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Topic: BeyondBlue Theme Song

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  1. lookingforme
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    19 April 2016

    So, I've been going through a bit of a time lately, and I've been focused on that misery so much. Coming back on these forums was definitely a good idea, where you can be heard and listen to others, I can't explain what it means to me.

    Anyway, I thought I would start a lighter thread, just to be a little less focused on misery I guess. I was on a run (or for what passes as a run for me), and I was thinking, what phrases or bits of songs that could pass for a theme song for BeyondBlue, in relation to how they/you helped me.

    I came up with the following:

    Charlie Puth; One Call away: "I'm only one call away. I'll be here to save the day. Superman got nothin' on me. I'm only one call away..."

    Rudimental; Lay It All On Me: "All alone as you look through the door, nothing left to see. If it hurts and you can't take no more, lay it all on me. No you don't have to keep it under lock and key..."

    Lupe Fiasco; The Show Goes On: "So no matter what you been through, no matter what you into, no matter what you see when you look outside your window. Brown grass or green grass, picket fence or barbed wire, never ever put them down you just lift your arms higher. Raise 'em 'til your arms tired, let em' know you're there, that you struggling, survivin' that you gonna persevere yeah. Ain't no body leavin', no body goin' home, even if they turn the lights out the show is goin' on."

    Eminem; Not Afraid: "I'm not afraid (I'm not afraid) to take a stand (to take a stand). Everybody (everybody), come take my hand (come take my hand). We'll walk this road together, through the storm, whatever weather, cold or warm. Just letting you know that you're not alone. Holler if you feel like you've been down the same road."


    Sara Bareilles; Brave: "Maybe there's a way out of the cage where you live. Maybe one of these days you can let the light in. Show me how big your brave is. Say what you wanna say And let the words fall out. Honestly, I wanna see you be brave with what you want to say and let the words fall out. Honestly I wanna see you be brave."

    These are just a few. Music lets me feel a lot of what I'm already feeling, but also gives me a safe outlet for it. What do you think? Any suggestions?

    I hope this isn't a stupid idea...

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  2. blondguy
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    19 April 2016 in reply to lookingforme

    Hey Looking

    This is an original and great thread. There is nothing stupid about having a new idea/topic and good on you!

    Until I can get my head around any of my very daggy music and lyrics I will go with;

    "Eminem; Not Afraid: "I'm not afraid (I'm not afraid) to take a stand
    (to take a stand). Everybody (everybody), come take my hand (come take
    my hand). We'll walk this road together, through the storm, whatever
    weather, cold or warm. Just letting you know that you're not alone.
    Holler if you feel like you've been down the same road."

    Nice1 :-)

    Paul

  3. pipsy
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    19 April 2016 in reply to blondguy
    How about Gerry and The Pacemakers 'Walk hand In Hand With Me'. That's what we're all about.
  4. lookingforme
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    19 April 2016 in reply to pipsy

    Thanks Paul :) Good choice.

    I have not heard that one Pipsy, I shall check it out.

  5. pipsy
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    19 April 2016 in reply to lookingforme
    You could also try, 'you'll never walk alone'. another Gerry and The Pacemakers.
  6. Teetoe
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    19 April 2016
    How about James Taylor "You've got a friend" - When you're down and troubled and you need a helping hand
    and nothing, whoa, nothing is going right. Close your eyes and think of me and soon I will be there to brighten up even your darkest nights. etc".

  7. blondguy
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    19 April 2016 in reply to Teetoe
    "Talk Talk" by Talk Talk....1982......"anxiety was bringing me down"
  8. Teetoe
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    20 April 2016 in reply to blondguy

    The Four Tops "Reach Out I'll Be There" - "Now if you feel that you can't go on (can't go on), Because all of your hope is gone (all your hope is gone), And your life is filled with much confusion (much confusion),
    Until happiness is just an illusion (happiness is just an illusion), And your world around is crumbling down, darlin'"etc. What great songs are coming out of this!

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  9. lookingforme
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    20 April 2016 in reply to Teetoe

    I love the Four Tops! I didn't even think about them.

    Avicii, For a better day

  10. lookingforme
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    20 April 2016 in reply to lookingforme
    The Five StairSteps; Ooh Child: "Ooh-oo child things are gonna get easier. Ooh-oo child things'll get brighter. Ooh-oo child things are gonna get easier. Ooh-oo child things'll get brighter. Some day, yeah we'll get it together and we'll get it all done, some day when your head is much lighter. Some day, yeah we'll walk in the rays of a beautiful sun. Some day when the world is much brighter. Ooh-oo child things are gonna be easier. Ooh-oo child things'll get be brighter."
  11. lookingforme
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    20 April 2016 in reply to lookingforme
    Mariah Carey; Hero: "There's a hero, if you look inside your heart, you don't have to be afraid of what you are. There's an answer if you reach into your soul, and the sorrow that you know will melt away. And then a hero comes along with the strength to carry on, and you cast your fears aside, and you know you can survive. So when you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong, and you'll finally see the truth; that a hero lies in you."
  12. Gruffudd
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    20 April 2016 in reply to lookingforme

    Eiffel 65 - Blue

    It is one of the only songs I know that makes as much sense in Mandarin as it does in the English. How amazing.

  13. blondguy
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    21 April 2016 in reply to Gruffudd

    Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush. 'Dont Give Up'

    Don't give up
    'cause you have friends
    Don't give up
    You're not the only one
    Don't give up
    No reason to be ashamed
    Don't give up
    You still have us
    Don't give up now
    We're proud of who you are
    Don't give up
    You know it's never been easy
    Don't give up
    'Cause I believe there's the a place
    There's a place where we belong

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  14. pipsy
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    21 April 2016 in reply to blondguy

    One of the best songs I ever remember is John Farnham's 'You're The Voice"

    We have the chance to turn the pages over, we got to make it right, before we get much older.

    You're the voice, try and understand it, make a noise and make it clear, oh, wow, wow, wow

  15. lookingforme
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    21 April 2016 in reply to pipsy

    That's a great song Pipsy, very thematic.

    I've got Baz

    Luhrmann's; The Sunscreen Song: "Brothers and sisters together we can make it throoough. One day your spirit will take you and guide you thereeee. I know you've been hurting but I've been waiting to be there for you. And one day we'll figure it out the best that we caaan..."
  16. blondguy
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    22 April 2016 in reply to pipsy

    Morning Lynda :-)

    The Voice is a great track...with great lyrics. When it was released my Melbourne radio station MMMFM played it on high rotation for about 10 years...about 4 times a day. I might get it out again and have a listen now that its not being thrashed anymore :-)

  17. Teetoe
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    22 April 2016 in reply to blondguy

    That's so beautiful Paul, just listened to it. And according to the comments in the youTube video, it has saved many people.

  18. blondguy
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    22 April 2016 in reply to Teetoe

    Hey Teetoe

    Thankyou for just making my day :-) and taking the time to listen to 'dont give up'.....It may be a bit sad but the lyrics are a gift xx

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  19. lookingforme
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    22 April 2016 in reply to blondguy
    Fun; Carry On: "If you're lost and alone, or you're sinking like a stone, Carry on. May your past be the sound of your feet upon the ground and carry on..."
  20. Kazzl
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    23 April 2016 in reply to lookingforme

    Great thread Joelle! For me, it's Tom Petty, Won't back down.

    Well I won't back down, no I won't back down

    You could stand me up at the gates of hell

    But I won't back down

    Hey baby, there ain't no easy way out

    Hey I will stand my ground

    And I won't back down

    Well I know what's right, I got just one life

    In a world that keeps on pushin' me around

    I will stand my ground and I won't back down

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    23 April 2016 in reply to Kazzl

    And then there's the poet of my life, Jimmy Barnes: No second prize


    I heard about a person who had a broken heart

    With nothing to drive him on, no hope no spark no flame

    He couldn't see at all, tears they were blinding him

    He kept it all inside, the guilt and all the pain

    You know I say I tried to warn him

    They had him backed up against the wall

    I hope I'm not too late

    No one can tell you exactly what you have gotta be

    You got to stand your ground and fight to save your life

    It may be hard but ooh ooh it's the only way

    Always remembering there ain't no second prize

    There ain't no second prize

  22. lookingforme
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    24 April 2016 in reply to Kazzl

    Nice songs Kaz, nice words.

    Bill Withers; Lean on me: "Lean on me when you're not strong and I'll be your friend, I'll help you carry on.
    For it won't be long 'til I'm gonna need somebody to lean on...You just call on me, brother, when you need a hand, we all need somebody to lean on. I just might have a problem that you'll understand, we all need somebody to lean on. If there is a load you have to bear that you can't carry. I'm right up the road, I'll share your load if you just call me..."

  23. Missing user
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    26 April 2016 in reply to lookingforme

    Petula Clark - Downtown

    When you're alone, and life is making you lonely
    You can always go downtown
    When you've got worries, all the noise and the hurry
    Seems to help, I know - downtown

    Just listen to the music of the traffic in the city
    Linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty
    How can you lose?

    The lights are much brighter there
    You can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares

    So go downtown; things'll be great when you're
    Downtown; no finer place for sure
    Downtown everything's waiting for you

    Don't hang around and let your problems surround you There are movie shows downtown

    Maybe you know some little places to go to
    Where they never close, downtown
    Just listen to the rhythm of a gentle bossa nova
    You'll be dancing with him too before the night is over
    Happy again ..

    The lights are much brighter there You can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares

    So go downtown, where all the lights are bright
    Downtown - waiting for you tonight
    Downtown - you're gonna be all right now

    And you may find somebody kind to help and understand you
    Someone who is just like you and needs a gentle hand to guide them along

    So maybe I'll see you there
    We can forget all our troubles, forget all our cares
    So go downtown; things'll be great when you're
    Downtown; don't wait a minute for
    Downtown; everything's waiting for you

  24. Kazzl
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    30 April 2016 in reply to Missing user

    Great song Sherie!

    Another of mine's a little less boppy. (Much better as a poem than a song really). Leonard Cohen, Anthem

    The birds they sang at the break of day

    Start again I heard them say

    Don't dwell on what has passed away or what is yet to be.

    Ah the wars they will be fought again

    The holy dove she will be caught again

    Bought and sold and bought again

    The dove is never free.

    Ring the bells that still can ring

    Forget your perfect offering

    There is a crack in everything

    That's how the light gets in.

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  25. White Rose
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    30 April 2016 in reply to Kazzl

    One of my favourite singers is John Denver. here's his "Looking for Space"

    On the road of experience,
    I'm trying to find my own way.
    Sometimes I wish that I could fly away
    When I think that I'm moving,
    suddenly things stand still
    I'm afraid 'cause I think they always will

    And I'm looking for space
    And to find out who I am
    And I'm looking to know and understand
    It's a sweet, sweet dream
    Sometimes I'm almost there
    Sometimes I fly like an eagle
    And sometimes I'm deep in despair

    All alone in the universe,
    sometimes that's how it seems
    I get lost in the sadness and the screams
    Then I look in the centre,
    suddenly everything's clear
    I find myself in the sunshine and my dreams

  26. Kazzl
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    30 April 2016 in reply to Kazzl

    Hey! Can't believe no-one (including me) has thought of this one yet!

    When you're weary, feeling small

    When tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all

    I'm on your side, oooh when times get rough

    And friends just can't be found

    Like a bridge over troubled waters

    I will lay me down

    Like a bridge over troubled waters

    I will lay me down ...

    Thank you Simon and Garfunkel!

    (Damn hard to sing though. Makes water come out my eyes and my throat choke)

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  27. pipsy
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    30 April 2016 in reply to Kazzl
    Hi Kazzl, Love it, says it all. I love 'I still call Australia home' too.
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    30 April 2016 in reply to pipsy

    Great tracks everyone :-)

    John Denver......Somedays are Diamonds Somedays are Stone

    xx

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  29. Blue's Clues
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    1 May 2016 in reply to lookingforme

    My music references are usually met with a blank stare, but here goes... Coldrain, We're Not Alone. (It's kinda screamy/emo, and it's here, if you're curious: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCUpGVRGoIg):

    "Sunlight was the only thing that felt right before I came here
    But inside it feels like it keeps raining
    And every drop is like the tears we couldn't cry
    Because inside we were all alone
    But this place gave us something, it somehow made us strong

    If there's a place inside this world
    Where hopes and dreams are not yet lost
    We'll stand and fight against these walls
    We'll fight this fight forevermore

    Sometimes I feel this anger changing slowly into
    A monster that keeps on creeping under
    And I don't think that I can take anymore
    I need you here like never before
    But can you hear me call?

    If there's a place inside this world
    Where hopes and dreams are not yet lost
    We'll stand and fight against these walls
    We'll fight this fight forevermore
    If there's a place inside this world
    Where we must go back to once more
    Until the day we find that place
    We're not alone

    When things go bad
    When things go wrong
    When on the verge of letting go
    There's something that I really want you to know

    When things go bad
    When things go wrong
    When on the verge of letting go
    There's something that I really want you to know

    You're not alone
    No you're not alone anymore
    You're not alone
    No you're not alone anymore

    If there's a place inside this world
    Where hopes and dreams are not yet lost
    We'll stand and fight against these walls
    We'll fight this fight forevermore
    If there's a place inside this world
    Where we must go back to once more
    Until the day we find that place
    We're not alone
    We're not alone

    When things go bad
    When things go wrong
    When on the verge of letting go
    There's something that I really want you to know..."

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