C.A., on 16 February 2011 - 06:46 AM, said:
I have a plan, a cunning plan - I'm not going to read the lyrics. Instead I will just make them up to be what I think he says or what I want to hear. This technique served me remarkably well until "UP" so I'll just have to hope for erratic enunciation, and all will be well.
vplus, on 16 February 2011 - 07:33 AM, said:
When the lyrics are published to the web without the music..is it right to blame the fans for the deconstruction?
Actually, both are good points - I certainly remember the time when the lyrics were unbeknown to us until well after launch (and most of the time revealed through people's guesses).
Either way, we need to listen to the song. There were much 'simpler' lyrics in the past that were so good in the context of the song (Everybody Hurts?), and other more 'elaborate' lyrics that perhaps didn't work in the overall scheme (some very good lyrics on Reveal, of which I am personally no big fan, for example).
In saying that I'm no fan of Reveal, Beat a Drum remains one of my favourite songs