"Lolita" as written by and Kelly Jones....
I stepped out off the train at dawn
Walked along an open road
To find you

You made beds at the gold motel
Sold junk at the carousel
To bind you

Lolita
You make my wheel, set me free
Won't you come home with me?

We used to meet at the waterfall
Pink heather on the falling wall
Nothing to prove

Drank beer from a stolen can
Smoke cigarettes when we can
Because we like to

Lolita
You make my wheel, set me free
Won't you come home with me?

Memories tangled up the spokes that
Make my wheel
Make my wheel
Oh everything has gone wrong!

I left you at the gold motel
Selling junk at the carousel
That bound you down
Can't find you now

Lolita
You make my wheel, set me free
Won't you come home with me?


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"Lolita" as written by Kelly Jones

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    General Commentthis is about lolita, kellys daughter
    bibaon December 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhy does he want her to come home with him then?=S
    Minimobilon January 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti thought it was about the book called lolita by Vladimir Navokov, if it is i don't think it's about his daughter because the book's about a pervert that is obsesses by a 12 year old girl.
    w.a.s_rockon May 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe only thing this song has in common with the book is the name.
    bibaon June 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentActually, it has more than just the name in common with Nabokov's novel.

    There's a reference to 'beds at the gold motel', where in the book Humbert takes Lolita all across the country, and 'to bind you' - Humbert winds up using bribery to keep Lolita sleeping with him. It also says 'to find you', which Humbert also tries to do towards the end of the book, and also 'can't find you now'.

    Not to mention the open plea of 'won't you come home with me?', which is basically all that Humbert desires.

    Personally I'd say it was almost defnitely based on Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita.
    xpixiexon July 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAnd lo-lolita, reminds me of Lo Lee Ta. However, it IS the name of Kelly's daughter, and that's that's what Wikipedia said the song was named after.
    louisagiffardon September 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't know about who is this, but whatever, it's still great.
    dakota!on March 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHis daughter's named Lolita? Wow. I thought the book had put people off calling their children that!
    missmeon April 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYeah, the song is named after his child Lolita, but i find it difficult to believe that it has anything to do with her.

    From what i make of it, it seems to be about a girl that he admired and respected, who lived a poor and dangerous life ("Sold junk at the carousel") in order to survive ("Bind you")

    He explains how she made him happy, ("You make my wheel set me free") and as a result, he got mixed up in attempting to save her but failed.

    "Oh everything has gone wrong
    I left you at the gold motel
    Selling junk at the carousel
    That bound you down
    Can't find you now"

    A lot of songs within Language, Sex, Violence, Other, seem to focus on regret and loss. Maybe this is yet another example?
    New_Morningon December 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentnabokov called her "Lo"... i think it's obviously about Lolita, the book... what a masterpiece!!!
    tefon May 17, 2008   Link

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