Top 10 Best Lyricists of All TimeMarcopwnzatdrums
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Most intelligent word play and rhyme schemes in the game
DOOM is below JB? This list is a complete joke. DOOM should be in top 5 lyricists of all time. His wordplay and rhyme schemes are off the charts.
Siberian breaks, enough said
From the Iron Maiden song "Dance of Death" that he wrote.
"Let me tell you a story to chill the bones
About a thing that I saw
One night wandering in the Everglades
I'd one drink, but no more
I was rambling, enjoying the bright moonlight
Gazing up at the stars
Not aware of a presence so near to me
Watching my every move
Feeling scared and I fell to my knees
Something rushed me from the trees
Took me to an unholy place
And that is where I fell from grace"
And that's just the beginning. Look up the whole lyrics to read a brilliant story.
Perhaps not known to many, Steve Harris is the founder, bassist and principal songwriter of the British Metal band Iron Maiden.
Listen to his historical album Past Present and Future, and you will be impressed. Such knowledge and a way with words.
One of my favorite Lyricists of Metal. His lyrics were dark and amazing. - Mumbizz01
Ian Brown was a true poet. Just listen to Waterfall and you will see.
Doesn't get enough credit. Genius.
Probably one of the best rappers interms of flow and lyrics, comical and metaphorical, he plays on words like a gangster shakespeare.
However unheard of, one listen to a Citizen Cope record, and you will be hooked. In some songs, this man tells stories not at all relevant to his own life in such detail that you would believe you are living them yourself, and in others, write from the deepest corners of his heart. Top 5 all time.
1 song I ever heard actually, its kind of good actually. "let the drama kid dead"
Nick Drake speaks to the soul. You yearn to find the meaning behind his songs. He died young with so much sadness in his heart but never lost the ability to capture the beauty in the world in his lyrics.
"We are nowhere and it's now' are probably my favourite lyrics of all songs ever.V 1 Comment
Izzy Stradlin wrote a bunch of lyrics for Gn'R, Usually the whole band sits down and writes together, but Izzy And Axl Do most of the writing, That I know of. Although I believe that Axl is a great lyricist, Izzy deserves to be mentioned too. (I'm pretty sure he wrote "Patience")
Jared Leto is the best lyricist right now. -.-
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