Hold your head back to make it real, if it makes you numb, if it makes you feel okay (okay)
I’ll do mine & you’ll do yours, together not so insecure & we’re okay, it’s fake

Was it you who said to me, “I would never want to be down?”
Breathing in from your keys, can we touch the ceiling now?
Did we get out?

Hey, where did you go?
Tell me, hey, where did you go?
Hey, where did you go?
Katie, hey, where did you go?

She’s always out, let’s no one in & she changes shape as she begins to feel okay (okay)
Watch the night pull on the day, we’ll fall apart, she’ll always say, “& it’s too late”, it’s okay

Was it you who said to me, “I would never want to be down?”
Breathing in from your keys, can we touch the ceiling now?
Did we get out?

Hey, where did you go?
Tell me, hey, where did you go?
Hey, where did you go?
Katie, hey, where did you go?

Everything you hold, let it out
All your good friends know, let it out
What you can’t control, let it out

Hey, where did you go?
Tell me, hey, where did you go?
Just tell me to find you!
Hey, where did you go?
Katie, hey, where did you go?
Where did you go?

You want to be down, you want to get out
Do you finally feel alive?


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Katie (Where'd You Go?) song meanings
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    General Commenti've never heard this song, but just reading the lyrics makes me think that it's about cocaine.

    Hold your head back to make it real, if it makes you numb, if it makes you feel okay
    - after someone does cocaine, they put their head back.

    Was it you who said to me, “I would never want to be down?”
    - being "down", or not high. she wouldn't want to be without cocaine.
    Breathing in from your keys,
    - people cut up cocaine and then put it back in their baggies so that they can "key up" or do "key
    bumps", which is when you scoop up a little bit of cocaine with the tip of your nail or key and
    inhale/snort it.

    can we touch the ceiling now?
    - asking her if they're high enough yet.


    Katie, hey, where did you go? Where did you go?
    - either she literally disappears for a while, trying to score cocaine and be constantly high, or
    she's so out of it from the drugs that it's like she's not really "there"

    You want to be down, you want to get out
    - she says she wants to quit, yet she continues to use.

    Do you finally feel alive?
    - she just wants to feel alive, which is her excuse for doing drugs/cocaine.




    i could be completely off, but that's what first comes to mind after reading the lyrics.
    liesarelieson January 27, 2009   Link

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