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Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby Gunslinger » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:32 pm

I chose it for the lyrics that made me think of the Burn every time I hear it.
guess it, win a popsicle (lycrics might be a touch off)--- it's an easy one:

"close enough but not too far, baby you know where you are...fightin' fire with fire!"

"All wet, you just might need a raincoat" "beats walking in broad daylight"

"I'm
AN..
or-di-nary
GUY"

There's mine. What's yours? does it go oootsch, oootsch, oootsch, oootsch (haha)

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby knowmad » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:46 pm

"Drop the Hate" (Fatboy Slim) (sampling lyrics from a sermon by Rev. W. Leo Daniels)
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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:41 am

Ring of Fire?
Certainly that's the one I hear blasted out there most often.
The Lady with a Lamprey

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Postby H.G.Crosby » Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:01 am

Once I noticed I was on fire, I decided to relax and enjoy the fall™

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Postby mudpuppy000 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:54 pm

"Take Me Home, Country Roads" always reminds me of the playa. Other than the "west virginia" thing, ;)

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby AntiM » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:06 am

The Doors, LA Woman (City of Night, City of Light)

Are you a lucky little lady in the City of Light
Or just another lost angel...City of Night
City of Night, City of Night, City of Night, woo, c'mon
http://burningman.org/timeline/

Poke me to experience my gooey insides!

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Postby junglesmacks » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:12 am

Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.

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Postby ehcsztein » Thu Aug 25, 2011 10:35 am

This has become my theme song over the years and only grows more fitting as time goes on.

because i can
'cuz no one can stop me
'cuz it makes up for things i lost
because i'm addicted to bad ideas
and all the beauty in this world

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onrklAlfDIE

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Postby Sham » Thu Aug 25, 2011 10:43 am

Song starts at the 2 minute point.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ri5z5YEeKUw

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:40 pm

Because creepy Russian singers are a Rite of Passage!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnLjr8TaE1Q

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:27 pm

rioja. rioja. reverend al green. deep blue morocco. the water on stone.
the water on concrete. the water on sand. the water on fire. smoke.
the wind. the salt. the bride boat coming. dave in the water.
old man. einstein on top of his house. white deep blue
andalusia red yellow red yellow black car. red light.
far. black place. walls. blue chair. morocco. hamburg. paris.
the pieces of the puzzle are waiting. the water of the dark boats gliding.
the bride boats gone out to sea and dave is floating.
dave is floating. and old man einstein crazy in his attic. crazy.

white room. sun room. shadow room. night transmitting cars across the room.
these things sent to dance across the room. eye watching from your bed.
returning to you.
rioja. rioja. reverend al green. deep blue morocco. the water on stone.
the water on concrete. the water on sand. the water on fire. smoke.
the wind. the salt. the bride boat coming. dave in the water.
old man. einstein on top of his house. white deep blue
andalusia red yellow red yellow black car. red light.
far. black place. walls. blue chair. morocco. hamburg. paris.
the pieces of the puzzle are waiting. the water of the dark boats gliding.
the bride boats gone out to sea and dave is floating.
dave is floating. and old man einstein crazy in his attic. crazy.

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:03 pm

The Lady with a Lamprey

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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby Gunslinger » Fri Aug 26, 2011 6:49 am

Some good ones in here! some forgotten. I had no idea someone wrote a song called "are you going to burning man" what a trip! :mrgreen:
My song was Burning down the House by the Talking Heads since nobody guessed I thought I'd throw that out there for you 18 year olds that don't know who that band is heh heh

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Postby atomosk » Fri Aug 26, 2011 3:21 pm

Did anyone else catch that Queensryche actually wrote a song about Burning Man, called Burning Man?
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Postby EastcoastEd » Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:01 pm

Beyond the shadow of a dought....best song for Burning Man is.....DustDevil by the Butthole Surfers!! "The desert sky before my eyes had burned into a sea ; A flaming mass of oil and gas and screams of ecstacy". One of those huge camps needs to play this song when the man burns. Oh, about that Russian dude??!! That's the freakiest shit I've seen a long long time.

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Postby carefactornil » Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:05 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy8tlUsFvSg

Bohemian Like You - Dandy Warhols

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby Mutt74 » Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:22 am

Mine is also a Talking Heads song. City of dreams, mainly the chorus.

We live in the city of dreams
We drive on the highway of fire
Should we awake
And find it gone
Remember this, our favorite town

I like a lot of the other suggestions as well!
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Postby RedHeaven » Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:13 pm

I have an extensive list, this is just a tidbit of ideas for theme song:

Beck: Cellphones Dead
Railroad Earth: Mission Man
TV on the Radio: Second Song
Christopher Cross/Michael MInd: Ride like the Wind remix
New Model Army: Autumn
The Levellers: The Edge of the World
Death Cab for Cutie: Youre LIke a Tourist (this ones really good dispite snarky title) or Home is a Fire
LCD Soundsystem: Us v Them
U2: Where the Streets Have no Name (duh, no list is complete without it)
Yonder Mtn String Band: Winds on Fire
Beck: Emergency Exit
Rubblebucket: Worker
Animal LIberation Orchestra: BBQ
YACHT: Dystopia (the Earth is on Fire)
Toto: Africa
String Cheese Incident: Desert Dawn
Random Rab: Kloud Kings
Spearhead: Yell Fire
The Pixies: Dig For Fire
Dead Can Dance: American Dreaming
New Pornographers: Sing Me Spanish techno, Challengers, Go Places, Unguided, Use It

Anything by Lost at Last, Hamsa Lila, Albino, March Fourth marching Band, The Mermen, etc. :)

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby Packoderm » Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:42 pm

There was one song played on BMIR that really stuck with our camp. I don't know the name of it, but it goes:

"Water is a good thing
Dehadration's not
Drink until you piss clear..."

and we just make up the rest of the lyrics because we can't remember them. Does anybody know what song this is?
(currently Zeke Chaparral)

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Postby Elorrum » Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:56 pm

for me at any rate this one was in heavy rotation:
Free by the Good Lovelies:

I keep my lid on tightly
I dress the part and smile
But something's stirring underneath
It's been brewing there a while

Pacing my halls on tiptoes
Sitting, I twiddle my thumbs
Making a break when the bell goes
How fast can these legs run?

I'm free
Free as a bird
I'm free
Free as a bird

I'm tired of all your stories
'Bout what you've seen and done
Wagging your finger back at me
Why don't you bite your tongue?

Cutting around the corners
Traipsing through back alleys
Doing exactly what I want
Don't care what you think of me

I'm free
Free as a bird
I'm free
Free as a bird

Like a word
That leaves my mind
Like a dream
Leaves in daylight

I've waited a long, long while now
Bided my time for this
Traded my suits for cowboy boots
For something I wouldn't dare miss

Keepin' my fingers crossed now
Keepin' my toes crossed too
If I blink and find I'm dreamin'
I don't know what I would do

I'm free
Free as a bird
I'm free
Free as a bird
"Ask again later." - Magic 8-Ball

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:41 pm

If you're using the Pixies, why not "Vamos"? It even has the word playa!
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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby hookahdude » Sat Sep 10, 2011 9:56 pm

http://youtu.be/lul9HkOpUKk

ADF - Burning Fence

You're apprehensive bout the local comprehensive
And the schools you can't get into
Change your job sell your house pretend to get a faith
Go to church and pray for a Volvo
What's the truth it's just a new way of lying channel switchin channel flickin too much choice you're veggin out
Don't wanna be a loner or out on your own get in the zone Turn up the megaphone

Climb on board the mothership revolution the true Universal is the one solution How long you gonna sit on a burning fence
Don't matter what you're for only what you're against

they bought a dream now they can't wake up
(Gonna wake you up)
Don't need a reason cos no reason.is reason enough They're all demanding whose side you're on
(Who's side I'm on)
How many points you need to be a true citizen
Don't wanna choose between a liar and a thief
blood red pale blue both pretending to be green so far from home in this home from home
Get out my way Here comes a molotov latte

[x2] Climb on board the mothership revolution the true
Universal is the one solution
How long you gonna sit on a burning fence
Don't matter what you're for only what you're against

Who's gonna be the next to rise up and chant
Who's the piggy in the middle
Who's gonna be the next to rise up and chant Keep on running
Running from the middle ground
Who's gonna be the next to rise up and chant
Riot start in IKEA
Who's gonna be the next to rise up and chant
In the buzzword battleground
Goin nowhere faster now
In the buzzword battleground

[x2] Climb on board the mothership revolution the true
Universal is the one solution
How long you gonna sit on a burning fence
Don't matter what you're for only what you're against

what you're against
yeah

[x3] Climb on board the mothership
Here comes a molotov latte
Hookah Dude
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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby Irreverent Moniker » Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:48 am

Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music and never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, lovers and warriors.

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Re: Burning Man theme song, I nominate

Postby dr.placebo » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:42 am

In honor of Exodus this year:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6BXvWwAa48

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Postby darkrider007 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:50 am

Welcome Home by Radical Face

SO. GOOD. And so appropriate. Enjoy :wink:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8a4iiOnzsc

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Postby ZaphodBurner » Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:12 pm

"'Son,' he said, 'Pack your bags, I've come to take you home.'" -Peter Gabriel

"No, don't seek control and the milk of heaven will flow.
Why would you want to keep this from anyone?
Please, please, on my knees, my heart is on my sleeve
And all I need is just one little taste of it...
...we lie on the grass, soaking in the life of the lamb. So high, God rest our souls,
Oh, you cynical would not understand...". Floater, from "Burning Sosobra".

Baker Street, by Gerry Rafferty, isn't just my favorite because I heard it blasting from art cars and saw people wiping their eyes: "And when you wake up it's a new morning, the sun is shining it's a new morning, and you're going, you're going home..."
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