When the only sound on the empty street Is the heavy tread of the heavy feet That belong to a lonesome cop I open shop When the moon so long has been gazing down On the wayward ways of a wayward town That a smile becomes a smirk I go to work
Love for sale Appetizing young love for sale Love that's fresh and still unspoiled Love that's only slightly soiled Love for sale
Who will buy? Who would like to sample my supply? Who's prepared to pay the price for a trip to paradise? Love for sale
Let the poets pipe of love in their childish way I know every type of love better far than they If you want the thrill of love, I've been through the mill of love Old love, new love Every kind but true love
For sale Appetizing young love for sale If you want to buy my wares Follow me and climb the stairs Love for sale Love for sale
Tanya1976 from Los Angeles, CaHauntingly beautiful. The sale and price's quite clear in the lyrics for the merchant and buyer. Ella's version astounds me. Vivian Green's version's a good take on the song.
"The Way" by Fastball was inspired by the story of an elderly couple from Texas who drove to a nearby family reunion and kept going. Fastball's bass player imagined them taking off and having fun like they were young. The story didn't end well: the couple was later found dead after they crashed in a canyon.
In Gary Numan's "Cars," the message is that cars lead to a mechanical society devoid of personal interaction. This didn't stop automakers from using it in commercials. Both Nissan and Oldsmobile have used it in ads.