Request Line: Don’t You Want Me, Baby?

Rikki-Tikki-Deadly

Rikki-Tikki-Deadly

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INT. NFL DRAFT GREEN ROOM – EVENING

A number of gifted athletes lounge around on couches. A cellphone rings.

MYLES JACK: [perks up, glances at phone, looks deflated]

EZEKIEL ELLIOT: [smiles at JACK, shrugs] Guess we got the same ring tone.  [answers phone, hops up and exits the room.  In the distance, a pair of pistols are heard firing]

A half hour later…

LAREMY TUNSIL: [exhales…let’s say “a sigh of relief”.  Yeah, “exhales a huge sigh of relief”] WHEW!  [departs]

Still later…

SHAQ LAWSON: [answers phone]

REX RYAN: [audible throughout the green room even though LAWSON is holding the phone to his ear] HOW THE FUCK YOU DOIN’ FALLDOWN BOY?  CAN’T BELIEVE YOU MADE IT TO US!  GET YOUR ASS OUT HERE ON STAGE, YOU’RE COMING TO BUFFALO!

SHAQ LAWSON: [grins, skips off to the podium]

An hour later…

VERNON BUTLER: [gets call, stands up, turns to mother] Finally!  Wow, I thought I wasn’t gonna get taken until tomorrow.  Sure would have been embarrassing to sit here this whole time and…[notices JACK]…um…[trails off]

Two hours later…

INNOCENT HONDURAN JANITOR: Todavía estás aquí?

MYLES JACK: [stands up, draws leg back to kick table, thinks better of it]

INNOCENT HONDURAN JANITOR: Mira el lado bueno – Cleveland elige primero mañana. Ellos necesitan un apoyador!

MYLES JACK: [weeps]

For today’s Request Line, let’s show Myles Jack a little sympathy and let him know he’s not the only one who’s ever felt like he’s been passed over.  This week’s theme: songs of isolation, exclusion, rejection, and unrequited love.

Wait, what’s this?  Are we really getting this Request Line started off with a double shot? YOU’RE GODDAMNED RIGHT WE ARE!

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Full disclosure: I browsed thru approx. half of yer posts – I apoligize if this was already here:

https://youtu.be/XZeMBK8ajKY

ALXMAC
ALXMAC

Tom Petty – Room At The Top

https://youtu.be/nQFCF9KESic

ALXMAC
ALXMAC

Sondre Lerche – Things You Call Fate

https://youtu.be/yunkv58I2cg

ALXMAC
ALXMAC

Sondre Lerche – Ricochet

https://youtu.be/Drqu_iw4ubk

blaxabbath
theeWeeBabySeamus

Queen – Who Needs You

theeWeeBabySeamus

Queen – Melancholy Blues
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qE_J4sStp8
(fuck, that was a great album)

JerBear50
JerBear50

I think I’ll stop at two since this threads pretty stacked already. Jason Isbell- Traveling Alone

JerBear50
JerBear50

Ben Folds Five- Song for the Dumped

theeWeeBabySeamus

Fiona Apple – Criminal

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
theeWeeBabySeamus

.38 Special – Hold On Loosely

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

This in no way relates to the theme. I just clicked on it and after an afternoon of sadish music it was fun

Eagles of Death Metal – Speaking in Tongues

theeWeeBabySeamus

REO Speedwagon – Time For Me to Fly

theeWeeBabySeamus

Miranda Lambert – Over You
(really moar about death….but still. You died without my permission)

theeWeeBabySeamus

Moar Country foar teh Hippo!!!!!!
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

theeWeeBabySeamus

Dammit….that was ‘sposed to be another double….damn you hair(y) trigger.
Lady Antebellum – Wanted You More

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

I am posting Bon Iver and Joshua Radin back to back.

Bon Iver – Skinny Love

Beerguyrob

Unless I missed it, “Loser” by Beck.

https://youtu.be/YgSPaXgAdzE

And for all the undrafted free agents come Monday, (I Got Your Number Off The) Bathroom Wall – Faster Pussycat.

https://youtu.be/yId6ddxSv3U

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

When Beck got brought up earlier I couldn’t think of a good track. Kept going obscure. It was Cellphone’s Dead like 90% of the time

theeWeeBabySeamus

Usher – Burn

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

Joshua Radin – Winter

theeWeeBabySeamus

As always I am ashamed of me….and you.
Gotye – Somebody That I Used to Know

Duchess

Hey this was the song of the year. It was great when it first came out and then when the radio found it out it got killed.

theeWeeBabySeamus

I’m just happy no one has managed to post a Taylor Swift song yet.
And if anyone was gonna, I’m ashamed to say it would probably be me.
/googles “taylor swift not terribly shitty”
//no results

Duchess

I own Blank Space Im not ashamed of it… also dating a 25 yr old who goes to Swift concerts (she actually has met her mother and got a seat upgrade to the concert)

theeWeeBabySeamus

I bow to you, Sir.

theeWeeBabySeamus

Shakira – Don’t Bother

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

Duchess

I just hope no one stole Jacks “Car Radio” cause sitting in silence is scary.

Duchess

Once you realize that Twenty One Pilots are product of The Factory of Sadness it explains a lot of their music

King Hippo

I thought they were Cincy? They did the anthem before Bungles/Donks last year.

Duchess

Actually Columbus so half way between them both so who would you go with?

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

Pearl Jam – Yellow Ledbetter

Duchess

Considering there are no real lyrics to the song this could be posted in every request line ever and always be right.

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

They are mumbled in impressive fashion even for Pearl Jam. But it is a about a girl leaving him with a break up note.

Duchess

Always loved this video about lyrics

King Hippo

Last of my depression troika:

Dreams like this must die.

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

theeWeeBabySeamus

Best Green Day isolation song in evar.
Jesus of Suburbia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMcNzjzw63I
(seriously laying off the Green Day now….for at least a little while….to much white boy angst, not good foar me blood pressure)

monty this seems strange to me

What all the teams said to Myles yesterday:

Duchess

As much as I love Tears for Fears (Everybody wants to rule the world is on my top 10 list) It took a cover to really explore the sadness and isolation expressed in this song

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

I agree with everything you said there. Also I had this one open earlier ready to post too.

King Hippo

Dreams in which I’m dyin’
Are the best I’ve ever had

JerBear50
JerBear50

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Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

Duchess

Maybe Jack just needs to “Lean into the Fall”

King Hippo

Criminally underrated band

King Hippo

Best song rejection line EVAR:

everywhere I look you’re all I see
just a fading fucking reminder
of who I used to be

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

Weezer – Say it aint so

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

Sorry Jack, but I guess we’ll just See You at the Bottom of the draft.

theeWeeBabySeamus

Damn you LCSS.
I’m now not responsible for my actions….
Green Day – Castaway

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

Damnit, that’s one of my favorites. How did I miss it?

theeWeeBabySeamus

Green Day – Scattered

Duchess

“No one to cry to
No place to call home”

Some Alice in Chains is a must… also probably the best unplugged album ever up there with Nirvana.

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

Duchess

Looking Glass made the Pina Colada song about unrequited love.

oh Brandi, if only the sailor knew what he was missing.

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

Blind Melon – Change (acoustic [I lcan’t find my better acoustic version, I am sort of angry about that])

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

I Iam terrible at making corrections in my grammar

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

Surprised WBS hasn’t taken either of these… A rather apt Green Day DOUBLE SHOT:

theeWeeBabySeamus

I had some Green Day in queue, but I was holding off. I’ve become way to cliche with that.
But, now that YOU bring it up… 😉
Green Day – Missing You

theeWeeBabySeamus

Green Day – Walk Away

theeWeeBabySeamus

Green Day – Brutal Love

theeWeeBabySeamus

DAMMIT…..See what you made me do????

Marc Trestmans Windowless Van
Marc Trestmans Windowless Van

I am fine with you going full Green Day. I am just gonna favorite everything in this thread to make you not worry in the future