In the pictures, she's been moving
Black and white and cherry red
Drawing thin lines between our lives
Black and white and cherry red
The tightrope dance of the walking dead
We do all we can
In an hour you could have had me
And by nightfall I was yours
It wasn't your fault, you never met me
Pandora's box

She sings a siren's song
I am the damage done

It was all I needed

In the pictures, she is reason
A promise I keep to myself
Drawing substance from a dry stone
Black and white and cherry red
Tightrope dance of the walking dead
We do all we can

She sings a siren's song
I am the damage done

And maybe I'm not right to think of things this way
But it's all i have now, so look away
It's funny, they go just like they came

She sings a siren's song
I am the damage done
I am not you she said
I am not you she said
Won't you listen
I am not you she said
I am not what you need
Won't you listen


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Cherry Red song meanings
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    General CommentSounds beautiful. But I'm confused to what it means. A lot of Greek mythology.

    Sirens: Ugly bird-women like creatures who allure men with their beautiful songs heard at sea.

    Pandora's box: (the story variates) Zeus gave a box to Pandora. Telling her not to open it. In one story she does and evil comes out and afflicts all of humankind.
    In another she is supposed to give this box to some God. In the box are virtues. But the God rejects it turning the virtues to evils. Pandora then gives it to the God's brother. And it's he who opens it.

    They're are probably other variations as well.

    "tightrope dance of the walking dead"

    Since I was already thinking of Greek Mythology all this made me think of us were the dead in Hades.

    And "drawing thin lines between our lives"

    More mythology. A thin string is one's life. Three sisters in Hades are the ones who cut the string. When that string is cut. They die.

    A lot of mythology is used in this song. But the meaning I can't figure out. The mythology may not even be part of the song. Which is what I concluded. Nevertheless, it makes it beautiful.

    At least imho.
    YourEuphoriaon June 14, 2007   Link

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