You're in my museum
You're in the biggest room there is
Under the thickest glass there is
Sharing my saddest laugh.

You're in my museum
You're in the biggest room there is
Under the thickest glass there is
Sharing my saddest laugh.

But you remind me of a friend, though
I met him falling out a window
We were both falling real slow
We had some time to talk, you know?
And he's a typical offender
A professional pretender
On a life long bender
He thinks it makes him friendlier.

So.
Every day
Feels the same
Fading in a frame.

You're in my museum
Up on the screen repeating lines
Dressed up as everybody else
A different echo every time.

You're in my museum
Up on the screen repeating lines
Collecting accidents like treasures
Buried under time.

But you remind me of a friend, though
I met him falling out a window
We were both falling real slow
We had some time to talk, you know?
And he's a typical offender
A professional pretender
On a life long bender
He says it makes him friendlier.

So.
Every day
Feels the same
Fading in a frame.


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    General CommentI think that this song is about a girl that the narrator used to be with. She is in his museum, as in she is one of his past conquests. He is still in love with her, even though they are broken up now (or were separated some other way). Every day her presence in his life is further and further in the past. "Every day feels the same fading in a frame."

    As time goes on, she changes into someone he hardly knows "Dresses up as everybody else a different echo every time." She reminds him of one of his friends who is constantly drunk and is falling into a downward spiral "But you remind me of a friend, though I met him falling out a window." His friend is "a professional pretender" meaning that his friend is always lying about who he is and how he feels. He is never himself anymore.
    amandainhelsinkion June 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, by the way. Amazing live.
    amandainhelsinkion June 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI simply love this song. To me, everyone puts the things that they love the most in a special place in their heart. Their own museum in their mind? Perfect.
    LElizabeth0831on August 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti saw him live with a friend and we were both "converted" to Only Son because of this song. lol.
    indierockesson December 26, 2007   Link

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