Looking everywhere, I see nothing but people
Looking everywhere, but I see nothing but people
Where have they gone? I always thought I could never leave them
They are calling me, but they don't know I can't stay all night long

Hey, Dr Strangeluv so sad, isn't it true ?
(You left without goodbye)
Hey, Dr Strangeluv so bad, isn't it true ?
(You left without goodbye)

Looking everywhere, keep my fire going
Cold look in their eyes, cold air in their hearts
They are calling me, I always thought I could save them all
They are calling me, they don't know I can't stay all night long

Hey, Dr Strangeluv so sad, isn't it true ?
(You left without goodbye)
Hey, Dr Strangeluv so bad, isn't it true ?
(You left without goodbye)

Looking everywhere, keep my fire going




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Dr Strangeluv song meanings
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  • +3
    General CommentThis song is about a "lonely" person, somebody who has (mentally) abandoned all the people around him/her and lives a life of (temporary) solitude..."Dr. Strangeluv"=he/she doesn't connect/love or allow himself/herself to connect/love on a personal level to anybody (yet)

    It is about somebody who has had the realization that most of the people around him/her are shallow, conformists
    ("looking everywhere, I see nothing but people...cold look in their eyes, cold air in their hearts")

    He/she used to think that he/she belonged with these people, that he/she needed these people in his/her life
    ("I always thought I could never leave them")

    These people are calling his/her name, they want him/her to be with them, to be apart of them, but they don't know that he/she can't keep up this fabrication for very long, when forced to at times (at work, "how are you's", proper etiquette,. etc.)
    ("They are calling me, but they don't know I can't stay all night long")

    He/she always thought that he/she could change them, could make them understand, could make them all see the greater and more deeper, unsuperficial side of life
    ("...I always thought I could save them all")

    In a 3rd person perpective, as well as he/she himself/herself, poses the question as to whether or not he/she is happy being this way:
    "Hey, Dr. Strangeluv so sad, isn't it true?"

    he/she keeps looking around for that perfect someone, or that someone who is like him/her..
    ("looking everywhere, keep my fire going")
    and he'll/she'll stay strong at heart while on this mission ("looking everywhere..keep my fire going")
    trust_no1on May 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMein Furher, I can walk!!

    sorry, it has nothing whatsoever to do with this lovely song, I just couldn't resist!
    drstringzon May 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMein Furher, I can walk!!

    sorry, it has nothing whatsoever to do with this lovely song, I just couldn't resist!
    drstringzon May 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat explanation trust_no1 and often times i find myself in that situations and feel like im useless even though i tell myself that i could make ppl to be better or what not but it aint easy job...

    so i decided to close my mind rather than to share my mind with others and trying to make a differences

    i hate comformity that's why i tried to share my thoughts but in the end i realized that im the one who wants to start my comformity with others while others want to start their comformity LOL what a dilema

    Eh in conclusion i LOVE this song and blonde redhead
    chopstickthugzon July 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's "keep my fire burning" and not "keep my fire going"
    ApplesInMonoon August 11, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, I agree with trust_no1,
    and it reminds me of myself too. xD
    moulin.rouge2001on December 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentas good as your projection onto this song may fit, im gonna say its about nuclear war. ha just joshin. really all i got to say is that it sounds like a dark night of the soul to me, which i think fits with the whole 23 magick concept of the album.
    sagittariusaon July 15, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about Misanthropy and Solitude.
    Lyricguyon September 11, 2013   Link
  • -1
    General Commentisn't dr.strangelove a movie?
    MissMangoon April 02, 2010   Link

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