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#1146894 - 12/08/18 09:01 PM The Same Remains The Same  
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"The Same Remains The Same"-Copyright 2018 M.Healey

People call me lucky and I can't think what to say
Once it was amusing but to-day is not the day
How lucky can I be till I can lift this weight
Feels like bad is comin' like a fist in the face

I kept my hand in
I played the game
I'm not a number
I'm not a name
I vote
I don't
The same remains the same

You state your claim
Keep in your lane

I don't know from omens I suck at reading signs
I'd like to work at nothing but that job is hard to find
So I'll just carry on until they repossess my mind
Maybe then I'll open up but who can find the time

I got the levels
I played the game
What ever happened
What ever changed
I vote
I don't
The same remains the same

Don't call my name
I've gone insane

Least that's how it seems to me seein' people on their knees
Praising some celebrity hoping for that destiny
Like that's a goal they have to meet where the hell is dignity
Hiding out with sympathy? Lost beneath the money tree?
Then you mention therapy and I say you're long in need
All a joke you'll laugh you'll see if you can get up to speed
It's fun and games reality unless you sell your soul for free
I'm always troubled when I see
The lovelies crawling with the sleaze

I got the levels
I played the game
Ain't gonna change
I vote
I don't
The same remains the same

I'm done that game
If it's all the same

Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
Same same same same same same same same same
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I think what makes satan so attractive to others is
that he tastes like chocolate...
....and he played real drums
#1146960 - 12/11/18 01:01 PM Re: The Same Remains The Same [Re: 9ne]  
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Well that says it all...frustration has boiled over.
Well done!

#1146964 - 12/11/18 01:28 PM Re: The Same Remains The Same [Re: 9ne]  
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Hi Mike.
Reading through, it reminds me of one of those old music hall songs sung by a comedian with a battered hat and red nose but I think you have an alternative version in mind.
Smile material it certainly is.

Vic


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#1147045 - 12/13/18 12:21 PM Re: The Same Remains The Same [Re: 9ne]  
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Hey Neil: Thank you!

Vic: Always a pleasure to read your comments.
Thank you!


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=170948

I think what makes satan so attractive to others is
that he tastes like chocolate...
....and he played real drums
#1147065 - 12/14/18 10:12 AM Re: The Same Remains The Same [Re: 9ne]  
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I resonate Neil's sentiment. Definitely exudes frustration at its pinnacle.
The lack of vulgarity to emphasize points is a refreshing change to what I read (or even write myself sometimes). :-)
Good job on "dialing it back" while still being explicit.

Peace,

Dave


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#1147096 - 12/15/18 09:04 AM Re: The Same Remains The Same [Re: 9ne]  
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I appreciate you taking the time, and your thoughtful post David.
Thank you!
-Mike


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=170948

I think what makes satan so attractive to others is
that he tastes like chocolate...
....and he played real drums

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