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Old 05-22-2018, 09:32 AM   #159
typsitch
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Originally Posted by mja271 View Post
I think the profundity of Dave's lyrics was always a bit overstated but he had a good way of serving the song and wrote lyrics that just sounded good. Not everything has to be a lyrical masterpiece as long as it's just nice to listen to and flows with the music. I think some of the simplification of the music and him becoming way too overt and on the noise with his writing has made it stick out way more now.
Exactly.

He's really just rarely clever or abstract with his lyrics now.

And listen to his best adlibs pre06 and you can see he did have a bit of lyrical genius in him back then.
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