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After hearing the Stereophonics latest cry for help, sorry, I mean "song" on the radio today replete with Kelly Jones' "Cat, sat, mat" lyrics I felt prompted to ask what's everyone here's favourite bad lyric?

Another one that sprang immeadiately to mind was Travis' "like the moon a big balloon" from Turn :nono:

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"Candle in the wind" gets my vote!!! :down:

I actually used to like that (along with Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - the album from whence it came) but the "Diana" re-write with its "goodbye English rose" line just made me want to retch violently!

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I don't like either version.

I heard Robbie Williams doing 'Angels' the other day.....that's another lyric which is naff to the nth degree!!!

Any lyrics by Sting bring me out in the shakes of one kind or another :swearing:

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although not the worst, i cringe everytime i hear Love Sick by Dylan...just for the,

"Did I.......hear someone tell a lie"

something about that line and its delivery (note the dramatic pause) reaks of cheese

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although not the worst' date=' i cringe everytime i hear Love Sick by Dylan...just for the,

"Did I.......hear someone tell a lie"

something about that line and its delivery (note the dramatic pause) reaks of cheese[/quote']

True, Dylan has penned a few howlers in his time (the line Jeez, I can't find my knees" from Visions of Johanna always sets my teeth on edge even thought the rest of the song is ace ) however even his worst lyrics must surely pale in comparison to the likes of the unctous Chris DeBurgh's "Lady in Red" though

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Almost anything by the Killers.

"It's not confidential' date=' I've got potential....."

Bollocks.[/quote']

Go and post up "My Downfall's" lyrics...

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True' date=' Dylan has penned a few howlers in his time (the line Jeez, I can't find my knees" from Visions of Johanna always sets my teeth on edge even thought the rest of the song is ace ) however even his worst lyrics must surely pale in comparison to the likes of the unctous Chris DeBurgh's "Lady in Red" though[/quote']

Good point. Its all relative - a bad Dylan lyric tends to offend more due to the high quality ones that surround it...although, the shockingly bad lyrics from a lot of the dittys from The Basement Tapes just make me laugh rather than wince (see Odds and Ends)

and Chris DeBurgh? :swearing::down:

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Good point. Its all relative - a bad Dylan lyric tends to offend more due to the high quality ones that surround it...although' date=' the shockingly bad lyrics from a lot of the dittys from The Basement Tapes just make me laugh rather than wince (see Odds and Ends)

and Chris DeBurgh? :swearing::down:[/quote']

Ahh, but "The Basement Tapes" wuz never intended for public consumption - more a drunk/stoned jam session. What version of this legendary sesh do you have?

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" you brighten my life like a polysterine hat" - Silverchair

or

"help me carry big things, if you know what i mean" - Destiny's child...no i dont "know what you mean"

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" you brighten my life like a polysterine hat" - Silverchair

or

"help me carry big things' date=' if you know what i mean" - Destiny's child...no i dont "know what you mean"[/quote']

God, thats rank!

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So far, it would seem that our preferences are for lyrics which try to be significant but just sound pretentious and wank rather than the more obviously lame efforts that pollute our ears every day.

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stealing and looting....

raping and shooting....

come on baby take my hand...

come and f*ck a bloke in a rock and roll band....

Bad News 1985...... or anything by FIST

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stealing and looting....

raping and shooting....

come on baby take my hand...

come and f*ck a bloke in a rock and roll band....

Bad News 1985...... or anything by FIST

Yeah, but Bad News were *meant* to be a joke. Most metal lyrics are appalling but kind of exist in a parallel universe where you kind've have to admire the cretinousness (is that a word?) or stuff like "Love Gun" by Kiss :-)

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Go and post up "My Downfall's" lyrics...

My Downfall - No Way Out!

Look what you have done' date=' you have cursed me!

You've infected every part (or maybe heart?), I cry!

I can take it anymore girl! You have caused me so much pain, I cry!

You caused me to cry and it's over! NOW!

You have caused pain for me and it's over![/b']

those should be pretty right.

how heart-breakingly awful.

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My Downfall - No Way Out!

Look what you have done' date=' you have cursed me!

You've infected every part (or maybe heart?), I cry!

I can take it anymore girl! You have caused me so much pain, I cry!

You caused me to cry and it's over! NOW!

You have caused pain for me and it's over![/b']

those should be pretty right.

how heart-breakingly awful.

Those lyrics read like something that has been translated from something like Japanese into English. Truly, those were pitiful shite. The worst kind of navel-gazing 6th form pap.

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"I'm sure there ain't someone here, who'd say no, to somebody's daughter" - Water by the Who. always annoyed me alot.

Another classic from pete townshend - "plays by sense of smell" - pinball wizard, fuckin pish

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Almost anything by the Killers.

"It's not confidential' date=' I've got potential....."

Bollocks.[/quote']

I HATE that song and its lyrics

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My Downfall - No Way Out!

Look what you have done' date=' you have cursed me!

You've infected every part (or maybe heart?), I cry!

I can take it anymore girl! You have caused me so much pain, I cry!

You caused me to cry and it's over! NOW!

You have caused pain for me and it's over![/b']

those should be pretty right.

how heart-breakingly awful.

Take those the fuck off now. They are not mine they are our old singers. Not mine. I don't like those either, don't worry.

Rest assured, mine are more thought out and more like proper English.

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