OK, I do think that the death of Charles Aznavour warranted more comment than none at all. But seriously, has anyone here ever heard “I Drink”? It has the best lyrics I think I have ever heard in my life. He rhymes “cirrhosis” with “roses” for crying out loud…
Anyway, I am placing the lyrics here and actually challenging you all… FIND ME BETTER LYRICS. Now I am going to spell out what this means; clever rhymes, a story, sense (no pseudo poetic fluff, I want clear as a bell meaning here), some surprise. I want to be caught out. In this song, he rhymes cirrhosis with roses. Did you see that coming? NO YOU DID NOT.
I drink to drive away all the years I have hated The ambitions frustrated that no longer survive I drink day after day to the chaos behind me Yes, I drink to remind me that still I’m alive
So I give you a toast to the endless confusions To the lies and delusions that have swallowed my life Yes, I give you a toast to the wine and the roses To the deadly cirrhosis that can cut like a knife
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