Clouds in my coffee, and... You're so vain, you probably think this song is about you You're so vain, I bet you think this song is about you Don't you, don't you? You're So Vain. She has said that it is definitely not about him. Better Not Tell Her 11. She reportedly had three different men in mind while composing the song. You're so vainYou probably think this song is about youYou're so vain (you're so vain)I bet you think this song is about youDon't you don't you don't you? Simon started recording this with Harry Nilsson singing backup, but Mick Jagger ended up singing on it instead (listen for him on the "don't you" parts), although he was not credited on the album. I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee Clouds in my coffee, and You're so vain You probably think this song is about you You're so vain I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? What we couldn’t have known was that early on, she suffered some unfortunate circumstances. The buzz though, was which one the song, “You’re So Vain”, was referring to with the lyrics, “I bet you think this song is about you”. Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed. That which you can't see through, and yet seems alluring... until. Most will be aware of the mystery surrounding the song with regard to whom it is about, but the lyrics do not get a lot of attention so this question is overdue. Clouds block the sun and cloud your vision. In the '70s, Carly Simon was famous as a singer, songwriter and sex symbol. I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee clouds in my coffee and, Well I hear you went up to SaratogaAnd your horse naturally wonThen you flew your lear jet up to Nova ScotiaTo see the total eclipse of the sunWell you're where you should be all the timeAnd when you're not, you're with some underworld spyOr the wife of a close friend wife of a close friend and. In 2015, Taylor Swift listed this as the #1 "Song That Made Me," explaining that its coy look at a famous ex-lover was an inspiration for many of her songs. "Clouds in my coffee" are the confusing aspects of life and love. In a 2000 interview with Charlie Rose, Simon explained the origin of this song: "There was originally a song that had the melody of what is now 'You're So Vain,' called 'Bless You Ben.' "You probably think this song is about you" say the lyrics to this 1973 Billboard chart-topper -- with the intentional irony that yes, the song is, indeed about this person. Ebersol had to sign a confidentiality agreement, but was allowed to give one hint - the man's name contains the letter "E." Over the next few years, Simon further revealed that there is also an "A" and an "R" in the name. In December 2005, the gossip section of the Lower Manhattan newspaper, The original title of this song, typed on the acetate demo, was "Ballad of a Vain Man. Touched By The Sun 9. Carly and Ben had an agreement not to talk about James Taylor, which was clearly a source of tension. The 2011 Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards isn't your typical gospel diva, and she thinks that's a good thing. For years, "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon provided one of the great mysteries in pop music -- just who was being addressed? And it felt natural and it felt good and then I could get into that man, I knew who I was talking about. And then one day, when I was playing 'Bless You Ben' on the piano, I substituted 'You walked into the party, like you were walking onto a yacht' and the exchange was equal. The Lyrics To 'You're So Vain' Son of a gun. Like a mirage that turns into a dry patch. I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee Clouds in my coffee, and You're so vain You probably think this song is about you You're so vain I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? They jammed at Depp's studio and came up with the idea to cover this song, as they both thought it would be ironic. You're so vainYou probably think this song is about youYou're so vain (so vain)I bet you think this song is about youDon't you don't you don't you? Beim Tanzen beobachtest du dich ständig aus dem Augenwinkel im Spiegel, You Belong To Me 3. Richie talks about producing the first two Kiss albums, recording "Brother Louie," and the newfound appreciation of his rock band, Dust. Don't You? is included in the Nine Inch Nails song "Starf---ers, Inc" on. She explained the meaning of the phrase, saying: "Clouds In My Coffee are the confusing aspects of life and love. In 2003, Simon held an auction for a charity on Martha's Vineyard where she offered to tell the high bidder who this song is about. The Carter Family. She never revealed the identity of the other two men; only partially solving the mystery. She described it as, “heinous,” adding, “It changed my view about sex for a long time.” It wasn’t long before she started severely stuttering; most likely a result of the abuse. In order to work through the stuttering, she began writing songs and singing. I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee clouds in my coffee and. I had some dreams, they were clouds in my coffee Clouds in my coffee and.... You're so vain, you probably think this song is about you You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? They called themselves The Simon Sisters. My (white) coffee when it goes cold gets these lighter patches on the surface: clouds floating. Haven't Got Time For The Pain 10. Du läufst bei der Party auf, als würdest du das Deck einer Yacht betreten: die Mütze kalkuliert-lässig in die Stirn gezogen, dazu ein apricot-farbener Schal. From Carly Simon's You're So Vain. Beatty never accepted that, still believing that he was the subject of the entire song -- seems she was right about him being vain, Apparently, Carly Simon had fallen hook, line and sinker for Beatty. Close; Submit Lyrics; Artists. Your hat strategically dipped below one eye, You had one eye in the mirror, as you watched yourself gavotte, And all the girls dreamed that they'd be your partner, You probably think this song is about you, Well you said that we made such a pretty pair and that you would never leave, Then you flew your lear jet up to Nova Scotia, Well you're where you should be all the time, And when you're not, you're with some underworld spy, Or the wife of a close friend wife of a close friend and. In 2001, Simon sang on Janet Jackson's "Son Of A Gun," which was an updated version of this song. Her 1988 song "Let the River Run" was the first to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe Award for a song written and performed by a single artist. Here Ya Go...Groovy Photos To Feed You Your Dose Of Dai... 57 Wild And Wonderful Late-Night Talk Show Moments. I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee Clouds in my coffee, and You're so vain You probably think this song is about you You're so vain I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? (Photo by Ed Caraeff/Getty Images). Jesse 6. So, I thought to myself - hmmm, let me write that in my notebook. Don't you? I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee clouds in my coffee and You're so vain You probably think this song is about you You're so vain (you're so vain) I bet you think this song is about you Don't you don't you? Jay North – How well did we know Dennis the Menace? Warren Beatty was uncharacteristically loquacious while promoting his 2016 movie, Thomas S. Tierney from San Bernardino, Ca, Dylan Kimberlin from Melbourne,australia, Australia, Patrick from Kingston/jamaica, United States, More songs about an ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend, More songs that had different titles when they started, More songs performed on Saturday Night Live. And in response to Sarou Booboo: I think that's the entire point. i asked,"did they just say 'clowns in my coffee'?" According to Howard, he has since forgotten, but he knows it's not David Geffen. Coffee is awakening. 1 on the U.S. "You're so vain, you probably think this song is about you You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" by Aerosmith was inspired by Vince Neil from Motley Crue. She revealed that Warren Beatty was the lover she'd written about regarding that famous second verse. That which you can't see through, and yet seems alluring... until. The song could be about anyone, but when this person hears it, they will immediately think that it is about them.. because they are vain. She revealed that he was more than competent in the bedroom and she just couldn’t get enough of him. LONDON, UK - MARCH 15: Singer Songwriter Carly Simon poses for a portrait on March 15, 1971 in London, England. Don't You? This song could be about one of Simon's ex-boyfriends who was not famous, which would explain the clues that eliminate most of the popular candidates. She realized, not only, that she could express her innermost feelings through writing, but she was able to sing without stuttering. Like a mirage that turns into a dry patch. and my sister said, "it's 'clouds in my coffee'". It was a mystery for years. Not only was she born into a notable family, she was remarkably talented in her own right. Carly Simon had been involved with the likes of several big-name musical artists. Glenn A. Walsh, who was Astronomical Observatory Coordinator and a Planetarium Lecturer for Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium, told us: As the mystique surrounding this song grew, Simon became more evasive about its subject, but in the '70s and '80s she was relatively straightforward when asked about it. Rebeka grew up in the 1960’s & 1970’s and has always subscribed to the theory that a positive attitude will take you far! Clouds in my coffee, and Lyrics meaning: Oblaci u moje kave i You're so vain Lyrics meaning: Tako si umišljen You probably think this song is about you Lyrics meaning: Vjerojatno misliš da ova pjesma je o tebi You're so vain, you're so vain Lyrics meaning: Savršeno, savršeno I'll … Like a mirage that turns into a dry patch. You're so vain (you're so vain) I bet you think this song is about you Don't you don't you don't you? C. Carly Simon Lyrics. General CommentAlright, I don't know WHO the song is about; but "clouds in my coffee" makes me think of the swirls that you get when you pour cream into coffee.They're fleeting but cool to watch. This was followed immediately by my mom's laughter and then her correcting my lyrics. And it left all of us talking and wondering. Clouds in my coffee, and Lyrics meaning: Nwaj yo nan kafe mwen, ak You're so vain Lyrics meaning: Ou gen se konsa ògeye You probably think this song is about you Lyrics meaning: Nou panse pwobableman chante pou yo chante sa a se sou ou You're so vain, you're so vain Lyrics meaning: Ou gen pretansyè se konsa, ou gen se konsa ògeye She was happy to be at the top of the short list for a bit but crushed that there were so many others. She recalled to. Van Morrison's "Brown Eyed Girl" was originally called "Brown Skinned Girl," and was about an interracial relationship. Music was her therapy. "When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you.". It sold over a million copies in the U.S. alone. You're So Vain Lyrics Übersetzung. Kevin Godley talks about directing classic videos for The Police, U2 and Duran Duran, and discusses song and videos he made with 10cc and Godley & Creme. Don't You? And then I was at a party and somebody walked in and my friend said to me 'Doesn't he look like he's just walked on to a yacht?' ", When Simon originally penned the song it was more of a folky ballad, but her producer Richard Perry gave it more of a rock edge. Legend In Your Own Time 12. In the song, she was clouded by false love or infatuation and was not able to … A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, The person Simon is singing about in this song remains a mystery, as she has never made it clear who she wrote it about; rumors include Warren Beatty, Kris Kristofferson, Cat Stevens, and Mick Jagger, all of whom she had affairs with. You're so vain You probably think this song is about you You're so vain (you're so vain) I … And Simon combined this potent, poignant, precise image, with the overlays of her own feelings, primarily anger at a “you” who is “so vain.”. Clouds in my coffee, and... You're so vain, you probably think this song is about you You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you ... Starla Quail for correcting these lyrics. Don't you? I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee clouds in my coffee and You're so vain You probably think this song is about you You're so vain (you're so vain) I bet you think this song is about you Don't you don't you? Howard Stern claims that Simon told him who this song is about... but he forgot. Let The River Run 2. She explained the meaning of the phrase, saying: "Clouds In My Coffee are the confusing aspects of life and love. album: "No Secrets" (1972) The Right Thing To Do. ", Simon came up with the "Clouds in my coffee" line on a cross-country flight. It went 'Bless you Ben, you came in, where nobody else left off, there I was, by myself, hiding up in my loft.' Nirvana, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen are among those who wrote songs with cities that show up in this quiz. Simon said the line "clouds in my coffee" came "from an airplane flight that I took with Billy Mernit, who was my friend and piano player at … Carly is talking about her dreams vanishing the same way, thanks to the way she was treated by her vain ex-lover in the song. She enjoyed plenty of love affairs, trysts and indiscretions with many men, including other celebrities; some she regrets. Carly Simon always had a reputation for being funny, talented and well connected. What she is best remembered for, though, is her solo career. According to Manson, Depp called him and asked if he would like to record a song. She was even married to James Taylor for a time. It never went anywhere, I could never fall in love with it. She was conflicted and turned to her songwriting to cope, just as she had done so many other times. You're So Vain 8. When I was little, this didn't make sense to me, because obviously the song is about him. One of the more unusual covers of this song is Marilyn Manson's 2012 version, which features the actor Johnny Depp on drums and lead guitar. Katy Perry named her fragrance "Killer Queen" after the 1974 Queen song. Writer(s): Simon Carly E. AZLyrics. You're So Vain Lyrics: You walked into the party / Like you were walking onto a yacht / Your hat strategically dipped below one eye / Your scarf it was apricot / You had one eye in the mirror / As you I mean, grounds in your coffee will ruin a dream real quick so it made sense to me. Clouds in my coffee, and You're so vain You probably think this song is about you You're so vain I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? You had me several years ago when I was still quite naiveWell you said that we made such a pretty pair and that you would never leaveBut you gave away the things you lovedAnd one of them was meI had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee clouds in my coffee and. ... You're So Vain. Everyone speculated, and the list of suspects included Warren Beatty, Michael Crichton, David Geffen, Kris Kristofferson, Terrence Malick, Jack Nicholson, Cat Stevens, John Travolta, and even Mick Jagger (who sang backup vocals on the song), but that’s all it was… speculation. The song soared to the top as No. Clouds In My Coffee (1995) Disc 1 1. Here's what she told Bob Shannon and John Javna for their. She had a distinct look that was thought to be both exotic and erotic. For me, "Clouds in my coffee" meant that she had been day-dreaming, or was lost in thought, for so long that her coffee had gone cold. Simon married James Taylor a month before this was released. Don't you? She is a wife and mother of 3 with a fun-loving spirit, believing that family and relationships are invaluable. That which you can't see through, and yet seems alluring...until. Howard was able to open a dialogue about the subject, and Simon was so grateful that she whispered the name of the mystery man into Howard's ear, making Howard and Dick Ebersol the only people she has told. Well I hear you went up to Saratoga and your horse naturally won Then you flew your Learjet up … But what she means is that he … Don't you? don't you?" We may never know who the other verses of the song referred to but it is interesting to think about all of the possibilities. The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of 7. When Simon was 7 years old she was sexually abused by a teenaged family friend. Well I hear you went up to Saratoga And your horse naturally won Then you flew your lear jet … Over 40 years after the song was released, Simon opened up about the famous mystery. All of these qualities, together, made her extremely appealing and that was OK with her. Beatty reportedly thought the entire song was about himself, but she stated that was not the case. In her own words, she was “gently passed around.”, You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yachtYour hat strategically dipped below one eyeYour scarf it was apricotYou had one eye in the mirror, as you watched yourself gavotteAnd all the girls dreamed that they'd be your partnerThey'd be your partner and. He said in the book. Great question as well as an great song. A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band. Simon, early on, had teamed up with her sister, Lucy, to form a singing duo. Misheard or wrong Carly Simon You're So Vain song lyrics. Nobody Does It Better 4. ", "Are You Gonna Go My Way" by Lenny Kravitz is from the perspective of Jesus Christ: "I am the chosen I'm the one.". Simon has been elusive and changed her story a bit when asked the inevitable question about the song (strange considering the album title). Pop and Adult Contemporary charts. After Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale hooked up in 1996, Rossdale's Bush bandmates referred to their hit song as "Everything Gwen. As Stern tells it, Simon appeared on his show with Ben Taylor, who is Simon's son with her ex-husband James Taylor. You're so vainYou probably think this song is about youYou're so vainProbably think this song about youYou're so vain. The “clouds in her coffee” were not the literal clouds Mernit had glimpsed but something metaphorical, an image of longing-filled illusion and transience: “I had some dreams, they were clouds in my coffee.”. You're so vain I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? But who? You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you Don't you? She rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 hits include "You're So Vain", "Nobody Does It Better", and "Coming Around Again". Real Lyric ... while we were in the car on our way to a christmas party at my aunt's house. 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