"Love Type Thing" as written by and Tegan Quin Sara Quin....
My shirt tucked out
And your hands tucked in
When dark things come calling
They want you to hear
Sweet humming underground sleepless and tired
A love type thing
A sure type thing

Keep your ears wide open
For the sound of the door
If they want you, they'll take you
And that is for sure
Sweet humming underground sleepless and sore
A love type thing
A sure type thing
Oh it's a love type thing
A sure type thing


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    General CommentHas no one commented on this song yet? Really? It's so lovely, I just wish it were longer. A song about a relationship...that you're not quite sure about? I want to know who "they" are.

    Does anyone else watch The L Word? Dana came to see T&S perform this while on an acid trip, and it was so cool and cute. I think about it every time I hear this.
    riotgrl04on April 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commentto me it sounds like this song is about after two people have sex... one of them is staying awake waiting for the sound of the door because the other one is going to leave (one night stand/hookup kindof thing??)
    omigoshbritton September 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentriotgrl04, you are the only person who knows that, besides me.

    i luv the L word and that was the funniest clip. thats how i got introduced to tegan and sara
    long luv luston June 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is the cutest thing ever.

    Yea, I think it's about a one night stand...and how the speaker stays up listening for the sound of the door...knowing that if it's openend, it is b/c the other person is leaving. She alson knows that if the person wants her, she'll take her for sure. And THAT is a "love type thing"...i hope that made sense.

    i really want to know what the "dark things" are...and I kind of have an idea as to what the "sweet humming" is but I'm not sure.
    yesterdaystomorrow1on June 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI watched that episode of The L Word too, about a year ago. Dana was so funny and drunk.

    And... I agree with yesterdaystomorrow1, it kinda makes sense.
    daferlnon July 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdaferln, she wasn't drunk she was on acid.

    i'm sure this song has to do with sex...
    xWITNESSxon March 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song :)


    Can someone please tell me what season/episode of the L word Dana saw t&s ?
    thanks.x
    claudia_212on March 31, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthaha ya the acid trip!! shane druged her and she was laughing ah it was great
    linkacton May 27, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"Keep your ears wide open for the sound of the door if they want you, they'll take you and that is for sure"

    is it just me or does anyone else get the feeling this song is about rape..
    hateme.on September 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI can see the rape and one night stand interpretations, but Sara said it was her only happy love song here:youtube.com/… , and in some other youtube videos.
    Kaia03on May 10, 2010   Link

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