DurAnorak (duranorak) wrote,
DurAnorak
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Comically topical, as well.

"'When you cried,' she sings during the chorus, 'I'd wipe away all of your tears. When you screamed, I'd fight away all of your fears ...'. Aside from the lyrical felony of rhyming 'tears' with 'fears' (the second worst cliche behind 'heart' and 'torn apart'), this disturbing stanza indicated that the guy she's pining for must be a total whackjob. If you spent half your together time with someone either getting him to stop crying or watching him tear his hair out in reaction to whatever phobia he's afflicted with ('Ohmigod! I'm wearing synthetics!!'), wouldn't you seriously think that maybe you could do better?
...
In short, Amy Lee is totally losing her young gothic mind and seems awfully damn proud of it. This may explain why she feels inclined to dwell on all the times she held his hand through the years, dabbed his tears, chased his fears, oiled his gears, boxed his ears, sharpened his shears, ignored his sneers and bought all his beers because he never had any money."


Oh, how much I love the book adjectivemarcus has bought me, entitled I Hate Myself And Want To Die : The 52 most depressing songs you've ever heard. It's brilliant. Thank you, Marcus!

"It lay neglected for several years until Whitney Houston was handed 'I Will Always Love You' with orders to reload it for bear."

I think I scared the people on the train laughing at that yesterday.

Home is rubbish. See you on the other side.

E.
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