And I don’t want the world to see me
‘Cause I don’t think that they’d understand.
When everything’s meant to be broken
I just want you to know who I am
Taken from the song ‘Iris’ by alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls, which was written for the 1998 film City of Angels.
Envy will hurt itself
Taken from the song ‘The Power of Love’ by Frankie goes to Hollywood from the album Welcome to the Pleasuredome (1984)
Now I’m not looking for absolution
Forgiveness for the things I do.
But before you come to any conclusions
Try walking in my shoes.
Taken from the song’ Walking in my Shoes’ by Depeche Mode from the 1993 album Songs of Faith and Devotion.
Sunday morning, praise the dawning
Taken from the song ‘Sunday Morning’ by The Velvet Underground & Nico, from their self-titled album
I feel so extraordinary, something’s got a hold of me
Taken from the song ‘True Faith’ by New Order (1987), and first released on the collection ‘Substance 1987’
Came in from a rainy Thursday on the avenue
Thought I heard you talking softly.
I turned on the lights, the TV, and the radio
Still I can’t escape the ghost of you.
Taken from the song ‘Ordinary World’ by Duran Duran (1993) from their self-titled album.
These days, my life, I feel it has no purpose
But late at night the feelings swim towards the surface.
‘Cause on the surface the city lights shine
They’re calling at me, “come and find your kind!”
Taken from the song Sprawl II (Mountains beyond Mountains) by Arcade Fire (2011)
Turn off your mind, relax and float down stream
Taken from the song ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ by The Beatles (1966)