sing a golden hymn, the song I've been trying to sing. Purify the colors, purify my mind. Purify the colors, purify my mind, and spread the ashes of the colors over this heart of mine! - Arcade Fire, "Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)"
I never felt magic crazy as this I never saw moons knew the meaning of the sea I never held emotion in the palm of my hand Or felt sweet breezes in the top of a tree But now you're here Brighten my northern sky. - Nick Drake, "Northern Sky"
It's crazy, I'm thinking, just knowing that the world is round, And here I'm dancing on the ground Am I right-side-up or upside-down, And is this real or am I dreaming? - Dave Matthews Band, "Crush"
It's not that you lost a friend I just need some time to lick my wounds I'll be out of service for a little while I'm sure I'll be up and running soon - Landon Pigg, "Great Companion"
But I would never kiss anyone who doesn't burn me like the sun - Jens Lekman, "And I Remember Every Kiss"
Newspaper, newspaper Can't take no more, You're here every morning, Waitin' at my door. And I'm just tryin' to kiss you, And you stab my eyes, Make me blue forever, Like an Allen sky. And I'm not pretending, That it's all okay, Just let me have my coffee, Before you take away the day. - Conor Oberst, "Milk Thistle"
Now I laugh too long and I cry too hard My shrink says, 'yeah boy you got a hair-trigger heart' I'm just beating the shrubs for the presence of God - Willy Porter, "Anonymous Caller"
So for those of you falling in love, Keep it kind, keep it good, keep it right; Throw yourself in the midst of danger But keep one eye open at night. - Rachael Yamagata, "Elephants"
This is the moment that you know That you told her that you loved her but you don't. You touch her skin and then you think That she is beautiful but she don't mean a thing to me. Yeah, she is beautiful but she don't mean a thing to me. - Death Cab for Cutie, "Tiny Vessels"
I meant what I said when I said I would rearrange my plans and change for you. You know me I’ve always been the kind with easy confidence, Confident enough to honestly believe that nothing out there Is stopping me, especially not someone who’s not loving me. Now listen here I told you I could live on without loving you, I was bluffing then, but it seems that just might have been the truth. Well my dad told me one day son, this girl will think of what she’s done And hurting you will be the first of many more regrets to come. And he said if she doesn’t call, then it’s her fault, and it’s her loss I say it’s not that simple see, but, then again it just may be... - The Avett Brothers, "I Would Be Sad"
Well I have reason to believe that everything you do or say is more than just a dream; and I have reason to believe that this electric midnight feeling's filled with razor beams; and I have reason to believe that if I could be all that you wanted, well I would have some place to hide. I have reason to believe the grass might be a little greener on the other side. - Bob Schneider, "The Other Side"
"Well, I’m a weak and lonely sort, though I’m not sailing just for sport. I’ve come to feel, out on the sea, these urgent lives press against me. I’m just a guest. I’m not a part, with my tender head, with my easy heart. These several years out on the sea have made me empty, cold, and clear. Pour yourself into me." - Okkervil River, "A Girl in Port"