« R.E.M. »

R.E.M. – The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

R.E.M. – The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

  This here is the place where I will be staying There isn’t a number, you can call the pay phone Let it ring a long, long, long, long time If I don’t pick up, hang up, call back, let it ring some more, oh If I don’t pick up, pick up The sidewinder sleeps, […]

R.E.M. – Don’t Go Back To Rockville

R.E.M. – Don’t Go Back To Rockville

  Looking at your watch a third time Waiting in the station for the bus Going to a place that’s far So far away and if that’s not enough Going where nobody says hello They don’t talk to anybody they don’t know You’ll wind up in some factory That’s full-time filth and nowhere left to […]

R.E.M. – So. Central Rain

R.E.M. – So. Central Rain

  Did you never call? I waited for your call These rivers of suggestion are driving me away The trees will bend, the cities wash away The city on the river there is a girl without a dream I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry Eastern to Mountain, third party call, the lines are […]

R.E.M. – What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?

R.E.M. – What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?

  „What’s the frequency, Kenneth?“ is your Benzedrine, uh-huh I was brain-dead, locked out, numb, not up to speed I thought I’d pegged you an idiot’s dream Tunnel vision from the outsider’s screen I never understood the frequency, uh-huh You wore our expectations like an armored suit, uh-huh I’d studied your cartoons, radio, music, TV, […]

R.E.M. – Strange Currencies

R.E.M. – Strange Currencies

  I don’t know why you’re mean to me when I call on the telephone. and I don’t know what you mean to me but I want to turn you on, turn you up, figure you out, I want to take you on These words, „You will be mine.“ These words, „You will be mine.“ […]

R.E.M. – Drive

R.E.M. – Drive

  Smack, crack, bushwhacked Tie another one to your racks, baby Hey kids, rock and roll Nobody tells you where to go, baby What if I ride, what if you walk? What if you rock around the clock? Tick-tock, tick-tock What if you did, what if you walk? What if you tried to get off, […]

R.E.M. – Stand

R.E.M. – Stand

  Stand in the place where you live Now face north Think about direction Wonder why you haven’t before Now stand in the place where you work Now face west Think about the place where you live Wonder why you haven’t before If you are confused, check with the sun Carry a compass to help […]

R.E.M. – Get Up

R.E.M. – Get Up

  Sleep delays my life (get up, get up) Where does time go? (get up, get up, get up) I don’t know Sleep, sleep, sleepy head (get up, get up, get up) Wake it up, up (get up, get up) You’ve got all your life (way up ahead) (Get up, get up, get up) Dreams […]

R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts

R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts

  When your day is long And the night, the night is yours alone When you’re sure you’ve had enough Of this life, well hang on Don’t let yourself go ‘Cause everybody cries And everybody hurts sometimes Sometimes everything is wrong Now it’s time to sing along When your day is night alone (Hold on, […]

R.E.M. – Shiny Happy People

R.E.M. – Shiny Happy People

  Shiny happy people laughing Meet me in the crowd, people, people Throw your love around, love me, love me Take it into town, happy, happy Put it in the ground where the flowers grow Gold and silver shine Shiny happy people holding hands Shiny happy people holding hands Shiny happy people laughing Everyone around, […]

R.E.M. – Ignoreland

R.E.M. – Ignoreland

  These bastards stole their power from the victims of the Us v. Them years, wrecking all things virtuous and true. The undermining social democratic downhill slide into abysmal Lost lamb off the precipice into the trickle down runoff pool. They hypnotized the summer, Nineteen seventy-nine. Marched into the capital brooding duplicitous, wicked and able, […]

R.E.M. – Orange Crush

R.E.M. – Orange Crush

  (Follow me, don’t follow me) I’ve got my spine, I’ve got my orange crush (Collar me, don’t collar me) I’ve got my spine, I’ve got my orange crush (We are agents of the free) I’ve had my fun and now it’s time to serve your conscience overseas (Over me, not over me) Coming in […]

R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe

R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe

  Decide yourself if radio’s gonna stay Reason: it could polish up the gray Put that, put that, put that up your wall That this isn’t Country at all Radio station: decide yourself Keep me out of Country and the word Wheel of fortune’s leading us: absurd Push that, push that, push that to the […]

R.E.M. – It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

R.E.M. – It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

  That’s great, it starts with an earthquake Birds and snakes, an aeroplane, and Lenny Bruce is not afraid Eye of a hurricane, listen to yourself churn World serves its own needs, don’t misserve your own needs Feed it up a knock, speed, grunt, no, strength The ladder starts to clatter with a fear of […]

R.E.M. – Lotus

R.E.M. – Lotus

  Hey hey. I was hell sarcastic silver swell. that day it rained tough spun. hard won. no ocean flower aquarium badlands. give a hand. honey dipt. flim flam hey hey. hey hey. that cat can walk like a big bad man. so happy to show us I ate the lotus. say haven’t you noticed? […]

R.E.M. – At My Most Beautiful

R.E.M. – At My Most Beautiful

  I’ve found a way to make youI’ve found a waya way to make you smileI read bad poetryinto your machineI save your messagesjust to hear your voice.you always listen carefullyto awkward rhymes.you always say your name.like I wouldn’t know it’s you,at your most beautiful.I’ve found a way to make youI’ve found a waya way […]

R.E.M. – Leaving New York

R.E.M. – Leaving New York

  It’s quiet now And what it brings Is everything Comes calling back A brilliant night I’m still awake I looked ahead I’m sure I saw you there You don’t need me To tell you now That nothing can compare You might have laughed if I told you You might have hidden A frown You […]

R.E.M. – Losing My Religion

R.E.M. – Losing My Religion

  Oh life, it’s bigger It’s bigger than you And you are not me The lengths that I will go to The distance in your eyes Oh no, I’ve said too much I’ve said enough That’s me in the corner That’s me in the spotlight Losing my religion Trying to keep up with you And […]

R.E.M. – Man On the Moon

R.E.M. – Man On the Moon

  Mott the Hoople and the game of Life yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Andy Kaufman in the wrestling match yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Monopoly, Twenty one, checkers, and chess yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Mister Fred Blassie in a breakfast mess yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Let’s play Twister, let’s play Risk yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah I’ll […]

R.E.M. – The One I Love

R.E.M. – The One I Love

  This one goes out to the one I love This one goes out to the one I’ve left behind A simple prop to occupy my time This one goes out to the one I love Fire Fire This one goes out to the one I love This one goes out to the one I’ve […]