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Advice in song lyrics
« on: June 15, 2020, 08:06:21 pm »
It occurred to me that, from time to time, song lyrics provide useful life guidance. Rather than just list them, how about you try to guess?

Oral hygiene and romantic encounters?

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Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2020, 09:56:24 pm »
DBT have an entire song of advice to a son from a father:
Heavy on painting and decorating advice.

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I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that.

Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2020, 10:02:28 pm »
Arguably their name alone is sound advice for life.

Pingu

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Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2020, 10:12:37 pm »
Avoid incriminating footwear

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Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2020, 10:15:46 pm »
How about:

Lactate your own mammary glands?

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Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2020, 10:30:06 pm »
Buying cheap cars

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I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that.

Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2020, 06:42:47 am »
It occurred to me that, from time to time, song lyrics provide useful life guidance. Rather than just list them, how about you try to guess?

Oral hygiene and romantic encounters?

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This could equally well have been Kissing With Confidence by Will Powers.  Or maybe the ‘Floss.’ line from Baz Luhrmann.

Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2020, 07:42:28 am »

This could equally well have been Kissing With Confidence by Will Powers.

Thanks for reminding me of that one, leading to on the "What I have learned today" front

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Will Powers is portrayed by Goldsmith during the spoken word sections as well as in the sung sections, her voice shifted downward in pitch to sound male

Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2020, 06:12:54 pm »
Terminate those of limited financial means?
And Darkness and Decay and the Coronavirus held illimitable dominion over all.

Mr Larrington

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Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2020, 06:21:40 pm »
Terminate those of limited financial means?

But make a meal of the better-off.
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Re: Advice in song lyrics
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2020, 10:34:05 am »
But make a meal of the better-off.
That could be Eat The Rich, by Motörhead or Aerosmith