Lyrics Quotes

When I was making records 50 years ago, you didn’t have a voice of any kind. What the man wanted was what you did. You made his records, with his lyrics and men producers, everybody was a man back then. All women have power, we just couldn’t show it … That’s why I love #MeToo […]

So much funukah to celebrate Hanukkah.

For me, I want to chase after a feeling, something that just feels good. And from there, lyrically, the music just sort of sets the template for the words. The feeling directs all creativity. The beat comes first. My job is just to listen to it, and let it tell me what should be fed […]

It’s one of those kinds of songs that transcends generations. I didn’t use any trendy words…I think it made it timeless. (About “Gangsta’s Paradise”)

I wanted to be angsty and to sound more like a band; I didn’t want to be all bubblegum pop. I wanted to turn my emotions into lyrics. I was honestly just very, very pure.

Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus going on before. Christ, the royal Master, leads against the foe; Forward into battle see His banners go! Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus going on before. At the sign of triumph Satan’s host doth flee; On […]

If you should go skating on the thin ice of modern life, dragging behind you the silent reproach of a million tear-stained eyes, don’t be surprised when a crack in the ice appears under your feet. You slip out of your depth and out of your mind with your fear flowing out behind you as […]

All night and all day, from corner to center, Forever at war and forever alert, No rest for an hour lest the enemy enter – I spend my whole life in a struggle with dirt.

I love those dear hearts and gentle people, Who live in my home town, Because those dear hearts and gentle people, Will never ever let you down. They read the good book from Fri’ till Monday, That’s how the weekend goes. I’ve got a dream house I’ll build there one day, With picket fence and […]

Oh, life could be a dream (sh-boom), if I could take you up in paradise up above (sh-boom), if you would tell me I’m the only one that you love, life could be a dream, sweetheart.