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It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine.

R.E.M., "It's the End of the World As We Know It

Speaking in tongues, it's worth a broken lip.

R.E.M., "Pilgrimage"

I don't know why you're mean to me
when I call on the telephone.
and I don't know what you mean to me
but I want to turn you on, turn you up, figure you out, I want to take you on

R.E.M., "Strange Currencies"

The only thing to fear is fearlessness.

R.E.M., "Hyena"

She's a sad tomato, she's three miles of bad road.

R.E.M., "Crush with Eyeliner"

Moses went walking with a staff of wood, Newton got beamed by the apple good, Egypt was troubled by the horrible asps, Charles Darwin had the gall to ask.

R.E.M., "Man on the Moon"

If your confused check with the sun, carry a compass to help you along.

R.E.M., "Stand"

Decide yourself: come in on a boat
Media's too fast
Keep me out of Country and the word
Disappointment into us: absurd

R.E.M., "Radio Free Europe"

That's me in the spot light, losing my religion.

R.E.M., "Losing My Religion"

I want the sticks and stones not to throw me.

R.E.M., "Wanderlust"

I remember traffic jams
Motor boys and girls with tans
Nearly was and almost rans
I remember this

R.E.M., "I Remember California"

Sleep delays my life (get up, get up)

R.E.M., "Get Up"

Meet me in the crowd, people, people
Throw your love around, love me, love me
Take it into town, happy, happy
Put it in the ground where the flowers grow
Gold and silver shine

R.E.M., "Shiny Happy People"

The information nation took their clues from all the sound bite gluttons.

R.E.M., "Ignoreland"

Dig a hole, dig it deeper, deeper!
Climb a mountain, climb it steeper, steeper!
Dig a hole! Dig it deeper, deeper!
Track a trail of honey through it all

R.E.M., "Mine Smell Like Honey"

I don't want to be Iggy Pop, but if that's what it takes.

R.E.M., "I Took Your Name"

This one goes out to the one I love
This one goes out to the one I've left behind
A simple prop to occupy my time
This one goes out to the one I love

R.E.M., "The One I Love"

I'm searching for a greatness
I smear it on my face

R.E.M., "Wanderlust"

Oh life, it's bigger
It's bigger than you
And you are not me
The lengths that I will go to
The distance in your eyes
Oh no, I've said too much
I've said enough

R.E.M., "Losing My Religion"

I'm not supposed to be like this
But it's okay

R.E.M., "The Wrong Child"

I know this is vitriol, no solution, spleen venting, but I feel better having screamed.

R.E.M., "Ignoreland"

It takes four hours of pushin' broom
To buy a four-by-twelve two-bit room
I'm a man of means, by no means
King of the road

R.E.M., "King of the Road"

Listen to the cause where you are
Fed and educated,
Primitive and wild
Welcome to the occupation

R.E.M., "Welcome to the Occupation"

Looks like I pulled a fast one
Looks like I went to town
Looks like the world revolves around me
Looks like it's falling down.

R.E.M., "Wanderlust"

See you in heaven, if you make the list.

R.E.M., "Man on the Moon"

I've been lost inside my head,
Echoes fall off me.
I took the prize last night for complicatedness
For saying things I didn't mean and don't believe.

R.E.M., "Hollow Man"

We have found a way to talk around the problem.

R.E.M., "Fall On Me"

Silence means security, silence means approval, watch a zenith on the TV. Tiger run around the tree, follow the leader, run and turn to butter.

R.E.M., "Begin the Beguine"

I would give my life to find it
I would give it all
Catch me if I fall

R.E.M., "Texarkana"

Courage built a bridge, jealousy tore it down.

R.E.M., "Kohoutek"

It feels in dreams
That everything is there for you
The city breathes and pulses
It's for you electron blue

R.E.M., "Sing for the Submarine"

That's great, it starts with an earthquake, birds and snakes, an airplane, Lenny Bruce is not afraid.

R.E.M., "It's The End Of The World As We Know It"

We are hope despite the times.

R.E.M., "These Days"

Practice makes perfect, and perfect is a fault, and fault lines change.

R.E.M., "I Believe"

The world is collapsing around our ears, I turned up the radio, but I can't hear.

R.E.M., "Radio Song"


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