I always hunt down lyrics anywhere I can find them. Why? Because I have no idea what the
hell you're singing about unless you're Karen Carpenter
. Bless Her Soul.
Most lyrics on the web are flawed, though the effort is 101% commendable. However, many of the times, the web user ends up with 14 pop ups in spite of firefox and pop up blockers galore. Then of course we have all the phishers who aren't lyric sites at all, but bad and mean people that I scowl at long and hard enough to permanently damage my epidermis.
So what's the damn news already? Yahoo
is going to have a lyrics databse and the number I saw was 400,000+
Yay. If it completely and totally sucks, maybe we'll cry. Here's a note to Yahoo:
Inasmuch as I enjoy discovering what pithy words tumble from the
mouth of Ghostface
(not the puppy-dog that shops at Amoeba SF, he's so crazy we're all in love with him, but the grown man who has also shopped at Amoeba, the legend/regular dude from Wu Tang), I also need to know what was that there, that one phrase that I can't catch in composition from the 'rip your soul out and feed it to your conscience' singer/composer/miracle that we know as Diamanda Galas