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Mofo Question
« on: December 05, 2019, 09:18:52 AM »
MOFO: Is Edge singing "little red dress" or "little red vette"? No matter how many times I listen to it (and trust me, I've listened to it a LOT!) I hear "dress", but I remember on some other thread in a galaxy far, far away, someone said it was "vette". Opinions?
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2019, 10:11:30 AM »
In what part of the song?

The only vocals I recall Edge doing are "Been around back, been around front".
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2019, 10:12:07 AM »
Neither.

It's Been around back, been around front

More here: http://www.amiright.com/misheard/song/mofo.shtml
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2019, 10:15:21 AM »
Oh. Wow. I must be deaf. Really? REALLY?

That's really weird, because I KNOW there was another thread somewhere asking the same question...I don't know if it was here or at the "old place".

And, I just played it again, and I still hear "little red dress"! Uh oh...I'm losing it!
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2019, 10:20:59 AM »
Don't feel bad, you are far from the only one who hears those lyrics. Those lyrics are all over the Internet.

I can't hear lyrics well, so I just believe what people tell me, and I've subscribed to "been 'round back, been 'round front" but apparently there's a couple of syllables I haven't been hearing (the "a" in "around" and a "the").

I will say that it seems to be that the two lines are repeated except for the last word, so the "back/front" theory fits that well.

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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2019, 10:24:06 AM »
Also, I think "been round back, been round front" fits with the primary lyrics well. We are LOOKING (in the places where no flowers grow, etc) so it feels like we're looking back and front, left and right, everywhere.

That's hiw I hear it, anyway.

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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2019, 10:28:28 AM »
Speaking of dresses, what color do you see this one? Black and Blue OR White and Gold?   ;D ;D ;D

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« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2019, 10:45:40 AM »
blue and gold
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« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2019, 10:55:54 AM »
blue and gold

Me too. So, we have the same impairment it seems. Because I hear "little red dress" too....  ;)
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« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2019, 11:05:19 AM »
blue and gold

Me too. So, we have the same impairment it seems. Because I hear "little red dress" too....  ;)
YAY...thanks, I feel better now!
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« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2019, 11:47:41 AM »
Speaking of dresses, what color do you see this one? Black and Blue OR White and Gold?   ;D ;D ;D


white and gold  :P
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« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2019, 12:34:00 PM »

I like it from the back

I like it from the front

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Re: Mofo Question
« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2019, 07:31:17 PM »
I've always heard "little red vette" even though i knew that couldn't possibly be right. 

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« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2019, 07:21:15 AM »
He's singing "Rararararurrara". It's a coded message that Edge is actually a secret IRA supporter (as in oh, ah up the RA).

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« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2019, 05:31:48 PM »
I always thought it was just nonsense sounds.  I'm now going to try to forget all of these theories of what he's actually singing and continue to live in happy ignorance.
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