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LYRICS GAPS

This is the home of a fun method for both learning and perfecting your English. It primarily focuses on spoken English.

The use of this method may improve your fluency. This “English Gaps” shows pronunciation and accents.

¤ Taylor Swift:

‘We’re Never Ever Getting Back Together’⇒

[…]

‘Americana’

♫ Songs with lyrics ♬

Listen … Read along … Sing along … ♫ A top-notch site ⇓ Americana ♬

•→http://esl-bits.net/Songs/Songs.for.English.Language.Learning.html⇐

¤ ‘I Love This Bar’

This song was released in August 2003 as the lead off single from Toby Keith‘s album, […]

A few English Tunes

¤ Dido ⇓ ‘Thank You’ ←[“No Angel”_1999]

Her biggest break arrived in 2000, when rap superstar Eminem sampled this track for the chorus of his hit single “Stan”.

My tea’s gone cold, I’m wondering why I got out of bed at all The morning rain clouds up my […]

Shut Your Mouth

◊ from the album “Here Come The Vikings” ↓ by Astrid Williamson

Invisible – the space that lies between Nobody’s fool – you know exactly what it means And having me, I need to feel your touch And having me, please ‘cos I want you, I want you this much Yeah, I want […]

This Is The Life

→ Amy MacDonald← LIVE @ Rob Brydon Show BBC 2 (14.08.2012)

I get up in the evening, and I ain’t got nothing to say I come home in the morning, I go to bed feeling the same way I ain’t nothing but tired, man I’m just tired and bored with […]

I wish I was a punk rocker . . .

“I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)“ was the debut single by Sandi Thom. The song, originally released in 2005, was written by Tom Gilbert and Thom herself. She got slagged off by not few of her peers…

[Chorus] Oh I wish I was a punk rocker with […]

Harvest Moon

¤ Neil Young ↓ [1993]

Come a little bit closer – Hear what I have to say Just like children sleepin’ we could dream this night away. But there’s a full moon risin’ – Let’s go dancin’ in the light We know where the music’s playin’ – Let’s go out and feel […]

Me & Bobby McGee . . .

•→ Kris Kristofferson ⇐

Busted flat in Baton Rouge, headin’ for the trains, Feelin’ nearly faded as my jeans. Bobby thumbed a diesel down just before it rained, Took us all the way to New Orleans.

I took my harpoon out of my dirty red bandana And was […]

There’s a Tear in my Beer

A country song written and recorded by Hank Williams, and later re-recorded by his son, Hank Williams Jr in 1988.

The music video for the song combined television footage that had existed of Hank Williams performing, onto which electronic merging technology impressed the recordings of Hank Jr., which then made it […]

Promised You A Miracle

Martha Wainwright and Jim Kerr recorded an original version of the iconic Simple Minds song ‘Promised You a Miracle’, to draw attention to the hundreds of thousands of women still dying from avoidable complications in childbirth and pregnancy.

Ten years ago world leaders signed up to the Millenium Development Goals […]

River Man

♦ Nick Drake [1948 – 1974]

Betty came by on her way – Said she had a word to say About things today – And fallen leaves. Said she hadn’t heard the news – Hadn’t had the time to choose A way to lose – But she believes.

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Wade Hemsworth animated

♥ This lighthearted, animated short is based on the song “The Log Driver’s Waltz” by Wade Hemsworth. Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing along to the tale of a young girl who loves to dance and chooses to marry a log driver over his more well-to-do competitor. Driving logs down the river has made […]

The Harder they Come

A music video of the song “The Harder They Come” ↓ from the film by the same title, with Jimmy Cliff.

Well they tell me of a pie in the sky – Waiting for me when I die But between the day you’re born and when you die […]

Holiday in Cambodia

by Jello Biafra’s DEAD KENNEDYS (1980)

So you been to school for a year or two And you know you’ve seen it all In daddy’s car thinkin’ you’ll go far Back east your type don’t crawl Play ethnicky jazz to parade your snazz On your five grand stereo […]

Don’t Kill the Animals

♥ Nina Hagen & Lene Lovich ♥

DON’T KILL THE ANIMALS … THE ANIMALS ARE FREE…

We all want to see thru life’s mystery The quest for knowledge is a natural activity But science be careful — science be kind We can’t go on pretending to be blind Those animal […]

Talking Loud and Saying Nothing

A song by James Brown & Bobby Byrd

◊ Lucky Peterson ↓ [2003]

You can’t tell me how to run my life down and you can’t tell me how to keep my business sound you can’t tell me what I’m doing wrong when you keep dialing and sing […]

U sexy Thing!

←Clock (cover)

I believe in miracles – Where you from You sexy thing I believe in miracles since you came along You sexy thing Miracles right before my eyes You sexy thing got me hypnotised Don’t stop what ya’ doing What ya’ doing to me My angel from above lying next to me How […]

Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City

A 1974 R&B song, written by Michael Price and Dan Walsh, and first recorded by Bobby “Blue” Bland for the ABC Dunhill album Dreamer.

¤ Bobby Bland ↓ [1930-2013]

Ain’t no love in the heart of the city – Ain’t no love in the heart of town Ain’t no love […]

Rehab – [no…No!]

♥ Amy Winehouse

They tried to make me go to rehab, I said, “No, no, no” Yes, I’ve been black but when I come back you’ll know, know, know I ain’t got the time and if my daddy thinks I’m fine He’s tried to make me go to rehab, I won’t go, go, go […]

Opposites Attract

I’m M.C. Kat on the rap so mic it Here’s a little story and you’re sure to like it Swift and sly and I’m playing it cool With my homegirl, Paula Abdul

Baby seems we never ever agree You like the movies And I like T.V. I take things serious […]