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The Greatest Song Ever Sung? :P

In Music, Size: Grande on August 7, 2008 at 9:49 am

I haven’t really been mushy lately so permit me to be so now. Just posting the lyrics of a song anyway. I thought this was a really good song.

The Greatest Story Ever Told by Oliver James

Thank you for this moment
I’ve gotta say how beautiful you are
Of all the hopes and dreams I could have prayed for
Here you are
If I could have one dance forever
I would take you by the hand
Tonight it’s you and I together
I’m so glad I’m your man

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Everybody’s free.

In Life Matters, Music, Size: Venti on May 18, 2008 at 12:24 am

The graduation yesterday inspired me to look back to this song and listen to its message again.

Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) by Baz Luhrmann

Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ’99, If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it.

The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience…I will dispense this advice now.

Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth; oh nevermind; you will not understand the power and beauty of your youth until they have faded. But trust me, in 20 years you’ll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can’t grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked… You’re not as fat as you imagine. Read the rest of this entry »