"This Low" as written by and Glen James Hansard....
We made a plan that was subject to change
So whatever way it works out, we both get the blame
In the arms of this low
And you took the wind right out of my sails
By sweating me out on all the little details
In the arms of this low
In the arms of this low

Thread the light, thread the light
Thread the light, thread the light
Thread the light, thread the light
Thread the light, thread the light

We made a choice and we knew we would pay
For stealing the joy and trying to escape
From the arms of this low
And if by some chance you break from the pack
You know I'll be waiting to welcome you back
In the arms of this low
In the arms of this low

Thread the light, thread the light
Thread the light, thread the light
Shine the light, don't hide the light
Live the light, and give the light,
Seek the light, and speak the light
Crave the light, and brave the light
Stare the light, and share the light
Show the light, and know the light
Raise the light, and praise the light,
Thread the light, and spread the light


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    General CommentThis song is about a casual relationship, but a relationship in which which both sides would like more from. But neither will admit it. She wants more from him in terms of commitment and obvious signs of affection, and he wants some flexibility, and to know that he's the one that she wants. So, basically, it's a total mess.

    There are hints too that for some reason, this relationship makes them both feel guilty. In some sense it's a forbidden relationship - probably due to it being a purely casual, physical one.

    So it's about both sides realising this, but realising too that it's their own mess. It's special to them. And even a messy relationship can give love and light to the people in it if they both admit it, embrace it, and deal with any consequences.
    niteflite01on November 07, 2007   Link

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