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Offline Droo

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #90 on: September 11, 2016, 02:50:00 PM »
"Iris says that I will be the death of her
It was not me."

Goosebumps every single time.

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #91 on: September 11, 2016, 05:03:47 PM »
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how did Iris die?
I think it was an aneurysm (spelling?) and it happened at her father's burial. Just too sad.

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #92 on: September 11, 2016, 05:04:23 PM »
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how did Iris die?
Brain aneurysm at her father's (Bono's grandfather) funeral, pretty awful way to go.

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #93 on: September 11, 2016, 06:09:51 PM »
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"Iris says that I will be the death of her
It was not me."

Goosebumps every single time.

Ditto

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #94 on: September 11, 2016, 06:12:25 PM »
"I've got your life inside of me" - this reminds me of the incredible, powerful connection between mother and child.

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #95 on: September 17, 2016, 03:37:32 PM »
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I'm naked and I'm not afraid. My body's sacred and I'm not ashamed.

This for me is the best lyric on the album, it's delivery and the melody of it is fantastic. Such a criminally undervalued song, should have been the first single.

It's such a bold song, it has a real 90s vibe similar to moorcheba, portishead and earlier Moby songs and I love it for those reasons. It reminds me of my younger days, probably why I'm drawn to it.

U2 f***** up by not making it the single....

It is the coolest thing they have done in terms of what relates to what sells now since Pop yet they ignored it and virtually ignored it live as well.

Kind of shows how out of touch they are with what
would make a hit.....it was a bold song but a very contempary song.....shame they missed a trick with it really.
Wonderful song...hits me where it hurts...deep inside...and then it brings me up again. I can never decide which version is better...I think the alternate might be the one.

lykke li makes it for me - so that version is better to me

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #96 on: September 17, 2016, 03:53:58 PM »
Lyrically SOI is to me their strongest work in a very long time.  Definitely since Behind, maybe since Achtung.

Lowpoints for me - SFS, CW and TIWYCRMN (altho I like the riffs on the latter)

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #97 on: September 22, 2016, 01:29:21 PM »
Boy sees his father crushed under the weight
Of a cross in a passion where the passion is hate.

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Re: Favourite SOI Lyric ?
« Reply #98 on: October 02, 2016, 08:26:39 PM »
"Born for bliss, born for this
Every human life begins with a kiss"

They really should've had The Crystal Ballroom on the main album instead of it being on the second disc, it's a cracking song with a great groove and awesome lyrics  ;)