These are my favourite moments in music where a combination of the lyricals and the vocal delivery really get at me. The emotion in the voice, the relevance it has to me or it's plain creepiness...
|1||Ben Folds Five|
"For the moment we're alone. She's alone, I'm alone. Now I know it"
Better Than Heaven
"You get sadder the smarter you get and it's a bore"
"I'd drown all these crying babies if I knew that their mothers wouldn't cry. I'd hold them down and I'd squeeze real soft and let a piece of myself die"
|4||Dance Gavin Dance|
"I guess I still miss you, but talking's for functioning people"
Change (In The House of Flies)
"I pulled off your wings...and I laughed"
Drowning the Old Hag/...As A Result Of Signals Being Crossed
"What you see and what you believe are never gonna be the same"
I Knew Prufrock Before He Was Famous
"no one's really clear about tommy's job deion but it's pretty clear he's vital to the whole damn operation"
"I find it kinda funny, I find it kinda sad...the dreams in which I'm dying are the best I've ever had"
Just A Thought
"I've tried everything but suicide, but it's crossed my mind"
The Chosen Pessimist
"Come faith I
"Come faith I'm dying"
"I am the god in my own history" "the more we know the more we yearn"
"God's not where you hoped"
"I don't think you like me now" "Have you heard, it's a silent dream"
"let me go, I just can't look it's killing me and taking control"
"no more eating, no sleeping, no living it's all just more giving to you and I'm done"
Set In Motion
"When there's nothing left, we'll be fed our fathers dreams"
|17||Modern Life Is War|
I'm Not Ready
The whole damn song, but specifically - ""and sometimes the boys who should be your best mates become just strangers with familar faces"
"Jeremy spoke in class today"
|19||Poison the Well|
Meeting Again For The First Time
"Keep me from believing I can still jump off"
|20||Protest The Hero|
A Plateful Of Our Dead
"I'd rather kill a stupid flower than spread it's seeds around"
"You are not to blame"
|22||System Of A Down|
"everbody's going to the party to have a real good time/dancing in the desert blowing up the sunshine"
War All The Time
"so wave, to the people who long to wave back from the fabric of a flag that says love all of the time"
"When I'm with you I feel flames again"
"Goosebumps been gone for far too long"