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Pretentious lyrics

Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by Arcade Fire, 13 Apr 2006.

  1. Arcade Fire

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    This from An Automated Response If You Will by sadly deceased punk band The Rise:

    "Shut down this assembly-line quality, coin-flipping, paper-scissors-rock mentality.
    You justify through cognitive dissonace, lost in the sound of machine-gun resonance."

    You go.
     
  2. Gilly

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    Back with another one of those block-rocking beats.
     
  3. Arcade Fire

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    I have another one, from the same band, this time in the song Goals Methodology Assessment:

    "This is your social system, the unconsciousness of the commodity of form, a form of ideology.
    This is your social symptom, fantasy as a support of reality, objectivity of belief.

    You only die twice in this revolution, as repetition centers around these truths:
    Objective conditions, repetition of history, reflexive descriptions, the image and gaze form each other.

    Forget what you've been ingrained with.

    Names will be meaningless."

    Awesome :D
     
  4. G|mp

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    :D
     
  5. UKDTweak

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    Sample city, new crash central, basic face kick, elemental.
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  6. Belmit

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    You smug ****.
     
  7. SexyGreyFox

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    She wore big knickers and she worked on sewage farm

    (I'm not very good at this)
     
  8. Nitefly

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    TBH!
     
  9. Pumpkinstew

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    Jennifer Lopez, a woman so conceited she likes to be known as J-Lo. :mad:

    I tried something similar and I ended up as S-Wil. Which isn't so street, but kind of works in the wilds of Gloucestershire.
    I've been implicated in 3 drive by muck spreadings, but the pigs ain't got nothing on me man.
     
  10. penski

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    Don't be fooled by the norks that I got
    I'm still, I'm Jenny with a C***
    I don't sit to piddle, you see I'm standin' up
    There's something no-one knows about J-Lo...

    ^My eight year old cousin's version. GENIUS!

    *n
     
  11. RevBillyG

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    The Macclads? :o
     
  12. E1mo

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    Anything from a Tool album :p

    (PS I do really like Tool)
     
  13. Matblack

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    D.I.S.C.O

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  14. iCraig

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    Oh stfu, you whiney tart.
     
  15. Wryel

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    I guess I could post any of Morrissey's lyrics, but that's why I love him so much.
     
  16. PardonTheWait

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    That's not pretentious it's whiney :p
     
  17. Pumpkinstew

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    :D :D :D
    Please award him with a lol-ly pop on my behalf.
     
  18. One More Solo

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    Anything by ATDI or Mars Volta.
     
  19. Weebull

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    Good old Million Dead. Almost anything of theirs is applicable here. :)
     
  20. Zinath

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    --Pink Floyd

    Dunno what it means but damn, it sounds cool. :D
     
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