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Old 06-15-2012, 10:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default best lyricists

I'm talking about the people who make you stop everything and just listen to what they have to say.

john Darnielle is the best lyricist ever
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Old 06-15-2012, 10:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Tom Waits. No competition.
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Kurt Cobain, the couple from Over the Rhine, Aarom Weiss from mewithoutYou, David Bazan (ex-Pedro the Lion) and whoever writes the lyrics for System of a Down.

In Brazil, I really enjoy Cazuza, Renato Russo and Humberto Gessinger, probably even more than english-speaking lyricists.
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Alanis Morissette is brilliant with words.
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I can't listen to Tom Waits long enough to understand his lyrics because of his voice.
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