All that she wants is a man with a tan
A mashing pot and matching pan
A minivan
As high an income as she can
Who are you to judge?


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Learn To Keep Your Mouth Shut, Owen Pallett song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentI wish this song was longer. The strings at the end are just absolutely beautiful.

    Considering the (hilarious) title, I'd say this is just about Owen spouting off about some shallow, materialistic woman and the resulting verbal backlash from a friend of said woman. He regrets saying anything, not because he was wrong, but because he didn't appreciate the lecture. Simple... I think.
    onechadon September 07, 2005   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI actually think this is the weakest song on the album.

    Is the singer Regine from Arcade Fire? It sounds kind of like her.
    npcompleteon November 06, 2005   Link
  • -1
    General CommentYa, it's Regine, it was recorded when he was still with AF
    Claire-voyanceon April 19, 2008   Link

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