why is your raincoat
always crying?
why does the hat on your head
hang over your eyes?
your white shirt is buttoned
way up to the top
suspicious that zippers
don't know when to stop
and there's certain a jacket is lying
why is your raincoat always crying?

why is your nightgown
so sad and sleepy?
what is the secret
your make-up refuses to tell?
bright colours grow weary
from years of neglect
brown scarf
grows tight
around your pretty neck
and just what is that sweater implying?
why is your raincoat always crying?

why does that old road
back like its dying?
why does it cling to your side
hanging on for dear life?
as you take off that dress
and you put on the next one
each hopeful outfit
will beg the same question
if going outside
is really worth trying
then why is your raincoat always crying?


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    General CommentThis song has a beautiful melody.It reminds me of being a kid, associating faces and emotions with inanimate objects. And now as an adult, I can mainly relate to the sadness in the song. The feeling that you're being judged by the world outside and constantly worrying about whether or not your outfit or anything external about you is projecting whatever it is that you're supposed to be projecting.
    InTheHazeon January 16, 2014   Link

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