Ruthless Lately

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Ruthless Lately

Post by Kapitano » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:47 pm

Intro
The words mean nothing, just a
Way to fill the empty space, a
Way of marking time, like it
Needed marking anyway.

Fashion's what you do when you
Don't know what you want to be
Style's what they promise when you
Give them all your money.

Verse 1
The words mean nothing, just a
Way to fill an empty song, the
Space between the bass and the
Air with nothing going on.

Fashion's a disguise when you
Don't know who you want to seem
Style's what you buy that's why it's
Called the music industry

They can package everything
Anything you throw at them
Everything you hate about them
Sell it back to you again, your

Childhood in mp3, your
paranoid conspiracy, you
own sexuality, your
personal reality

Chorus
This is Generation eXit
Calling home
That was Generation eXit
Calling home

Verse 2
They used to tell me I was living truthless
I turn around and start to make it ruthless

Ideas mean nothing just a
Way to fill an empty head
Faker man is cooking books 'cos
Baker man is baking bread.

First we take Manhattan
Then we take a spin, used to
Love me as a loser now you're
Looking for a hotter sin

Any clever man won't understand
What's what if their
Happiness depends upon them
Not.

It doesn't matter what the answers are if
They can make the questions wrong, the
Lyrics mean nothing just a
Noise to fill an empty song
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by nyjm » Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:02 am

ruthless lately
by noah mclaughlin (feat. lalabrookie)

the story as it was first told in the Tanakh

naomi was a good mother
her name itself was grace
her sons were so good to us
but they will not leave this place
and now she parts for judea
oh we will follow thee
but she intones these bitter words
with tears upon her cheeks

turn again my daughters (turn away)
turn and go your own way (turn away)
turn again my daughters (turn away)
why would you stay

oh my name is disloyal
i will heed those words
but ruth is filled with hesed
she will cleave to her
and glean the fields of rich men
at night uncover their feet
oh, how i miss my sister
this loneliness is it greed?

turn again my daughters (turn away)
turn and go your own way (turn away)
turn again my daughters (turn away)
why would you stay

new word comes from my sister
those men have redeemed my girl
but ruth needs no redemption
she's come to love the world
those men so lost to tradition
they are deaf to the name of god
those men with cloaks would cover her
while mother sings aloud

turn again my daughters (turn away)
turn and go your own way (turn away)
turn again my daughters
why would you stay

turn again my sister (turn away)
cleave not to their law (turn away)
turn again my sister (turn away)
your friendship without flaw
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by king_arthur » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:54 pm

Ruthless Lately was a good boy
'til his name finally turned him bad
It was s'posed to be a nod to Johnny Cash
From his misguided dad.

Well, if he'd been named Elizabeth
He mighta been like that boy named Sue
And grown up rough and tumble
Like boys with girls' names are supposed to do.

But when everybody calls you Ruthless
And you're only in the second grade
You don't get invited to the birthday parties
'Cause the parents are all afraid.

Ruthless Lately / The boy without a friend
Ruthless Lately ' Finally gone around the bend.

Ruthless Lately was different
And nobody knew what to think
So like a self-fulfilling prophecy
He would up at the shrink.

He spent hours and hours and hours
Sittin' in the doctor's chair
Workin' on his self image
But he never got anywhere

He was old enough for juvie
But he still had not been kissed.
'Cause when all your life you've been Ruthless
There's so many things you've missed

Ruthless Lately / Sittin up on the shelf
Ruthless Lately / Finally turned into himself.

Ruthless Lately was a loner
And it wasn't just an act
With nobody left to turn to
Ruthless finally cracked

Now everybody wonders what happened to
That boy with the oddball name
His daddy says, "I did my best,
And I'm surely not to blame."

But when your name is Ruthless
You've only got one destiny
Now Ruthless Lately is neurotic
But that's all he wants to be.

And friends who call him by his name
are really not his friends;
Ruthless Lately / And this is how his story ends
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Post by Who_Izzy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:05 pm

Don't ya see
with all this fightin goin on
don't ya see
with all this warrin and carryin on
with all this crimin stealin robbin takin
it's a little bit
it's a little bit ruthless lately baby
don't ya see

Now when my momma told me
go do your thing
I said okay momma
but I can't sing
She said why not
I replied bad genes
she hit me
boy she is mean
well i guess she's just a little bit
ruthless lately baby

I got on stage when the lights came on
and began to speak
the crowd began to boo and yell at me
you gotta sing
I said no, collective sirs and ma'ams
I can't do that thing
they said get out of our damned arena
'fore the hurtin we bring

Well I guess they're just as ruthless
as they sure seem
well i gues they're just a lil
lil bit ruthless
lately
lately baby
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by BBABM » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:53 pm

Ruthless Lately
By Bobobo-Bo Bobo-Bo

I closed my eyes
I'll count to ten
Now go run hide
She keeps finding me
Alone here in my dark dark place
And I can't control myself and that's fucked
I'm coming back again
I close my eyes until you run and hide
The playgrounds been ruthless lately
It's no place for a baby
Because I will make them cry
Welcome to your first day of middle school, pussy
(unintelligible)
Go run hide

(repeat some of that again)
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:09 am

Ruthless Lately - Paco del Stinko

I've been feeling ruthless lately
Think I'll go and kick a baby
Cause I don't care if you hate me
I know that no-one can save me
Yeah I'ma hootin' crazy
And I've been feeling ruthless lately

Yeah I'm a stinker - A hard tough drinker
I ain't no thinker - When I'm beating you

I've been feeling mean and lowdown
Been ready for a showdown
I don't care if you despise me
Ain't no tough guy dares to try me
They're all like a circus show clown
I've been feeling mean and lowdown

Yeah I'm a stinker - A hard tough drinker
I ain't no thinker - When I'm beating you

Oh oh oh - Let me tell you why
I am - The baddest of all the bad guys

I've been feeling completely rotten
Been forever at the bottom
Every low-life, I have fought'em
And dirty tricks I must have taught'em
The hurt I dish won't be forgotten
I've been feeling completely rotten

Yeah I'm a stinker - A hard tough drinker
I ain't no thinker - When I'm beating you
I'm beating you
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by fluffy » Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:40 pm

Sockpuppet - Ruthless Lately


I'm sorry if I bothered you
I don't know what I'm gonna do
I have to find myself a place to
think

I know what I did was wrong
I hoped that you would play along,
At least that's what I'm told by my new
shrink

I should make it up to you,
So let me know what I can do,
It would help make me feel so tickled
pink

Please don't simply turn me down
Rejection's gonna make me frown
I think that you should know I'm on the
brink

I'm feeling dizzy, it happened again
What do you think I should do
This person out there, I don't think it's me
All that I know, I need you

I'm sorry 'bout your other friend,
Reliable until the end;
This has been something of a trend
I see

And what about the other one,
Who thought that it would be so fun
To gas himself, it was so
Bourgeoisie

It's simply very puzzling,
Why no one can go on living,
When they meet you, it's dizzying
to see

I'm sorry 'bout the cyanide
And the assisted suicide
Oh look, another one has died
Not me!

I'm feeling dizzy, it happened again
What do you think I should do
That person out there is really not me
I know that I know, I need you

I'm sorry but I have to run,
It's been nice, a lot of fun
If someone asks, I wasn't
Here

I'm going out of town, I hope nobody drowns,
I won't be 'round but I'll
Be near

I'm feeling dizzy, it happened again
What do you think I should do
That person out there I hope is not me
All that I know, I need you
All that I know, I need you
All that I wanted is you
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by Infinity Point Buck » Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:29 pm

I’m feeling just a little bit ruthless lately/ Do you think you’re biting when you’re barking because you’re toothless maybe?
I’m hardened like that stomp and buck sleuth Dick Tracy/ You’re not and the mother fucking proof is in the gravy
I’ll tell you what/ I’m going to commence a pimp strut
And getting you straight funked up/ And (insha'Allah) doing the butt
But until then/ Say uncle, say when
Because you know it’s too much/ Check into a hospital
Because your rhymes need a crutch/ All you can do
Is call me so on and such and such/ But I’m the one making
All the points in the clutch/ Don’t get over in my lane
I’m driving here/ Can’t you see me
Are you insane/ And one
Now what son/ You’re sweating and stressing for naught
This is supposed to be fun/ I’m going to tell you one time Smokey
Don’t let your toe slip over the line/ And we can get high as Georgia pines
But I will call you out/ Yeah I’ll know you’ve done wrong
It’ll be clear and loud/ With my glock not a song
I promise/ I don’t talk smack
So keep your hands off my stack/ Of muenster, brie, and pepper jack
And you can avoid ending up like that/ I’m not trying to be anything
All I know is I am/ There’s nothing I could sing
That hasn’t been sung
By John Lennon/ There’s no wonder I’m feeling so ruthless
Daily kissing a cosh/ I jump my money upstream
Into the mouth of a boss/ And I hope I keep coming up
With a little bit more than I lost/ But I know I’m Sisyphus in this
Just like the rest of us/ Constantly penned in
Yeah we could go toe to toe/ I’m not just for show
But I’d rather split a smoke/ And share a few jokes
If you’re messing with meth or coke/ Do not pass go
Do not collect two hundred dollars/ Head straight for the door
Around here we’re going green for sure/ Because your mama told me so
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by RangerDenni » Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:10 am

RUTHLESS LATELY
(I am submitting this for BLT tonight because I have the copy of these words here :) :) )
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She comes late leaves you early
always the same:
obsession, misdirection, check-mate.
Play her game.

She whispers your name
and you fall on her like rain;
she'll lay to waste the things you say
to try to make her sane

She won't let go
though you've begged her - told her no
She wants you pleading, bleeding on your knees..down low.
She wants you shamed and enslaved, all because
you made her want you,
so she manhandles you-
'cuz she can't handle the truth

CH
And she says she's made mistakes
and she/you eat/s you/her up like cake
but playing nice is not her game
and she's been ruthless, lately

It might seem to you
as if she's given in
she's confused and crying, sighing... acquiescing

But she's only lost the battle -
she won't lose the war
'Cuz she eats this shit for breakfast;
she's done your reckless type before

She says she's made mistakes
She don't play nice in her games
She swallows it down all the way
she's been ruthless lately

do you want it?
do you want it back?
have you come ask for what you don't have?

{SHREDDAGE}
And she said she's make mistakes
and you eat her up like cake
she swallows it down all the way
she's been ruthless lately

She said she's make mistakes
And she eats you up like cake
Playing nice is not her game
She's been ruthless.. lately
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by canonicalman » Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:55 am

I just broke up with Ruth ‘like pulling out a tooth
Impacted and hurting me down to the bone.

She looked good enough but I wanted to strut my stuff
So I went to a party and was wearing cologne

She didn’t take it well. Told me I could go to hell
Maybe shouldn’t have broken up over the phone?

(chorus)
I feel ruthless lately yes the girl was shapely
got her friend to date me all at the same time
I feel ruthless lately all her friends now hate me
I don’t care I’ll go and get all that is mine

(verse)
I ran into her dad and boy the man was mad
he’s very well connected and wanted his say

I didn’t want to brawl so I just made a call
and saw him get hauled in by the DEA.

Seems I left my stash underneath the dash
When I’m being ruthless I don’t go halfway.

(chorus)
I feel ruthless lately don’t mind if you hate me
odds are all against me they’re a million to one
I feel ruthless lately piss you off innately
there will be hell to pay when I am done.

(verse)
Ran into Ruth’s twin I asked her how its been?
with her body all pressed against mine

She smiled, hot and slim as the room grew dim
turns out she had drugged my wine

Said once you called me Ruth but to tell the truth
ruthless just fits be better you see

You just made my day and now your gonna pay
I’d rate you no higher than three

(chorus)
She said I’m ruthless lately just the way you made me
changed my name and face to get back at you
I’m ruthless baby nothings gonna save ye
on my scale your just one or a two

(verse)
I slept with all your friends and in the end
I think I gave them all a bit of venereal disease

But now it all gets better I sent them all a letter
letting them know that you gave it to me

While I’ve knocked you out I'm gonna clean out your accounts
you never took me off them you see.

You think that you’re mean but I am the queen
when it comes too dishing out misery

(chorus)
She said I’m ruthless lately just the way ya made me
I’m stacking all the odds so they’re a billion to one
Now I’m ruthless baby nothings gonna save ye
you will rue you’re born before I am done

(verse)
See you pissed off the mob calling don a slob
I used your work email to send it for me

but I was having fun and also running guns
All purchased using your photo id

You’re now a wanted man with twenty years in the can
and I’ll be waiting once you get free

Cuz I still have more this is 3 or four
I can take up to eleven you see

(chorus)
She said I’m ruthless lately just the way ya made me
I’m stacking all the odds so they’re a zillion to one
Now I’m ruthless baby nothings gonna save ye
Pray to god for mercy before I am done
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by Realist » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:16 pm

Ruthless Lately: Realist

Somebody told me
that it would all be all right
But I found out the hard way
That is a lie

So I'm feelin ruthless
because its somthing I can do
And I'm feelin ruthless
Because there is nothing left to loose

Empty words
flow through my mind
but I can't do a thing
even though I try
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Post by ken » Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:53 am

Berkeley Social Scene - Ruthless Lately

This world’s so ruthless lately
Got nowhere to turn
All my patience has run out.
It’s always crash and burn

Vanish into a crowd
Hope no one will find me

There’s a breaking point
between right and wrong
I always push the limit
once the last straw’s drawn
and there’s not turning back
no sense is going on
Once you push the limit
Once the last straw’s drawn

I’m sending you a warning
You should take heed
Back me into a corner and I’ll
Come at you claws and teeth

Vanish into a crowd
Don’t let me find you

There’s a breaking point
between right and wrong
I always push the limit
once the last straw’s drawn
and there’s not turning back
no sense is going on
Once you push the limit
And the last straw is drawn

There’s a breaking point
between right and wrong
I always push the limit
once the last straw’s drawn
and there’s not turning back
no sense is going on
Once you push the limit
And the last straw is drawn
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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by J3wmangi » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:15 am

Chorus

I've been feeling pretty ruthless lately
I can't stop me and you can't make me
I've been feelin pretty ruthless lately
You can't control me and you won't break me down


I don't wanna rock that!
I wanna knock your ass down because
you're too cool for a new sound
I don't wanna rock that
I wanna knock your ass down because
you're too stupid for a new sound


Rap:
I've been in the ring way too long and now I'm feelin pretty ruthless
Try to go around with me and you'll be walking away toothless
no sympathy from me because I'm clinically moodless
I'm beatin niggas down like I'm a mortal kombat move-list
It's fruitless, like school is
My whole degree is useless
I just wanna make music without having to be foodless
I just have to wonder how much longer I can do this
Then im all like (breathe) alright lets mother fuckin do this
___________
All you want is ground pound firing up mah lazerr
been there, done that reference to a phazer
Smoke that weed till ya sound like darth vader
Smokin all that weed until ya sound like Darth vader

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Re: Ruthless Lately

Post by truth » Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:33 am

Yardley Social Scene - Ruthless Lately

Sarcasm is fun, it’s true
Till the barrel is turned on you
She was angry at the world for no real cause
Pulled no punch, overlooked no flaws
Still, arrests are made for lesser crimes
It’ll take your best face to be worth her time
Seems the lights were low for a reason
She’ll pick a nit if she sees one

It always starts with the best of intentions
You meant well, baby
But now you’ve gone a different direction
You’re ruthless lately

Once upon a simpler time
I was contented and you were mine
It was pedal to the floor on the Arlington
Needing you way out of all proportion
Referees were called in before too long
Long the battles, the language strong
I thought I was the same person
How did I end up the worst one?

It always starts with the best of intentions
You meant well, baby
But now you’ve gone a different direction
You’re ruthless lately

No good playing at groom and bride
When you’re dug in on a different side
And I wish I could forget all the fun we had
I wish I could just let it all fade to black
It’ll take much longer than what they say
Till you’re not real and just fade-away
Till your memory won’t always afflict me
Reality would just contradict me

It always starts with the best of intentions
You meant well, baby
But now you’ve gone a different direction
You’re ruthless lately
It always starts with the best of intentions
You meant well, baby
But now you’ve gone a different direction
You’re ruthless lately
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