Voice: there is no external way to tell that a woman is ready to conceive.


LOVE...is a way of feeling
LOVE is a way of feeling less alone
So what's all the fuss about?!?

FUCKING LOVE: the paradox of needing

I know what I stand for;

I'll wait for the night to come
So far, suicide at home
For I'm not the man you know
This love it's about control

Know the chosen ones ARE HERE!

I'll wait for the night to come
So far, suicide at home
For I'm not the man you know...
This love,


Lyrics submitted by blink182sux

"Love?" as written by Angel Deleon Robert Manuel Clivilles

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  • +7
    General CommentThe whole album is a sort of anthropological perspective.. like how an "Alien" would view humans and their habits... ITS NOT ABOUT ABORTION.
    frightfullygoodon July 30, 2011   Link
  • +5
    Song MeaningThis song is shedding light on what love actually is- a biological process with the purpose of advancing the human species.

    Love is what causes males and females to attempt to find a lifetime mate, raising offspring together. This is because humans who are raised in this arental dynamic are -generally- at an advantage against humans raised with an unstable parental situation.

    Being in love is simply a set of chemical reactions that takes place in the body and brain which causes people to become addicted to the pheremones of their lover(well-documented scientific fact). This chemical bond also exists between parents and children, siblings.

    The song is pointing out that while we interpret love as this mystical, beautiful thing that makes human special, in reality love is only an evolutionary device designed to produce offspring who will be well-adjusted and successful in society.
    xBABYxJESUSxon November 22, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General CommentSeems to me this song is about an abusive relationship, be that one of people or a person and their habits. Either way, the person/habit has control over them. There inlies the paradox of needing: one may be needy but the giver is in control so they/it can do anything to you it wants...like destory you and still make you think you love it and need it.

    Great song musically, as well as lyrically.
    shutupandkissmoion November 03, 2007   Link
  • +3
    General CommentGreat song, actually my favorite "love" song.
    It seems to be a cynical view of love that sort of pokes fun at all the fools who make such a fuss and end up getting hurt over it. To the speaker, love is a false emotion, bred out of confusion and need for companionship, not the extreme, life changing thing that many see it as.
    Great musically too.
    I ironically love the drumming.
    thortonreedon November 25, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis has nothing to do with abortion you idiot, whats wrong with you
    chocolateon April 12, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI kinda agree with burbster, in that its about the negative aspects of loving someone, but I think theres more to it. Thortonreed pretty much nailed it.

    I think this song, at its core, is attacking how we all tell ourselves that we feel. IE. We tell ourselves we love this person because of a, b and c, but really its an excuse for the liberties we take at their expense, an easy way to dodge our conscience every time we fuck up or whatever. Its a cynical rip at relationships, which are justified to themselves in the name of selfless love when its really about the selfish aversion of loneliness. People only realise this after considerable soul searching and then tend to ignore what they find lest it destroy them ("wait for the night to come...etc etc"). When Devin's talking about the paradox of needing, I think hes getting at the fact that love, this pure and 'right', emotion, is conceived of greed and fear.

    Last point (before I put everyone to sleep with this rant), is that once you realise every emotion is fundamentally selfish, you trancend them. You know why you feel the way you do, and why others feel the way you do. IMO, this allows those not 'in the know' to be exploited ("oh what a feeding"). Last quick point, Devin points out that even though these people know whats going on, they still tend to be fucked over by their own emotions, and search for pure emotions. PS. Hi all, first postage right here
    harryhashon January 31, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentk im just gonna say something that I think everyone has been avoiding here...
    blink182sux....your a fucking idiot, and you also posted some fucking retarded comments and I think you realized this when you said "plz dont respond youre taking up precious webspace fuckhead" but hey it dosent sound like your balls have dropped by the comment

    "humans are such idiotice creaturesand hateful musn't forget that"

    Now hear this. You shut your yap, ill shut my yap, im sure everyone else will shut their yaps and we can go on talking about what the song actually means
    clown137on August 09, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti just want to say that songs are for people to interpret for themselves. if you think that this song is about abortion and thats what it means to you then - GOOD.

    this song, to me, seems to be about how stupid love really is.. =\
    duchess_21on November 09, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBest song ever. Two of my close friends have seen SYL live and they are just as good. During the song, Devin (lead singer/voice), stops and goes..
    LOVE IS... a eggroll?
    and then of course the crowds all "NO!"
    Love is... casaroll? NO
    yes sir.
    StarCrossedTragedyon September 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentblink182sux is literally a retard
    atralineon June 22, 2008   Link

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