"It's Sweet" as written by and Phair....
Down on the lower east side
In the dirtiest apartment you could find
You took me up to your place
But the elevator threw me into space

And I really didn't even ask
What time it was
I could tell 'er we'd draw the curtain back

It's sweet
How you believe
You're in love with me
You're in love with me

You come 'round, open the gate
To a million empty bottles on the sink
You can over think any thing you want
But it really doesn't matter

'Cause it's sweet
To believe
You're in love with me
You're in love with me

In the early night
I catch you starin'
And you make a joke about it

It's sweet
How you believe
You're in love with me
You're in love with me

It's sweet
How you believe
You're in love with me
You're in love with me


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    General CommentThis is a cool song. I'm not exactly sure wut this song means but i think that it means that he'snot really in love with her he just wants to get her alone and F*ck her or if thats wrong t could mean that when she is describing where he lives in the "dirtiest apartment you could find down on the lower east side" like she loves him and he loves her and it doesn't matter where and how he lives??
    babyk_15on January 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about a boy who she doesn't really have feelings for but sleeps with for fun and then realizes he is in love with her. The lower east side could mean he is poor or just starting out in a job. I also think she is flattered with the fact he loves her. He could be younger just by that fact.
    rapunzelEEDon January 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis one i could relate to. he says i love you and its sorta like "oh your so cute!! but you dont know what love really is honey." i get the impression shes older than him.
    sunglasseson January 10, 2006   Link
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    Song MeaningIt may be a story of her picking up a groupie-type guy, of the starving-artist / starving-guitarist type, for a one-night stand, with him thinking he loves her based on what he knows of her public persona. She has repeatedly made comments to the effect that people think they know her but they don't, that you can't assume that all of her songs are autobiographical, and that the mass media picture of her is at best deceptive. Nevertheless, there seems to be a larger-than-usual number of guys (and girls, I suspect) who seem to really think that they are in love with her, despite never having had any real personal interaction with her. So she's out on the road, looking for a companion for the evening, meets a guy who adores her, and she is flattered and thinks it's sweet, but ultimately thinks the guy doesn't really have a clue, and doesn't really interest her for even the intermediate term. Or at least, I think that's a reasonably coherent theory.
    NAwlinsContrarianon March 24, 2010   Link

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