I think The Police summed up the essence of loneliness well in this jam…I can TOTALLY relate.
By Silvia and Mickey, 1956.
“C’mere Lover Boy!”
“I pushed my soul,
in a deep dark hole,
and then I followed it in…
I watched myself crawlin’ out –
as I was crawlin’ in…
got up so tight,
I couldn’t unwind,
I saw so much –
I broke my mind…
I just dropped in… to see what condition my condition was in.”
By Kenny Rogers and The First Edition
“You breath…and then you stop,
I breathed…and dried you off…”
“Don’t let them fool ya, or even try to school ya…
we’ve got a mind of our own,
so go to Hell if what you’re thinkin’ is not right…
LOVE WOULD NEVER LEAVE US ALONE,
if I am the darkness, you must come out the light;
Could you be love?
And be loved?
Don’t let them change ya, or even re-arrange ya…
we’ve got a life to live – they say:
“Only – Only – Only the fittest of the fittest shall survive…”
SO STAY ALIVE…”
It’s no surprise to me, I am my own worst enemy…
’cause every now and then, I kick the living shit outta me…
the smoke alarm is going off and there’s a cigarette – still burning…
Please tell me why –
the car is in the front yard, and I –
am sleeping with my clothes on –
I came in through the window, last night…
and you’re gone…gone.
” All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey
I’ve been for a walk on winter day…
If I didn’t tell her, I could leave today…
California dreamin’ on such a Winter’s Day.”
By Lily Allen
“At first, when I see you cry…
yeah, it makes me smile…
yeah, it makes me smile…
At worst, I feel bad for a while…
but then I just smile, I go ahead and smile…”
“Love hurts, but sometimes it’s a good hurt
and it feels like I’m alive….”
“How much is real?
That is the question…
an epidemic of the mannequins,
we thought came from the heart,
but never did,
right from the start –
Just listen to the noises –
null and void,
instead of voices…
Before you tell yourself
that it’s just a different scene – – –
Remember that it’s just different from what you’ve seen…”
“…all made up and nowhere to go…
welcome to this one-man show…
just take a seat, they’re always free –
no surprise, no mystery,
in this desert that I call my soul…
I ALWAYS play the starring role…”
“When the last light warms the rocks,
and the rattlesnakes unfold,
mountain cats will come,
to drag away your bones…”
“Please don’t tell me why…”
“Hey…don’t write yourself off yet…it’s only in your head you feel left out, or looked down on…
Just do your best, do everything you can…and don’t you worry what the bitter hearts – are gonna say.”
(THE BEST VERSION OF THIS JAM)
“You filled me with confidence –
but you blinded my eyes;
you tricked me with visions of Paradise…”
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