I thought that I would make a list of songs that have completely changed my life. I know it’s corny but I feel I need to express my gratitude to these amazing singers and songwriters. I will first give the Artist’s name, then the title of the song and then my favourite lyric.
And so it begins…
Bloodstream – ‘I saw scars upon a broken-hearted lover.’
Shirtsleeves – ‘I’m drowning in the oceans you’ve made.’
Even my Dad does sometimes – ‘It’s alright to cry, even my Dad does sometimes’.
Sunburn – ‘You scared and left me like a sunburn.’
Give me love – ‘Paint splattered tear drops’.
I know places – ‘They are hunters, we are the foxes and we run’.
Clean – ‘Still all over me like a wine-stained dress I can’t wear anymore’. ‘When the flowers we had grown together died of thirst’.
White Horse – ‘There in my rear-view mirror, disappearing now.’
Sad beautiful tragic – ‘Time is taking its sweet time erasing you.’
The lucky one – ‘Young things lined up to take your place.’
Fall Out Boy-
My song’s know what you did in the dark – ‘My childhood spat out the monster that you see’.
Save Rock and Roll – ‘Only came here to save Rock and Roll’.
Just one yesterday – ‘Anything you say can and will be held against you’.
Centuries – ‘You’re my cherry blossom, you’re about to bloom, you look so pretty but you’re gone so soon.’
Yellow Flicker Beat – ‘They used to shout my name, now they whisper it’.
Sea of Love – ‘I want to tell you, how much I love you’.
Eminem and Sia-
Guts over fear – ‘No wonder I had to unlearn everything my brain was taught’. ‘And it just breaks my heart to look at all the pain I’ve caused.’
Take me to Church – ‘She’s the giggle at a funeral.’
Did you hear the rain?– ‘Lucifer’s inside.’
Bring me the Horizon-
Empire (let them sing) – ‘Surrounded by vicious cycles.’ ‘They came like moths to a flame’.
You me at Six-
Crash – ‘A meaningless routine. It’s meaningless to me’.
The boy who blocked his own shot – ‘Holding onto your grudge.’ ‘You can’t keep a secret if it never was a secret to start.’ ‘At least pretend you didn’t want to get caught’.
Chandelier – ‘I’m going to swing from the chandelier.’
All I want – ‘But if you loved me, why’d you leave me?’
Empty chairs at empty tables – ‘ Oh my friends, my friends, forgive me, that I live and you are gone’.
Hebron – ‘I was dead weight, pulling you down.’
I’ve given up on you – ‘It still hurts to know you’re not alone.’
Love is blindness – ‘Wrap the night around me’. ‘Too numb to feel.’
Dr Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey
I need a doctor – ‘I owe my life to you.’ ‘ I don’t think you realize what you mean to me.’ I can endure no more I demand you remember who you are.’ ‘It was YOU, who believed in me.’ ‘You saved my life, now maybe it’s my turn to save yours.’
Kim – ‘I hate you, I hate you, I swear to God I hate you…Oh my God I love you’. ‘You were supposed to love me’.
Sail – ‘Maybe I’m a different breed’.
Eminem and Nate Ruess-
Headlights – ‘Mum, I know I let you down.’
Miley Cyrus and French Montana-
FU – ‘I’ve got two letters for you.’
Gypsy – ‘I left everyone I love at home’.
Numb – ‘Tired of being what you want me to be.’ ‘Can’t you see that you’re smothering me?!’
Recovery – ‘Like rain on a Monday morning’.