Let's assume you were right
and play the game of charm and strange
and satellite
and when we've all had our fun
deflate the stars
and put away the sun
and so we can call it a day


Cause I'll never prove that my motives were pure
so let's remove any question of cure
cause even though you've made it pretty obscure
baby, it's clear, from here--
you're losing your atmosphere
from here, you're losing it


So let's assume it was true
cause baby can't lift up a hand to swear to you
and what's the use of defense?
the hangers-on are too far gone for evidence
and that one was lost from the first


Cause I'll never prove that my motives were pure
so let's remove any question of cure
cause even though you've made it pretty obscure
baby, it's clear, from here--
you're losing your atmosphere
from here, you're losing it


So have it your way
whatever makes the best resume
whatever you can throw in
wash, rinse and spin til it's
spun away--okay
but I won't be sticking around


Cause I'll never prove that my motives were pure
so let's remove any question of cure
cause even though you've made it pretty obscure
baby, it's clear, from here--
you're losing your atmosphere
from here, you're losing it


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    General Commentdoes anyone have any idea what this song is about? i'm all confused thinkin it's about abortion or something...
    aimeefan16on August 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe song is about someone who got dumped finally giving up on a relation's chance of ever coming back and thier chance to ever prove to that person (and herself) that what she did was for good.

    The first verse is summarizing their relationship and the third is her telling him that she's not going to be pushed aside anymore, and that he can do f' himself in a way. Because he can't last, he's losing his atmosphere, or that high of sucess or morality that he left her for. No matter how he twists the story of what happened. "spun away"

    "Cause I'll never prove that my motives were pure
    so let's remove any question of cure"

    rephrase:

    I've accepted that I never convince you that I loved you,
    Let's just make this final: It's over.
    idontundertandon December 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentInterestingly, there are a lot of physics terms here. "Charm" and "strange" are names for characteristics of quarks (subatomic particles) The whole thing about deflating the stars & putting away the sun... it sounds to me like a breakup with a physicist.

    I'm not sure I really believe that. But what else could "play the game of charm and strange and satellite" mean?
    corichon July 23, 2008   Link

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