Day 01 – Your Favourite Song

For me this is particularly hard because I don’t have one favourite song. I generally fall in love with a song for ages and then discover a new one. But for the sake of the game I would say my favourite is “Tiny Dancer” by Elton John. Almost Famous is my most loved film, and the scene that it is played in is my favourite. Whenever I hear this song, I am embarrassed to admit I get a self smile, and I have no idea why.

This is the clip in Almost Famous:

The Lyrics:

“Tiny Dancer”

Blue jean baby, L.A. lady, seamstress for the band
Pretty eyed, pirate smile, you’ll marry a music man
Ballerina, you must have seen her dancing in the sand
And now she’s in me, always with me, tiny dancer in my hand

Jesus freaks out in the street
Handing tickets out for God
Turning back she just laughs
The boulevard is not that bad

Piano man he makes his stand
In the auditorium
Looking on she sings the songs
The words she knows the tune she hums

But oh how it feels so real
Lying here with no one near
Only you and you can hear me
When I say softly slowly

Hold me closer tiny dancer
Count the headlights on the highway
Lay me down in sheets of linen
you had a busy day today

Blue jean baby, L.A. lady, seamstress for the band
Pretty eyed, pirate smile, you’ll marry a music man
Ballerina, you must have seen her dancing in the sand
And now she’s in me, always with me, tiny dancer in my hand

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