A lesson to be applied / Are you getting something out of this all encompassing trip Are we getting something out of this all encompassing trip Does it inspire? Does it inspire? What changed when Cyndi Lauper had a hit with his song? Seems that needlessly it's getting harder to find an approach and a way to live. [Chorus] Makes much more sense to live in the present tense. Do you see the way that tree bends? This soothing but challenging song asks us to take a different approach, living for the present instead of the future, which requires us to process the past so it won't interfere. It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. Makes much more sense to live in the present tense There's a simple but very profound message in this song: It makes much more sense to live in the present tense. Checked your hands and studied the lines Dave explains how the video appropriated the meaning of "Runaway Train," and what he thought of getting parodied by Weird Al. [Chorus] Or you can come to terms and realize you're the only one who can't forgive yourself You can spend your time alone redigesting past regrets / Leaning out to catch the sun's rays. Not much, really. [Verse] Madonna didn't write "Papa Don't Preach," which deals with abortion. Have you the belief that the road ahead ascends off into the light? Have you ideas on how this life ends? Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz. This is a track from Pearl Jam's fourth album, This is the song that plays at the end of the 10-part ESPN documentary. Bryan Adams' 1987 song "Heat Of The Night" has the distinction of being the first commercially released cassette single in the US. The band's name did come from a sculpture. When "Theme From Shaft" won an Oscar, Isaac Hayes became the first African American to win in the "Best Song" category. Leaning out to catch the sun's rays. Does it inspire? A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs. Seems that needlessly it's getting harder to find an approach and a way to live Present Tense Lyrics: Do you see the way that tree bends? Many of their songs, including "Stairway To Heaven," were not released as singles, as it was considered bad form in England to make people pay for singles that were on albums. "Whole Lotta Love" was Led Zeppelin's only US Top 10 hit, charting at #4. A lesson to be applied Shears does very little promotion, which has kept him secluded from the spotlight. You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. What drew her to the song was the singer standing up to male authority. There are no more rock stars - the last one died in 1994. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound. Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready wrote the music to this track; Eddie Vedder wrote the lyric. Have you the belief that the road ahead ascends off into the light? Since emerging from MySpace with her hit "Bubbly," Colbie has become a top songwriter, even crafting a hit with Taylor Swift. Pearl Jam "Present Tense": do you see the way that tree bends? You can spend your time alone redigesting past regrets. More than most rock stars, Pearl Jam always had a sense of perspective that kept them from falling into unhealthy patterns common to … [Verse 1] does it inspire? So he returned to “Present Tense,” by Pearl Jam who — unlike U2 — rose to fame in the 1990s, and could claim close connections with both the city of Chicago and the ’90s Bulls. got the title "Shiny Happy People" from a Chinese propaganda poster. Or you can come to terms and realize you're the only one who cannot forgive yourself