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Tanita Tikaram – Twist In My Sobriety Lyrics 3 months ago
@[ikay:21974] Oboe

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Relax Lyrics 4 months ago
@[GaySocrates:21731] Nice! It makes so much sense! (both parts but I think the latter is more likely this song's perspective than the Tantric version).

Thanks for explaining it in detail. I'm female as well. I was in a non-english speaking country when this came out and also a kid, so even the broad meaning would've been lost on me. But I do remember it played "around" (radio, cafes, restaurants etc; I was not old enough for clubs and bars) in the 80s. Perhaps it escaped the controversy/got lost in translation. :) As a teen/adult I kept hearing the song in various countries on radio, and at parties/bars/clubs but I wasn't giving much thought to it - just enjoying it and yeah, it's about sex, but vague. I didn't ever ask whats up with the laser beams?! But it actually refers to some quite specific aspects of sex that makes sense when you described with the details. :))) Thank you!

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System of a Down – Chop Suey! Lyrics 8 months ago
I am not engaging with this any more - you don't know who I am. I could very well be Armenian and a scholar with a Phd or a friend of someone in the band... But you call me ignorant because I don't agree with you. (More than one of the above is true by the way).

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System of a Down – Chop Suey! Lyrics 8 months ago
You can down vote as much as you want I did not find your arguments convincing that's not gonna change. Just chill seriously wow..

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System of a Down – Chop Suey! Lyrics 8 months ago
Also chill, not everyone has to agree with you. You down voted this the moment I commented, like a knee jerk. You need to accept not everyone will agree with you about everything. I was not disrespectful to you yet your only explanation for why someone might disagree is because they didn't read your comment beyond the first line. It's just a song interpretation site and I'm a stranger you don't need to take it so serious. Good night!

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System of a Down – Chop Suey! Lyrics 8 months ago
And I explained why. By the way not every song and video are parallel. Song can be about one thing when written and video can have a different vision/idea. See Bjork's Hunter, which many people think is about Ricardo Lopez because of its video but the song was not written about him (as explained by Bjork herself).

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System of a Down – Chop Suey! Lyrics 8 months ago
@[Ganondox:18828] Yes I did read it and I said I disagree.... wow

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The Smiths – Frankly, Mr. Shankly Lyrics 8 months ago
@[ceej1979:18825] while it's nice to explain all this, you're ALL wrong is a bit much. A lot of people commented on similar themes without knowing the specifics. Frankly Mr. Ceej1979, very few people were in that band and went through that specific experience with those specific people but there are thousands and thousands of people who still can relate to the song as they have analogous experiences and feelings.

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System of a Down – Chop Suey! Lyrics 8 months ago
@[Ganondox:18824] Disagree. Not genocide, this song is about Suicide - this was made clear in interview and was even the original title.Genocide and suicide are not concepts that you'd put together - martyrdom yes, but thats not what genocide is about at all. There is no choice there. Also I think to read every song of theirs (or anyone) through the lens of their ethnicity is problematic. Armenians can write about genocide, but they also don't have to do so every single time you know. It's a limiting way to look at the work of any artist.

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Björk – All Is Full of Love Lyrics 8 months ago
@[praych:18676] This as well as Undo both for me are both uplifting and I feel "alive" as you said.

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PJ Harvey – Missed Lyrics 1 year ago
@[thinskizzy:16338] I like this interpretation and it makes sense

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New Model Army – Green And Grey Lyrics 1 year ago
it's pretty transparent this one, DexterF. About small towns and those who leave because they feel as though "the world has always got to be something that seems to happen somewhere else".

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PJ Harvey – Horses In My Dreams Lyrics 2 years ago
This song feels to me it's about heroin. Having gotten off heroin to be more precise. It kind of makes sense if you think about it. I'm not saying PJ herself was on heroin necessarily but she's surely been around it enough to write a song from this perspective. There's an honest and decisive aspect to the song, like the narrator is acknowledging the horses still pull her at some level, evoking freedom and "to set herself free". But she knows that she needs to stay clean after she managed to "pull herself clear", likely before the heroin became an all-consuming thing in her life. The music and the lyrics combined make me think this interpretation.

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PJ Harvey – The Whores Hustle and the Hustlers Whore Lyrics 2 years ago
@[SWRJones:7153] where do you even get rap from this? and sullen girl? this comment makes no sense comment i'm sorry

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PJ Harvey – Big Exit Lyrics 2 years ago
@[Ailema:7152] she gave interviews describing things she was doing with friends like break into parks and minor vandalism. I think the song was written around that time. So I tend to think it's more about that exploring and doing slightly dangerous things. Guns are used because they're very American imagery, especially coming from Europe. Anyway I agree this is not a suicide song.

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PJ Harvey – Broken Harp Lyrics 2 years ago
I hear her speaking to the child she miscarried. Sometimes the miscarriage is not complete and there is surgery (e.g., When Under Ether). The woman seeks forgiveness even though she could not help the miscarriage. Heartbreaking song.

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PJ Harvey – When Under Ether Lyrics 2 years ago
@[schnitzi:7150] I get so much more miscarriage than abortion (same surgery, but after the fetus is dead)

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PJ Harvey – When Under Ether Lyrics 2 years ago
@[ImMyRuin:7149] I agree. There is a lot of loss in this album. I agree this song always makes me think the surgery is to remove the fetus after miscarriage.

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PJ Harvey – The Devil Lyrics 2 years ago
@[Bistromash:7148] Bravo!!

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Joy Division – Heart and Soul Lyrics 12 years ago
wow only one comment..

i love this song. i find it so powerful. it really expresses well a feeling of hopelessness, frustration, but also having accepted things the way they are.

sometimes i feel exactly like this..

Existence, well what does it matter?
I exist on the best terms I can
The past is now part of my future
The present is well out of hand
The present is well out of hand

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Cake – The Distance Lyrics 12 years ago
it may be a drug song. or sex. a song is not a one-dimensional thing. but i know one thing. this song once hit me hard when i heard Cake live and at that point i felt like the "she" about a "he" who was all about the work and the rat race. so i know for sure it CAN work like that.

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Cake – Open Book Lyrics 12 years ago
wow it is at this moment, reading these comments so surprising to me that people don't like or get this song. it's to me so amazing. i always felt it stated things so clearly and i felt at times almost like it's been written about me.

"inventing your own stories"...

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New Order – Everyone Everywhere Lyrics 12 years ago
i adore this song.

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Pixies – Debaser Lyrics 12 years ago
it's about un chien andalou by bunuel, co-written by dali. one of the most famous surrealist films of all time. frank black made is "un chien andalousia" just to be weird.

you must see this film with its famous "slicing up eyeballs ooohooohoohoh"

this is my favourite pixies song. it has to be!

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Pixies – Caribou Lyrics 12 years ago
lets me knife.

beautiful.

not reincarnation. if that was printed, i am sure that was a joke. or hey were high...

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Interpol – Leif Erikson Lyrics 12 years ago
leif erikson because he is discovering new territory. this is such a song about 2 people dealing with a difficult, real and deep situation of loving and growing together. i don't see it as depressing. they will keep growing together. this is a mature relationship. things are not seen pink and optimistic. love, yes. but realistic. there has been fear, taking things from sexual to emotional and understanding how far the other has gone in the process has been almost harrowing. for the man here this is completely new territory. we don't know about her, but we can imagine for her too...

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Interpol – Obstacle 1 Lyrics 12 years ago
i like this song very very much - the music. but "her stories are boring and stuff"?? hmm... that's unexpected. for me there i was not expecting it.

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Interpol – NYC Lyrics 12 years ago
i do not mean this in a negative way, nothing wrong with youth, i wish i could be young again... people asking about the NY subway-porno analogy either don't get porno, or don't get NY, or need to age a few more years... it'll all make sense, you'll see.

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Interpol – Untitled Lyrics 12 years ago
all the stoned people, hope you got to hear interpol LIVE while stoned. if not put on your to do list. i did it. twice now.

this song is great.

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Interpol – Stella Was a Diver and She Was Always Down Lyrics 12 years ago
it is NOT simply about oral sex/hooker.

the multiple meanings are intended i believe. whatever works.... but

some one catatonic sex toy love drug diver in a sea so tight who broke away...

so much.

i relate to different themes in this song depending on when i listen to it. (ummm yah never to hooker aspect).

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Hüsker Dü – New Day Rising Lyrics 12 years ago
it's about astronomy.

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Kasabian – Club Foot Lyrics 12 years ago
just like it. heard it on radio a lot. i don't see any videos. the album is good. want to see them live.

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Pinback – Fortress Lyrics 12 years ago
it doesn't matter people, this is a forum people can discuss what they want!!

this song hits me so hard. i just saw them live too... mm.

i know that they did not intend this meaning at all so don't start with me.

they're a couple. sick summer. she is sick, the relationship is sick. he wants out. maybe he is an ass, maybe not we don't know. maybe she is nice maybe she is not, we don't know. she is tired, she wants to be loved. is she unlovable we don't know. they're over. he knows it in his sweating palms. and he is talking here. everything is still heavy with all the years' accumulation. and it's not easy. this is not a moment. logically there has to be a way. but no, nothing to lean into. the fortress... it's no good. what they believed in is no longer working. and this is the moment of his anguish. he is going to leave. she is going to perhaps hate.

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The Smiths – Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others Lyrics 12 years ago
to me it works just fine. i don't think of boobs or asses. like a bigger person, more proud or something. just different. it's just an adjective. maybe 'cos i am not native speaker. one of my favorite smiths songs.

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The Smiths – There Is a Light That Never Goes Out Lyrics 12 years ago
this is probably my favorite smiths song. (it should say "take me out" though).

it is not about home, i agree with the above. it is about feeling like not belonging anywhere, yet one has fallen in love. somehow.

one must move. there is no home. there is nowhere this love can take root. the loved person must drive, take control because the lover is afraid, does not have a home, does not have any optimism. but at this point, he wants to live, just for this moment. take me anywhere i don't care i don't care. because there is such love and intensity... the lover has been so weary from not having a home, just want to experience the moment, the car...

(double decker bus etc.)

death is OK as love makes the lover feel so intensity that even death is OK. or perhaps death is the intensity of the emotions.

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The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again Lyrics 12 years ago
this song is great and fun!

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The Smiths – Never Had No One Ever Lyrics 12 years ago
i feel so much when i listen to this song. i feel so much understanding...

i don't think the 20 years etc is simply about sex celibacy. losing virginity etc. i mean it could be about some kind of celibacy but i doubt that's what all the "i'm alone" is referring to. it's a deeper loneliness.

as for first age at which one loses virginity. i doubt one would feel like this about those years without sex?! i mean who cares if you're not having sex when you're 2 years old...

for all we know the years is random..

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The Smiths – Frankly, Mr. Shankly Lyrics 12 years ago
this song is about what we all would like to say sometimes to some aspects of our lives honestly. i love it and the lyrics and the music go so well together... i love how he goes "shhhhankly" in a particularly exaggerated way after he says "didn't realise you wrote such bloody awful poetry"

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Death in Vegas – Aisha Lyrics 12 years ago
it means the world to me! i mean look at it.

sorry not the most useful comment..

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New Model Army – 225 Lyrics 12 years ago
i have always really loved the lyrics. it's not my favorite NMA song but i feel it so deeply.. "i swear we never asked for any of this"

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New Model Army – Vagabonds Lyrics 12 years ago
so energising! :-)

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New Model Army – Green And Grey Lyrics 12 years ago
this is one of the most beautiful songs there is. that's all i can say. the music and lyrics together is just amazing.

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New Model Army – I Love The World Lyrics 12 years ago
this song and band defines several years of my life. this album is excellent and this is one the best songs on it. the lyrics and fast-paced, pounding, fun yet somehow tense music blend perfectly together to create just the right ironic feel. justin sullivan's vocals are powerful as usual you can almost see him talking in front of you, his facial expressions vivid...

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