What is the Best Opening Lyric of all Time?

What do you think?..
“If I leave here tomorrow, would you still remember me? “…

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Pretty hard to go past ‘Yesterday,’ methinks

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“With money from her accident, she bought herself a mobile home…”

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Overhead the a!batross hangs motionless upon the air …

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Lying in my bed, I hear the clock tick and think of you …

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Vicious, you hit me with a flower.

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Look up here, I’m in heaven

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Ground control to Major Tom

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A monk with a hard on in a lavender robe…

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Cool for Cats

Squeeze

The Indians send signals from the rocks above the pass…

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Like a bird on the wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir, I have tried in my way to be free…

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I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand…

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It was one of those nights, when you turned out the lights and everything comes into view

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Hello? Is there anybody in there?

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I don’t believe in an interventionist God
But I know, darling, that you do.

Nick Cave
Into My Arms

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“You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar.“

Human League.

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“I love a good bum on a woman, it makes my day”
Jake Thakray

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Runrig

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Was going to say Elvis Costello “good year for the roses”

Omg it’s a cover!!! I never knew.

“A Good Year for the Roses” is a ballad written by Jerry Chesnut and originally recorded by American country singer George Jones. It rose to #2 on the country singles chart in 1970.

My favourite song, and a brilliant opening line. As I’ve been cruelly robbed of the pleasure of posting it, I’ll offer:

“All the streets are crammed with things, eager to be held, I know what hands are for, and I’d like to help myself…”