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lyric of the day: Bryan Cox, Jermaine Dupri & Johnta Austin

he still got love in his eyes,
and i still got love in my soul

-Tamia, Still : first verse

Love every pickup before the chorus. This song contains the word “still” at least 30 times, but I still have it on repeat.

Check out songwriting credits using ASCAPSESAC or BMI. (Chances are it’s in one of them. ;)

Lyric of the Day: Ed Sheeran, Jake Gosling, Chris Leonard

i’ll surrender up my heart
and swap it for yours

-Ed Sheeran, Lego House : 4th verse

First day of August, everyone :) Enjoy the end of summer. Go out to the beach. Learn how to grill something perfectly. Make picnics happen. Check out a museum. Eat ice cream on the hottest days.

Lyric of the Day: Rodney Crowell

I’ll be a man of my word
Speak the language in a voice
That you have never heard

-Keith Urban, Making Memories of Us

Originally by country artist Rodney Crowell (according to Wiki), the song has more recently been popularized by Keith Urban, which is the version I’ve heard. I remember a friend in college telling me she loved the line, “steal your attention like a bad outlaw.” The lyrics and theme on a whole are charming and sweet.

Lyric of the Day: John Mayer

Don’t hold your love over my head

-John Mayer, Come Back to Bed : bridge outro

Happy Friday, everyone!

Lyric of the Day: Dan Fogelberg

As I turned to make my way back home
The snow turned into rain

-Dan Fogelberg, Same Old Lang Syne : last verse

Looked up this song after the deejay host, Valentine, and a musician he was chatting with on the phone discussed great old songs. They quoted lyrics and names back and forth to each other, and I managed to catch a few. Unfortunately, I couldn’t remember the one the lady mentioned! Something about an incredible lyric, ended with the word “life,” amazing topline, seemed like it was a duet?

Lyric of the Day: OneRepublic

You’re a lonely soul,
Cause you won’t let go
Of anything you hold

-One Republic, Say (All I Need) :  1st verse

To be honest, I like certain parts of this song a lot more than the song overall. (And music video is… eh.) But according to Wiki, it’s frontman Ryan Tedder’s favorite song off the album that also hosted the hits “Apologize” and “Stop and Stare.”

The whole band is credited in the title as all five members (Ryan Tedder, Zach Filkins, Drew Brown, Eddie Fisher and Brent Kutzle) are listed in writing/composition credits.

Lyric of the Day: Tim Seely

Golden haze,
Another morning feels like yesterday
End of May…
Now you’re gone and there’s still bills to pay

– Michael Buble, End of May : opening lines

Lyric of the Day: Bill Withers & Skip Scarborough

When I wake up in the morning, love
And the sunlight hurts my eyes
And something without warning, love
Bears heavy on my mind

-Bill Withers, Lovely Day : 1st verse

Lyric of the Day: Sara Watkins, Blake Mills, Sean Watkins

Waiting for the sun to come back around
I’m meant to lift him up, not tie him down

-Sara Watkins, Lock & Key : 3rd verse

Lyric of the Day: Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle

You say I’m lucky to love something that loves me
But I’m torn as I could be wherever I roam

-One Republic, All This Time : 2nd verse

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