Tag Archives: Pain

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”

The video has been prohibited from being embedded so go to YouTube to check it out.

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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When I’m a good dog, they sometimes throw me a bone

When I’m a good dog, they sometimes throw me a bone”

Thanks to Haley for this suggestion of this powerfully sad and moving song.

Song (click for full lyrics): Nobody Home

Artist: Pink FloydThe Wall Pink Floyd

Album: The Wall

Year: 1979

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