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Old 08-03-2009, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Sefton View Post
Toward the end of the song Only the Lonely by The Motels, the singer's voice moans and quickly rises in pitch: "Only the looonely...Only the lonelyyyy!...can...play..."

Since the song is about meaningless sex, she's demonstrating (simulating?) an orgasm. And the low, slow ending signifies the pointlessness of it all. Huh.
Actually, I thought the vocal part at the end was a homage to Roy Orbison's similarly-titled-but-different song, "Only the Lonely." Still, we could be both right.
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