Top Ten Lines In Songs That Really Stick With You

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The Top Ten

1 "A box of rain will ease the pain and love will see you through." - Box of Rain, Grateful Dead
2 "I hear a very gentle sound. Very near yet very far. Very soft yet very clear." - When The Music's Over, the Doors
3 "Everything is changing, and there's nothing I can do. My world is turning pages while I am just sitting here." - Apocalypse Dreams, Tame Impala

Great list, LizardKing99. Although all are excellent choices, this one in particular sticks with me. - PetSounds

4 "No matter how he tried, he could not break free. And the worms ate into his brain." - Hey You, Pink Floyd

One of the best lines in music...period! - Alpha101

5 "Then as it was, then again it will be. Though the course may change sometimes, rivers always reach the sea." - Ten Years Gone, Led Zeppelin
6 "I wish that it might come to pass, not fade like all my dreams. Just think of what my life might be in a world like I have seen." - 2112, Rush
7 "Kiss the world with winter flowers, turn my days to frozen hours. Lying snowblind in the sun. Will my ice age ever come?" - Snowblind, Black Sabbath

Another great line from another great song! - Alpha101

This line got stuck in my head for 2 days. - cosmo

8 "Though I know I'll never lose affection for people and things that went before, I know I'll often stop and think about them. In my life, I love you more." - In My Life, the Beatles
9 "Tonight thank god it's them instead of you." - Do They Know It's Christmas, Band Aid
10 "With shortness of breath, I'll explain the infinite. How rare and truly beautiful it is that we exist." - Sleeping at Last, Saturn

The Contenders

11 "I had some regrets, but if I had to do it all again, well, it's something I'd like to do." - Eels, Things the Grandchildren Should Know
12 "Extreme ways that help me They help me out late at night Extreme places I had gone That never seen any light Dirty basements, dirty noise Dirty places coming through Extreme worlds alone Did you ever like it then?" - Extreme Ways, Moby
13 "Darkness exists to make light truly count." - Sleeping at Last, Uneven Odds
14 "Like a soul without a mind In a body without a heart I'm missing every part" - Unfinished Sympathy, Massive Attack
15 "I really don't care anymore about all the Jim-Jims in this town and all the politicians making crazy sounds and everybody putting everybody else down and all the dead bodies piled up in mounds" - Heroin, Velvet Underground
16 "Without my home, with no reflection, I cease to exist, and my children are dying now, inside me." – J. Ralph and Antony, Manta Ray
17 "Just one note could make me float, could make me float away. One note from the song she wrote could f*ck me where I lay." - Aeroplane, Red Hot Chili Peppers
18 "Remember turning on the the night And moving through the morning light Remember how it was with you Remember how you pulled me through I remember" - I Remember, deadmau5
19 "I don't remember anymore what I used to be Where is the quiet piece of home where I could breathe? Just like a razor to my soul when I'm alone" - I Had This Thing, Royksopp
20 "I'm a creep, I'm a weirdo, What the hell am I doing here, I don't belong here" - Creep, Radiohead
21 "Landmine has taken my sight, taken my speech, taken my hearing, taken my arms, taken my legs, taken my soul, left me with life in hell." – Metallica, One
22 "She looks like the real thing. She tastes like the real thing. My fake plastic love." - Radiohead, Fake Plastic Trees
23 "How his naked ears were tortured by the sirens sweetly singing, for the sparkling waves are calling you to, kiss their white-lace lips." - Tales of Brave Ulysses, Cream
24 "I don't know what more to ask for I was given just one wish It's about you and the sun A morning run The story of my maker What I have and what I ache for I've got a golden ear I cut and I spear And what else is there?" - What Else Is There, Royksopp
25 "I can't do everything, but I'd do anything for you. I can't do anything except be in love with you." - Romeo and Juliet, Dire Straits
26 "Waking up is harder when you want to die." – Eels, Elizabeth on the Bathroom Floor
27 "Don't close your eyes and don't turn away those thoughts can't reach in here These ties that bind us, strengthening still The lines we've drawn are clear. And all this aching will disappear when this night is done." - This Night, Filo & Peri
28 "My sweetest friends, everyone I know goes away in the end." - Hurt, Nine Inch Nails
29 "Everybody’s seeking comfort Someone to be a friend A hand to hold on to in times of pain I need some love I need to heal The ache of no reason has taken its toll" - I Surrender, Armin van Buuren
30 "I am an antichrist, I am an anarchist, don't know what I want but I know how to get it, I wanna destroy passerby cause I wanna be anarchy." - Anarchy In The UK, The Sex Pistols
31 "Give the crack to the kids, who the hell cares? One less hungry mouth on the welfare!" – Tupac Shakur, Changes
32 "I am my own pet virus. I get to pet and name her." - Milk It , Nirvana
33 "He was a hard headed man, he was brutally handsome. She was terminally pretty. She held him up, and he held her for ransom in the heart of the cold, cold city." - Life In the Fast Lane, The Eagles
34 "I can't remember if I cried when I heard about his widowed bride, something touched me deep inside the day the music died." - American Pie, Don McClean
35 "I do not need a microphone, my voice is f***** powerful" - Master Exploder, Tenacious D
36 "I believe that lovers should be tied together, and thrown into the ocean in the worst of weather, and left there to drown, left there to drown in their innocence." - Bright Eyes, A Perfect Sonnet
37 "I'll tip my hat to the new constitution! Take a bow for the new revolution! Smile and grin at the change all around me! Pick up my guitar and play! Just like yesterday! Then I'll get on me knees and pray... WE DON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN!" - The Who
38 "And these children that you spit on, as they try to change their worlds, are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through." - Changes, David Bowie

I've had that quote hanging on my door ever since I saw the Breakfast Club - LizardKing99

39 "Up, down, turn around Please don't let me hit the ground Tonight I think I'll walk alone I'll find my soul as I go home" - Temptation, New Order
40 She loves you, yeah yeah yeah - She Loves You - The Beatles
41 "Your black cards can make you money. So you hide them when you're able. In the land of milk and honey. You must put them on the table" - Do It Again, Steely Dan
42 "Oh moon of Alabama, we now must say goodbye. We've lost our good old mama, and must have whisky, oh you know why." - Alabama Song, The Doors
43 "Two feets they come a creepin', like a black cat do. And two bodies are lyin' naked, creeper think he got nothin' to lose." - Saturday Night Special, Lynyrd Skynyrd
44 "It's not some message written in the dark, or some truth that no one's seeing. It's a little bit of everything." - A Little Bit Of Everything, Dawes
45 "It's my life, and it's now or never. I ain't gonna live forever. I just wanna live while I'm alive. Cause it's my life!" - It's My Life, Bon Jovi
46 "Children get older, and I'm getting older too." Landslide, Fleetwood Mac
47 "Can't touch this." - Can't Touch This, MC Hammer
48 "Just give me all of you in exchange for me" - Exchange, Bryson Tiller

This line always gets to me.

49 "You lift my heart up when the rest of me is down. You, you're enchanting, even when you're not around." - Latch, Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
50 "Emptiness is Loneliness and Loneliness is Cleanliness and Cleanliness is Godliness and God is Empty, Just Like Me!" - Zero, Smashing Pumpkins
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Top Remixes (6)

1. "With shortness of breath, I'll explain the infinite. How rare and truly beautiful it is that we exist." - Sleeping at Last, Saturn
2. "I had some regrets, but if I had to do it all again, well, it's something I'd like to do." - Eels, Things the Grandchildren Should Know
3. "Darkness exists to make light truly count." - Sleeping at Last, Uneven Odds
ColinH
1. "A box of rain will ease the pain and love will see you through." - Box of Rain, Grateful Dead
2. "I hear a very gentle sound. Very near yet very far. Very soft yet very clear." - When The Music's Over, the Doors
3. "No matter how he tried, he could not break free. And the worms ate into his brain." - Hey You, Pink Floyd
LizardKing99
1. "Kiss the world with winter flowers, turn my days to frozen hours. Lying snowblind in the sun. Will my ice age ever come?" - Snowblind, Black Sabbath
2. "Everything is changing, and there's nothing I can do. My world is turning pages while I am just sitting here." - Apocalypse Dreams, Tame Impala
3. "Then as it was, then again it will be. Though the course may change sometimes, rivers always reach the sea." - Ten Years Gone, Led Zeppelin
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