🗣 Favourite opening line of a song?

Stuck a pin in your backbone
Spoke it down from there
All I ever wanted was to be your spine

Your eyes are just like black spiders
Your hair and dress in ribbons, babycakes

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You say I need a job, I’ve got my own business
You wanna know what I do?
None of your fucking business.

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Listen…I’ve been drinking…

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“When I go deaf I won’t even mind”

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In ancient Palestine a Roman middle manager dresses down a radical

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R.E.M. springs to mind

A Public Service Announcement followed me home the other day. I paid it never mind. Go away.

or

That’s great, it starts with an earthquake, birds and snakes and aeroplanes and Lenny Bruce is not afraid.

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There’s a man going round, taking names
He decides who to free and who to blame
Everybody wont be treated all the same

also like a dozen different dylan songs

We could have a whole thread with HMHB examples

Darts in soap operas, oh, so wrong, oh so wrong

Re: Our gig at Deptford Abyss, who the hell does Jeff Dreadnought think he is?

We’ve just been performing a guerilla gig
In the middle of another group’s guerilla gig
Well surely that’s the ultimate guerilla gig
But still they cried like girls

I think I’m dumb

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CUT MY LIFE INTO PIECES

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You beat me to this one. Best opener ever.

All night I lay on my pillow and pray
For my boss to stop me in the hallway
Lay my head on his shoulder and say
‘Son, I’ve been hearing good things’

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Came here to say this as I have in previous threads of this ilk. I salute you, sir.

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We were in Albuquerque at the fights
The referee wouldn’t stop the bout
The kid’s blood hit the fifth row
How he didn’t die that night I don’t know
That was the night I gave up the fight

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Well I swore I would not get caught out again,
Well I swore like fuck when I was.

King Creosote - Klutz

Two great American Music Club ones:

Lazarus wasn’t grateful for his second wind
For a second chance
To watch his chances fade like the dawn and leave
(I’ve Been a Mess)

I broke my promise
That I wouldn’t write another song about you
(I Broke My Promise)

I arrived in town with an electric toothbrush pressed against my clitoris

@anon29812515?

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