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23rd Jun '16 1:17:15 AM gewunomox
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* Creator/LeonardCohen's ''Dance Me To The End Of Love'. It is about the stages of a relationship: falling in love, having sex, getting married, and having children.

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* Creator/LeonardCohen's Music/LeonardCohen's ''Dance Me To The End Of Love'. It is about the stages of a relationship: falling in love, having sex, getting married, and having children.
21st Jun '16 12:30:09 AM gewunomox
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* DireStraits does that with a city in "Telegraph Road", describing it from its foundation to its decay.

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* DireStraits Music/DireStraits does that with a city in "Telegraph Road", describing it from its foundation to its decay.
31st May '16 12:36:55 PM petersohn
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* Creator/LeonardCohen's ''Dance Me To The End Of Love'. It is about the stages of a relationship: falling in love, having sex, getting married, and having children.
30th May '16 10:11:56 PM Doug86
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* "Old Admirals" by Creator/AlStewart follows the career of a British naval officer ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Fisher,_1st_Baron_Fisher Admiral of the Fleet "Jacky" Fisher]], more or less) from his first cruise on a sailing ship in 1853 through his post-WorldWarOne retirement.

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* "Old Admirals" by Creator/AlStewart follows the career of a British naval officer ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Fisher,_1st_Baron_Fisher Admiral of the Fleet "Jacky" Fisher]], more or less) from his first cruise on a sailing ship in 1853 through his post-WorldWarOne post-UsefulNotes/WorldWarI retirement.
14th Apr '16 1:04:54 PM Prfnoff
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* "A Bowler Hat" from ''Theatre/PacificOvertures''. No specific ages are mentioned, but the lyrics imply that Kayama is gradually growing older while adopting Western clothes and manners, and the makeup applied to him between verses confirms this impression.

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* "A Bowler Hat" from ''Theatre/PacificOvertures''. No specific ages are mentioned, but the The lyrics imply that Kayama is gradually growing older while adopting Western clothes and manners, and the makeup applied to him between verses verses, together with the Reciter's spoken commentary, confirms this impression.
29th Mar '16 11:16:17 PM Pichu-kun
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* Relient K's "Deathbed" opens with the narrator as a dying old man (this section is the chorus, making it a [[AnachronicOrder non-linear]] age-progression song), then jumps back to 1941 with him at age 8, then 14, 21, and finally some unspecified point in his old age, noting such events as his [[ParentalAbandonment father's abandonment]], his ShotgunWedding, and eventual divorce. The album this song is from was released in 2007, so assuming the character's death took place in that year, he would be around 74 at the end.

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* Relient K's Music/RelientK's "Deathbed" opens with the narrator as a dying old man (this section is the chorus, making it a [[AnachronicOrder non-linear]] age-progression song), then jumps back to 1941 with him at age 8, then 14, 21, and finally some unspecified point in his old age, noting such events as his [[ParentalAbandonment father's abandonment]], his ShotgunWedding, and eventual divorce. The album this song is from was released in 2007, so assuming the character's death took place in that year, he would be around 74 at the end.


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* Music/ImogenHeap's "The Listening Chair" is sung in various styles as it progresses. At first the lyrics are childish and fluffy however as she ages it becomes more serious and often times rather melancholy.
23rd Jan '16 10:19:40 PM Plymouthdodgewrecks
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* Ben Caplan's "Stranger" details the tale of a man being told all his life to trust no one, first as a small child by his mother, then as a schoolboy by his father, and finally by his university professor as a young man. Finally, in his old age, the man looks back and discovers that his lack of trust has made his life miserable.
20th Jan '16 5:57:52 PM Pichu-kun
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* "7 Years" by Lukas Graham has the 20-something year old protagonist thinking back to when he was 7, when he was 11, when he was 20. He thinks to the future as well, when he will be 30 and when he turns 60.
14th Jan '16 11:34:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* AesopRock has "No Regrets" (7, 37, 87). Pay attention to the lyrics for the most inspiring lyrics you've heard in a long time)

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* AesopRock Music/AesopRock has "No Regrets" (7, 37, 87). Pay attention to the lyrics for the most inspiring lyrics you've heard in a long time)
6th Jan '16 10:18:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* It's not in the lyrics, but {{Squeeze}} did a video for their "Hourglass" where in the chorus, the band is in diapers, then schoolboy uniforms, teenage punk clothes, business suits, old codger clothes, and coffins.

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* It's not in the lyrics, but {{Squeeze}} Music/{{Squeeze}} did a video for their "Hourglass" where in the chorus, the band is in diapers, then schoolboy uniforms, teenage punk clothes, business suits, old codger clothes, and coffins.



* SteamPoweredGiraffe: ''Captain Albert Alexander'' follows the Captain from boyhood to death.

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* SteamPoweredGiraffe: Music/SteamPoweredGiraffe: ''Captain Albert Alexander'' follows the Captain from boyhood to death.
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