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Zinedine Zidane – lyrics spelled correctly

This song is brilliant, but I haven’t been able to find a version of the lyrics with the names spelled correctly (yeah, so I’m a word geek). Here is my attempt at fixing that. (Vaudeville Smash, feel free to steal … Continue reading

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Weirdest and worst lyrics of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

In tragic news for all long-time fans of the Eurovision Song Contest, the overall standard of lyric-writing appears to be improving. This year’s contest featured an increased number of entries that were written by people who appear to have some … Continue reading

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Worst and weirdest lyrics of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest

Yes, it’s time again for the greatest festival of English-as-a-second-language songwriting, the Eurovision Song Contest. This year’s contest in Baku has given us the usual mix of songwriters who use languages that have wonderfully weird metaphors and songwriters who thought … Continue reading

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Open letter to the Bangles – re: Eternal Flame

Dear Bangles, after 22 years of hearing Eternal Flame on the radio and, more recently, on my wife’s stereo, I finally have some answers to your questions. 1. Yes, I can feel your heart beating. This is because after I … Continue reading

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