Sweet sister, can't you find the words to say?
your mister, he don't treat you the right way

In a dark room I can see you shining bright
you don't have to tell me twice, it's alright
in a dark room we can do just what we like
you're my sister, and this love is fucking right

can you go home, look your best friend in the eye?
No you can't go home after where you slept last night

In a dark room I can see you shining bright
you don't have to tell me twice, it's alright
in a dark room we can do just what we like
you're my sister, and this love is fucking right


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  • +4
    General Commentsomewhere on pitchfork there was an interview with the band. they said it's not about incest.
    dbsabres06on May 09, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General CommentI think this song is sort of a continuation of the Field Mice song "This Love Is Not Wrong". Both are declarations that a taboo (lesbian?) love is not to be denied.
    fungusboy09on February 10, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General CommentSame sex desire always seemed to be the theme to me. I do also think they purposely are toying with us by referencing incest-even if they deny they meant it.
    jscott33on November 06, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti think the title is definitely a reference to the Field Mice song, but I think the songs might be about incest
    "you're my sister and this love is fucking right"
    but i could just be biased 'cause i'm a pixies fan and the "sister" isn't meant to be taken literally
    zombiesraftermeon March 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfucking good song.
    scummymanon February 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentx2 at fucking good song
    existentialanxietyon February 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI took "sister" to be literal too. I think its the line "No you can't go home after where you slept last night" that makes me think that. Like they have disgraced, or have been disowned by, their family.

    pet_virus84on April 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI believe that they just used sister to illustrate some kind of forbidden love. Lesbian, incest or whatever.
    ElCalaveraon May 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't think is about incest, it would be too obvious, wouldn't it? It might be about betraying? They talk about not being able to look a best friend in the eye, also it might be that altho you're bad and you have betrayed I love you anyway cause we're blood?
    geekosaurusrexon June 12, 2009   Link
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    Memoryu guys reading too much in to it. uts definitely about cheating, but in circumstances where its justified. Sister being treated wrong or their relationship in big trouble, just finding comfort from another person...
    rabmanon November 01, 2009   Link

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