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Ambition makes you look pretty ugly
Kicking and squealing gucci little piggy
You don’t remember
You don’t remember
Why don’t you remember my name?
Off with his head, man
Off with his head, man
Why don’t you remember my name?
I guess he does….




I love the track and the video. And I love that the lyrics popped into my head after I had prepared the whole post and was looking for a title. So it’s like a cherry on top that kinda changes the whole perspective. Here’s how this was supposed to start:



In the fairground Pretty Lisa’s selling candy by the bar
Pretty Lisa’s training hard to be a high-wire star

Lisa’s life is just a journey upon a roundabout
Everything is very pretty until the ride runs out

Dashing Tony is her trainer he got straight white teeth
Lisa thinks that he is an angel, but he’s a pimp and he’s a thief

Well, life is just a ride upon a roundabout
But pretty soon, that ride it will run out

Tony has his pretty Lisa tattooed from head toe
Now he’s sitting in a booth with her in the freak show

Tony hits his pretty Lisa but everything is fine
The tattoos they hide the bruises every time


Do you know Alex Beaupain? I thought I had discovered him in Les Chansons d’amour but I had already seen 17 fois Cécile Cassard so that means this was my first encounter




Now the party is over
And I guess I’m over too
The music is going slower
I just can’t take my eyes off you
Pretty killer, little crime
Dancing with another guy
Have no chance to kiss you later
I think I’ve lost too many times
And now I’m too drunk to be your lover
You’re to sober to be mine
Pretty killer, little crime
Dancing with another guy
There’s no more ‘come on Eileen’
No more DJs to save my life
What could I do to frighten him?
I forgot to take my knife
Pretty killer, little crime
Dancing with another guy
Pretty killer, kills me well
Dances with all the men



And now, the reason for this post’s title



Sunshine
Been keeping me up for days
There is no nightime
It’s only a passing phase
And I feel pretty
Pretty enough for you
I felt so ugly before
I didn’t know what to do

Sometimes
Is all I feel up to now
But it’s not worth it to you
Because you got to get high somehow
Is it destruction
That you’re required to feel?
Like somebody wants you
Someone that’s more for real

Sunshine
Been keeping me up for days
There is no nightime
Only a passing phase
And I’ll feel pretty
Another hour or two
I felt so ugly before
I didn’t know what to do
Ugly before



But let’s end this on an uplifting positive note:



I feel pretty,
Oh, so pretty,
I feel pretty and witty and bright!
And I pity
Any girl who isn’t me tonight.

I feel charming,
Oh, so charming
It’s alarming how charming I feel!
And so pretty
That I hardly can believe I’m real.

See the pretty girl in that mirror there:
Who can that attractive girl be?
Such a pretty face,
Such a pretty dress,
Such a pretty smile,
Such a pretty me!

I feel stunning
And entrancing,
Feel like running and dancing for joy,
For I’m loved
By a pretty wonderful boy!

GIRLS
Have you met my good friend Maria,
The craziest girl on the block?
You’ll know her the minute you see her,
She’s the one who is in an advanced state of shock.

She thinks she’s in love.
She thinks she’s in Spain.
She isn’t in love,
She’s merely insane.

It must be the heat
Or some rare disease,
Or too much to eat
Or maybe it’s fleas.

Keep away from her,
Send for Chino!
This is not the
Maria we know!

Modest and pure,
Polite and refined,
Well-bred and mature
And out of her mind!

MARIA
I feel pretty,
Oh, so pretty
That the city should give me its key.
A committee
Should be organized to honor me.

GIRLS
La la la la . . .

MARIA
I feel dizzy,
I feel sunny,
I feel fizzy and funny and fine,
And so pretty,
Miss America can just resign!

GIRLS
La la la la . . .

MARIA
See the pretty girl in that mirror there:

GIRLS
What mirror where?

MARIA
Who can that attractive girl be?

GIRLS
Which? What? Where? Whom?

MARIA
Such a pretty face,
Such a pretty dress,
Such a pretty smile,
Such a pretty me!

GIRLS
Such a pretty me!

ALL
I feel stunning
And entrancing,
Feel like running and dancing for joy,
For I’m loved
By a pretty wonderful boy!



And the last piece of sunshine:



Oh little bitty pretty one (Little bitty pretty)
Come on and talk to me (Little bitty pretty)
Lovey dovey lovely one (Little bitty pretty)
Come sit down on my knee (Little bitty pretty)

Written by audiogrammes

February 21, 2012 at 16:04

True

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Charlotte Rampling by Juergen Teller




And the music don’t feel like it did when I felt it with you
Nothing that I do or feel ever feels like I felt it with you


XX – Teardrops


Womack & Womack – Teardrops


Whenever I hear goodbyes, remind me baby of you
I break down and cry, next time I’ll be true, yeah
Fever for lost romance remind me baby of you
I took a crazy chance
Next time I’ll be true, I’ll be true, I’ll be true
Footsteps on the dance floor remind me baby of you
Teardrops in my eyes, next time I’ll be true, yeah
Whispers in the powder room
“She cries on every tune, every tune, every tune”

When I’m dancin’ ’round, remind me baby of you
I really let you down, next time I’ll be true, yeah
I took a crazy chance
“She cries on every tune, every tune, every tune”

Footsteps on the dance floor remind me baby of you
Teardrops in my eyes, next time I’ll be true, yeah
Whispers in the powder room
“She cries on every tune, every tune, every tune”

And the music don’t feel like it did when I felt it with you
Nothing that I do or feel ever feels like I felt it with you

Hurting deep inside, she cries on every tune
I break down and cry
“She cries on every tune, every tune, every tune”

Footsteps on the dance floor remind me baby of you
Teardrops in my eyes, next time I’ll be true, yeah
Whispers in the powder room
“She cries on every tune, every tune, every tune”



Headless Heroes – True Love Will Find You In The End


Daniel Johnston – True Love Will Find You In The End


True love will find you in the end
You’ll find out just who was your friend
Don’t be sad, I know you will,
But don’t give up until
True love finds you in the end.

This is a promise with a catch
Only if you’re looking will it find you
‘Cause true love is searching too
But how can it recognize you
Unless you step out into the light?
But don’t give up until
True love finds you in the end.



Hello. So, I guess you got the idea we’re gonna be True Blue but it isn’t Madonna‘s or even a Paperbag cover. Enno, seriously “I’m so excited ’cause you’re my best friend”?!



I walk along these streets until I Have you in my arms
Now that you’re gone in my heart so wild and blue
And if I had the chance, I’d never let you go.
And doll if you haven’t called back, I’m begging you please

True Blue, baby
True Blue, for you,
forever and now

No matter how far the distances
I just want you to know
that? my heart will always be true
true blue
for you

true blue
(incoherent)
true blue

true blue
true blue (for you babe)



However, we will be staying True to our theme and the 80s feel with PM Dawn sampling Spandau Ballet’s biggest hit.



Reality used to be a friend of mine

I prefer quoting that to the original’s : Why do I find it hard to write the next line / Oh I want the truth to be said!
Two to go and we’re done:



I’m not living
I’m just killing time
Your tiny hands
Your crazy kitten smile



And now for some comic relief or else this would be too dramatic. Ever heard of Mondegreens?

For the longest time I heard the opening lines as I’m in love with TWO girls



Ooh, Ooh, Ooh I love you

Written by audiogrammes

November 17, 2011 at 03:09

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