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Friday, June 15, 2007

My Eternal Song... is a coded video!

The lines are all from popular songs...

The first letters of the song lines go together to make... "HEY ITS ME NIKKI B IM UNDER COVER"

Be safe, Nikki.

Hello, is it me you're looking for?
Lionel Richie, Hello

Every rose has its thorns.
Poison, Every Rose has its thorns.

You, with the sad eyes...
Phil Collins, True Colors
Cyndi Lauper, True Colors

I think we're alone now.
Tommy James & The Shondells (1960's)
Tiffany, I Think We're Alone Now
Girls Aloud, I Think We're Alone Now

The sound of silence!
Simon & Garfunkel, Sound Of Silence
Simon & Garfunkel (In Central Park)

She's like the wind!
Patrick Swayze (Dirty Dancing Soundtrack), She's Like The Wind (1987)
Lumidee & Tony Sunshine, She's Like The Wind

Music can be such a revelation.
Madonna, Into The Groove
Madonna (in Paris with bagpipes), Into The Groove

Everybody knows a place like Kokomo!
The Beach Boys, Kokomo
The Muppets, Kokomo

Nobody on the road...
Don Henley on MTV, The Boys Of Summer
Don Henley, The Boys Of Summer
Eagles, The Boys Of Summer
Ataris, Boys Of Summer
DJ Sammy, Boys Of Summer

It's just another day in paradise! (three different songs...)
Phil Collins, Another Day In Paradise (1989)
Eagles, Learn To Be Still
Phil Vassar, Just Another Day in Paradise

Keepin' the faith.
Billy Joel, Keeping The Faith 1983
Billy Joel (on The Today Show 2006), Keeping The Faith

Knock me down, it's all in vain!
Pat Benatar (Live), Hit Me With Your Best Shot 1980
Pat Benatar, Hit Me With Your Best Shot

I wanna be the one to walk in the sun!
Cindy Lauper, Girls Just Want To Have Fun (1994)
Greg Laswell, Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Camron, Girls Just Want To Have Fun (rap)

Blame it on the stars that did shine at night.
Milli Vanilli, Blame It On The Rain (1989)

I want to freefall into nothing!
Axl Rose & Tom Petty (MTV), Free Falling (1989)
Axl Rose & Tom Petty, Free Falling
Tom Petty, Free Falling

Makes you wonder how the other half live.
INXS, Devil Inside

Under pressure.
Queen, Under Pressure (1982)
Queen & David Bowie (Music Video), Under Pressure
Annie Lennox & David Bowie, Under Pressure
Lennox & Bowie (Freddy Mercury Tribute), Under Pressure
Vanilla Ice, Ice Ice Baby (uses same beat sequence hook)

Now, I gotta cut loose.
Kenny Loggins, Footloose
Kenny Loggins, Footloose (2007)
Movie Footloose (1984) with Kevin Bacon

Don't stop believin'.
Journey (Tokyo '81), Don't Stop Believin'
Journey, Don't Stop Believing
Journey (Glascow '07), Don't Stop Believing

Even in your thoughts.
New Kids On The Block, You Got It (The Right Stuff)

Rhythm is gonna getcha.
Gloria Estefan, Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
Men At Work, Down Under (1981)

Out of the sky I close my eyes.
Madonna, Like A Prayer (1989) by Victoria Beckham
Madonna, Like A Prayer (2004) (remix skips Nikki B's line)

Voices carry...
Til Tuesday (MTV), Voices Carry (1985)

Everybody, have fun tonight.
Wang Chung, Everybody Have Fun Tonight (1986)

Rebel yell.
Billy Idol, Rebel Yell
Billy Idol, Rebel Yell (2005)
Lukas Rossi (Rockstar Supernova), Rebel Yell
Tony Rand (RockStar Supernova), Rebel Yell

EDIT: I added links to a few versions of the songs these lines come from. These songs ARE eternal! (check out old and new versions)...
I also collected all these videos in a single play list: Nikki Bower's Eternal Song
~ QtheC


  1. Go Nikki Go!!!

    PS my request for what the creators should do next was a new Nikki B video - thanks creators!

  2. ALSO Nikki B posted on comments!! See? Characters CAN post on comments!


  3. The songs referred to are:
    "Hello", Lionel Ritchie
    "Every Rose has its Thorn", Poison
    "True Colors", Cindi Lauper
    "I Think We're Alone Now", Tommy James and the Shondells
    "The Sound of Silence", Simon and Garfunkle
    "She's like the Wind", Patrick Swayze
    "Into the Groove", Madonna
    "Kokomo", the Beach Boys
    "The Boys of Summer", the Ataris
    "Just Another Day in Paradise", Phil Vassar
    "Keepin' the Faith", De la Soul
    "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", Pat Benetar
    "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun", Cindi Lauper
    "Blame it on the Rain", Milli Vanilli
    "Paschendale", Iron Maiden
    "Devil Inside", INXS
    "Under Pressure", Queen
    "Footloose", Kenny Loggins
    "Don't Stop Believin'", Journey
    "You Got It (The Right Stuff), New Kids on the Block
    "Rhythm is Gonna Getcha", Gloria Estefan
    "Down Under", Men at Work
    "Like a Prayer", Madonna
    "Voices Carry", 'Til Tuesday
    "Everybody have Fun Tonight", Wang Chung
    "Rebel Yell", Billy Idol

  4. i love nikki b!!! she is by far my favorite character on the show at the moment. i'm getting sick of just about everyone else.

  5. I went looking for the songs with Google and YouTube, and added links to several versions...

    After reading Kallekelly's comment, I had to go back and add the Shondell's earlier version of "I Think We're Alone Now."

    "The Boys of Summer" was a Don Henley song predating Ataris and others.

    I found three different songs with "It's Just Another Day in Paradise" and posted links to the two popular ones by the Eagles and by Phil Vassar. I think either could be Nikki B's reference.

    "Keepin' The Faith" almost certainly refers to the Billy Joel song and not De la Soul.

    "Pashendale" by Iron Maiden does not contain the line "I want to freefall into nothing" (there's a hit on Google, but it is in a comment under the lyric) ... the line is from "Free Falling."

  6. Thanks Q- that's why I only put it in the comments, I just wasn't sure about any of my research (I didn't know most of the songs... not really into eighties music). Thanks for fixing it!
    Kelly ~/`~

  7. I love the 80s! Thanks for posting all those videos. I'm just sad that NikkiB didn't quote Duran Duran...

  8. After checking LGPedia's page, I added a 3rd song with "Just Another Day In Paradise" ... probably the correct reference ... Phil Collins "Another Day In Paradise"


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