Similar lyrics, inspiration source?

Discussion in 'General Discussion archive 2018 (read-only)' started by The Seeker of Good Songs, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. The Seeker of Good Songs

    The Seeker of Good Songs Well-Known Member

    Apr 25, 2006
    The More You Ignore Me
    "...when you sleep
    I will creep
    into your thoughts
    like a bad debt..."

    The Sheik of Araby
    "...I'm the Sheik of Araby
    Your heart belongs to me
    At night when you're asleep
    Into your tent I'll creep..."
  2. Halloway

    Halloway Guest

    Well if you've read Simon Goddard's book 'The Songs that Saved Your Life,' you'll know just how far and wide Morrissey has plundered other people's work for his lyrics. Talent borrows etc.

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