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David Bowie Sentence Starters

Below are a series of starters from various David Bowie songs. This is for @tasksweekly’s Task 25: Music. Feel free to change pronouns if needed!

Space Oddity

  • “The stars look very different today.”
  • “And there’s nothing I can do.”
  • “I’m feeling very still.”
  • “I think my spaceship knows which way to go.”
  • “Tell my wife/husband I love her/him very much.”
  • “Your circuit’s dead; there’s something wrong.”
  • “Can you hear me?”

Rebel Rebel

  • “Hey, babe, let’s go out tonight.”
  • “Your face is a mess.”
  • “We like dancing and you look divine.”
  • “They put me down, they say I’m gone.”


  • “We could steal time just for one day.”
  • “Nothing will keep us together.”
  • “We can be heroes just for one day.”
  • “I can remember standing by the wall.”
  • “And the guns shot above our heads.”
  • “We’re nothing, and nothing will help us.”

Ashes to Ashes

  • “I’ve heard a rumor from Ground Control.”
  • “Oh no, don’t say it’s true…”
  • “Time and time again I tell myself I’ll stay clean tonight.”
  • “I’m happy; hope you’re happy, too.”

Let’s Dance

  • “Put on your red shoes and dance the blues.”
  • “If you say run, I’ll run with you.”
  • “If you say hide, we’ll hide.”
  • “Because my love for you would break my heart in two.”
Melanie Martinez “Crybaby” Album Starters


  • “You take things so hard and then you fall apart”
  • “You try to explain but before you can start those cry baby tears come out of the dark.”
  • “Your heart’s too big for your body”
  • “They call you cry baby but you don’t fucking care”
  • “You’re all on your own and you lost all your friends”
  • “You told yourself that it’s not you, it’s them”
  • “You’re one of a kind and no one understands”


  • “When you walk away, is when we really play”
  • “You don’t hear me when I say, ‘Mom, please wake up. Dad’s with a slut’.”
  • “No one ever listens, this wallpaper glistens”
  • “Don’t let them see what goes down in the kitchen.”
  • “I see things that nobody else sees.”
  • “Everyone thinks that we’re perfect. Please don’t let them look through the curtains.”
  • “When you turn your back she pulls out a flask.”

Sippy Cup

  • “Blood still stains when the sheets are washed”
  • “Kids are still depressed when you dress them up”
  • “He doesn’t think I’m that fucking dumb does he?”
  • “You call that ass your own, we call that silicone”
  • “if they give you a new pill then you will buy it”
  • “If they say to kill yourself, then you will try it”
  • “All the makeup in the world, won’t make you less insecure”
  • “You got weights in your pockets, when you go to the doctor's”


  • “Will I catch up to love? I could never tell, I know,”
  • “Chasing after you is like a fairytale"
  • “And it’s all fun and games, 'til somebody falls in love,”
  • “There’s no turning back now”
  • “We’re a freakshow”

Alphabet Boy

  • “You build me up like building blocks just so you can bring me down”
  • “You’ll never catch me cry”
  • “I say fuck your degree”
  • “I’m not a little kid now”
  • “You think you’re smarter than me with all your bad poetry”


  • “I think I just remembered something”
  • “I’m tired of being careful”
  • “Uh-oh, there it goes, I said too much”
  • “I feel it coming out my throat”
  • “Guess I better wash my mouth out with soap”
  • “God I wish I never spoke”
  • “Think I got myself in trouble so I fill the bath with bubbles”
  • “Threw a toaster in the bathtub”

Training Wheels

  • “I carry band-aids on me now”
  • “Promise I won’t push you straight to the dirt”
  • “You call me fucking dumb for the stupid shit I do”
  • “Telling you things you already know”
  • “Wanna make you mine, but that’s hard to say”

Pity Party

  • “Tell me why the hell no one is here”
  • “Tell me what to do to make it all feel better”
  • “Maybe it’s a cruel joke on me”
  • “It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to”
  • “I’ll cry until the candles burn down this place”
  • “I’m laughing, I’m crying. It feels like I’m dying.”

Tag, You’re It

  • “I’ll cut you up and make you dinner”
  • “Running through the parking lot. He chased me and he wouldn’t stop”
  • “Grabbed my hand and pushed me down. Took the words right out my mouth”
  • “Can anybody hear me? I’m hidden under ground”
  • “If she screams, don’t let her go”
  • “Your mother said to pick the very best girl and I am”

Milk And Cookies

  • “I’m fucking crazy, need my prescription filled”
  • “Do you like my cookies? They’re made just for you. A little bit of sugar, but lots of poison, too”
  • “Shit behind the curtain that I’m sick of sugarcoatin'”
  • “Next time you’re alone, think twice when you grab the phone”
  • “Can’t take it anymore”
  • “I’ll sing you a lullaby where you die in the end”

Pacify Her

  • “That basic bitch leaves finally. Now I can take her man”
  • “But was he yours, if he wanted me so bad?”
  • “You don’t love her”
  • “I can’t stand her whining”

Mrs. Potato Head

  • “Just be sure to read the warning, kids”
  • “Don’t be dramatic it’s only some plastic”
  • “No one will love you if you’re unattractive”
  • “Will a pretty face make it better?”
  • “Do you swear you’ll stay forever?”
  • “Baby soft skin turns into leather”

Mad Hatter

  • “Popping balloons with guns”
  • “We paint white roses red, each shade from a different person’s head”
  • “I’m peeling the skin off my face 'cause I really hate being safe”
  • “I’m nuts, baby, I’m mad”
  • “You think I’m psycho, you think I’m gone”
  • “Tell the psychiatrist something is wrong”
  • “So what if I’m crazy? The best people are”
Lorde Lyrics Sentence Meme
  • “Be the class clown, I’ll be the beauty queen in tears.”
  • “Everything I say falls right back into everything I’m not.”
  • “Getting caught’s half of the trip though, isn’t it?”
  • “I know it’s not forever.”
  • “I know we’re not everlasting.”
  • “I like you…”
  • “I’d like it if you stayed.”
  • “I’ll never go home again.”
  • “I’m the one you tell your fears to…”
  • “I’ve never felt more alone.”
  • “It drives you crazy, getting old.”
  • “It feels so scary getting old.”
  • “It’s a new art form, showing people how little we care.”
  • “It’s clear that someone’s gotta go.”
  • “Nothing’s wrong but nothing’s true.”
  • “Only bad people live to see their likeness set in stone. What does that make me?”
  • “The way they are, the way they seem, is something else.”
  • “This dream isn’t feeling sweet.”
  • “We gladiate but I guess we’re really fighting ourselves.”
  • “We let our battles choose us.”
  • “We might be hollow, but we’re brave.”
  • “We’re a train wreck waiting to happen.”
  • “We’re hollow like the bottles that we drain.”
  • “We’re never done with killing time. Can I kill it with you?”
  • “We’ve both got a million bad habits to kick, not sleeping is one.”
  • “You know, we’re on each other’s team.”
  • “You’re my best friend, and we’re dancing in a world alone.”
  • “You’re the only friend I need… but that will never be enough.”
  • “You’ve been drinking like the world was gonna end.”