"GIANT" as written by and Matt Johnson....
The sun is high and I'm surrounded by sand
For as far as my eyes can see
I'm strapped into a rockin' chair
With a blanket over my knees
'I' am a stranger to myself
And nobody knows I'm here
When I looked into my eyes
It wasn't myself I'd seen
But who I've tried to be
I'm thinking of things I'd hoped to forget.
I'm choking to death in a sun that never sets.
I clogged up my mind with perpetual greed
And turned all of my friends into enemies.
And now the past has returned to haunt me.
I'm scared of god - and scared of hell
And I'm caving in upon myself
How can anyone know me
When I don't even know myself

Lyrics submitted by Karl

"Giant" as written by Matt Johnson

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    General CommentI think this song is about recognizing that you are changing into someone you don't want to be. I also think that once you realize it you can change it.
    brokentelephone78on September 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis songwriter is a genius and I enjoy his lyrics more than any other songwriter.

    This song is about getting old and dealing with the fear of death and more significantly the fear of living your life not on your own terms.
    mushudragonon August 11, 2008   Link

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