Originally Posted by Pollyanna
DED, I said "many songs", not "all songs". Bear in mind, boy-meets-girl isn't the only way a lyric can be pretty ordinary. What about the Tolkien fad amongst prog groups in the 70s? Those words were like wallpaper. There's also a lot of very unsophisticated lay philosophy in lyrics. A lot of heavy rock lyrics are hilarious is their naivete and goofiness.
Oohh....I do really really dislike Dungeon & Drangons and Lord of the Rings inspired lyrics.
I dig the concept of symphonic-metal, but so many of those bands turn me off because the lyrics are just stupid.