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#989380 - 12/23/12 07:05 PM Song Challenge #58 New Year  
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The goal of our "Song Challenges" is to write songs/lyrics on demand within set parameters. We don't critique each other's songs in this thread (but you can say you like someone's song if you want to.) Please post your original works. If you have already written a song/lyric that fits within the parameters, please feel free to post it.

The theme of this song challenge is New Year. It could be about New Year's Resolutions, New Year's Eve, New Year's Eve party, the coming year etc. You don't have to specifically mention the words New Year but the song should suggest it to us.

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#989390 - 12/23/12 08:45 PM Re: Song Challenge #58 New Year [Re: Jean Bullock]  
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Here's one from alittle back in time,
still needs a popish melody so it can truly shine!!


ďResolutionsĒ (progressive Chorus)(female vocal/sassy)
(c)2010 Lynn Orloff

Another year is over
But I ainít lookiní back
You had my heart I will admit
Iíll surely give you that
Yeah baby you were usiní me
You didnít treat me right
Shame on you to break my heart
Itís just not real polite
Lift
Iíve got some resolutions, infact I got a list
I thought youíd like to hear emí, they go somethiní like thisÖ


I resolve to never fall for someone just like you
I resolve youíll never hear me singiní out the blues
Yes I resolve to uninvolve my heart from loviní yours
Cause baby you canít use my heart like some revolviní door


Donít think that Iím a losiní sleep
Cause you ainít worth the zzzzís
Iím gonnaí dot my iís this time
Iíll even cross my tís
Yeah I wonít make the same mistake
I'll take my sweet ole' time
The word is out, Iím fancy free
The guys have formed a line
Lift
Iíve got me resolutions, so many thereís a list
Iíll read em' to you one by one, they go somethiní like thisÖ


I resolve to tell the world that youíre not worth the time
I resolve to not forget that sometimes love is blind
Yeah I resolve to have some fun and when Iím done have more
Cause baby you canít use my heart like some revolviní door


Bridge
Don't even try to win me back
You're sure to get the boot
You'll find my will is stronger now
Just call me resolute


(Cause) I resolve to listen to the wisdom of my friends
Who told me that I shouldnít even look at you again
Yeah itís goodbye, good riddinís, this time Iím really sure
Cause baby you canít use my heart like some revolviní door


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#989422 - 12/24/12 08:52 AM Re: Song Challenge #58 New Year [Re: Jean Bullock]  
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I was intrigued to read this fact recently on an e-card site:
"In the United States, more people are born on October 5 than on any other day throughout the year. Incidentally, October 5 is 9 months after New Year's EveÖ"

That fact led to the...well...birth of this lyric. grin

Donna

OCTOBER FIFTH

V1
Oh good, itís New Yearís Eve again
Adrenalin is flowing
Letís wander up to Angeloís
To get the party going
Ladies there are thrilling
Better yet theyíre willing

Pre-chorus
Especially after midnight
When a toast or two or ten
Will lead to supple teamwork
And weíll propagate again

Chorus
So rally round
And do your stuff
Donít stop until
I cry ĎEnough!í
Swim hard for evolution
Itís an elegant solution
And the harvest will be plenty if
Weíre aiming for October fifth

V2
I know 12 months is long to wait
For tadpoles primed for racing
But weíve a busy night ahead
Itís quite a task youíre facing
Though as well as being pleasant
Itíll keep the species present

Pre-chorus
Iíve kept you earning interest
Didnít spend in dribs and drabs
Darwin would approve of us
Thatís why Iím keeping tabs

Chorus
So rally round
And wriggle tails
First to land
Result in males
Swim hard for evolution
Itís an elegant solution
The harvest will be plenty if
Weíre aiming for October fifth

Bridge
Donít worry lads
No spermbank for you
I do direct deposit
The species needs more girls and boys
More daddyís pride and mommyís joys

Chorus
So rally round
And do your stuff
Donít stop until
I cry ĎEnough!í
Swim hard for evolution
Itís an elegant solution
And the harvest will be plenty if
Weíre aiming for October fifth

© 2012 Donna Devine


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#989455 - 12/24/12 05:39 PM Re: Song Challenge #58 New Year [Re: Lynn Orloff]  
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Good job on this one, Lynn! Thanks for posting!


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#989456 - 12/24/12 05:40 PM Re: Song Challenge #58 New Year [Re: Jean Bullock]  
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LOL, Donna! Hilarious! Thanks for posting!


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