People who have tattoos know that there is a meaning behind each one of them, whether it is a special memory of someone you love, something you are passionate about, or the lyrics to one of your favorite songs, tattoos are more than just ink, they tell a very interesting story.
In this post, we’ll share with you some of the coolest song lyric tattoo ideas, if you are thinking about getting a tattoo done; these lyrics can help you remember a special time in your life or that person who turned your world upside down.
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
“I look at you all see the love there that’s sleeping. While my guitar gently weeps, look at you all. Still, my guitar gently weeps”. This one of the many famous songs by The Beatles, an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The Beatles are the best-selling music artists in the United States.
“Come up to meet you, tell you I’m sorry. You don’t know how lovely you are… I had to find you. Tell you I need you. Tell you I set you apart”. Coldplay is a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead vocalist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at the prestigious University College London. Over the years it has become a very popular band, winning 62 awards from 209 nominations.
“Don’t Look Back in Anger”
“Take me to the place where you go. Where nobody knows if it’s night or day. Please don’t put your life in the hands of a Rock ‘n’ Roll band who’ll throw it all away”. This song is by Oasis, an English rock band formed in 1991, they have sold over 70 million records worldwide.
“And the shame was on the other side. Oh, we can beat them, forever and ever. Then we could be heroes, just for one day”. David Bowie was a British singer who became a really popular figure in pop music for over five decades and he is one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time with 140 million record sales.
“This is what you get. This is what you get. This is what you get when you mess with us”. This song is by British rock band Radiohead. They released their first debut single in 1992 and it became a worldwide hit, over the years, they have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.
“I’ll follow the Sun”
One day, you'll look to see I've gone, but tomorrow may rain, so I'll follow the sun. One day, you'll know I was the one, but tomorrow may rain, so I'll follow the sun. And now the time has come and so, my love, I must go and though I lose a friend in the end you will know.” This is another great song by The Beatles which has really meaningful lyrics.
“Maybe I don't really want to know how your garden grows. I just want to fly; lately did you ever feel the pain in the morning rain as it soaks it to the bone. Maybe I just want to fly, I want to live I don't want to die, maybe I just want to breath, maybe I just don't believe”. This is another great song by the British band Oasis.
“Sheets of empty canvas, untouched sheets of clay were laid spread out before me as her body once did. All five horizons revolved around her soul as the earth to the sun. Now the air I tasted and breathed has taken a turn”. The song is by Pearl Jam, an American rock band formed in 1990.
“Love Will Tear Us Apart”
“Why is the bedroom so cold? You’ve turned away on your side. Is my timing that flawed? Our respect runs so dry. Yet there’s still this appeal that we’ve kept through our lives”. “Love Will Tear Us Apart” is a song by Joy Division, a British rock band formed in 1976. This song became the band’s highest-charting release.
“Read My Mind”
“Oh well I don’t mind, if you don’t mind ‘Cause I don’t shine if you don’t shine. Before you go, can you read my mind?”. This song is by American rock band The Killers; they have achieved worldwide success, performing in six continents and over fifty countries.
“Who Wants To Live Forever?”
“Who wants to live forever,Who wants to live forever…? There’s no chance for us, it’s all decided for us, this world has only one sweet moment set aside for us”. This song is by British rock band Queen, they have released 18 number-one singles and they have record sales that range from 150 million to 300 million records.
“There’s a Light That Never Goes Out”
“And if a ten-ton truck kills the both of us. To die by your side, well the pleasure, the privilege is mine”. This song is by “The Smiths” an English rock band formed in 1982. They are considered the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s.
“Not Dark Yet”
“Well, my sense of humanity has gone down the drain. Behind every beautiful thing there’s been some kind of pain. She wrote me a letter and she wrote it so kind. She put down in writin’ what was in her mind”. This song is by Bob Dylan, an American singer-songwriter who has been one of the most influential people in popular music for more than five decades.
“White Blank Page”
“So tell me now, where was my fault in loving you with my whole heart. Oh tell me now, where was my fault in loving you with my whole heart. Lead me to the truth, and I will follow you with my whole life. Oh, lead me to the truth, and I will follow you with my whole life.” The song is by British rock band, Mumford & Sons.
“Shine On You Crazy Diamond”
“Nobody knows where you are, how near or how far. Shine on you crazy diamond. Pile on many more layers and I’ll be joining you there. Shine on you crazy diamond”. This is a song by British rock band Pink Floyd, who has achieved worldwide success thanks to their progressive and psychedelic music.
“Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right”
“I’m a-thinking and a-wonderin’ walking down the road. I once loved a woman, a child I am told. I gave her my heart but she wanted my soul, but don’t think twice, it’s all right”. This is a song by Bob Dylan, an American singer, whose lyrics incorporated many political, social and literary influences.
“I told you to be patient. I told you to be fine. I told you to be balanced. I told you to be kind. In the morning I’ll be with you. But it will be a different “kind” I’ll be holding all the tickets and you’ll be owning all the fines”. This song is by Jon Iver, an American indie folk band formed in 2007 by singer Justin Vernon.
“I can see it in your eyes. What I know in my heart is true. That our love it has faded like the summer run through so we'll walk down the shoreline, one last time together. Feel the wind blow our wanderin' hearts, like a feather, but who knows what's waiting. In the wings of time, dry your eyes we gotta go where we can shine.” The song was written by David Gray, an English singer-songwriter who was nominated for four Brit Awards.
“Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien”
“Non, rien de rien. Non, je ne regrette rien. Ni le bien qu’on m’a fait. Ni le mal; tout ça m’est bien égal!” This French song talks about how everything bad that has happened in the past, has no effect in the present. The song is by Edith Piaf, a French cabaret singer who was known for being France’s national chanteuse.
“The passing of time leaves empty lives waiting to be filled. I'm here with the cause, I'm holding the torch in the corner of your room. Can you hear me? And when you're dancing and laughing and finally living, hear my voice in your head and think of me kindly. No...” This is another great song by the British band The Smiths.