walking by the concourse
lit by the glow of a streetlight
held up by hallowed ground
and cigarettes flicking all around

in your black eyes
I hoped that I would find
that you were hiding
you were hiding something

walked into the concourse
at the end of the tunnel were my dim lit saviors
all raucous and full of glam
but not the kind that I left uptown

and you looked dark and pensive
as your heels hit the floor to the blaring Division
but you didn't have much to say
but you were beautiful anyway

in your black eyes
I hoped that I would find
that you were hiding
hiding something
but in your black eyes
lit by the glow of a streetlight
you were hiding
you were hiding something

deep inside the concourse
I learned of the fuel of the celebration
seemed the saviors were down with it
even you had your nose in it

deep inside the concourse
I longed for a difference in the conversation
but underneath the swinging model hair
were the words I hear everywhere

in your black eyes
I hoped you were hiding
in your black eyes you were hiding
you were hiding nothing at all

don't want to sing it now
don't want to shake, shake, shake


Lyrics submitted by McWatt

Black Eyes song meanings
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    General CommentIf you have ever been to MJQ concourse you would know what this song is about. Damn.
    b00yeaon April 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNot many songwriters tap into this theme, but it is such a common one (for me at least). As I walk around my college campus, I am flooded with images of beautiful girls. Beautiful girls who are looking for trophy husbands with an equal affection for the superficial. If only once, these beautiful girls could be hiding more beneath the spray-on tan.
    LoganWalteron May 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNot many songwriters tap into this theme, but it is such a common one (for me at least). As I walk around my college campus, I am flooded with images of beautiful girls. Beautiful girls who are looking for trophy husbands with an equal affection for the superficial. If only once, these beautiful girls could be hiding more beneath the spray-on tan.
    LoganWalteron May 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentand you looked dark and pensive
    as your heels hit the floor to the blaring Division
    but you didn't have much to say
    but you were beautiful anyway

    i wonder if he's talking about joy division?
    slinkstersarson May 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAh, goth love.....
    11thomas11on May 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti don't think there's any other division than joy division, i've tried looking.
    juxtaposedhalfon June 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti don't think there's any other division than joy division, i've tried looking.
    juxtaposedhalfon June 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdivision could also be the name of a song
    juxtaposedhalfon June 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its joy division too
    juxtaposedhalfon July 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"but you are beautiful anyway"
    juxtaposedhalfon July 01, 2007   Link

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