Outsourcing

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Outsourcing
« on: July 30, 2010, 05:07:48 PM »
"Broken glass is luxury
Friendly fires, or alchemy
Daylight is the enemy
Witching hour, soft power"

-Soft Power, Ladytron

"Turn her over
A candle is lit, I see through her
Blow it out and save all her ashes for me

Curse me, sold her
The poison that runs it's course through her
Pale white skin with strawberry gashes all over all over"

-Strawberry Gashes, Jack Off Jill

"Sick sick sound
All fall down
It is a necessary evil
Just like highway gas stations and people

I remember golden days when all this was a mystery
And you could write a letter then or god forbid come visit me
And if you find yourself without me
Can you find yourself without me?
Can you find yourself without me?
Can you find your self without me?"

-Necessary Evil, Dresden Dolls

your turn.

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Ariel

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Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2010, 12:57:53 AM »
The first half of Dance Yourself Clean by LCD Soundsystem could work.The whole song really but the first part defs.


Walking up to me expecting walking up to me
Expecting words it happens all the time
Present company accept it present company
Except the worst it happens every night

Ah aaaaah present company
Excluded every time
Ah aaaaaah present company
The best that you can find

Talking like a jerk
Except you are an actual jerk
And living proof that sometimes friends are mean

Present company expect it present company
Just laugh it off it's better than it seems

Ah aaaaaah present company
Excluded in every way
Ah aaaaaah present company
Makes me wanna stay

Killing it with close inspecting
Killing it can only make it worse
It sort of makes it breed
Present company accepting
Presently we all expect the worst
Works just like a need

Ah aaaaah present company
Excluded in the night
Ah aaaaah present company
Included in the fight

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Bret

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Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2010, 02:30:26 PM »
In her place one hundred candles burning
As salty sweat drips from her breast
Her hips move and I can feel what they're sayin', swayin'
They say the beast inside of me's gonna get ya, get ya, get...

Black lipstick stains her glass of red wine
I am your servant, may I light your cigarette?
Those lips smooth, yeah I can feel what you're sayin', prayin'
They say the beast inside of me's gonna get ya, get ya, get...

I beg to serve, your wish is my law
Now close those eyes and let me love you to death
Shall I prove I mean what I'm sayin', beggin'
I say the beast inside me's gonna get ya, get ya, get...

Let me love you too
Let me love you to death
To death

Am I good enough,
for you?
Am I...for you?
Am I good enough.
for you?


- Type O Negative, Love You to Death
Tupacalypse World

Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2010, 10:44:13 AM »
(Bret just quoted my all-time favorite song! Awesome.)

Quietly
explodes your love
your insecurity is so soft to me
I can’t let you breathe in
we are falling into us
I see you dying in my eyes

Just let it all go
you're left
so am I
(we go insane)
just let it all go
we leave all inside

- Guano Apes, Quietly.

Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2010, 01:07:22 AM »

Fog lifts from the harbor, dawn goes down to day
An agent crests the shadows of a nearby alleyway
Piles of broken bricks, signposts on the path
Every moments points toward the aftermath

Sailors straggle back from their nights out on the town
Hopeless urchins from the city gather around
Spies from imperial China wash in with the tide
Every battle heads toward surrender on both sides

And I am coming home to you
With my own blood in my mouth
And I coming home to you
If it's the last thing that I do

Bells ring in the tower, wolves howl in the hills
Chalk marks show up on a few high windowsills
And a rabbit gives up somewhere and a dozen hawks descend
Every moment leads toward its own sad end

Ships loosed from their moorings capsize and then they're gone
Sailors with no captains watch a while and then move on
And an agent crests the shadows and I head in her direction
All roads lead toward the same blocked intersection

I am coming home to you
With my own blood in my mouth
And I am coming home to you
If it's the last thing that I do


- Sax Rohmer #1, The Mountain Goats
Listening to this song a moment ago made me think of Monsterhearts and this thread, especially the end line of each verse and the chorus.

I am coming home to you
With my own blood in my mouth
And I am coming home to you
If it's the last thing that I do


Every moments points toward the aftermath

Every battle heads toward surrender on both sides

Every moment leads toward its own sad end

All roads lead toward the same blocked intersection


I guess the juxtaposition of being so focused on a single person (returning to them) with the bleak sadness of the verse-ending lines (especially) puts me in mind of this hack. So... that's that, I suppose. :)

PS: And of course, pretty much all of this one...


If the strain proves too much
Give up right away
If the light hurts your eyes
Stay in your room all day

When the room fills with smoke
Lie down on the floor
In the declining years
Of the long war

When the blood's in the water
And the shark's going to come
And we swim in the dark
Until our bodies are numb

Blind desert rats in the moonlight
Too far from shore
In the declining years
Of the long war

Empty room with a light bulb
When the phone starts to ring
Everybody gets nervous
Nobody says anything

The next day someone's initials
Show up on the door
I think I'm going to crack
Can't live like this anymore

Ugly things in the darkness
Worse things in store
In the declining years
Of the long war


- In The Craters On The Moon, The Mountain Goats
« Last Edit: August 18, 2010, 01:36:22 AM by Antisinecurist »

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Bret

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Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2010, 03:58:58 PM »
Ooh, that makes me think of this one.


Hand me your hand, let me look in your eyes
As my last chance to feel human begins to vaporize
Maybe it’s the heat in here, maybe it’s the pressure
You ought to head for the exits, the sooner the better

I am this great, unstable mass of blood and foam
And no one in her right mind would make her home my home
My heart’s an autoclave
My heart’s an autoclave

When I try to open up to you I get completely lost
Houses swallowed by the earth, windows thick with frost
And I reach deep down within, but the pathways twist and turn
and there’s no light anywhere, and nothing left to burn

And I am this great, unstable mass of blood and foam
And no emotion that’s worth having could call my heart its home
My heart’s an autoclave
My heart’s an autoclave

I dreamt that I was perched atop a throne of human skulls
On a cliff above the ocean, howling wind and shrieking seagulls
And the dream went on forever, one single static frame
Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name

And I am this great, unstable mass of blood and foam
And no one in her right mind would make her home my home
My heart’s an autoclave
My heart’s an autoclave


- The Mountain Goats, Autoclave
Tupacalypse World

Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2010, 06:50:41 PM »
Take all your reasons and take them away
To the middle of nowhere, and on your way home
Throw from your window your record collection
They all run together and never make sense
But that's how we like it, and that's all we want
Something to cry for, and something to hunt


- The National, Looking For Astronauts

Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2010, 11:38:44 AM »
Anti,

That is pitch perfect. Consider the song quoted in the final text.

Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2010, 07:45:23 PM »
I'm not really sure about this one, but...
Used to be the one of the rotten ones
And I liked you for that
Now you're all gone, got your make-up on
And you're not coming back

-Broken Social Scene, Anthems for a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl

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Chris

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Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2011, 01:31:59 PM »
Quote
You twist and whisper the wrong name
I don't care nor do my ears
Twist yourself around me
I need company, I need human heat
I need human heat

Let's pretend I'm attractive and then
You won't mind, you can twist for a while
It's the night, I can be who you like
And I'll quietly leave before it gets light

So twist and whisper the wrong name
I don't care nor do my ears
Twist yourself around me
I need company, I need human heat
I need human heat

I need human heat
I need human heat
I need human heat
I need

The Twist - Frightened Rabbit
A player of mine playing a gunlugger - "So now that I took infinite knives, I'm setting up a knife store." Me - "....what?" Him - "Yeah, I figure with no overhead, I'm gonna make a pretty nice profit." Me - "......"

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Jenni

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Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2011, 08:12:10 PM »
what no mention of Through the Trees by Low Shoulder?

Through the trees
I will find you
I will heal
the ruins left inside you
'cause I'm still here breathing now
I'm still here breathing now
I'm still here breathing now
Until I'm set free

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Jenni

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Re: Outsourcing
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2011, 04:29:33 PM »
Also this:

"The Kill" 30 Seconds to Mars

What if I wanted to break
Laugh it all off in your face
What would you do? (Oh, oh)
What if I fell to the floor
Couldn't take all this anymore
What would you do, do, do?

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you

What if I wanted to fight
Beg for the rest of my life
What would you do?
You say you wanted more
What are you waiting for?
I'm not running from you (from you)

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you

I tried to be someone else
But nothing seemed to change
I know now, this is who I really am inside.
Finally found myself
Fighting for a chance.
I know now, this is who I really am.

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you, you, you.
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you

Come break me down (bury me, bury me)
Break me down (bury me, bury me)
Break me down (bury me, bury me)