"Red Sea" as written by and Hanna Chikudate....
14 quiet days
these hours just slept in your place
white sand and a vague
sense of youth
how can i get through
it's a violent truth
that I'm like you

16 lonely hours
no sun or depth
15 dreams of you all alone
but still far from reach
crosses traced in white sand
it's a violent truth
that I'm like you

you said the first time was so perfect
but the rest was all just wrong
you said there too many gone too long


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    General Commentshe's trapped, trapped in what she can't distinguish between dream and reality.....it is herself that she is speaking about, she is that person who did her wrong, the first time was perfect but you can't repeat it twice.........
    very open to any interpretation.
    Mindsweeperon April 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI really have no idea. Its all so confusing. I would love to ask them what it means.
    Bexxaon July 16, 2007   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is clearly about a relationship gone wrong, or something similar.

    "white sand and a vague
    sense of youth" young adulthood, or she's looking back at the time and feeling older.

    "how can i get through" a sense of feeling stuck, or maybe she doesn't know how to convey her feelings to the person, or doesn't know how to get what she wants out of the whole situation.

    "it's a violent truth
    that I'm like you" maybe there's something that was distasteful about the person, or maybe they hurt her in some way, and yet she realizes as time passes that she was like that person in certain ways, and she doesn't like that fact because thoughts associated with that person are unpleasant.

    "14 quiet days
    these hours just slept in your place"
    "16 lonely hours
    no sun or depth
    15 dreams of you all alone
    but still far from reach" My interpretation is that these are all thoughts on how she felt at different times. The first line is perhaps about her time spent with the person and how everything was fine and she was able to be with them. The second line, lonely hours, no sun, is about being separated from that person. Perhaps missing them, perhaps the loss of someone close just hurting them, and there's no hope for it or clear solution. Dreams of the person, perhaps wondering what they're doing with their life, perhaps unable to stop thinking about them, whether they're angry over them or they miss them. Either way, they have no way to connect with them.

    "you said the first time was so perfect
    but the rest was all just wrong
    you said there too many gone too long" This line along with the "violent truth" line really stand out to me. She's basically saying the person really enjoyed their company originally, but things started going bad. Despite the good, too much was bad and so it wasn't worth it anymore.

    This song seems to be about a relationship turned sour and heartbreak.

    The only part I'm not really sure about is "white sand" and "crosses." Perhaps this is about prayers or purity. Or maybe it's less metaphorical and she would think about him while at a beach, maybe drawing things in the sand, I'm not sure.

    Anyway, that's my interpretation. I love this song because I broke up with someone after loving them for a long time and I still think about them daily, and I've end up having certain behavior that I hated about that person, and I have to accept that some of their behavior was justified.
    paleboneduston December 14, 2016   Link

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