The Best Thinking Songs

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Re: The Best Thinking Songs

Postby Chris » 15 May 2011, 23:23

Leonard Cohen

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Re: The Best Thinking Songs

Postby IYouThem » 29 May 2011, 00:08

Roxy Music's "Mother of Pearl"

If you don't know the song, the lyrics become particularly acute at about the 2 minute mark and don't let up.
It's an old tune, but it still gets me thinking, even today ....

"... some anti-sleekness
was always my weakness,
like a simple tune ..."
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