Historic hotel with retro refit gives people a second chance

“We funked it up. “It is the responsibility of the government and community sector to support really vulnerable populations in our community. I just love old stuff, and this building has so much character.” With the help of guests staying in the hotel during renovations, Ms Snook put their hands to work in rebuilding the front bar. Paying a few days rent isn’t enough,” Ms Sotiri said. A fashion designer turned welfare worker has given a country hotel a retro refit and opened the doors to people in need of a second chance.Coming from a background of fashion and retro costume design, Linda Snook could not help but add some vintage flair to complement the historic West Kempsey building in New South Wales.When Ms Snook and a friend purchased the building, originally constructed in 1885, she admitted she had no clue what to expect from the business endeavour. “The work that Linda Snook is doing is incredible, and in my opinion she is a superhero providing that support. “The prison population is increasing, and many people leave the correctional facility without any support at all,” Ms Sotiri said.”We need to ensure there is accommodation for people to move into for any period of time before we begin to evaluate other areas where these people need help.”

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When the hotel has been full, Ms Snook has put inflatable mattresses in the lounge to make space for more people. It’s the most exciting room in the building.”

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Ms Snook says her retro stylings help tenants feel at home in the hotel. You have to have empathy,” she said. (ABC Mid North Coast: Gabrielle Lyons)
According to data and research conducted by the Community Restorative Centre, 70 per cent of people coming out of prison do not have a permanent place to live. (ABC Mid North Coast: Gabrielle Lyons)
Blast from the past as you step through the doorStarting off with cracked plaster and wonky walls, Ms Snook has completely renovated the 16 bedrooms, which are more often than not full. There are cassettes and VHSs and lava lamps and a mirror ball. “A lot of our guests are surviving on Centrelink or disability benefits, or have come out of jail or situations where they don’t have rental history.”Ms Snook has 15 years of welfare experience, and said she felt compelled to help people in need by offering permanent accommodation. “We had a lot of people asking for permanent residency or an interim home while searching for rentals,” she said. “The welfare industry is tough and these agencies do so much for these people,” she said. Permanent accommodation allows residents of the hotel to walk away with a reference and previous rental history when they are ready to apply for their own home. There were live wires hanging out of the walls, but it was such a beautiful building. “I have been used and abused by some guests and I do give the benefit of the doubt. “I’m a vintage queen. She said there was a massive gap regarding long-term support, including assistance with mental health, possible trauma or custody agreements. “We have themed the rooms. They could run their office downstairs and house their clients upstairs.”It would bring a whole new life into this hotel. I suggested it to my friend as a joke,” she said. “I would like to see a local agency using the building. Ms Snook said when re-opening the hotel, she noticed a housing shortage in the local area. (ABC Mid North Coast: Gabrielle Lyons)
Who calls the Railway Hotel home? “The hotel wasn’t planned at all. Ms Sotiri explained temporary accommodation frequently only supported a person for a short period of time, after which vulnerable people were left on their own. “The local agencies around town and the Mid North Coast Correctional Centre know I am here, and more often than not they bring people straight to my doorstep.”You get people from all walks of life, but I do feel like I have created a great big home, and I think people on the outside need to respect this place as people’s home.”

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Ms Snook hopes the front of the pub can be used by local businesses to bring more life into the building in the future. “When I walked in it had been gutted. (ABC Mid North Coast: Gabrielle Lyons)
Limited support for vulnerable populationNSW Family and Community Services told the ABC it recognised the tight rental market around the state, but worked diligently to supply temporary accommodation for prison inmates entering the community.However, Community Restorative Centre program director for advocacy, policy and research Mindy Sotiri believes temporary accommodation is not solving the problem.She said the issue needed independent small businesses such as Ms Snook’s to truly make an impact. I plan to keep working on it until it’s a model I can prove works.” Ms Snook said it was satisfying to know she was helping people re-establish themselves in the community, although it occasionally came with a downside. All the guys helping thought I was mad,” she said. Without that assistance, people were more likely resort to homelessness or reoffend and return to prison. We have a big cat room, a Slim Dusty room, a golden room, a skull room, and we are working on a shagadelic room,” she said. She is one part of the puzzle.” Ms Snook plans to keep renovating the hotel, and hopes to provide more support for welfare agencies in the long run. “I figured it was sitting there doing nothing and in order to save it we had to do something with it, so we decided on accommodation.”

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The Railway Hotel is one of the last remaining original structures in Kempsey, and originally housed the men who built the railway through NSW. “The walls in the front bar were in desperate need of repairing, so I decided just to cover it up with old records.
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Linda Snook covered the walls of the bar with old records to “funk it up”.

Zeljko Sasic – Crna Ženo

Zasto me mucis
kada me ne volis
sto me ne ostavis
aj, sto me ne ostavis
Ti uzivas dok ja placem
placem i tugujem
aj, placem i tugujem
[Ref.]
Crna zeno prokleta bila
sta ucini od mene
da bolujem i tugujem
dusa da mi vene
Lazno me ljubis
lazno me milujes
oci te odaju
aj, oci te odaju
Ti uzivas dok je placem
placem i tugujem
aj, placem i tugujem
[Ref.]
Crna zeno prokleta bila
sta ucini od mene
da bolujem i tugujem
dusa da mi vene

Milena Plavsic – Jaka Zena

Mnoge bure i oluje
pratile su zivot moj
a i ti mi kazes zbogom
rastajem se i sa tobom
[Ref.] x2
Svaku buru i oluju
koju zivot sprema
srce moje izdrzat ce
ja sam jaka zena
Neznam sta su srecni dani
neznam sta je suncev sjaj
a i ti mi kazes zbogom
rastajem se i sa tobom
[Ref.] x2
Svaku buru i oluju
koju zivot sprema
srce moje izdrzat ce
ja sam jaka zena
Moj je zivot prica tuzna
koja nema kraja znaj
a i ti mi kazes zbogom
rastajem se i sa tobom
[Ref.] x2
Svaku buru i oluju
koju zivot sprema
srce moje izdrzat ce
ja sam jaka zena

Dejan Medeni – Pesmo Gde Me Nadje (Live)

Sve patnje i nevolje ostavi za sobom
u kafanu kreni sada a ja ću za tobom
u kafanu kreni sada a ja ću za tobom
[Refren] x2
Pesmo gde me nađe
gde me nađe sad za stolom
brate svoju tugu
zaliću sa alkoholom
Iz kafane kada odeš prst na čelo stavi
da li brige da prihvatiš ili da se vratiš
da li brige da prihvatiš ili da se vratiš
[Refren] x2
Pesmo gde me nađe
gde me nađe sad za stolom
brate svoju tugu
zaliću sa alkoholom
Vratićeš se u kafanu jer te srce vuče
tamo imaš i sve možeš što nemaš kod kuće
tamo imaš i sve možeš što nemaš kod kuće
[Refren] x2
Pesmo gde me nađe
gde me nađe sad za stolom
brate svoju tugu
zaliću sa alkoholom

Dejan Medeni Bend – Ni Sad Neznam Sta Sam Hteo (Live)

Mislio sam da će lakše biti
ako odeš od mene daleko
al me boli samo kad pomislim
da te sada ljubi drugi neko
al me boli samo kad pomislim
da te sada ljubi drugi neko
[Refren] x2
Ni sad ne znam šta sam hteo
ostala si moje duše deo
još uvek te volim kao pre
vrati mi se opraštam ti sve
Nisam hteo da poslušam srce
pa te lako oterah od sebe
posle svega jednu želju imam
da se opet probudim kraj tebe
posle svega jednu želju imam
da se opet probudim kraj tebe
[Refren] x2
Ni sad ne znam šta sam hteo
ostala si moje duše deo
još uvek te volim kao pre
vrati mi se opraštam ti sve
[Refren] x2
Ni sad ne znam šta sam hteo
ostala si moje duše deo
još uvek te volim kao pre
vrati mi se opraštam ti sve

Dj Maky & Ante M – Kralj Skandala (feat. Danijel Mitrovic)

Nek izgori svaki klub kad tu smo mi
Ma nek izgori pola grada
Da može živeti ko mi svako umro bi
Jer ja sam kralj skandala
Ti si lepa, zgodna, mlada
Tebi treba kralj skandala
Ti si lepa, zgodna, mlada
Budi moja dama biću tvoj kralj skandala
Jer ja sam kralj skandala
Budi moja dama biću tvoj kralj skandala
O meni pišu tabloidi i cijeli grad me zna
Ona hoće da me vidi jer ja
Trošim pare brzo živim
Ludujem do zore nemam čega da se stidim
O, da ja sam kralj skandala
Najjači u gradu, svako zna nas
Njoj se sviđa kada rola s nama
I zato biće moja mala
Baci sve pare sad u vis, noćas napij se
Život je jedan, nema kasnije
Ne bih da čekam, hoću odmah sve
A takav život puno košta me
Furamo fazon brza kola, lijepe žene
I zato hoću da je ona pored mene
Ja živim život kakav želite da živite
Treba mi ona da smiri me
Nek izgori svaki klub kad tu smo mi
Ma nek izgori pola grada
Da može živeti ko mi svako umro bi
Jer ja sam kralj skandala
Ti si lepa, zgodna, mlada
Tebi treba kralj skandala
Ti si lepa, zgodna, mlada
Budi moja dama biću tvoj kralj skandala
Jer ja sam kralj skandala
Budi moja dama biću tvoj kralj skandala
Hajde skini se, mala smiri se
Priguši svijetla nek u sobi jedva vidi se
Ja ću tebi dati zlato, dijamante
Noćas me zapali dodirima poput vatre
Jer znam te, znam šta ti treba
Moram da te osvojim i nikome te ne dam
Jer previše si vrijedna
Dobra si mi ko nijedna
Baci sve pare sad u vis, noćas napij se
Život je jedan, nema kasnije
Ne bih da čekam, hoću odmah sve
A takav život puno košta me
Furamo fazon brza kola, lijepe žene
I zato hoću da je ona pored mene
Ja živim život kakav želite da živite
Treba mi ona da smiri me
Nek izgori svaki klub kad tu smo mi
Ma nek izgori pola grada
Da može živeti ko mi svako umro bi
Jer ja sam kralj skandala
Ti si lepa, zgodna, mlada
Tebi treba kralj skandala
Ti si lepa, zgodna, mlada
Budi moja dama biću tvoj kralj skandala
Jer ja sam kralj skandala
Budi moja dama biću tvoj kralj skandala

Adnan Kuka – Ne Mjenjam Se Lutko

Ne mjenjam se lutko ja …
Koliko sam žena u životu sreo
od svake sam dobio ono što sam htjeo
ostavljao lako tjerao po svom
u srcima mnogim napravio lom
ostavljao lako tjerao po svom
u srcima mnogim napravio lom
A onda si došla ti da me promjeniš
za prevaru spremna da se osvetiš
[Refren] x2
Ne mjenjam se lutko ja
nikad ni zbog koga
a tbog tebe moram
jer si vrijedna toga
Koliko sam žena imao kraj sebe
ali nisam našao neku kao tebe
ostavljao lako tjerao po svom
u srcima mnogim napravio lom
ostavljao lako tjerao po svom
u srcima mnogim napravio lom
A onda si došla ti da me promjeniš
za prevaru spremna da se osvetiš
[Refren]
Ne mjenjam se lutko ja
nikad ni zbog koga
a tbog tebe moram
jer si vrijedna toga
A onda si došla ti da me promjeniš
za prevaru spremna da se osvetiš
[Refren] x2
Ne mjenjam se lutko ja
nikad ni zbog koga
a tbog tebe moram
jer si vrijedna toga

Samanta Kalezic – Da Zaigram (Live)

Pijem vino i uživam
iz čaše kap ispijam
a onda u kasne sate
ne da meni djavo brate
[Refren] x2
Na sto da zaigram
društvo da zabavljam
mrtvog bih iz groba digla
sa mnom da igra
U kafani punoj dima
svi pijani i ja s njima
a onda u kasne sate
ne da meni djavo brate
U kafani punoj dima
svi pijani i ja s njima
a onda u kasne sate
ne da meni djavo brate
[Refren] x2
Na sto da zaigram
društvo da zabavljam
mrtvog bih iz groba digla
sa mnom da igra
[Refren] x2
Na sto da zaigramn
društvo da zabavljam
mrtvog bih iz groba digla
sa mnom da igra

Ocean Colour Scene – Mechanical Wonder

The mechanical wonder is
It’s just a noise in my room
And I’m chasing the wonder and
It’s just a hole in my tune
And the radio plays but it
But it don’t sing a song
And the mechanical thunder is
What is all going wrong
And I walk down the road and I
I awake in a tune
But the mechanical thunder is
It’s just a noise in my room
And we rode it once
On a thundering night
So I walk with you
Where the locks take flight
All machines make our lives today
And I like them the best
But the mechanical thunder is
It’s just a noise in my head
And the radio plays at me
But it don’t sing a song
But the mechanical wonder is
Ah, it’s all going wrong
And they rode it once ("and we rode it once" on last chorus)
On a thundering night
So I walk with you
Where the locks take flight
And we keep on through
It’s where the road don’t roar
Where the farm once stood
Where the union crawls, big time
The machines that I’m walking from
Though they play in the songs
And the dreams that your holding on
Don’t run for so long
So I’m hiding machines away
But I keep them for you
But the things that you want to say
It’s just a noise in my room
And I look at the picture now
And there’s a weight on us all
But the mechanical wonder is
It’s a cure one and all

Lil Skies – Lettuce Sandwich

Ayy, ayy, ayy, ayy
[Chorus]
Wrists, dancing, sink your ship, Titanic
My clique full of bandits, grind for that lettuce sandwich
The coupe, is tinted, she thought it was rented
I want it, I’ma spend it, live my life with no limits
I’ma do the damage, I’ma do the damage
I’ma do the damage, bitch I’ma do the damage
Know I’ma do the damage, just know I’m taking credit
I said it then I meant it, man, ’cause I’m so relentless
[Verse 1]
You want to hang with a rockstar, live a fast life and get high
We ‘gon come through, shut the block down, Make ’em lay low like drive-byes
I don’t fuck with them, they don’t fuck with me, it gets to their heads but not mines
I’m my own man, I don’t need no hands, who go switch with me and change sides
Ooh, its lit, milk the game like a tit
I put my bitch in Rick, now she ‘gon ride this dick
My gang, official, no, you don’t want this issue
Blast off hard like a missle, real diamonds these aren’t crystals
Lil’ shawty, go crazy, pull up in black Mercedes
Thank god my momma made me, boy, you’s a momma’s baby
The throne was set for taking, I press reset on patience
The purse makes her amazing, soak it up like a raisin

[Chorus]
Wrists, dancing, sink your ship, Titanic
My clique full of bandits, grind for that lettuce sandwich
The coupe, is tinted, she thought it was rented
I want it, I’ma spend it, live my life with no limits
I’ma do the damage, I’ma do the damage
I’ma do the damage, bitch, I’ma do the damage
Know I’ma do the damage, just know I’m taking credit
I said it then I meant it, man, ’cause I’m so relentless
[Verse 2]
Senorita, she a eater, my bitch a queen like Latifah
Roll ten woods of that reefer, smoke KK Wiz Khalifa
Got music blastin’ through my speakers
In the game you was on the bleachers
I don’t text her back, I don’t need her
You really thought she was a keeper
Woah, not sorry, flexed up with my posse
Tattoos all on my body, diamonds is playing hockey
Cold, brr, let me go up her skirt, Louis V on her purse
Sunday she go to church, she fragile, but worth it
I know nobody perfect, not lying in my verses
Take credit like immersion
Yeah, Immortal, bandit, bitch I’m not from this planet
I need that lettuce sandwich, don’t think they understand it

[Chorus]
Wrists, dancing, sink your ship, Titanic
My clique full of bandits, grind for that lettuce sandwich
The coupe, is tinted, she thought it was rented
I want it, I’ma spend it, live my life with no limits
I’ma do the damage, I’ma do the damage
I’ma do the damage, bitch I’ma do the damage
Know I’ma do the damage, just know I’m taking credit
I said it then I meant it, man, ’cause I’m so relentless [Intro]
Yeah, ayy
Menoh!

Mike Shinoda – Over Again

I been pushed, I been trapped
Drug myself through hell and back and
Fallen flat and had the balls to start it all again from scratch
How do you feel, how you doing, how’d the show go? All the sudden you hear what I’ve said a hundred ways before? Am I insane to say the truth is that I don’t know
My body aches head’s spinning this is all wrong
I almost lost it in middle of a couple songs
And everybody that I talk to is like, “wow
Must be really hard to figure what to do now”
Well thank you genius, you think it’ll be a challenge
Only my life’s work hanging in the fucking balance
And all I wanted was to get a little bit of closure
And every step I took I looked and wasn’t any closer
‘Cause sometimes when you say goodbye, yeah you say it
Over and over and over and over

[Chorus]
Sometimes, sometimes you don’t say goodbye once
You say goodbye over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
Sometimes, sometimes you don’t say goodbye once
You say goodbye over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
[Outro]
Over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
(Over and over and over again)
(Over and over and over again) What the fuck you take me for? [Chorus]
Sometimes, sometimes you don’t say goodbye once
You say goodbye over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
Sometimes, sometimes you don’t say goodbye once
You say goodbye over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
[Verse 1]
It was a month since he passed, maybe less
And no one knew what to do, we were such a mess
We were texting, we were calling, we were checking in
We said we ought to play a show in honor of our friend
Well now that show’s finally here, it’s tonight
Supposed to go to the bowl, get on stage, dim the lights
With our friends and our family, in his name, celebrate
There’s no way that I’ll be ready to get back up on that stage
Can’t remember if I’ve cancelled any show
But I think about what I’m supposed to do and I don’t know
Cause I think about not doing it the same way as before
And it makes me wanna puke my fucking guts out on the floor
We rehearsed it for a month, I’m not worried about the set
I get tackled by the grief at times that I would least expect
I know what I should be doing when I’m singing but instead
We’ll be playing through a song and I’d remember in my head

[Chorus]
Sometimes, sometimes you don’t say goodbye once
You say goodbye over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
Sometimes, sometimes you don’t say goodbye once
You say goodbye over and over and over again
Over and over and over again
[Verse 2]
What (are) they saying, I’m not raw?

Freeway – Angels & Devils

We’ll survive. We’ll survive
We’ll survive
Under the power lines
Which crackle and sparkle
Under the freeway
Now mostly rubble
The hungry still gather
To fill up with stories
Of monsters and heroes and men
Under the stars
Which prick us and call us
Connect us to hope
That perfection’s within is
Here on the ground
We’re reckless and hopeless
Damned by the slip of a pen
Rambling poets
Manic with vision
We are the drivers yet we feel driven
Moths in the moonlight
Fooled by a flashlight
Caught in a jam jar
Gasping for air
Rambling poets
Manic with vision
We are the drivers yet we feel driven
Moths in the moonlight
Fooled by a flashlight
Caught in a jam jar
Gasping for air
Either way. We’ll survive
Conjuring devils
Angels and demons
Only the children see shape to his tone
Laughing and crying
His song fell upon us
We buried his treasure along with the bones
Arms held aloft
A Y to the sky
Innocent witness
He testified
Drained of his purpose
He falls off the quayside
Absorbed by the ocean
Rolled by the tide
Either way. Stray cats with fish heads
Feeding their litters
Feral kids fight
Over rats tailed from gutters
Bookie mouth brokers
Rotten fruit sellers
Pickpockets ghost through the crowd
He climbs onto boxes
By market stall traders
Toothless and grey haired
Thousand yard stare
He had a vision
Which broke the receiver
Receiving transmission
Surface to air
Either way. We’ll survive
Either way. I’m in awe of you
Either way. I’m in awe of you
Either way. We’ll survive
We’ll survive I’m in awe of you
Either way. I’m in awe of you
Either way.

Kodak Black – Fall Thru

[Intro]
20-year-old Kodak Black, real name is Dieuson Octave was arrested last night after an incident at his Pembroke Pines-
Rapper Kodak Black locked-
On parole right now-
And is unclear at this hour what’s gonna happen with Kodak Black-
[Chorus]
You my girl, you my shorty
If I call on you, know you fallin’ through shortly
I wanna be down with you, baby, like you are me
I wanna be down with you, baby, like you owe me
Is you makin’ time for me, baby, like my Rollie? I want you to ride for me, baby, like my woadies
[Verse 1]
And I goin’ lie, I can’t even focus
Lately I been stackin’ all this paper like it’s [?]
Sniper Gang ’till I die, nigga, I ain’t gonna forfeit
She just want for me to come and paint her like a portrait
She just want for me to put her up like she a trophy
Sellin’ white girl, sellin’ So, call it Sophie
Runnin’ game like it’s poetry
Young nigga chargin’ to the game like a mophie
She FaceTimein’ with a mean mug
Took her out a Punch Buggy, put her in a Beamer
My bitch name Tina but she bad like she Trina
I’m doin’ me, drinkin’ Tequila, smokin’ sativa
I make time cause you my baby
Just like I’m bustin’ out of AV
I make time cause you my baby
Feel like I’m bustin’ out of AV
Feel like I’m bustin’ out of AP
Keep me on hard
You make me go the hardest
Don’t matter I fall
Pull up when you call me
When I’m behind bars, I be facin’ charges
You the one I call, cause you keep it solid
You know I’m a catch you when you fallin’
Remember I used to have you in the projects
You gone fall through just like it’s August
So I’ma pick up when you call me
You the reason I ain’t go insane yet
You the reason I ain’t lose my brain yet
You the reason I don’t stay insane
I’m poppin’ out wit’ you to hide the pain
I’m poppin’ out wit’ you to hide the shame
I never need a pill for the pain
You gon’ fall through so I’ll a make sure that you flyer than a plane
You gon’ fall through so I make sure that you main squeeze
I had to make sure you my main thing
You gon’ fall through so I pick up when you ring me
Late nights in the Nolia
Flexin’ in a Jag, hittin’ licks in a ‘Yota
That’s the only reason that I had the ‘Yota
She was fuckin’ with me, I was with her way before her
When I was kicking doors and I was whippin’ up the soda
Whippin’ up the soda, you can call me Coca-Cola
She my soda
You my girl, you my shorty
If I call you know you fallin’ through shortly
You gonna pull up like the Marshalls
Sniper Gang land on a nigga with binoculars
Pullin’ up like on holiday we sittin’ with the chopper
Holiday season we gon’ ball like its Hanukkah
I’m married to this shit so sit back and get comfortable
Mama call me Bill cause we livin’ like the Huxtable
I just wanna be down, wanna be down like you owe me

[Outro]
Make time like you my Rollie
Is you gonna ride like my woadie

Justin Timberlake – Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show (Live)

So turn around and I’ll pick up the slack
Dirty babe
You see these shackles
Baby I’m your slave
I’ll let you whip me if I misbehave
It’s just that no one makes me feel this way
Come here girl
Go ahead, be gone with it
Come to the back
Go ahead, be gone with it
VIP
Go ahead, be gone with it
Drinks on me
Go ahead, be gone with it
Let me see what you’re twerking with

[My Love]
I can see us on the countryside
Sitting on the grass, laying side by side
You could be my baby, let me make you my lady
Girl, you amaze me
Ain’t gotta do nothing crazy
See, all I want you to do is be my love
(So don’t give away) My love
(So don’t give away) My love
(So don’t give away)
Ain’t another woman that can take your spot, my love
(So don’t give away) My love
(So don’t give away) My love
(So don’t give away)
Ain’t another woman that can take your spot, my love
[Cry Me A River]
You don’t have to say what you did
I already know, I found out from him
Now there’s just no chance for you and me
There’ll never be
And don’t it make you sad about it
Cry me a river (x8)
[Suit and Tie]
And as long as I got my suit and tie
Imma leave it all on the floor tonight
And you got fixed up to the nines
Let me show you a few things
All pressed up in black and white
And you dressed in that dress I like
Love is swinging in the air tonight
Let me show you a few things
Let me show you a few things
Show you a few things about love

[Until The End Of Time]
I woke up this morning
And heard the TV saying something
About disaster in the world and
It made me wonder where I’m going
There’s so much darkness in the world
But I see beauty left in you, girl
And what you give me let’s me know that I’ll be alright
‘Cause if your love was all I had, in this life
Well, that would be enough until the end of time
So rest your weary heart and relax your mind
‘Cause I’m gonna love you, girl, until the end of time
[Prince – I Would Die 4 U]
I’m not a woman
I’m not a man
I am something that you’ll never understand
I’ll never beat you
I’ll never lie
And if you’re evil I’ll forgive you by and by
You, I would die for you, yeah
Darling if you want me to
You, I would die for you
You’re just a sinner I am told
Be your fire when you’re cold
Make you happy when you’re sad
Make you good when you are bad
I’m not a human
I am a dove
I’m your conscious
I am love
All I really need is to know that
You believe
Yeah, say one more time
You, I would die for you
[Mirrors]
‘Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul
I can tell you there’s no place we couldn’t go
Just put your hand on the glass
I’m here tryin’ to pull you through
You just gotta be strong
‘Cause I don’t wanna lose you now
I’m lookin’ right at the other half of me
The vacancy that sat in my heart
Is a space that now you hold
Show me how to fight for now
And I’ll tell you, baby, it was easy
Comin’ back here to you once I figured it out
You were right here all along
It’s like you’re my mirror
My mirror staring back at me
I couldn’t get any bigger
With anyone else beside me
And now it’s clear as this promise
That we’re making
Two reflections into one
‘Cause it’s like you’re my mirror
My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me
[Can’t Stop The Feeling]
I got this feeling inside my bones
It goes electric, wavy when I turn it on
All through my city, all through my home
We’re flying up, no ceiling, when we’re in our zone
I got that sunshine in my pocket
Got that good soul in my feet
I feel that hot blood in my body when it drops
I can’t take my eyes up off it
Moving so phenomenally
Room on lock the way we rock it
So don’t stop
And under the lights when everything goes
Nowhere to hide when I’m getting you close
When we move, well, you already know
So just imagine, just imagine, just imagine
Nothing I can see but you
When you dance, dance, dance
Feeling good, good, creeping up on you
So just dance, dance, dance
Come on
All those things I shouldn’t do
But you dance, dance, dance
And ain’t nobody leaving soon
So keep dancing
Everybody sing
(I can’t stop the feeling)
Got this feeling in my body
(I can’t stop the feeling)
Got this feeling in my body
(I can’t stop the feeling)
Wanna see you move your body
(I can’t stop the feeling)
Got this feeling in my body
Come on Cookin’ up a mean servin’
No question, I want it
Fire up, everybody smokin’
Your friends, my friends
And they ain’t leavin’ till six in the morning (six in the morning)
Caught a chill, baby, you the coldest
Go far, put ’em on notice
If you know what I want, then yeah
Baby, don’t you mind if I do, yeah
Exactly what you like times two, yeah
Got me singin’, "ooh, ooh"
So baby, don’t you mind if I do
[Rock Your Body]
Got time, but I don’t mind
Just wanna rock you, girl
I’ll have whatever you have
Come on let’s give it a whirl
See, I’ve been watchin’ you
And I like the way you move
So go ‘head, girl, just do it
That ass shakin’ thing you do
So you grab your girls and you grab a couple more
And you all could meet me in the middle of the floor
Said the air is thick, it’s smellin’ right
So you pass to the left, then you sail to the right
Don’t be so quick to walk away (Dance with me)
I wanna rock your body, please stay (Dance with me)
You don’t have to admit you wanna play (Dance with me)
Just let me rock you till the break of day (Dance with me)

[Senorita]
Ladies and gentlemen
It’s my pleasure to introduce to you
He’s a friend of mine
"It feels like something’s heating up, can I leave with you?"
"I don’t know but I’m thinking bout, really leaving with you"
"It feels like something’s heating up, can I leave with you?"
"I don’t know but I’m thinking bout, really leaving with you"
[Sexyback]
I’m bringing sexy back
Them other boys don’t know how to act
I think it’s special, what’s behind your back? [Filthy]
If you know what’s good
If you know what’s good
Haters gon’ say it’s fake
So real
Haters gon’ say it’s fake
So real
I said, put your filthy hands all over me
And no, this ain’t the clean version
And what you gonna do with all that meat?

Lana Del Rey – Match Made In Heaven Lyrics

crew
You out there on the grind
Now come home to your queen, boo
I, I, I, gotta get it started
I want it bad, bad, I want it bad
You’re number one, boy, no one else will do
I’m like a prize fighter, clockin’ chicks to get to you
This race I run for you, won’t stop until I’m through
I’m out there doing shit that I should never ever do
I, I, I, gotta get it started
I want it bad, bad, I want it bad
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
(Oh, uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Oh, uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
Down on your knees, beggin’ me, please
I am your queen, oh-ah
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
Don’t wanna trip but I could fall for you
Heaven is a place called earth on your arm, ooh
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh) I’m under influence, gettin’ hot and chills too
I, I, I, gotta get it started
I want it bad, bad, I want it bad
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
You’re such a bad boy, I heard about you
And so has every other girl, that’s why they want you
My local rockstar, the Willie B. (Sing that shit, girl)
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
(Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh
Uh-oh, uh-oh)
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
Sweet neighborhood
Love, dreams made of
It’s a match made in heaven
If they’re gonna talk, let ’em
I’m not a trick but I’m a trick for you
I’m the girl next door, doin’ what you wanna do
What I’ll never do, I really fell for you
You give me butterflies, heart skippin’ one, two
I, I, I, gotta get it started
I want it bad, bad, I want it bad
I know you’re sick, boy, I wanna get the flu
I’m runnin’ temperatures thinking of your love, boo
Dizzy spells, ooh, is your love true?