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The songs are from the '80s and early '90s. ***I've removed "The" from the beginnings of band names to make it easier to locate them in this alphabetical list.
Frost upon these cigarettes, lipstick on the window pane
Boot the grime of this world in the crotch, dear
When I was a very small boy, very small boys talked to me
Naked man, naked man, come down. I'll... I'll give you some strawberry cake!
For a second that room was on the moon, then everything went black
They carried pictures of their wives, and numbered tags to prove their lives
A knife, a fork, a bottle and a cork, that's the way you spell New York
'I like Lou Reed,' she said, sticking her tongue in my ear
I'm all tuned in, I see all the programmes. I save coupons from packets of tea.
I'm from Detroit. Blow the reveille.
I've been washing the sand with my salty tears
The procession moved on, the shouting is over. The fabulous freaks are leaving town
An eel slithers to the chalkboard. It writes '1+2+3+4+5+6+6+6+6+6+6'
Just put me in a wheelchair, get me to the show
What's that blue thing doing here?
I ran my fingers through the long grass, willing it to turn into your hair
I saw a man get stabbed. He made no mess, I made no fuss.
Quelle horreur, qu'est-ce que c'est? C'est la vie, juste la vie
Has anybody seen a dog dyed dark green?
Give me a cow, give me a boy, give me a cowboy
He'd left me an autograph: 'Let me collect dust.'
Baby, all that you care about is Gucci and Mercedes-Benz
He called weird, unnatural numbers like 976-PIGG with two G's and 976-SHEEP, which has five letters in it. I know, he's a sick boy.
Turned over a new leaf, then tore right through it
There's not a line that goes here that rhymes with anything
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