hey now, overcome your concern about the weather
and whether or not im still alive
check the vital signs
so soft spoken and shy
never gets high anymore
did you poison my food, forgive me i've the paranoid flu

i've been lying wide awake paralyzed by the buzzing of the television
these modern things we know, getting you off
these modern things we know, getting you off

haunting us, these different meanings and spectral beings.
We're fighting sleep with broken, rusted weaponry.
Sing so softly and low, like you want me to hear.
Stolen what you can't afford,
What's that muffle beating for?

i've been lying wide awake paralyzed by the buzzing of the television
these modern things we know, getting you off
these modern things we know, getting you off

Something I could never say, speak so softly and low.
Something I could never say.
(Yltfos os kaeps [speak so softly backwords])
Something I could never say.
(Yltfos os kaeps)
Something I could never say.
(Yltfos os kaeps.)
(Speak so softly and low.)
Something I could never say, speak so softly and low.
(Speak so softly.)
(Yltfos os kaeps.)
If you love me let me go.
(Stolen what you can't...)
Speak so softly.
(Speak so softly.)
(Stolen what you can't afford, what's that muffle beat...)
(Yltfos os kaeps.)
(Speak so softly.)
(Something I can never say. Speak so softly and low.)
(Speak so... softly.)
(Yltfos os kaeps. Yltfos os kaeps. Yltfos.)



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House Of Leaves song meanings
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    General CommentI think that this is about the book. I believe that maybe Zampano was really Mr. Navidson and that the book isn't really about a real labrynth in a house but rather the labrynth inside himself. Remember, there were monster scratches on the floor next to his dead body @ the beginning. Maybe it's how other people's pain can sometimes suck you in. It says in the book that Navidson used photojournalism to busy himself to forget about his traumatic childhood. Maybe that's the problem. Maybe that's why his relationship suffered, because he never took care of the problem and then magically it became a twisted labrynth in his mind. Perhaps that's why it's best to do whatever you have to do to change yourself and get out of a bad situation before it get's too late. Maybe that's why people shouldn't repress things because in the end it comes back to haunt you?
    perhapspsychologyon December 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthanks for putting these lyrics up. i love this song.
    circa_survive_greenon March 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is amazing. 'nuff said.
    iStoofon March 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is amazing. 'nuff said.
    iStoofon March 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is written from the point of view of traunt from house of leaves. or at least i think it is. if you want more insight you should read house of leaves.
    gracelikelionson March 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHouse of Leaves.

    It's pretty much the scenario of Truant in his room, with all the thoughts running around his head.

    Really, really good book. Makes you think as well
    coup__d_etaton April 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGREAT BOOK.
    xmarksthespoton May 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti've never heard this song.

    does anyone know how i can get it or where it's from?
    thanks.
    kris10xxon May 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits the hidden song on juturna
    interpolcelton May 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm in the midst of the book right now!
    emerica171on May 26, 2006   Link

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