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Bad song - great instrumentation!
12 January 2011
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GniknuS
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I love Sun King, I think it's my most played song on itunes, but it's certainly not "great lyrically" but who cares, music is more important than lyrics.

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12 January 2011
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"Eight Days A Week" is so sparkling and self-confident and innovative and just plain catchy, that it's a shame that its lyrics are so stupid.

(But, yeah, GniknuS is right: music > lyrics.)

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22 February 2011
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Love You To for me, I find it a bit annoying. a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

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22 February 2011
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 So neither?

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26 February 2011
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The only example I can think of is Honey Pie

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
26 February 2011
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Dig A Pony, the song itself is good, but I've never understood where John came up with those lyrics seeing as they're so vastly different from everything else he was doing around that time. But there are some funny references, roll a Stoney where you can imitate everyone you know.

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31 March 2011
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The Beatles obviously are a great band, don't get me wrong, but I have a long list when it comes to this. I think I'll shorten this to five songs...

"Yesterday" I think the song is pretty and all, but it's so over celebrated, that I think it's too mainstream to like.

"Yellow Submarine" Every time it comes on, I skip it.

"You Know My Name (Look Up My Number)" is a fun song, until after two minutes of them sounding half drunk.

"I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" sounds a little depressing...I don't know about you.

"Doctor Robert" I...just don't like it.

I salute the lady who screamed "I love you Paul!" at a tribute band's concert.
31 March 2011
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Till There Was You said:

"I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" sounds a little depressing...I don't know about you.
 

Being stood up is never all that much fun...

"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." — Dr. Seuss
 
 
31 March 2011
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Well...Yeah. Still. I mean, just the way it's sung too... I don't know. Maybe I just don't like it.

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31 March 2011
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Till There Was You said:

"You Know My Name (Look Up My Number)" is a fun song, until after two minutes of them sounding half drunk.

That's why I love it. I imagine them all stoned and drunk.

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31 March 2011
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It's like the Karaoke you and your friends will/have done while drunk.

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1 April 2011
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I used to think YNMN (LUTN) was the dumbest thing I ever heard. It has grown on me quite a bit since. Now, I smile all the way through it. It just sounds like they had so much fun making it.

I guess it would fit into this thread. Even though the words (all 8 of 'em) aren't bad per se, the instrumentation is cool. That's my boy Mal on the shovel!

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1 April 2011
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Insanity is one of the traits that divides fans. What`s the common thing in Revolution 9, YNMN (LUTN), and Carnival Of Light

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1 April 2011
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Zig said:

Even though the words (all 8 of 'em) aren't bad per se, the instrumentation is cool.

What are you talking about? There are more than 8 words in "You Know My Name (Look up the Number)!" What about the "Denis o'Dell" bit? 

 

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4 April 2011
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ONE MINUTE YOU'RE DEFENDING THE WHOLE GALAXY, AND SUDDENLY, YOU FIND YOURSELF SUCKING DOWN DARJEELING WITH MARIE ANTOINETTE AND HER LITTLE SISTER.!
4 April 2011
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While My Guitar Gently Weeps? Hey Bulldog? Bad songs? Please expand on how they are bad, and how they can be improved.

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4 April 2011
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StrawberryLakiesha said:

Sun King and While My Guitar Gently Weeps and Hey Bulldog

Mhhh Ok I get that we have different tastes but really? a-hard-days-night-ringo-4

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4 April 2011
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"While My Guitar Gently Weeps?" 

"Hey Bulldog?" 

Whaaaa?

I mean, the lyrics of "Hey Bulldog" are kind of pointless. But there are some great lyrics that aren't even trying to be great!

If I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things.

4 April 2011
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Ah, well I'm all real sorry about that, I was doing songs with great instrumentations and I didn't do bad songs though because I like all of those!

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5 April 2011
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*releases breath*

Whew.... 

If you had been serious about the "bad" bit...

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