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Every week, The Lyric Boys pick 10 of the wildest and weirdest lyrics from some of your favorite bands -- and use them as a jumping off point to share stories, joke around, and riff. You'll laugh and you might even learn a little something. Hosted by Lucien Flores and Andrew Stieglitz, two music experts with no credentials. Featuring bands from all over the music spectrum, such as The Beach Boys, Run The Jewels, Lana Del Rey, Weezer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and so many more.

Every week, The Lyric Boys pick 10 of the wildest and weirdest lyrics from some of your favorite bands -- and use them as a jumping off point to share stories, joke around, and riff. You'll laugh and you might even learn a little something. Hosted by Lucien Flores and Andrew Stieglitz, two music experts with no credentials. Featuring bands from all over the music spectrum, such as The Beach Boys, Run The Jewels, Lana Del Rey, Weezer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and so many more.

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United States

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Every week, The Lyric Boys pick 10 of the wildest and weirdest lyrics from some of your favorite bands -- and use them as a jumping off point to share stories, joke around, and riff. You'll laugh and you might even learn a little something. Hosted by Lucien Flores and Andrew Stieglitz, two music experts with no credentials. Featuring bands from all over the music spectrum, such as The Beach Boys, Run The Jewels, Lana Del Rey, Weezer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and so many more.

Language:

English


Episodes

E30 St. Vincent

6/21/2021
Daddy's home and he wants to listen to The Lyric Boys podcast. In this episode, The Lyric Boys discuss 10 lyrics by St. Vincent, the idiosyncratic guitar god of indie rock known for singing about anxiety, America, and people named Johnny. The Lyric Boys discuss snorting the Berlin Wall, loving someone more than Jesus, spontaneously combusting at The Rainbow Room, doing what married people do, and more. Stick around until the end when Lucien and Andrew do their best Annie Clark impression...

E29 Nirvana

6/14/2021
Grandma, take me home and let me listen to The Lyric Boys podcast. In this episode, The Lyric Boys tackle 10 lyrics by Nirvana, the seminal Seattle grunge band best known for having an album cover with a baby's dingus on it. The Lyric Boys discuss why it's okay to eat fish, what it's like having your own pet virus, what it means to be "very ape," and the straight-up fact that meat makes you a lusty boy. Stick around until the end when Lucien and Andrew do their best Kurt Cobain impression...

E28 WU LYF

6/7/2021
In honor of the 10th anniversary of "Go Tell Fire To The Mountain," The Lyric Boys tackle 10 lyrics by WU LYF, ie World Unite Lucifer Youth Foundation, the mysterious Manchester indie rock band who made waves with their cathartic sound, demonic vocals, and unique brand of "heavy pop." Also featured is Lost Under Heaven, the latest project by WU LYF singer and lyricist Ellery James Roberts. The Lyric Boys discuss loving things forever, putting suits on animals, what it means to be the Burger...

E27 Olivia Rodrigo

5/31/2021
It's brutal out here. So, listen to The Lyric Boys dive into 10 lyrics by Olivia Rodrigo, the Disney-actress turned pop-sensation who has straight-up dominated 2021 with her relatable pop slappers about heartbreak and Billy Joel. In this episode, The Lyric Boys discuss reading self-help books, being jealous of friends on social media, learning to parallel park, and why wearing tiny coats is always funny. And stick around to the end when the Lyric Boys improvise their own Olivia Rodrigo style...

E26 Kendrick Lamar

5/24/2021
Be Humble. Sit down. And listen to the Lyric Boys dissect 10 lyrics from Kendrick Lamar, ie K-Dot, ie the Pulitzer Prize-winning Compton rapper best known for his iconic albums, deep lyrics, and being the coolest person alive with the last name Duckworth. The Lyric Boys discuss the art of peer pressure, being fully present while playing Madden, throwing steaks off of yachts, doing bad boy things with friends, and what actually happens when your dick is as big as the Eiffel Tower. Stay tuned...

E25 Charly Bliss

4/26/2021
You’re gonna miss The Lyric Boys when they’re blown to bits. In this episode the Lyric Boys discuss 10 lyrics from indie power-pop band Charly Bliss, covering topics like staying in touch with your feelings, Stanley Kubrick’s scheme of making movies with stolen credit cards, being triple-overtime ambitious, and what it means to literally hemorrhage light. And stick around to the end when the Lyric Boys improvise their own Charly Bliss-style lyrics. Songs discussed: Black Hole, Percolator,...

Duration:00:59:31

E24 System of a Down

4/19/2021
The Lyric Boys talk 10 wild lyrics by System of a Down, the Armenian-American metal band known for heavy songs about war, sex, and pepperoni pizza. The Lyric Boys discuss Serj Tankian & Daron Malakian's flair for the theatrical; Tony Danza's line etiquette; fighting crime with Jimmy Carter; and why advertising causes therapy. And stick around until the end when The Lyric Boys improvise their own version of System of a Down lyrics. So, get your pogo sticks ready and listen up. You're gonna...

Duration:01:14:36

E23 LCD Soundsystem

4/12/2021
The Lyric Boys explore 10 iconic lyrics by LCD Soundsystem, the Brooklyn electronic rock band fronted by James Murphy, the bearded indie-rock legend known for hilariously sarcastic lyrics and making danceable sad music. The Lyric Boys discuss Europe's affinity for mimes, mild billionaire mayors, and how sometimes friends are mean. According to James Murphy, love is both an astronaut -- and an open book to a verse of your bad poetry. So, listen to this episode tonight, because life is finite...

E22 The Lyric Boys Baseball Special

4/5/2021
The Lyric Boys dive into ten iconic lyrics about baseball, the great American past-time. Spring is in the air. The smell of Cracker Jacks is in the air. The grunting sound of gigantic first basemen smacking home runs is in the air. So, it's time to play ball and listen to this comedic lyrical analysis. The Lyric Boys chat about meeting the Mets, picking dandelions in right field, demanding to be taken out to the ballgame, the stereotype of first basemen having big butts, and more. There's a...

Duration:01:09:32

E21 Billy Joel

3/29/2021
The Lyric Boys dive into ten iconic lyrics by Billy Joel, ie "The Piano Man," ie the mascot of Long Island, ie Madison Square Garden's resident rocker, ie the singer-songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer who's been putting out rock tunes since the 1960s. The Lyric Boys chat about the American Dream, buying a house out in Hackensack, Belgians in the Congo, and enjoying a staycation in New York City. Plus, Andrew Stieglitz takes listeners deep into the brain of your average Long Islander...

Duration:01:20:07

E20 Frank Sinatra

3/22/2021
Fly me to the moon and let me play amongst The Lyric Boys. This episode, they’re discussing 10 memorable lyrics by Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra. They Lyric Boys talk abstinence programs, wicked witchcraft, laughable looks, makin’ whoopee, blowing on some other guy’s dice, and the one thing that’s more surprising than an elephant’s sneeze. And listen through to the end to hear the Lyric Boys improvise their own Frank Sinatra lyrics on the spot! Songs Discussed: My Funny Valentine, I...

E19 Childish Gambino

3/15/2021
The Lyric Boys will be right by your side till 3005 with their deep dive of 10 memorable lyrics by rapper Childish Gambino, AKA actor-comedian Donald Glover AKA Troy Barnes AKA Lando Calrissian. The Lyric Boys discuss factually accurate rap songs, running for PETA president, and an insane LSD fueled experience Andrew's grandpa had in the 1950's. And stick around to the end when the Lyric Boys improvise their own Childish Gambino-esque lyrics. Songs Discussed: Worldstar, Sweatpants,...

E18 Bruce Springsteen

3/8/2021
The Lyric Boys hit the open road and dive into 10 memorable lyrics by Bruce Springsteen, the New Jersey rock god known for singing about cars, highways, and the American experience. The Lyric Boys discuss making smalltalk with bus drivers, sexualizing car parts, lying about owning the World Trade Centers, and being tired & bored with ourselves. And stick around to the end when the Lyric Boys improvise their own Bruce Springsteen-esque lyrics. Songs Discussed: Thunder Road, Bobby Jean, Born...

E17 Taylor Swift

2/22/2021
The old Lyric Boys can't come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, 'cause they're dead. In this episode, The Lyric Boys do a comedic deep dive into 10 wild lyrics by Taylor Swift, discussing the importance of commas, buying expensive Rhode Island real estate, stranding your date, getting down to this sick beat, and boys and boys and girls and girls. This episode features an artist intro by unexpected Swiftie superfan, Jonny Gatto. And stick around to the end when the Lyric Boys improvise their...

Duration:01:13:29

E16 Interpol

2/15/2021
Turn on the bright lights and listen to the Lyric Boys dive into 10 lyrics by Interpol, the iconic indie band that exploded out of the early 2000s New York City rock scene with dark vibes and absurd lyrics. The Lyric Boys discuss Paul Banks’ vague horniness, showering in nothing but sweat, how the subway is a porno, and catatonic sex toy love-joy divers. And stick around to the end when The Lyric Boys write their own version of Interpol lyrics. Hook me up and throw me, baby cakes, ‘cause...

Duration:01:08:39

E15 Arcade Fire

2/1/2021
The Lyric Boys dive into 10 memorable lyrics by Arcade Fire, the Grammy-winning indie-rock band known for cathartic anthems and having more band members than the population of a small country. In this episode, The Lyric Boys discuss singing on the job, vampiric businessmen, living in the world’s worst neighborhood, and being so out of love that you don’t even want to watch TV. The Lyric Boys delve deep into the minds of Win Butler (ie, NBA Celebrity All Star Game MVP) and Régine Chassagne...

Duration:01:16:13

E14 Kanye West

1/25/2021
The Lyric Boys tackle 10 wild lyrics by Kanye West, the American rapper slash fashion designer slash failed presidential candidate slash Wyoming recluse. The Lyric Boys discuss getting bleach on their t-shirts, slightly scratching Toyota Corollas, Kanye’s hate for South Park writers, and share a fun Paul McCartney anecdote. This one goes out to all the douchebag asshole scumbags out there. Songs Discussed: I Thought About Killing You, Father Stretch My Hands, I'm In It, Holy My Liquor,...

Duration:01:21:10

E13 The National

1/18/2021
The Lyric Boys explore 10 memorable lyrics by The National, the indie-rock band of brothers from Ohio known for deep voices and depressing vibes. In this episode, The Lyric Boys discuss common fetishes for doting men, summer loving torture parties, keeping our intrusive thoughts upstairs, and what it means to be a white girl in a crowd of white girls at the park. And at the end, TLB do their best Matt Berninger impression and craft their own The National lyrics. Songs discussed: Karen,...

Duration:01:29:19

E12 Blink-182

1/11/2021
The Lyric Boys dive into 10 hilarious lyrics by Blink-182, the pop-punk band that popped off in the early 2000s with songs like "Feeling This" and "All The Small Things." The Lyric Boys discuss first date anxiety, Blink-182's obsession with pooping their pants, ruining a make-out session by being addicted to TV, falling in love with Princess Leia, and what it means to be a diarrhea giver. And listen to the end when The Lyric Boys improvise their own Blink-182 lyrics. Songs discussed: First...

Duration:01:11:13

E11 Lorde

1/4/2021
It’s Buzzcut Season and the Lyric Boys have set fire to their heads with 10 lyrics by Lorde, the baby genius pop sensation from New Zealand. They discuss lying about loving the beach, talking it up like yeah, blowing shit up with homemade dynamite, dancing with yourself, and find out that maybe they don’t quite understand what subtext is. And stick around until then end when The Lyric Boys write their own version of her lyrics. Songs discussed: Green Light, Homemade Dynamite, The Louvre,...

Duration:01:00:01