"Get Behind Me" as written by and Scott Engel....
It's the signs as we see them
There's no thresholds at all
There's no vows to be broken
As we rise, or we fall
There's no noise high above us
As the moon turns in space
Just the face of a lady
Who we loved for her grace

Get behind me, Get behind me
Won't you bend my ear again
I really need a friend
Get behind me, Get behind me
Remind me to remind me
Not to go back there again

When the threads of dark moments
Start to tremble with sound
And an almost formed whisper dies
The boundaries surround
We keep reaching beyond us
Through the shape shifting clouds
Why ain't I like you brother,
So electric, so proud

Get behind me, Get behind me
Won't you bend my ear again
I really need a friend
Get behind me, Get behind me
Remind me to remind me
Not to go back there again

Set us free of this feeling
So we'll be once again
So we won't feel the gravity of time
And the face in the faces
Of the loves we move through
Reappears in original design

Get behind me, Get behind me
Won't you bend my ear again
I really need a friend
Get behind me, Get behind me
Remind me to remind me
Not to go back there again


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    My InterpretationI believe it's addressing to Satan, as in "Get behind me, Satan"
    This song takes Devil aspect of Satan figure, that is "the divider"
    Divided mind produces subject and object, the inner dialogue, the separation of ego from the world.

    First verse means that's there is no evil or sin in Devil. One of most basic divisions is male and female, with their eternal attraction to each other. Face of a lady is that eternal Other, and love is that attraction.

    That is "I really need a friend" - someone to talk to, an imaginary listener to one's thought as it is expressed inside one's mind.

    Chorus: "Get behind me" is quote from Bible about Satan, bending the ear may refer to both internal dialogue and to temptations of Satan. "Not to go back there again" refers to unity, nondualism, the undivided state of the all-present God, the Atman.

    Reaching out beyond us in out dark times is human desire to seek salvation, shelter for our weak souls. Electric proud brother here is most likely the fallen angel, Lucifer, another name and aspect of Satan. Unlike him, Man didn't entirely lose his way back to salvation through humility.

    The last verse is very direct expression of desire to return to Nondualism, to the Whole. Each beloved we encounter is just a shadow of the original dividing, and each love is a shadow of that great bond that pulls us back together into original, ideal form of God, desired yet unreachable
    igor446050on January 12, 2016   Link

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