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marshkingsdaughter
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Top 3 for me:

1. Over the Mountains We Go--

with light bulbs in our pockets
we’ll light this darkened forest
on the mossy turf, we’ll dance till
our feet shatter, toes will splinter
tripping through the misty streams of light
so beautiful, i stare in awe

2. Plenty of Paper--

I cut the moon in half
And stuck a piece to my hair
It made the back of my head glow
Golden yellow and then I took
Ten stars on sticks and placed them in my small metal
Bucket and I gave the other half of the moon to you
Ooh, so you wouldn't forget me while I'm gone

3. Lady of the Wood--

Moonlight was making his skin glow like the fireflies he'd taken
From the tiny scarecrows in a hurry,
They said, "Sir, you'll need these on your journey."
He came upon a wishing well,
Keeling forward and he fell,
Softly floating down on wings of fireflies.
And he saw her lying there, tangles in her hair,
in her hair.
Oh, a pretty broken wrist
Was clutched under her fist,
Her ankles were all wound
About a silver gown.

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Saellys
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Oh, what marvelous things, but
They are, they are, they are giving me the creeps

Then she chose to dissect me
And I was casted into poverty

Come home late, I know you're sick of working
You're feeling down because your head is hurting
So we don't talk, oh no oh no no
You didn't hold on, hold on to the ones you love

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wilsmith
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memorization sucks on my part but I know the songs, i'm more into the emotional content of the lyrics than I am the poetic execution, and these songs sound sincere to me, which makes them likable:

I could be there for you

be kind

tree tops

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marshkingsdaughter wrote:
2. Plenty of Paper--

I cut the moon in half
And stuck a piece to my hair
It made the back of my head glow
Golden yellow and then I took
Ten stars on sticks and placed them in my small metal
Bucket and I gave the other half of the moon to you
Ooh, so you wouldn't forget me while I'm gone

Definitely one of my favorites.

Also, from Sun Feet:

Soft sweet music makes me sleep
Calling my mind away, oh
Resting faces, calm and quiet


Also, all of Ten Cent Blues. And many, many others... Quite the lyricists, they are. Smile
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happyface
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Can I just say Becoming You?
I don't really know the lyrics much,but for some reason I like that song's lyrics more than any other Eisley song's.
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"I'll cry with you honey if you need me to. I'll dry your tears, dry your tears for you."
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"Isn't it so insane, as we fall down our morals do the same."

Basically all of Like the Actors, Head against the sky, and SunFeet

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I Could Be There For You is my ultimate favourite (I always had it in my min that it was Stacy-written but someone recently informed me it was by Sherri which I found surprisin)

Golly Sandra, Kind and Ten Cent Blues are my other tops lyrically and as a song.
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"love is a false dart driven into the heart"

At least I got to hear it played that way during the Final Noise tour. I Could be There for You has never been the same for me since Combinations came out.
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sharrkmaster
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Just Like We Do:

Dear did you know that people love each other, just like we do?

All of Sun Feet and Marsh King's Daughter.

I also really like I Could Be There For You.

She's made of sulphur in the night
All her friends say..

You're part mystery
And partly drawn, drawn to all things breathing

Amazing verses.
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juan_diego
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Catey wrote:
I Could Be There For You is my ultimate favourite (I always had it in my min that it was Stacy-written but someone recently informed me it was by Sherri which I found surprisin)

Golly Sandra, Kind and Ten Cent Blues are my other tops lyrically and as a song.


I Could Be There for You was written by Stacy.

It's also one of my favorites. I find I gravitate more towards Stacy's songs rather than Sherri's. Though I could jam to Sun Feet and Many Funerals all day long.

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juan_diego wrote:
Catey wrote:
I Could Be There For You is my ultimate favourite (I always had it in my min that it was Stacy-written but someone recently informed me it was by Sherri which I found surprisin)

Golly Sandra, Kind and Ten Cent Blues are my other tops lyrically and as a song.


I Could Be There for You was written by Stacy.

It's also one of my favorites. I find I gravitate more towards Stacy's songs rather than Sherri's. Though I could jam to Sun Feet and Many Funerals all day long.


UGH I knew it! I know my Stacy songs as they also tend to be the ones I favour both vocally and lyrically and ICBTFY is a classic Stacy song but some girl was like "no....its by Sherri" so I dumbly believed it.
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Yea, it's definitely Stacy Smile
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Sprocket
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"Something's growing under that wing
I think a face is dawning
Oh no, the bugs are growing faces!"

"Glimpsing the peeling paint of
The nurse's ivory ch(a)in."

"A face broken upstairs, I fall down
Tumbling I lose my ground
Paint my hair a blackened crown."

"On the mossy turf we'll dance until
Our feet will shatter, toes will splinter."

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Becoming You
"well it gets so easy riding on your shadow
my ideas get lost admist your own"

The Escaping Song
"men would die at sea for you
but all I want is you.
men would live and die for you
but all I want is you."

Combinations
"all this time darling now
oh all this time yeah we'll have to make it up.
we'll make it up somehow"

Lost At Sea
"congradulations
cuz we made it
all the way home.
all the way home.
and you know that.
until the stars fall.
I will always love you.
I will always love you."

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