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Just wondering, are there any songs you've come across which really seem like they were written by/about a three? This is the first one which popped into my head, still unsure if it's written by a four mocking a three, or a three coming to terms with his threeness.


Oh, and here are the lyrics, in case you can't be bothered listening. The bold part really stands out IMO.

You're a fraud and you know it
But it's too good to throw it all away
Anyone would do the same
You've got 'em going
And you're careful not to show it
Sometimes you even fool yourself a bit
It's like magic
But it's always been a smoke and mirrors game
Anyone would do the same

So now that you've arrived well you wonder
What is it that you've done to make the grade
And should you do the same?
(Is that too easy?)
Are you only trying to please them
Will they see then-
You're desperate to deliver
Anything that could give you
A sense of reassurance
When you look in the mirror


Such highs and lows
You put on quite a show
All these highs and lows
And you're never really sure
What you do it for
Well do you even want to know?
You put on quite a show

(Mother)
Are you watching?
Are you watching?
(Mother)
(Mother)
Are you watching?

You're a fraud and you know it
And every night and day you take the stage
And it always entertains
You're giving pleasure
And that's admirable you tell yourself
And so you'd gladly sell yourself
To others
(Mother)
Are you watching?
(Mother)
Are you watching?
Are you watching?

Such highs and lows
You put on quite a show
All these highs and lows
And you're never really sure
What you do it for
Well do you even want to know?
Yeah you put on quite a show
 

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When I was disintegrating to 9, I constantly listened to this song because I was finally coming to the realization of who I really am. There was a time when I used to think of myself as Superman, and tried to live like that - but recent failures shook my world to the core.

I really relate to the "I'm not superman and it's not easy to be me" partly because of the hard work that had gone into becoming who I was - only to realize that it wasn't worth much at all in the end. Another aspect is alter-egos, masks - constantly trying to live up to mine and others' expectations.

Also, it's an interesting comment you make about a 4 mocking a 3 --- it's actually something very common which I believe comes from envy [which is the 4's vice]. Anyways - this thread isn't about that.


I can't stand to fly
I'm not that naive
I'm just out to find
The better part of me

I'm more than a bird, I'm more than a plane
I'm more than some pretty face beside a train
And it's not easy to be me

Wish that I could cry
Fall upon my knees
Find a way to lie
About a home I'll never see

It may sound absurd, but don't be naive
Even heroes have the right to bleed
I may be disturbed, but won't you concede
Even heroes have the right to dream
It's not easy to be me

Up, up and away, away from me
It's all right, you can all sleep sound tonight
I'm not crazy, or anything

I can't stand to fly
I'm not that naive
Men weren't meant to ride
With clouds between their knees

I'm only a man in a silly red sheet
Digging for kryptonite on this one way street
Only a man in a funny red sheet
Looking for special things inside of me
Inside of me
Inside me
Yeah, inside me
Inside of me

I'm only a man
In a funny red sheet
I'm only a man
Looking for a dream

I'm only a man
In a funny red sheet
And it's not easy

Its not easy to be me
 

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But the video is like a 3 showing off.
3s usually don't show off that overtly, that's usually more of a 7w8 or 8w7 thing. 3s are generally concerned about how showing off will effect how others perceive them; 7w8s/8w7s don't care, so they have no problem bragging shamelessly and overtly when they feel like it.
 

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3s usually don't show off that overtly, that's usually more of a 7w8 or 8w7 thing. 3s are generally concerned about how showing off will effect how others perceive them; 7w8s/8w7s don't care, so they have no problem bragging shamelessly and overtly when they feel like it.
That is why I pulled it from their head to out in the open. :)
 

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I was literally just logging on to make this thread..oh well.

This song was written by Jason Robert Brown, and after a workshop I did with him I'm almost positive he's a 3, and he said he wrote this song about how he felt growing up and when his first musical opened on Broadway... pretty 3-ish if you asked me. Sorry it's showtunes...

King of the World - Songs for a New World

Once upon a time I had tides to control
I had worlds to win
And stars to ignite
And they threw flowers at my feet
When I walked through the town


Once upon a time I had lives to protect
I had rules to change
And wrongs to set right
And there were people at my side
And there were rivers I could guide
I wanted nothing in return

Let me out of here
Give me back all my dreams

Let me out of here
Let please see the sun
Let me out of here
At least tell me what I did wrong

I'm king of the world
Chief of the sea
High in the wind
At least I used to be
And I'm king of the world
Please set me free
Let me remind them of my promise
Live my given destiny


Once upon a time I had fate in my hands
And the confidence of a million regimes

And they said, "Brother you're in charge
We'll follow anything you say"

Once upon a time Father said to me,
"Child you are everything
That you see in your dreams"

And I thought, Jesus, that's the key
There are no walls surrounding me
There are no prisons in this life


Let me out of here
Give me back to the wind
Let me out of here
Let me please see my son
Let me out of here
Don't you understand who I am?

I'm king of the world

Chief of the sea
High in the wind
At least I try to be
And I'm king of the world
Please set me free
I have the power and the promise
Give me back my family

Why are we punished for wanting to explore?
Why am I sitting in this cell?
I was not challenging the system
I was working for the people
I just wanted to be better

Why are we punished for wanting to survive?
Why am I locked behind these bars?
Tell the children I'll return to them
Tell them . . . Someone,
Let them know I will be free

I will not be defeated
I will stand like a mountain
And the road will stretch before me
And they'll know it's time to follow


And we'll lift our eyes
And raise our heads
And face the sun
And tell the future
I'm king of the world

Land of the free
High in the sky
The best that I can be
And I'm king of the world
Watch and you'll see
Nothing can stop me from tomorrow,
Keep me from my destiny


I'm king of the world
I'm king of the world

I'm . . . I'm . . .
At least I used to be

 
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