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    I just thought i'd share this. As most people know, Eminem is a really raunchy singer. Most of his songs are filled with sex, profanity, violence, and things that would shock most people. But he makes some songs which are so deep that it's almost like a totally different person wrote them. Here is one of Eminem's songs which I recently found, called "When I'm Gone." One profanity, which I have changed to "freakin'" for here (majority of his songs are filled with cursing).

    I think some of us can relate, because we forget the things which are really important and risk losing them.



    "When I'm Gone"-- eminem

    [Introduction]
    Yeah...
    It's my life...
    My own words I guess...

    [Verse 1]
    Have you ever loved someone so much, you'd give an arm for?
    Not the expression, no, literally give an arm for?
    When they know they're your heart
    And you know you were their armour
    And you will destroy anyone who would try to harm 'her
    But what happens when karma, turns right around and bites you?
    And everything you stand for, turns on you, despite you?
    What happens when you become the main source of her pain?
    "Daddy look what I made", Dad's gotta go catch a plane
    "Daddy where's Mommy? I can't find Mommy where is she?"
    I don't know go play Hailie, baby, your Daddy's busy
    Daddy's writing a song, this song ain't gonna write itself
    I'll give you one underdog then you gotta swing by yourself
    Then turn right around in that song and tell her you love her
    And put hands on her mother, who's a spitting image of her
    That's Slim Shady, yeah baby, Slim Shady's crazy
    Shady made me, but tonight Shady's rocka-by-baby...

    [Chorus]
    And when I'm gone, just carry on, don't mourn
    Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice
    Just know that I'm looking down on you smiling
    And I didn't feel a thing, So baby don't feel no pain
    Just smile back
    And when I'm gone, just carry on, don't mourn
    Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice
    Just know that I'm looking down on you smiling
    And I didn't feel a thing, So baby don't feel no pain
    Just smile back...

    [Verse 2]
    I keep having this dream, I'm pushin' Hailie on the swing
    She keeps screaming, she don't want me to sing
    "You're making Mommy cry, why? Why is Mommy crying?"
    Baby, Daddy ain't leaving no more, "Daddy you're lying
    "You always say that, you always say this is the last time
    "But you ain't leaving no more, Daddy you're mine"
    She's piling boxes in front of the door trying to block it
    "Daddy please, Daddy don't leave, Daddy - no stop it!"
    Goes in her pocket, pulls out a tiny necklace locket
    It's got a picture, "this'll keep you safe Daddy, take it withcha'"
    I look up, it's just me standing in the mirror
    These freakin' walls must be talking, cuz man I can hear 'em
    They're saying "You've got one more chance to do right" - and it's tonight
    Now go out there and show that you love 'em before it's too late
    And just as I go to walk out of my bedroom door
    It's turns to a stage, they're gone, and this spotlight is on
    And I'm singing...

    [Chorus]
    And when I'm gone, just carry on, don't mourn
    Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice
    Just know that I'm looking down on you smiling
    And I didn't feel a thing, So baby don't feel no pain
    Just smile back
    And when I'm gone, just carry on, don't mourn
    Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice
    Just know that I'm looking down on you smiling
    And I didn't feel a thing, So baby don't feel no pain
    Just smile back...

    [Verse 3]
    Sixty thousand people, all jumping out their seat
    The curtain closes, they're throwing roses at my feet
    I take a bow and thank you all for coming out
    They're screaming so loud, I take one last look at the crowd
    I glance down, I don't believe what I'm seeing
    "Daddy it's me, help Mommy, her wrists are bleeding,"
    But baby we're in Sweden, how did you get to Sweden?
    "I followed you Daddy, you told me that you weren't leavin'
    "You lied to me Dad, and now you make Mommy sad
    "And I bought you this coin, it says 'Number One Dad'
    "That's all I wanted, I just want to give you this coin
    "I get the point - fine, me and Mommy are going"
    But baby wait, "it's too late Dad, you made the choice
    "Now go out there and show 'em that you love 'em more than us"
    That's what they want, they want you Marshall, they keep.. screamin' your name
    It's no wonder you can't go to sleep, just take another pill
    Yeah, I bet you you will. You rap about it, yeah, word, k-keep it real
    I hear applause, all this time I couldn't see
    How could it be, that the curtain is closing on me
    I turn around, find a gun on the ground, **** it
    Put it to my brain and scream "die Shady" and pop it
    The sky darkens, my life flashes, the plane that I was supposed to be on crashes and burns to ashes
    That's when I wake up, alarm clock's ringin', there's birds singin'
    It's Spring and Hailie's outside swinging, I walk right up to Kim and kiss her
    Tell her I miss her, Hailie just smiles and winks at her little sister
    Almost as if to say..

    [Chorus/Outro]
    And when I'm gone, just carry on, don't mourn
    Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice
    Just know that I'm looking down on you smiling
    And I didn't feel a thing, So baby don't feel no pain
    Just smile back
    And when I'm gone, just carry on, don't mourn
    Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice
    Just know that I'm looking down on you smiling
    And I didn't feel a thing, So baby don't feel no pain
    Just smile back...
    "Pain is temporary, Film is Forever..."

    http://www.youtube.com/user/DisneyDude




  • #2
    Re: Interesting song

    Is today April 1st?



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    • #3
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      deep, dude! You just broke my no-crying streak.
      Originally posted by Grumpee
      I only care for Disney bling!

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      • #4
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        Well, I just thought it was...Sometimes in life we let things get out of the way of what's important...Guess I just interpreted it differently. Another song of his which is cool is Mocking bird, which is about his daughter and his struggle with being a "good father."
        "Pain is temporary, Film is Forever..."

        http://www.youtube.com/user/DisneyDude



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        • #5
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          I kind of enjoy Eminem. He's my guilty pleasure. But to even for one minute try to find profundity in his lyrics is absolutely amazing to me. :blink:
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          • #6
            Re: Interesting song

            Originally posted by DisneyDude2006 View Post
            Well, I just thought it was...Sometimes in life we let things get out of the way of what's important...Guess I just interpreted it differently. Another song of his which is cool is Mocking bird, which is about his daughter and his struggle with being a "good father."

            No, I totally get what you mean, I have a bias, I think he is a total tool, and I can't stand him. So that kind of makes it hard for me to take life lessons from a guy like that.




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            • #7
              Re: Interesting song

              In all fairness, this section of the song made me so happy and hopeful for all mankind: Dream a little dream.


              "I turn around, find a gun on the ground, **** it
              Put it to my brain and scream "die Shady" and pop it"



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              • #8
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                Just goes to show you that the youth of America's search for meaning is taking them to some pretty shallow waters. :botox:
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                • #9
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                  Originally posted by sunnygirl View Post
                  I kind of enjoy Eminem. He's my guilty pleasure. But to even for one minute try to find profundity in his lyrics is absolutely amazing to me. :blink:
                  Same here. I just enjoy looking at him.
                  "I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. "Groucho Marx

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                  • #10
                    Re: Interesting song

                    Now, to me, your search for meaning should take you to places like this:


                    Buttons [Snoop Dogg]
                    What it do babyboo

                    Yeah, little mama you lookin' good
                    I see you wanna play with a player from the hood
                    Come holla at me, you got it like that
                    Me, Snoop Dogg with the lil' *****cat
                    I show you how it go down, yeah, I wanna go down
                    Me and you, one on one, treat you like a shorty
                    You look at me and I look at you
                    I'm reachin' for your shirt what you want me to do

                    [The *****cat Dolls]
                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)
                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)

                    Typical and hardly the type I fall for
                    I'm liking the physical, don't leave me askin' for more
                    I'm a sexy mama (mama)
                    Who knows just how to get what I wanna (wanna)
                    What I wanna do is bring this on ya (on ya)
                    Backup all the things that I told ya (told ya, told ya, told ya)
                    You've been sayin' all the right things all night long
                    But I can't seem to get you over here to help take this off

                    Baby can't you see (see)
                    How these clothes are fittin' on me (me)
                    And the heat comin' from this beat (beat)
                    I'm about to blow, I don't think you know

                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)
                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)

                    You say you're a big boy, but I can't agree
                    'Cuz the love you said you had ain't been put on me
                    I wonder (wonder)
                    If I'm just too much for you, wonder (wonder)
                    If my kiss don't make you just wonder (wonder)
                    What I got next for you, what you wanna do (do)
                    Take a chance to recognize that this could be yours
                    I can see just like most guys that your game don't please

                    Baby can't you see (see)
                    How these clothes are fittin' on me (me)
                    And the heat comin' from this beat (beat)
                    I'm about to blow, I don't think you know

                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)
                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)

                    [Snoop Dogg]
                    Now you can get what you want
                    But I need what I need
                    And let me tell you ????????
                    ??????????????????
                    I'ma show you where to put it that
                    PCD told me, yeah, I thought I saw a pretty cat
                    You roll with your big???????????????
                    Now tell me how ya feel babydoll
                    Ashley, Nicole
                    Carmit, Jessica, Kimberly, Melody
                    You tellin' me

                    [The *****cat Dolls]
                    Ha, ha... hot!
                    Ha, ha... loosen up
                    Ha, ha... yeah...
                    Ha, ha... I can't take this

                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)
                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)

                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)
                    I'm telling you to loosen up my buttons babe (uh huh)
                    But you keep frontin' (uh)
                    Sayin' what you gon' do to me (uh huh)
                    But I ain't seen nothin' (ah)


                    Cause if that's not profound, I don't know what the heck is.
                    Looking for the truth about giraffes? http://www.menacinggiraffes.blogspot.com/

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                    • #11
                      Re: Interesting song

                      Originally posted by Max Fischer View Post
                      No, I totally get what you mean, I have a bias, I think he is a total tool, and I can't stand him. So that kind of makes it hard for me to take life lessons from a guy like that.
                      Originally posted by Grumpee
                      I only care for Disney bling!

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                      • #12
                        Re: Interesting song


                        Suddenly it's like a light bulb went on in my head. I get it now. I understand.
                        Looking for the truth about giraffes? http://www.menacinggiraffes.blogspot.com/

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