And we will show that wherever you are
That is where all time starts
It's a pleasure to die
A pleasure to be gone
Into the sky we move on
Life is unchanging
It let me go
Life gave me up
And i have no control
I have no control
Everything goes a way that i do not
I clean up the clouds i ride
I've never been up where i see the others climb
Seems like it must be nice
Laughter's an ugly friend of mine
We share the best and worst of times
Everyone goes where they belong
Nobody goes elsewhere
Never much thought goes to being
Right or wrong
Right or wrong


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    General Commentwhy has no one commented, i will try...

    i think this is about john not belonging in this world, he belongs somewhere else, another dimension, of spirits and life.

    'its a pleasure to die, a pleasure to die, into the sky we move on' hel be happy when he moves on because he will hopefully go to the world he belongs to.

    'i have no control'
    where he goes next he has no control over, but hel continue to find his place.

    'everything goes a way i do not'
    in this world he thinks differently, and they dont function together, he is on a differnet level, and it doesnt go with the way he wants does.

    'ive never been up where i see the others climb, seems like it must be nice'
    hes never found anyone who is like him, who is searching for the same world, and it must be nice for others in this world to have ppl around them who belong here. he doesnt have that so he looks forward to it.

    'everyone goes where they belong, nobody goes anywhere else' everyone here seems to belong, and they are in the right place.

    'never much thought goes to being right or wrong'
    people here accept that they are here, and dont ever really think about whether its actually their place to be or challange the idea of belonging in somewhere else. they just carry on, oblivious really. whereas he has thought about, and has realised that this is not the true place he needs to be. but hel go on and find it soon.

    hard to understand. again i could be completly wrong, but all these thoughts on this song have just come to me. any other views?
    red_and_hoton August 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentcorrection
    but hel go on and find it.

    Not
    but hel go on and find it soon.
    red_and_hoton August 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI really like red__and__hot's interpretation.
    Last night when I was all delirious and in a daze I had this song figured out completely but now it's gone.
    I don't care, it's so beautiful it doesn't matter what it means
    mayxivon November 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is just the most beautiful song of all time and means a lot to me. I don't think Red_and_Hot's interpretation of it is in a physical sense (ie; John's gonna enter another plane of existence like a Heaven or something) more his mind functions on a deeper level and he feels no-one else can connect to that. To me, this songs is about not being understood by anyone else, and no-one tries to understand (life is unchanging) The pleasure to die and pleasure to be gone, into the sky we move on is possibly a metophor for freeing his mind from it's earthly plane and letting it enter his fourth dimension whilst the rest of the world stays on a level that doesn't understand - unchanging. This is the song I want played at my funeral.
    -00ghost27on January 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMy favorite line of the song is,
    "laughter's an ugly friend of mine, we share the best and worst of times."
    Sometimes hearing others laughing, especially when you are by yourself, can sound so hollow and make you feel so lonely and haunted....sort of like this song.
    MahoneyFrusciante17on April 19, 2008   Link

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