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50 pieces of wisdom from song lyrics

Using your iPod to soundtrack your life is totally normal behaviour. We say this as it's something we do on a daily basis.

Finding a song to capture your exact mood at a particular moment is a rare and comforting exercise. Even without the music, the lyrics alone can often have the same effect. To showcase this, we've assembled 50 of the the best pieces of wisdom to come from music.

Click on each image for the quote and let us know what you'd like to add at the bottom.

(Images: Rex Features)



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The ShortListen: Adam French (no. 209)

Stirring stuff from new Congleton singer-songwriter by Dave Fawbert

30 Nov 2015

The ShortListen: Palace Winter (no. 208)

New video from Smiths-esque Danish/Aussie duo by Dave Fawbert

27 Nov 2015

The ShortListen: Honne (no. 207)

More excellent nu-R&B from the West Country duo by Dave Fawbert

26 Nov 2015

Craig David: Reborn to do it again

26 Nov 2015

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26 Nov 2015

John Lydon on the art of a blistering performance

Sex Pistols & Public Image Ltd great reveals his secrets

25 Nov 2015

The ShortListen: Over Sands (no. 206)

Blissful psychedelia from brand new duo by Dave Fawbert

25 Nov 2015

Gregory Porter's Ultimate Playlist

US jazz star reveals his top tracks

24 Nov 2015

Obama is singing Amazing Grace on the new Coldplay album

Now that's a special guest

24 Nov 2015

The ShortListen: Stormzy (no. 205)

London's grime prince returns by Dave Fawbert

24 Nov 2015