Lyrical vocabulary: The 2000s

July 22, 2013
10 words from song lyrics from the aughts.

Check out the box set: Lyrical Vocabulary List Volume 1" and " Volume II; and also Lyrics Lists from The 2000s, The '90s #1, The '90s #2, The '80s, and The '70s.
Frail grasp on the big picture/
Light fading and the fog is getting thicker- " Frail Grasp on the Big Picture" The Eagles
Gotta see the show, cause then you'll know/
The vertigo is gonna grow/
Cause it's so dangerous,/
you'll have to sign a waiver- "One Week" Barenaked Ladies
I'm a hustler homey, you a customer crony/
Got some, dirt on my shoulder, could you brush it off for me?- "Dirt Off Your Shoulder" Jay Z
That for sure is not a man to me/
Slanderin' names for popularity-" Can't Hold Us Down" Christina Aguilera
So he went about his business and devised a plan-"Gossip Folks" Missy Elliott feat. Ludacris
Fix yourself while you still can/
No more ashes to ashes/
No more cinders from the sky-"Paper Tiger" Beck
It's like a mythology, almost /
Like a malingering ghost-"Sari" Nellie McKay
The buying power of the proletariat's gone down/
Money's getting shallow and weak -"Workingman's Blues #2"
Bob Dylan
You pulled up and parked your El Dorado/
We said "hi" and kissed with some bravado- " Beautiful" Aimee Mann
Follow your heart/
Your intuition/
It will lead you in the right direction- " Intuition" Jewel

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Monday August 5th 2013, 2:41 PM
Comment by: Jorge B.
The list has no sufficient words to be learned in a proper way.
Monday October 14th 2013, 10:02 AM
Comment by: Amanda L. (Canada)
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Thursday February 6th 2014, 4:23 AM
Comment by: Ombir S.
Add some more words make it a complete workable list.

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