Top Five Lyrics Best Song Lines Ever

4. I could make a career of being blue. I could dress in black and read Camus, smoke clove cigarettes and drink vermouth like I was 17 that would be a scream but I dont want to get over you. — Stephin Merritt fromI Dont Want to Get Over You

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2. Im an American aquarium drinker. I assassin down the avenue. Im hiding out in the big city blinking. What was I thinking when I let go of you? — Wilco fromIm Trying to Break Your Heart

3. When I was drinking, when I was with you, living it up when the rent was due, with nothing and no one to live up to. — Hem fromWhen I Was Drinking

Top Five Lyrics: Best Song Lines Ever : All Songs Considered

Top Five Lyrics: Best Song Lines Ever

5. Dont let it bring you down. Its only castles burning. Find someone whos turning, and you will come around. — Neil Young fromDont Let it Bring You Down

A few years ago Sigur Ros proved you can sing pure gibberish in a made up language and still make beautiful music people will love listening to. Im thinking of their unpronounceable 2002 album( ).

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I was talking with a friend recently who told me she never listens to lyrics. She couldnt even quote a single line from a song, even though there are plenty she listens to and loves. Shes probably not alone.

But for me, the lyrics are everything. I can take a monotone melody if what theyre saying cuts to the bone.

I was talking with a friend recently who told me she never listens to lyrics. She couldnt even quote a single line from a song, even though there are plenty she listens to and loves. Shes probably not alone.

1. Ive got a broken heart and your name on my cast. And everybodys gone at last. — Elliott Smith fromNo Name No. 5

Here are my top five lyrics of all time. In no specific order:

Let us know what your favorite lyric is… or give us your top five.

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