"Possibly Maybe" as written by Bjork Gudmundsdottir, Marius De Vries and Paul Andrew Hooper....
Your flirt finds me out
Teases the crack in me
Smittens me with hope

Possibly maybe possibly maybe
possibly maybe

As much as I definitely enjoy solitude
I wouldn't mind perhaps
Spending little time with you
Sometimes
Sometimes

Possibly maybe probably love
Possibly maybe probably love

Uncertainty excites me
babe
Who knows what's going to happen?
Lottery or car crash
Or you'll join a cult

Probably maybe possibly love
Probably maybe possibly love, possibly

Mon petit vulcan
You're eruptions and disasters
I keep calm admiring your lava
I keep calm

Possibly maybe probably love
Possibly maybe probably love

Electric shocks?
I love them!
With you, dozen a day
But after a while I wonder
Where's that love you promised me?
Where is it?

Possibly maybe probably love, possibly
Possibly maybe probably love, possibly

How can you offer me love like that?
My heart's burned
How can you offer me love like that?
I'm exhausted
Leave me alone

Possibly maybe possibly maybe
Possibly maybe

Since we broke up
I'm using lipstick again
I suck my tongue
In remembrance of you


Lyrics submitted by dank, edited by Hidemenow, OldAngelScraper

"Possibly Maybe" as written by Bjork Gudmundsdottir, Marius De Vries, Paul Andrew Hooper

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    General CommentAnyone know what "mon petit vulcan" means?! x___x i can't find "vulcan" in any french dictionary so i'm forced to believe it's a Star Trek reference! xD
    Seer Manaon June 29, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthe song definatly has a sexual over tone.

    "Electric shocks?
    I love them!
    With you dozen a day
    But after a while I wonder
    Where's that love you promised me?"

    while at work i was getting the little electric shocks from someone i am close to. maybe its love.. maybe its not.

    i guess this line stuck out for me for the fact that, this person did tease me on all levels. and then i started to be complacent with the "spiritual" aspect, like this person affects me so much that my body feels them even when they are not there. so being carried away so far beyond, sex, or having sex used as a way of taming my beast.

    so i was being satified by getting just the tingles from this person, and this person was promising love, but i did not see it or feel it. they wanted me to only love on their own conditions. thats not love, how could they offer me a love like that. one where i am forever in the lacking.

    my female sexuality became burnt, the more burnt/ hurt i felt the more hyper femmine i became to compansate, to feel in power. a whore if you will.

    "Since we broke up
    I'm using lipstick again
    I'll suck my tongue
    As a remembrance of you... "

    to feel as though i had power over my sexuality and no one else. thanks for reading. hope i made sense.
    urbanandraon July 23, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentummm....you know this is going to sound odd, but...I believe she is talking about her sexual relationship with her lover. Let me explain before you think I'm some dirty pervert.

    "Your flirt finds me out
    Teases the crack in me "
    Umm, yes. Well, her lover is using forplay and is teasing her. Which basically means he's teasing her vagina....her crack. Yes, i told you this was going to be dirty.

    "Mon petit vulcan
    You're eruptions and disasters
    I keep calm
    Admiring the lava"
    Well, guys, this is about his erection and the ejaculation and how she is admiring it while still remaining calm as he's getting off during sex.

    "Electric shocks?
    I love them!
    With you dozen a day
    But after a while I wonder
    Where's that love you promised me?"
    Notice this line follows the man's orgasm line and then she starts taking about her own...her electric shock. But as she continues to explain, the relationship starts out with lots of sex but slowly begins to subside as the newness of it fades and she's dissapointed because he probably promised to love her with the same amount of passion forever.

    Anywho, i know that's a twisted perspective as apposed to the other posted. But a friend of mine, who is the biggest Bjork freak I've ever met, told me that most of her songs are all sexual references. Soo....I guess you can make of it what you will.

    Sorry, if I ruined the song for anyone.
    DoveLuvon June 19, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree with Prisoner.I.Was
    I think that the guy in the song promised her love but the relationship turned out to be just about sex.
    So she's basically saying: "this was a lot of fun but now i want to get serious, i don't like this kind of relationship".

    She sums it up in this verse:

    Electric shocks?
    I love them!
    With you dozen a day
    But after a while I wonder
    Where's that love you promised me?

    She enjoyed the sex, but she wants more than that.
    Carla_Gon February 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentElectric shocks?
    I love them!
    With you dozen a day !!
    brillant lyrics.
    i like the modem sounds in the bkground.
    kaatrienon April 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI was listening this song, and suddenly realized that this song tells about my life, my situation..great lyrics,my life.
    Hanttaon July 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentahm, yes, Hantta, mine too. Bjork's great.
    AgathaKavkaon September 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDoveluv that is the best and probably most accurate intermpretation of that song. Thank you
    Smiley75220on April 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes, that interpretation is pretty damn good, I must say.
    WinterOnyxon May 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes, that interpretation is pretty damn good, I must say.
    WinterOnyxon May 05, 2004   Link

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