Lyrically Speaking: “Tom’s Diner,” Giorgio Moroder + Britney Spears


Good music speaks volumes… rather than impose analysis, step back and expose linguistic artistry… listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking

 

“Tom’s Diner”Deja Vu (2015)

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I am sitting
In the morning
At the diner
On the corner
I am waiting
At the counter
For the man
To pour the coffee
And he fills it
Only halfway

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And before
I even argue
He is looking
Out the window
At somebody
Coming in

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It is always
nice to see you
Says the man
Behind the counter
To the woman
Who has come in
She is shaking
Her umbrella

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And I look
The other way

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As they are kissing
Their hellos

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And I’m pretending
Not to see them

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Instead
I pour the milk

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[Giorgio Moroder:]

Everybody is welcome
Come on, come on in
Sit yourself down
The parties never end
Love is the drug
That makes you wanna drink
Till the morning after…

[Britney Spears]

I-I-I- …
I open
Up the paper
There’s a story
Of an actor
Who had died
While he was drinking

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He was no one
I had heard of

And I’m turning
To the horoscope
And looking
For the funnies

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When I’m feeling
Someone watching me
And so I raise my head

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So I raise my head

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So I raise my head

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No matter what the weather, through pain and pressure, never let them see you with your chin down – just keep swimming, just keep DOing – when you feel them watching, raise up and respect the shooter #spearsianlaw

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#respecttheoneinfrontofthesun #universalorder

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