Where do those blog post titles come from, anyway?

Somewhere along the way, I wondered if anyone was squinting at the titles of my blog posts and wondering where the heck they came from.  Almost all of them are song lyrics, so here's a page of the titles (linked to the original posts) and the songs the lyrics came from, with the song title linked to a YouTube video of the song.


September 2012
Better make sure you're looking closely, before you fall into your swoon - Silversun Pickups, There's No Secrets This Year

October 2012 

November 2012

December 2012

When you're all alone, what do you think about love? - Will Derryberry, What Do You Think About? (no video available; audio link only)

Right to the heart of the matter, right to the beautiful part - Rush, Emotion Detector

January 2013
Who'll hear the sound of grieving - The Gutter Twins, Who Will Lead Us

You come out at night, that's when the energy comes - Sarah McLachlan, Building a Mystery

Take flight, satellite, and drift into space - 26, A New Beginning

This is my line, this is eternal, how did I ever end up here? - AFI, ... But Home Is Nowhere

So hang your hopes on rusted-out hinges, take ’em for a ride - Gin Blossoms, 29

But the drumbeat strains of the night remain in the rhythm of the new-born day - Al Stewart, Year of the Cat

February 2013
I don't know what in this world is trying to save me - ... And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, Source Tags and Codes

First breath after coma - Explosions in the Sky, First Breath After Coma

And the sun that calls through the window every morning is a doorway - Big Country, Seven Waves

Where bobby pins hold angel wings, it's alright - Silversun Pickups, Future Foe Scenarios

March 2013
Never took the time to breathe, breathe, breathe - Live, Where the Fishes Go

High above the weary world, I wait and watch and think of you - The Clockwork Dolls, Maiden Voyage

April 2013
My anger is a form of madness, so I'd rather have hope than sadness - Idlewild, Love Steals Us From Loneliness

In your house I long to be, room by room patiently - Audioslave, Like a Stone

So do me that favor and tell me the good news first - Rush, Good News First

There was a time when everything we did seemed free - Alkaline Trio, Donner Party (All Night)

May 2013
It's hard to rely on my good intentions, when my head's full of things that I can't mention - Toad the Wet Sprocket, Good Intentions

Am I a part of the cure? Or am I part of the disease? - Coldplay, Clocks

When present tense gets strangled in the woes, made of our future foe scenarios - Silversun Pickups, Future Foe Scenarios

June 2013
Never think of never, let this spell last forever - Heart, Magic Man

Cliches and other chatter keeps our minds from thinking - Silversun Pickups, Future Foe Scenarios

I'm alright, I tell myself twice in the mirror before I can't go to sleep at night - Eve 6, At Least We're Dreaming

Dreams of his crash won't pass / Oh, how they all adored him - AFI, Miss Murder

July 2013
It was long after midnight when we got to unconditional love - Rush, Cold Fire

There's little relief, give us reprieve - Toad the Wet Sprocket, Good Intentions

It's never planned, changes just kinda happen - Little Red Wolf, Welcome to Rest

September 2013
Sadder still to watch it die, than never to have known it - Rush, Losing It

I close my eyes, I just can't sleep - Queens of the Stone Age, Long Slow Goodbye

October 2013
You can do a lot in a lifetime if you don't burn out too fast - Rush, Marathon

November 2013
The lights go out and I can't be saved, tides that I tried to swim against - Coldplay, Clocks

Home, home, where I wanted to go - Coldplay, Clocks

Heroines in an ancient film called the flame of the west - Big Country, Flame of the West

January 2014
Always fighting the storm, afraid to suffer the wound - Live, Feel the Quiet River Rage

March 2014
Another game of putting things aside, as if we'll come back to them sometime - Toad the Wet Sprocket, Something's Always Wrong

We sometimes catch a window, a glimpse of what's beyond - Rush, Mystic Rhythms

Wings are singed like Icarus to fall, what's left is a shadow of it all - Gutter Twins, Bete Noire

April 2014
We are ready for the siege, we are armed up to the teeth - Silversun Pickups, The Royal We

I let my past go too fast, no time to pause - Rush, Time Stand Still

But no one ever tells you that forever feels like home, sitting all alone inside your head - Stone Sour, Through Glass

May 2014
There's indecision when you know you ain't got nothing left - Toad the Wet Sprocket, Fall Down

You ask me to be strong again, been waiting out here for a while - Silversun Pickups, Draining

June 2014
I've seen the future, baby It is murder. - Leonard Cohen, The Future

Our love is like water pinned down and abused for being strange - Live, All Over You

I wish I could live free I hope it's not beyond me - Interpol, The New

I am on your side, and we're always right. It’s perfect - American Analog Set, Punk as Fuck

Falling farther from just what we are - Stone Temple Pilots, Big Empty

You can't hide from the truth Because the truth is all there is - Róisín Murphy, The Truth

Counting and breathing, disappearing in the fade - Queens of the Stone Age, In the Fade

I'll give this trumpet up Give it up to Gabriel - The Gutter Twins, Who Will Lead Us?

I wish I could eat the salt off of your lost faded lips - Interpol, Obstacle 1

Am I that strong to carry on? - Fuel, Falls on Me

Then it fell apart, it fell apart, like it always does, always does - Moby, Extreme Ways

Take me from this place I know, the ruined landscape that I once called home - ... And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, Source Tags and Codes

It seems like only yesterday I gazed through the glass - Steely Dan, Deacon Blues

July 2014
And I'll be there to shine in your Japan - Steely Dan, Bodhisattva

I fell into a burning ring of fire - Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire

It takes a long time just to get this all straight - Interpol, Obstacle 2

Find the ashes here and there - Screaming Trees, Tomorrow Changes

Where have you gone again, my sweet? - Queens of the Stone Age, Long Slow Goodbye

Where's that rock of ages when I need it most? - Johnny Cash, Unchained

In dreams until my death I will wander on - Audioslave, Like a Stone

August 2014
All God's children take their passage into night - Gutter Twins, God's Children

Would I be out of line if I said I miss you - Incubus, I Miss You

Even though the walls are falling, I swear I hear the calling now - Dreams So Real, Rough Night In Jericho

The city on the river there is a girl without a dream - REM, So. Central Rain

September 2014
Now my mind must go on holiday, torn from its hook, a broken valentine - Mark Lanegan Band, Bombed

To see from where I am there is nothing more than this - Seven Mary Three, Anything

The closing walls and the ticking clocks - Coldplay, Clocks

Driving down the razor's edge between the past and the future - Rush, Workin' Them Angels

October 2014
If you don’t bring up those lonely parts this could be a good time - Interpol, Leif Erikson

It's a far cry from the world we thought we'd inherit - Rush, Far Cry

November 2014
Safe on the shore I've been sleeping, faced by the thoughts I've been keeping - Catherine Wheel, Texture

And all of your weight, all you dream, falls on me, it falls on me - Fuel, Falls on Me

December 2014
I'm not looking back, but I want to look around me now - Rush, Time Stand Still

I never thought that life would find me laughing with the pale moon - The Clockwork Dolls, Maiden Voyage

January 2015
Don't write me no more letters, my mailbox is full of bombs - The Gaslight Anthem, We Did It When We Were Young

A motorcade of 'meant to be's', parades of beauty queens - Silversun Pickups, Future Foe Scenarios

Do you think I'm sort of alive? - Silversun Pickups, Sort Of

May 2015
To hike through dangerous weather you need twilight eyes - Guided by Voices, Twilight Campfighter

February 2016
The sky was bruised, the wine was bled, and there you led me on - Audioslave, Like a Stone