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"She'll make you take your clothes off and go dancing in the rain!like a bullet to your brain! (Come on!)"
She'll make you live her crazy life
but she'll take away your pain,
—Ricky Martin, "Livin' La Vida Loca"
I'm not a concept. Too many guys think I'm a concept or I complete them or I'm going to make them alive, but I'm just a fucked up girl who is looking for my own peace of mind. Don't assign me yours.—Clementine Kruczynski, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
(Elijah) appreciated (Jesse's) cheerfulness particularly. His own sardonic view of life needed the antidote.And she kept Lije Baley from sinking down.
But Jesse never seemed to mind his long grave face.
"Oh, goodness," she said, "what if you do look like an awful lemon? I know you're not really, and I guess if you were always grinning away like I do, we'd just explode when we got together. You stay the way you are, Lije, and keep me from floating away."
She runs through the nightBut I'm never going there
As if nobody cares
She screams and she cries
And ignores all the stares
She wants me to come
—Guided By Voices, "Gold Heart Mountaintop Queen Directory"
"I was feeling lower than low--hopeless-and suddenly a miracle happened... This girl--she wasn't in the office more than a coupla minutes--tipped me off on this job--and I got it. She was a blonde, pretty, about five-foot-six, big brown eyes--"—Dr. Kitchell, not the only man in Bells Are Ringing to whom Ella Peterson happened
Like a shooting star he shines."Don't you see your dreams lie right in the palm of your hand?"
He said, "Take my hand,
"Live while you can
—Vanessa Carlton, "Ordinary Day"
Oh boy, do you ever get boredNeeds a crazy girl like me.
Getting all you want and more
What you need is someone like you
Who's gonna blow your pretty world in two
I watch you play around
But that don't bother me
'm not in a rush cos
I can see
That a boy like you
—S Club 7, "Boy Like You"
Suzanne takes you down to her place near the riverFor you've touched her perfect body with your mind.
You can hear the boats go by
You can spend the night beside her
And you know that she's half crazy
But that's why you want to be there
And she feeds you tea and oranges
That come all the way from China
And just when you mean to tell her
That you have no love to give her
Then she gets you on her wavelength
And she lets the river answer
That you've always been her lover
And you want to travel with her
And you want to travel blind
And you know that she will trust you
—Leonard Cohen, "Suzanne"