Could you change the lyrics.....PLEASE!!!

Hey there Edwyn,

I have only really got into your music over the past few years...and rate Doctor Syntax as the best $ 2 I have ever spent on an album. (ok so , this was only maybe 80 pence...and it was in the bargin bin at a local store...but still I LOVE IT!)

But was annoyed with myself for actually finding out the correct lyrics to your big hit.."girl like you".

For soooo long i thought you were singing..

Too many buddhist singers
Not enough buddhist songs....

and I was like..Yeah man...so true..all these "hip" singers are all buddhist etc and not singing about buddhist songs, etc...and ummm i actually read the lyrics the other day and I was like...WTF.

"Too many protest singers
Not enough protest songs"

Ummm could you perhaps change them to buddhist singers, etc?
Don't you think it sounds better? Perhaps?
Well? Maybe? Mull it over a bit...

I hope you are doing well.
Please come to New Zealand one day....i will buy you a drink!

Mark out

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Comment by Edwyn Collins on August 21, 2009 at 15:38
No no no. That is definitely not better!
Our friend thought that the Byrds were singing the famous B. Dylan song, Hamish the Tangerine Man.....geddit???

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