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The 5 Most Poetic Song Lyrics You've Never Heard

Expand your horizons with these brilliantly poetic lyrics from bands you may (or may not) have heard of. Move over Yeats.

5. Radiohead / High and Dry

"Kill yourself for recognition Kill yourself to never ever stop You broke another mirror You're turning into something you are not"
Thom Yorke is regarded as on of the most prolific songwriters of our generation. His twisting metaphors and simple melodies create a lasting impression on every modern rock listener and this lyric from high and dry is textbook Yorke.
Why It's Brilliant: It's a haunting call out to those of us who work more than we sleep. It can help put things into perspective as well.