"Young Bride" as written by Eric Pulido, Paul Alexander, Eric Nichelson, Tim Smith and Mckenzie Smith....
My young bride,
Why are your shoulders like that
Of a tired old woman,
Like a tired old woman?

My young bride,
Why are your fingers like that
Of the hedge in winter,
Of the hedge in winter?

Polonaise in winter,
Snowshoes and hunters
Carried the goods in for you.
Darkness and forests grant you
The longest
Face made for porridge and stew.

My young bride,
Why aren't you moving at all,
Helps to make the day seem shorter,
Helps to make the day seem shorter.

My young bride,
Why aren't you keeping with you
All the ones who really love you,
All the ones who really love you?

Polonaise in winter,
Snowshoes and hunters
Carried the goods in for you.
Darkness and forests grant you
The longest
Face made for porridge and stew.


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"Young Bride" as written by Eric Pulido Eric Nichelson

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  • +2
    General Commenti agree. the video doesn't have to be taken too literally. the song is about a girl who feels trapped. in the video she is trapped by her illness, but the song can be interpreted in different ways. i too believe it's about a girl who married a man she doesn't love an is unhappy.
    sue_defenderon September 16, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is a great song....
    queen_of_leaveson October 27, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is so freakin sad once you see the video and truly understand what its about. It turns out the girl actually has some bad disease that causes her to be bed ridden. The song is describing the effects of the illness on her.

    Its really really sad, and I'm depressed now.
    RTBRAND1on December 05, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is amazing...there is a cassettes wont listen remix that is really great too
    slinkstersarson January 02, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love this song
    playgroundloveon January 19, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe lyrics on this is so pretty. Esp. the first two couplets
    penguinbloozon February 27, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love this song.. every time i hear it, it makes me feel like crying.

    i thought it was about an arranged marriage between an older man and a younger girl... but, i know i'm wrong. so. bleh.
    jellypopon April 03, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love the baseline, violin and drums. I believe Polonaise is a Polish dance. Its amazing how midlake can have such despondent lyrics but maintain such beauty and old fashioned ideals.
    Patagonon April 22, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI always thought it was about a girl who just married too young and too spontaneously. Honestly, I think the song can be interpreted in many different ways despite the music video.
    attackofthehearton May 09, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentno, just you :)
    RICH_OLLYon December 06, 2007   Link

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