I fly/I soar/this I adore. & then like a locomotive
the sound of your sorrow comes. I’m tired of the way it feels
I only apologized to you to make you feel better
But I think I’ve outgrown that horsehair sweater.
I’d rather be alone
you’re ‘bout as reliable as paper shoes in bad weathers,
but pain will roll off like water on feather.
You’d fly/you’d soar. But then like a locomotive
the sound of your sorrow comes. I’m tired of the way it feels
I only apologized to you to make you feel better but I think I’ve outgrown that horsehair sweater.
I’d rather be on my own
you’re ‘bout as reliable as paper shoes in bad weathers,
but pain will roll off like water on feathers. I’m tired of the way it feels
I only apologized to you to make you feel better
but I think I’ve outgrown that horsehair sweater.
I’d rather be alone
You’re ‘bout as reliable as paper shoes in bad weathers
but pain will roll off like water on feathers.



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    General Comment:I think its about being in a relationship with a person who's own sadness/issues is becoming to much and is bring you down. So much so that you would rather be alone than with someone who has rain clouds following them at all times
    aliawesomeon December 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:burnt out on drugs. like the song though
    vecter1212on November 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:way to stick it to carolyn murphy! I think...
    Sandralinon November 29, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:sorry vecter i dont think this song is about bein burntout. to me its meaning is a lot like blood on the ground, just bein sick of being around a person
    ImAHotDanceron December 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:When I first heard the intro of this song, I swear it sounds a bit like 3 Libras by APC. :D Awesome song.
    CycloneNimrodon December 15, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:I agree with aliawesome, It sounds to me like it's being sung to a person who's attitude is getting the singer down. Their mood is all over the place - as reliable as paper shoes in bad weather. The part where he says "I'd rather be on my own" gives us the idea that it is probably an intimate relationship.

    This is a great song that I think most people should be able to relate to.
    AiR7oNon December 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This song sort of reminds me musically of echo. Which could never be a bad thing :)
    bffandincubuson December 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song is about a relationship gone sour. when you can remember reasons why you fell for a person but they have lost those qualities. almost as though the two people have burnt each other out.
    nwalano291on January 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:this song is pretty good, album is wicked good, but this song reminds me of a relationship i just got out of and like idk we burnt each other out and my gf's attitude was def bringing the whole thing down, idk i guess i agree with aliawesome
    aabassplayer05on January 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I adore this song.. Now i see how annoying it is when gf is in a bad mood all the time. I think I have to take it in account in the future.
    Silly-rabbiton January 10, 2007   Link

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