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Andrew / January 31, 2006 2:13 PM

"I Remember You" by Skid Row. Heard it on the radio a couple weeks ago, and it's been popping into my head ever since.

Sebastian Bach / January 31, 2006 2:14 PM

REMEMBER YESTERDAY
WALKING HAND IN HAND
[something something something]
I RE MEM BER YOU

Nuxrs / January 31, 2006 2:17 PM

Sex in the Kitchen,
Over by the stove,
Put you on the counter
By the buttered rolls.......

Oketo / January 31, 2006 2:19 PM

"Hangin' Tough" NKOTB, lord help me!

Just kidding, more like "Even Tho" by Joseph Arthur.

Baldeesh / January 31, 2006 2:25 PM

"Paint it Black" - Rolling Stones

Tina / January 31, 2006 2:37 PM

lol...how'd ya know I had a song stuck in my head? ;o)

Un Beso by Aventura......love it!

Avril / January 31, 2006 2:40 PM

Pop life
Everybody needs a thrill
Pop life
We all got a space 2 fill
Pop life
Everybody can’t be on top
But life it ain’t real funky
Unless it’s got that pop

Pop Life - Prince circa 1993

josh / January 31, 2006 2:44 PM

Wagner - "Ride of the Valkyries"

Why? I don't know.

EnGarde / January 31, 2006 2:49 PM

John Cage's 4'33"

It runs through my head almost constantly.

c / January 31, 2006 2:51 PM

A Madonna song off her new album. The one with the worst lyrics EVER:

"I don't like cities
But I like New York
Other places make me feel like a dork"

and

"Other cities always make me mad
Other places always make me sad"

A dork? Seriously, Madonna, is that the best you can do? And rhyming mad with sad is just pathetic, unless you're Doctor Suess.

c / January 31, 2006 2:53 PM

Boy, I sound bitter. A good earworm will do that to you.

amyc / January 31, 2006 2:54 PM

"Roll...out...those...LAZYHAZYCRAZYDAYSOFSUMMER!!!!"

Seriously, are there other words to that song? Because just that one line has been stuck in my head all week, and I want to cry.

anne / January 31, 2006 2:57 PM

"Safety Dance" ever since I listened to this Hungry Mag interview with "Hot" Doug Sohn. (He says it's one of his favorite party songs.)

steven / January 31, 2006 3:06 PM

Public Pervert - Interpol

a response for my office mate / January 31, 2006 3:10 PM

for the last four days, my officemate has continually acknowledged that 'eye of the tiger' is running through her head. it kicks back up when she accomplishes something here, no matter how small. office work, 'eye of the tiger?' I guess I put that song in the gym category, following the socialization of 'rocky.'

Mike / January 31, 2006 3:12 PM

A Spoonful Weighs a Ton

"Beeeeeing drunk on their plan, they lifted up the saaaaaaahhhhhhhaaaaaaan

DEENERNEENER ...
BWSSSHHHHH!
DEENERNEENER ...
BWSSSHHHHH!"

hench / January 31, 2006 3:16 PM

oh i'd like to know where... you got the notion...

yes i'd like to know where... you got the notion...

said i'd like to know where... you got the notion...

to rock the boat.

(rock the boat)

Mo / January 31, 2006 3:16 PM

At all times, when another song is not taking its place, I have the limbo song on a loop in my head. It makes me crazy. And every so often, it will go away, and right at that moment, my sister will ask, "Limbo?" and it will start up again. She's evil. But same sister bought me seasons 1 and 2 of Tales from the Crypt for my birthday, so the intro to that is in my head right now.

Oh, and Sebastian, it's "Love letters in the sand." come on now.

Roni / January 31, 2006 3:20 PM

"Mister" by Laurie Berkner

Mister Elephant
Living in a tent
You don't pay any rent
Cause you're an elephant

Yes, it's a kids song. Snippet here.

Naz / January 31, 2006 3:21 PM

"You Got the Touch" by Stan Bush as made famous by Transformers the Movie and then infamous by Marky Mark in Boogie Nights.

bran / January 31, 2006 3:26 PM

"Tom's Diner" - the DNA (?) Remix... Suzanne Vega.

It's been in my head on and off since 1990. Quite possibly the most evil goddamned song in all of recorded history.

Stephen / January 31, 2006 3:31 PM

Ride - "Chrome Waves"

This strange machinery
Is keeping you from seeing me
I'll meet you on the way down

Nicole / January 31, 2006 3:32 PM

My roommate got the Fraggle Rock 1st season on DVD for Christmas and has been watching it nonstop. Thus, I always have the Fraggle Rock theme song in my head these days.

Steve / January 31, 2006 3:33 PM

The gameshow-esque horns from RJD2's "1976" have been on a continuous loop in my head for several years.

j / January 31, 2006 3:39 PM

"Just One Look" by Doris Troy...

"Just one look and I felt so, oh, oh, oh, in love with you and oh, oh, oh."

mmmmhh!

leah / January 31, 2006 3:39 PM

Yeah how'd you know I had one stuck in my head?

Right now it's Lionel Richie's "All Night Long" which came to me from the Mountain Dew commercial featuring the singing nocturnal animals.

Cripes.

Lennie Brisoce / January 31, 2006 3:40 PM

I think we all know what song is going through my head..

BUM-BUM! da da da daa daaaaa BUM-BUM!

...and so forth.

slb / January 31, 2006 3:42 PM

"thrills" by lcd soundsystem.

Ray / January 31, 2006 3:42 PM

Gah! Remember the horrible song about hearts and minds that was the "anthem" for the Catskills resort in Dirty Dancing? I haven't seen it for years, but the song has been stuck in my head since yesterday.

slb / January 31, 2006 3:45 PM

and i'd like to add that i really wish i hadn't read this thread, as tom's diner is now battling it out with the ride of the valkyries for control of the auditory cortex.

arrrgh.

spence / January 31, 2006 3:52 PM

"Your city's a sucker...your city's a sucker, my city's a creep."

paul / January 31, 2006 4:05 PM

Don't tell anyone, but it's that Patrick Swayze song

"she's like the wind"

Suzanne / January 31, 2006 4:07 PM

Well, nothing at the moment but a few weeks back I kept humming "I've got you under my skin, so deep in the heart of me" while waiting at my dermatologist's office. Pretty ironic,no?

Carrie / January 31, 2006 4:10 PM

I want the fraggle dvd!! oh my god, I need to get on top of things like this coming out!

Now, having said that, I am currently song-stuck-in-my-head free.

Nat "King" Cole Casualty / January 31, 2006 4:14 PM

Amyc-
"Roll...out...those...LAZYHAZYCRAZYDAYSOFSUMMER!!!!"

"Those days of soda...and pretzels...and beer"

"Roll...out...those...LAZYHAZYCRAZYDAYSOFSUMMER!!!!"

"You'll wish that summer..was already...HERE!!!"

That song came on the radio many many years ago when I was tripping my brains out, so the chorus was thus forever burned into my brain. I don't even think there are any verses, just that "100 bottles of beer on the wall"-esque repetition.

And now it will play through MY head for at least a week. THANKS!

michelle / January 31, 2006 4:28 PM

"Here we go...Here we go...Pittsburgh's going to the Super Bowl...here we go" from 1997-1998, written by some super fan with a Casio keyboard, a tin ear, and way too much time. This song was EVERYWHERE for 2 months. I'm originally from there and somehow managed to avoid football for most of my life - and now it's back to haunt me.

Big Purp Sippa / January 31, 2006 4:40 PM

“How We Ride” by Mannie Fresh ft. David Banner and Bun-B
Yesterday it was Earth Wind and Fire “Do You Remember”

k / January 31, 2006 4:49 PM

Stacy's Mom, after reading the great article about Doug Sohn at Hungrymag.com.

eep / January 31, 2006 4:51 PM

"I Love Myself Today" by Bif Naked. I have no idea where it came from, but seeing as how I'm having a supremely horrid day at work, it's nice that my subconscious is trying to cheer me up.

The Spine / January 31, 2006 4:53 PM

Ana Ng by TMBG, especially the "I don't want the world. I just want your half" part

dan / January 31, 2006 5:18 PM

Na Na Na Nanananana... katamari damacy!

Kevin / January 31, 2006 5:35 PM

Free Love on the Free Love Freeway

From The Office UK

Leelah / January 31, 2006 5:49 PM

The National, "Mr. November"

I used to be carried in the arms of cheerleaders....

p / January 31, 2006 6:26 PM

Juan Gabriel ¨No Tengo Dinero¨

Eamon / January 31, 2006 6:29 PM

Eric Prydz' Call On Me. NSFW!

Flynn / January 31, 2006 6:30 PM

We built this city.

We build this city on rock and roll.

I need a coat hanger to get it out.

Oh, and Avril, Pop Life was off of Around the World in a Day, which was 1985, not 1993. :)

And Naz, you can never have enough Stan Bush.

p / January 31, 2006 6:31 PM

just read through. And yeah c, i literally threw my headphones off the wall halfway through madonna´s öther cities make me feel like a dork escapade. The mfer´s still in there though, the cser.

Eamon / January 31, 2006 6:33 PM

As c mentioned above, the term for this is an earworm.

Neta / January 31, 2006 6:41 PM

To Sheila - Smashing Pumpkins

"twilight fades through blistered avalon
the sky's cruel torch on aching autobahn
into the uncertain divine
we scream into the last divide"

No Dr. Suess here...

Shasta MacNasty / January 31, 2006 6:45 PM

"one two three FOUR FIVE six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve..."

michelle f / January 31, 2006 6:58 PM

...all i need is a miracle...all i neeeeeed is youuuuuuuuuuuu.....

give it up for mike and the mechanics!

Fraulein Ohrwurm / January 31, 2006 8:03 PM

Why--why?

Tell 'em that it's human nature--why? Why?

Mmmmblubbydoodlydoo [never been able to decipher this part.]

Leelah / January 31, 2006 8:27 PM

Oh oh! It's back! You know that Beyonce song?
Ooooh boy you're lookin' like you like what you see....

Yeah, due to its hourly presence on MTV Europe, that was in my head the entire time I was in Amsterdam, and now it's back!

Brandy / January 31, 2006 9:01 PM

Alternately -
This Magic Moment - Jay & the Americans
Wraith Pinned to the Mist... - Of Montreal.

Brandy / January 31, 2006 9:05 PM

BUM-BUM! da da da daa daaaaa BUM-BUM!
Lennie - I can never shake that one either.

mike-ts / January 31, 2006 9:18 PM

See the chameleon,
lying there in the sun,
all things to everyone,
run, run away.

Good ole Slade.

Emerson Dameron / January 31, 2006 10:28 PM

Right now it's "We Repel Each Other" by the Reigning Sound. Which means I get a quick break from "True" by Paul Wall.

SherylCrowFan / January 31, 2006 11:06 PM

"Why does he do me that way?" is the missing link to "Human Nature," sirs.

My song is "Come on Eileen" by Dexy's Midnight Runners, an accidental song, as I hate everything it stands for, notably overalls without undershirts.

Other stuck in my head songs: "Goodbye Holly" by the Left Banke, a cover of "Landslide" by the Dixie Chicks (guilty pleasure!) and "Penthouse in the Woods" by Scud Mountain Boys.

SherylCrowFan / January 31, 2006 11:08 PM

Another winner: every Sundays song ever made. When did I lose that album?

Tim / January 31, 2006 11:35 PM

Disturbingly enough, the old "NBA on NBC" theme. It's such a memento of the Jordan era. Am I wrong?

That, and "Bones of an Idol" by the New Pornograpers.

Freddie / February 1, 2006 12:09 AM

Air - Run

Stay with me
I feel sad
When you run run run run run run run run

I reallllly want to get blazed right now because this song is so much better that way.

Brian / February 1, 2006 12:33 AM

Two songs, actually, and they alternate. Just when I think one is gone, the other is back.

The first:
The B-52s "Mesopotamia"

"six or eight thousand years ago/
they laid down the law!/
in Meso... potamia!"

The second:
Talking Heads "Burning Down the House"

"I'm... an... or... di... nar... ry... guy
BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE!"

anon / February 1, 2006 7:17 AM

Barenaked Ladies - One Week

"...how can I help it if I think you're funny when you're mad?"

This happens and it inevitably leads to inappropriate laughter and puts me in the dog house.

Jaye / February 1, 2006 8:20 AM

That Beyonce song Check On It!!

from that steve martin movie coming out!

it's everywhere!

hench / February 1, 2006 8:20 AM

you're *SO* unbelievable...

CVAL / February 1, 2006 8:23 AM

This gospel song by the Winans either "Don't leave" or "Living in the last Times". I have no clue where this came from, just woke up with it in my head

Braniff / February 1, 2006 8:47 AM

Ring ring ring ring....Bananaphone!

Justin / February 1, 2006 8:52 AM

"Condor Ave." and a brief doxology.

pang / February 1, 2006 8:57 AM

God help me, it's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and I actually SANG it to the baby boy last night.

RC / February 1, 2006 8:57 AM

Sukie in the Graveyard from the new Belle and Sebastian CD The Life Pursuit. Total sugar-coated ear candy with a filthy bass line, mmmbopp boy-girl harmonies and hooks that just wont quit!

baltimore / February 1, 2006 9:23 AM

"Don't belive the Hype" Public Enemy

Carrie / February 1, 2006 9:25 AM

My worst earworm is a kids' song I heard ONCE while flipping past Nickelodeon years ago:

I-am-slow-ly-go-ing-cra-zy-1-2-3-4-5-6-SWITCH!
Cra-zy-go-ing-slow-ly-am-I-6-5-4-3-2-1-SWITCH!

I also scramble for the mute button whenever a Menards, Luna, or Empire commercial airs to try to head off those horrible, insidious jingles.

van Moxie / February 1, 2006 9:25 AM

"Separate Lives" Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin, only because my friends did a brilliant karaoke version Friday.

DK / February 1, 2006 9:28 AM

Menah-menah
Do-do-do-do-do
Menah-menah
Do-do-do-do-do
Menah-menah
Do-do-do-do! do-do-do! do-do-do-do-dahd-dah-dah dattah dah!
(repeat)

dan / February 1, 2006 9:42 AM

I can't go for that...

...AH, no can do.

Buk-CHOOM / February 1, 2006 10:04 AM

My perennials are "867-5309," which has been in my head since it was a hit, and the theme from the Monkees, which has been in there since the mid-70s, when I was a tiny little boy.

Reverend Winton Dupree / February 1, 2006 10:05 AM

"People Who Died" by The Jim Carroll Band.

Those are people who died, died.
Those are people who died, died.

Steve, I'll trade you for RJD2's "1976." I'm always psyched when that's stuck in my head.

Paul / February 1, 2006 10:40 AM

There are two:

"Walk or Ride" by the Ditty Bops
"Hip Hug Her" by Booker T & The MGs (DARN IT)

Clarke / February 1, 2006 10:42 AM

When the mooooon is in the seventh house
And Jupiter aligns with Mars
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars
This is the dawning of the Age of Aqarius...

DK you're evil, but at least now I'm rid of Aqarius.

Mister C / February 1, 2006 10:46 AM

Lately, it's been Steak for Chicken by The Moldy Peaches.

It's so close to one of those weird stupid dithyrambs that my brain will make up on its own (and then play incessantly) that I keep forgeting it's from an actual band.

shermann / February 1, 2006 10:47 AM

That darn cheese comercial...
"Your'e Cr-umbelievable"

stolen from EMF

fluffy / February 1, 2006 10:48 AM


"hooray for hollywood"

and

give it to me baby, by rick james

Brian / February 1, 2006 10:53 AM

Wake Me UP!
before you gogo,
don't leave me hangin like a yoyo
take me dancing TONIGHT

Andy / February 1, 2006 10:54 AM

We're leaving together
But still it's farewell
And maybe we'll come back
To earth, who can tell
I guess there is no one to blame
We're leaving ground (leaving ground!)
Will things ever be the same again?
It's the final countdown...

NSH / February 1, 2006 10:58 AM

Stained window, yellow candy screen
See speakers of kite - with velvet roses diggin' freedom flight

A present from you - Strawberry letter 22
The music plays, I sit in for a few

Ooh...ooh...ooh...ooh...ooh...

A present from you - Strawberry letter 22
The music plays, I sit in for a few

Ooh...ooh...ooh...ooh...ooh...

lacey / February 1, 2006 11:15 AM

Jamiroquai, "Seven Days In Sunny June." I swear, I was dancing to it in my sleep.

spiraljetty / February 1, 2006 11:19 AM

All the songs on Katamari Damacy rule! They need put out a soundtrack.

Golden Girls theme song "Thank You for Being a Friend"

Thank you for being a friend
Traveled down the road and back again
Your heart is true you're a pal and a confidant
And if you threw a party
Innnnvited everyone you ever knew-oooooh
You would see the biggest gift would be from me
And the card attached would say thank you for being a friennnnnnnnnnnnd.

And then I think of Bea Arthur biting into her fist.

Jill / February 1, 2006 11:42 AM

"Master of the House" from Les Mis.

w / February 1, 2006 11:46 AM

"Happy Phantom" by Tori Amos

and

"Shosholoza" by Ladysmith Black Mombasa.

Yeah I don't know what's wrong with me either.

slb / February 1, 2006 11:47 AM

oh carrie, why did you have to put this song in my brain? except we used to sing:

"I don't care if i go crazy, 1 2 3 4 5 6 switch/ crazy go i if care don't I, 6 5 4 3 2 1 switch."

the horror... the horror...

Thurston / February 1, 2006 11:56 AM

'Nervous Tic Motion of the Head to the left' - Andrew Bird

Hanson / February 1, 2006 12:01 PM

Mmmbop!

Seth Anderson / February 1, 2006 12:04 PM

Bop Gun (Endangered Species) - Parliament
"Got ta get over the hump", repeated ad infinitum.

Steve / February 1, 2006 12:12 PM

Hey Rev -- like my boy James Frey, I left Jim Carroll behind years ago. Make no doubt, though, we did much junk but could not dunk hi ho, hi ho.

Today, the RJD2 horn jam is intercutting with that goofy Blondie/Doors mashup, "Rapture Riders."

jenwomon / February 1, 2006 12:58 PM

Inexplicably, Kiss the Girl from the Little Mermaid popped into my head today and WON'T LEAVE. AAAARGH.

The Refugee / February 1, 2006 1:00 PM

"Whoa whoaa-ooooo
She is the Refugee"

The Refugee, War, U2

Leah W / February 1, 2006 1:03 PM

There are several songs at all times... most prominent right now the Jefferson Starship song from Mannequin and the first track off of Neutral Milk Hotel's On Avery Island.

They're not getting along very well.

Avril / February 1, 2006 2:16 PM

Fraulein Ohrwurm-- I think Michael Jackson's unintelligible phrase is "does he do me this way" but I might be way off on this. I used to think that Elvis Presley's "Return to Sender" was "Return Lucinda. . .cause I'm all alone."

BTW, Return to Sender is another Earworm from hell. It's been bugging me for 2 decades.

Dee / February 1, 2006 2:42 PM

"Rule Britannia." HELP ME.

fluffy / February 1, 2006 2:50 PM


Fluoroscences by stereolab. it makes me sooo happy.

hench / February 1, 2006 3:21 PM

booty call booty call i think i got a booty call...

slb / February 1, 2006 3:23 PM

thankfully, the "i don't care if i go crazy" song referenced above has now been replaced by war photographer by jason forrest, which is blessed relief.

Onid / February 1, 2006 3:29 PM

I was moving some boxes of CDs from my parents house and I looked in and saw the Led Zeppelin box set and 'The lemon song' caught my eye. I listened to it once.
I can't get it out of my head

"I should have quit you a long time agooooo...."

"Ma---MA---MAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaa...you ain't nothing but a 2 bit no good-----------------"

lp / February 1, 2006 3:48 PM

the song changes with every post i read. i feel insane.

Jason / February 1, 2006 3:53 PM

Love Lift us Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker and someone else

Anne / February 1, 2006 3:57 PM

Believe it or not, George isn't at home
Or where or where could I beeeee?...

flynn / February 1, 2006 4:02 PM

You have to order overseas, but the Katamari soundtrack is available from CD Japan.

dan / February 1, 2006 4:37 PM

Actually Katamari fans can find the soundtrack here.

Karyn / February 1, 2006 4:37 PM

The song that the boss from BBC's The Office was singing during the episode where they are at the all-day company training - "Free Love on the Free Love Freeway..."

T$ / February 1, 2006 5:25 PM

"A Chicken with Its Head Cut Off" by Magnetic Fields ("Eligible/Not too stupid/Intelligible/And cute as Cupid/Knowledgeable/But not always right/Salvageable/And free for tonight/Now my heart's running round like a chicken with its head cut off..")

Could be worse. Could be Private Dancer.

Nick / February 1, 2006 5:29 PM

"Study In Red" by Brad Peterson. Effing catchy tune.

kate / February 1, 2006 5:40 PM

All. My. Friends. know the lowrider.

Steve / February 1, 2006 6:07 PM

Oddly enough, Kate, even though I watched Dazed & Confused yesterday, and heard Lowrider about ten times during the course of the movie, that song did NOT get stuck in my head.

Except for the horn part. Damn. Thanks a lot.

LA*Jesus / February 1, 2006 6:22 PM

That damn Coldplay song! Don't know the name, but it sounds vaguely like a U2 riff, and is REALLY catchy. Whistling it right now...

jk1 / February 1, 2006 6:27 PM

'Missing Link' by Curve

Spook by the door / February 1, 2006 7:13 PM

"Mother"

Mother do you think they'll drop the bomb?
Mother do you think they'll like this song?
Mother do you think they'll try to break my balls?
Mother should I build the wall?
Mother should I run for president?
Mother should I trust the government?
Mother will they put me in the firing line?
Mother am I really dying?

News Junkie / February 1, 2006 8:03 PM

For me, it's the CBS 2 Chicago stinger theme:

Dododo-DO-do...do-DOdodo-do-do

Primes me all day long for the day's end dose of what's blown up or who's been killed...

charlie D / February 1, 2006 8:37 PM

It was "Heaven" by Talking Heads.........but just before I read this it became the jingle for Jewel Foods.

That sucks cuz heaven is a much better song.

Fraulein Ohrwurm / February 1, 2006 9:56 PM

Thanks SCF & Avril. My lyrical mystery pretty much solved.

T$, that MF song is one I actually _like_ running round in my head. It was like a personal theme song back in my college days. . . . That'd be a good thread--personal theme songs . . .

nico / February 1, 2006 11:39 PM

that weight watchers commercial has, unfortunately, stuck cher's "song for the lonely" in my head.

hannah / February 1, 2006 11:59 PM

Devendra Banhart, At The Hop, wont get out.

bucky / February 2, 2006 9:02 AM

"mushaboom" by leslie feist. it's been about 7 days and counting and it's still in my head!

Baldeesh / February 2, 2006 9:25 AM

"Take a Chance on Me" - ABBA

Heard it on the way into work. Great song.

Roy Loney / February 2, 2006 9:26 AM

Today it's "Yesterday's Numbers" by the Flamin' Groovies:

Girl I want your love tonight
Just to make my head feel light
Oh won'cha tell me babe...
TELL ME IT'S ALL RIGHT (woo!)
[riff riff-riff, riff-riff riff-riff, riff, riff, riff]
TELL ME IT'S ALL RIGHT

Anna / February 2, 2006 10:07 AM

Eye of the Tiger.

kitkat / February 2, 2006 10:44 AM

Belinda Bye-Bye by Barbies Cradle , filipino now defunct rock band.. random I know.

Shylo / February 2, 2006 10:59 AM

Peanut butter jelly!
peanut butter jelly!
Peanut butter jelly with a baseball bat!
Freestyle, freestyle.
Freestyle your style.
There you go ...

http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/banana.php

Naz / February 2, 2006 11:01 AM

Damn you Shylo, damn you. That song invaded my dreams the last time round...

em / February 2, 2006 11:58 AM

I met a girl last week and I am so crazy about her I indulged my sappy dreamer self and wrote a song about her. Mind you, I will never share this song with anyone. I 4-tracked it last night and now I can't get it out of my head. Does anyone else write songs and experience this? It's happened to me with every song I've written. I want it to stop.

Anton Cermak / February 2, 2006 12:16 PM

"Dark Day," a 1979 song by the Fred Anderson Quartet, including Fred, Billy Brimfield, Steve Palmore and Hamid Drake. Recorded live at the MCA.

Although unrelated, the song has, at times, reminded me of some lines from a Henry Chinaski poem:

"in the most decent sometimes sun
there is the softsmoke feeling from urns
and the canned sound of old battleplanes
and if you go inside and run your finger
along the window ledge you'll find
dirt, maybe even earth.
and if you look out the window
there will be the day, and as you
get older you'll keep looking
keep looking
sucking your tongue in a little
ah ah no no maybe

some do it naturally
some obscenely
everywhere."

JHR / February 2, 2006 1:11 PM

I always manage to get songs stuck in my head for which I can't understand the lyrics. as my brain replays the song over and over, I start deciding what the lyrics are. rarely are they correct. (a rare triumph: "we've got 200 couches" actually is a lyric for Interpol's "PDA.") often I prefer my own lyrics. I still think Pixies' "Debaser" is more evocative if it's "sex in a bottle" instead of "slicing up eyeballs," and Black Francis isn't a lyricist I generally want to quibble with. anyway, right now I've yet to decide on any lyrics for "center of things" by Arks, but that's the song on repeat in my head right now, so I'm sure I'll be misquoting them soon.

(and no, I'm not just pretending that's the song in my head 'cause I thought having a song off an album that's not on any label would make me cool. or because I want the people who run Gapers Block to be impressed by my mentioning a band from their Transmission page. I'd actually already heard of them before I read of them here. I actually do have that song stuck in my head. download the mp3 off arksmusic.com and join me.)

Patrick / February 2, 2006 3:24 PM

I would like to salute the ashes of the american flag....... wilco

Steve P / February 8, 2006 9:20 PM

City of Tiny Lights.....

don't you wanna go?


- Frank Zappa

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