That Is Why

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That Is Why

Postby crbrazil » Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:43 am

Today I sat and smoked myself to cancer
Thinking about the dancer at the bar
Well how was I to know that a crush could just implode
'Til it became a grudge eclipsing every star
And yes I know my addictions run the gamut:
The drugs, the smokes, the booze, the 24
But you can't make the turkey colder or skew me less bipolar
Let me list the things about you I abhor
Horrible, you're So easy
Talk sleazy
You led me off the plank and left me queasy
And that is why you can't rock my world
You swore that you were taken when I met you
But yes, you did undress me from afar
A genteel concubine, You skip amongst the mines
Just a product of the endless, empty grind
You lack the curves that prove a proper lady
A slender slave with sluttish, sleepy eyes
Though once I was emoting and Bono lyric quoting
I have found another. Be my guest and die
With starry eyes, she's warm glancing
Entrancing
And now I'm through with all your sick, sad ranting
And that is why you can't rock my world
I've lost you and now I glide through the silky sky
It's so blue and you're just old news, that is why
You're so screwed, cadaver gone blue, this has died
Your machine has grown gangrene and now I see right through
Your lies
With ripe wonder
I plunder
Your village now that I know that I become her
And that is why you can't rock my
That is why you'll never ever in a god damn millennium be my girl
I watch frozen stars on the way back home
was i born to sink into this couch

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Re: That Is Why

Postby Scott » Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:45 am

We need someone to also post the old lyric for comparison, the ones that weren't on the album but were what he played live before it came out.
Self-inflicted or not, I find myself on the farthest star, foreign to everything like I woke up with a German tongue.

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Re: That Is Why

Postby crbrazil » Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:20 am

Damn! give me a second to find it. i did this a long time ago. i think it's mostly right

Today I sat and smoked myself to cancer
Thinking about the dancer at the bar
Well how was I to know that this crush would grow and grow
Till it became a love eclipsing every star
And yes I know my addictions run the gamut
The smokes the booze the drugs the 24
But you have made the turkey colder as if I'm not bipolar
Let me list those things about you which I adore

Beautiful you're freckled slightly
You're laugh's mighty
Expressive flexible not wound up tightly
and that is why you should rock my world

I knew that you were taken when I met you
For years I'd sit and undress you from afar
But now your'e free to be
An open sore like me
I would like to know just where you hide those scars

Cause you curve right where you should when you're a lady
But you're slender sleek and somewhat sleepy head
Atypically emoting
I'm bono-lyric quoting
Like I sell my soul to kneel between your thighs

Starry eyes your warm glancing
entrancing and you're amused by my sick sad ranting
And that is why you should rock my world

I want you, you're where I want to lay my head
Won't you, you're where I want to lay my head

With ripe wonder, I plunder
Just to see if I become her
And that is why you should rock my...that is why you should rock my
That is why you should be my girl
was i born to sink into this couch

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Re: That Is Why

Postby Scott » Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:25 am

if you got a link to the old version on youtube or something post it and we can check it
Self-inflicted or not, I find myself on the farthest star, foreign to everything like I woke up with a German tongue.

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Re: That Is Why

Postby crbrazil » Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:31 am

was i born to sink into this couch

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Re: That Is Why

Postby Mailliw » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:12 am

I like the meaning behind the new one better. The old one he lists good things about the girl. I love the new one says "Let me list the things about you I abhor."

I can relate to this song about meeting someone and thinking they might be right, and then noticing things about them you diddnt before because you were too infatuated and busy "bono lyric quoting" (Except in my case it was more like Bemis lyric quoting.) The only part that doesnt exactly make sense to me is the ending. Anyone know how to explain that?


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