"Someone New" as written by Heather Nova and Daniel Bellqvist....
So is it goodbye?
Is it time to set you free?
Is it time to let it fly?
Is it time to let it bleed
We used to take turns
To cover up the pain
Deep below it burns
And the fellin' still remains
You're gonna find someone new
I really hope you do
'Cause I love you
And the sun will come on through,
It's gonna shine for you
'Cause I adore you
Yes we gave it a try
But maybe for too long
Out of every sorrow
Another day will dawn
You're gonna find someone new
I really hope you do
'Cause I love you
And the sun will come on through,
It's gonna shine for you
'Cause I adore you
And the road travels on
But I'm still near you
In my life, like a song
I will still hear you
Still
Sun will shine for you
'Cause I adore you...



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"Someone New" as written by Ulla Nova Richard James Lord Frenneaux

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    General Comment[IF YOU TRULY LOVE THIS SONG, READ "ALL" MY POST. I ASSURE YOU, YOU WILL NOT REGRET READING MY THEORY.]

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    [Amazingly, this is one of the few songs I believe I clasped the meaning in which so many others might not of, but I've been listening to this song for over half a decade, and I've had quite a bit of time to contemplate what it means, so I will give you every little depict and detail of what I think it means; who knows, I may be wrong, but I feel much certainty on this one.]

    [Generally, I believe this is about two parents who are letting loose into the world, an unlearned child, or, at least, one who they are uncertain is ready to maintain their own independence in the solidarity from their parents.]

    [Regarding this manner of parlance, you have to "distinctively" know when the two parents are speaking towards the child, towards each other, and with each other. This is very important.]

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    -So is it goodbye?
    -Is it time to set you free?

    The father, in his mind (not directly), conceptually asking the child, is it time to let you go, "is it time to set your free?"

    -Is it time to let it fly?
    -Is it time to let it bleed

    The mother asking the father, is it time to let it fly out on its own, and I'm sure all parents are familiar with the term, "is it time to let it bleed?"

    [Is it time to let it fly/bleed reminds me of the analogy of a baby bird. It needs its mother and father bird to become properly raised before it is ready to fly off in it's endeavors alone. This worries them defiantly, as the first trip off the nest is the most dangerous, such a risk, that at times it reflects through the mirror as even a life or death risk. Parents know this worry when they reminisce of the time it was so hard to, at first, let go of their children.]

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    -We used to take turns
    -To cover up the pain
    -Deep below it burns
    -And the fellin' still remains

    This one, they speak alongside each other. This reminds me of the raising process of a child throughout an adolescent age. It also reminds me of the times my parents used to take turns, having those "personal conversations", yet it was so hard for them to do; foremost the times they used to discipline me the right way, and tell me every pertaining reason why it was necessary to do so afterwards (I do it because I love you was my favorite [when they had nothing other to say]). I asked them of these moments in my life. They still tell me it pained them; especially of the times they handled they could have handled the situations better. First an only time slapping me would be a good example. Which is something I shy from saying, but for the sake of my decipher, gladly. It's alright though, I was being a big bitch that day lol =).

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    -You're gonna find someone new
    -I really hope you do
    -'Cause I love you

    When a child is let go, free to find a new home, they are in a way, alone, but not in an absolute manner. But, whether they be male or female... they can find someone new, someone new to share their problems and grow old with. Someone new to help carry on the growth where they had left off at the end of their adolescent days. This is what I see most loving parents wish and "hope" for their children. Seeing how, they can't live at hope forever.

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    -And the sun will come on thru,
    -It's gonna shine for you
    -'Cause I adore you

    An absolute comfort. That even though it is a hard decision to make, it is one that one will make because they love them. "'Cause I adore you": is something of more that convinced me that this song was of -parent to child-, as "to adore" is more for this manner.

    All together, "Sun will shine because I adore you", I found much meaning in: I adore you would be my way of saying and reminding them, "the sun will shine for you (everything will be alright) because I adore you (I adored you to the limit that I would always protect you, as a result, I raised you in every right way necessary to, thus, be alright [the sun will shine for you])"

    [In the end, the couple sings this chorus together, reminding me of two lovers holding each other, while watching their child fade in the distance, happy, sad, worried, hopeful, and knowing they will always be there for him/her. But this tells me they are "together" when they speak these words.]

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    -Yes we gave it a try
    -But maybe for too long
    -Out of every sorrow
    -Another day will dawn

    This verse, in the first two lines, they speak to each other. Trying their best to raise him/her, they suppose, maybe, they were a little overprotective, holding onto for too long. The last two lines afterwards, they conclude to reassure themselves, though there may be grief, time will always be there to heal our child.

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    -And the road travels on
    -But I'm still near you
    -In my life, like a song
    -I will still hear you
    -Still

    Though his/her path moves forward, no distance will be too far enough to be there for them, and when they are in need of someone to hear them out, like a song, she will "still" be there to listen. Simplest way I could put that last verse.
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    Well, this is what I believe it personified. Was not much of a significant amount of the relationship idea that I seen connect with the lyrics. This song caught my eye for song long, simply because, I never heard lyrics of this element. Truly a beautiful song. Sincerely excited to see if my post helps anyone.
    MikeDecipheron March 28, 2008   Link
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    General Commentmaybe this song is a healing one? two people part just like i did today with a guy i thought was love of my life. but it's so cheerful and so full of hope and belief and so much wishing well. i believe i made a good decision... he's still very important to me, i think i will always love him, but i just can't, i can't be with him anymore... sun will shine for him, and for me...
    darlaon September 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyea same here....wow that post was a while ago!! owell lol umm yea i feel like im always going to love my ex i just don't know how he feels..i guess thats the only hard part, basically not knowing how he truly feels.
    SeReNiTyYon February 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think its about a couple breaking up, both tend to think its a good idea... maybe they just grow apart..

    and at the end he says he will still be around, but probably only as a friend.
    Kammeyeron February 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTo me, it means that 2 people love each other to much to start a relationship togethter, because they don't wanna waist a friendship... They already came together once, but it didn't work out and they've decided to stay 'just' friends...
    Cynnon May 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI adore MikeDeciphers’ interpretation of the song. But too bad I can only relate to it in the relationship I have with one of my friends of four years.

    So is it goodbye?
    Is it time to set you free?
    Is it time to let it fly?
    Is it time to let it bleed

    Since I’ve known him, he’s always liked me. At some point every year, I’ll start to like him. But each time we gave it a try, we’d always end up friends. For me, I want to leave this city now. I know it’ll hurt us both, but I think it’s time we let each other “bleed” instead of forcing ourselves to heal.

    We used to take turns
    To cover up the pain
    Deep below it burns
    And the fellin' still remains

    I relate to the pain with the feelings we get each time we both do end up going for it. Each time we gave it a try and it didn’t work out, we’d cover it up. We’ll insist staying friends, which we do. He’ll claim he’s let it go when now I know it’s never been true. For me the feelings do leave, but for him it will always remain.

    You're gonna find someone new
    I really hope you do
    'Cause I love you
    And the sun will come on thru,
    It's gonna shine for you
    'Cause I adore you

    I want him to find someone new. We can’t go on doing this every year. I adore him and love him.

    Yes we gave it a try
    But maybe for too long
    Out of every sorrow
    Another day will dawn

    We try it every year. And now it’s feeling like too much. Every time we get hurt. But then we manage to pull through and go back to being friends.

    You're gonna find someone new
    I really hope you do
    'Cause I love you
    And the sun will come on thru,
    It's gonna shine for you
    'Cause I adore you

    I know he wants me to be with someone too. I’ve been with other guys and each time he’s wanted me happy. And whenever it doesn’t work out with that other guy, he wants to be the crap out of them.

    And the road travels on
    But I'm still near you
    In my life, like a song
    I will still hear you
    Still

    Though I plan on leaving, I know we’ll still be near in some way. Whether its’ through my status and updates online or word of mouth through our friends, I know we can’t entirely separate, because I know some how or someway, we’ll find out what’s going on in each others’ life. Even if we do stop talking, we’ll both know no matter what what’s going on in each others’ life.

    Sun will shine for you
    'Cause I adore you...

    As far as I know, I have hope things will in the end, work out for us one way or another. Whether it really is through another person or with each other. Everything will be alright.
    xkashiixmariixon June 20, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'm LMAO at MikeDecipher's interpretation. This song is about a breakup between two people who still care deeply about each other.
    ShootTheM14on September 23, 2009   Link

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