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We're keeping busy, yeah, we're bleeding stones
With our machinations and our palindromes
Anything but hear a voice that says we're basically alone


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    General Commenti think this song is saying how we try to occupy ourselves throughout our lives to escape the grim truth that "we're basically alone" in this life, emphasized by this song's title - "I"
    thewinepressson January 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti want to commit a crime to this song
    slinkstersarson February 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthewinepress, that's extremely depressing but I think you've hit it dead on.

    Kinda sad if you think about it =^(
    RTBRAND1on March 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is a really good, hardcore distillation of Imitosis.
    thriggleon December 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentCheck out youtube for Sesame Street's "We All Live In a Capital I" to see the inspiration for this song. When Sesame Street declined to allow Mr. Bird use of the lyrics, he changed it up to "we're all basically alone" and developed the haunting "Imitosis."
    thriggleon December 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentChops straight to the point.
    Kaleidogamon June 04, 2010   Link

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