Tag Archives: Coping

Got a car, got some gas – oh lets get out of here, get out of here fast.

Got a car, got some gas – oh lets get out of here, get out of here fast

Song (click for full lyrics): Untitled

Artist: Pearl Jam

Album: Yieldpearl-jam-yield

Year: 1998

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Got to find a reason while my money’s all gone

Got to find a reason while my money’s all gone

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Song (click for full lyrics): What I Got

Artist: Sublime

Album:  Sublime

Year: 1996sublime

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Just because I’m losing doesn’t mean I’m lost

Just because I’m losing doesn’t mean I’m lost


Song (click for full lyrics): Lost

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Viva la Vida

Year: 2008coldplay viva la vida

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Won’t you help me share my load from the dark end of the street to the bright side of the road

Won’t you help me share my load, from the dark end of the street to the bright side of the road?

A classic from Van Morrison as President Barack Obama takes office.

Song (click for full lyrics): Bright Side of the Road

Artist: Van Morrisonvan-morrison-into-the-music1

Album: Into the Music

Year: 1979

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Try to make ends meet, you’re a slave to the money then you die

“Try to make ends meet, you’re a slave to the money then you die”

It rings pretty true given the worst economy in our lifetime. This is the first song that has landed two lyrical wisdom nuggets. The first was “I’m a million differnt people from one day to the next.”

Song(click for full lyrics: Bittersweet Symphony

Artist: The Verve

Album: Urban HymnsThe Verve Urban Hymns

Year:1997

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The Dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had

“The Dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had”

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Also check out the solemn cover by Gary Jules for the movie Donnie Darko.

Song (click for full lyrics): Mad World

Artist: Tears for Fears

Album: The Hurting tears-for-fears The Hurting

Year: 1983

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To vanish into oblivion is easy to do

“To vanish into oblivion is easy to do”

Daniel emphatically suggested we include Elliott Smith. This song was featured on the soundtrack for Good Will Hunting.

Song (click for full lyrics): Miss Misery

Artist: Elliott Smith

Album: Either/Or

Year: 1997

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