Or that is at least the case when they transcend mere bubble-gum and strain for grandeur. Here, then, is a thoroughly unscientific but completely from the heart list of the greatest lyrics ever. They run from the clever to the overblown, the gritty to the gaudy. What they all have in common is the ability to make you stop dead in your tracks and feel as if your world has briefly been tipped head over heels. Yet their slower songs have become unjustly obscured as the decades have rolled by. Six months later, Cobain would take his own life. No other composition more movingly articulates the despair that was set to devour him whole and the chest bursting love he felt for his family. Its circumstances are tragic yet its message — that loves lingers after we have gone — is uplifting.
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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "song-lyrics" Showing of None but ourselves can free our minds. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight. And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me, speaking words of wisdom, let it be. Let it be, let it be, let it be, let it be.
Song structure is the arrangement of a song,  and is a part of the songwriting process. It is typically sectional , which uses repeating forms in songs. Common forms include bar form , bar form , verse—chorus form , ternary form , strophic form , and the bar blues. Popular music songs traditionally use the same music for each verse or stanza of lyrics as opposed to songs that are " through-composed "—an approach used in classical music art songs. Pop and traditional forms can be used even with songs that have structural differences in melodies.
What are the 15 songs with the most well-known lyrics? When composing the list, I had to set a few additional guidelines for myself I know—boring! Some of you may call them arbitrary. But whatever: my game, my rules. Now, some like this song in earnest gross , while others like it simply for the comedic effect it provides in a surprising number of settings. Just try getting it out of your head.