"Come Up" as written by and Keith/west Elam....
Anything we should know about your change?
What did you mean "There's too many angels here?"
Is it the sweet ones that keep you here?
Or did you mean that everyone you love
Is already gone too early?
Whatever you mean, that came to mind
And realized that its all fake
But I love to dream and to feel everything

Come up, come up
It's so hard to love when you know how it goes
Come up, come up
Waves of pleasure, waves of control
And the waves run their course
Turn into foam
They start with a roar and then its back home
Come up

It's at the shows, I feel so alive
And otherwise, there's a craving so bright
Well my friend, you've not many words
It's just as well 'cause what are they for?
You see through me and make me quiet
You know all the words, so why should I hide it?
When love starts up, you can't escape
You run and you hide, duck under the waves
Come up, come up
When you do, what's there to greet you?
Come up, come up
Water and sand and fish all around you
Come up


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"Come Up" as written by Kapital Gainz Adam West

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    Song MeaningIt's about a friend who drowned herself, either from depression or heartbreak or both.

    The first verse is the narrator reflecting on the things her friend said. Was she signalling her impending suicide? "There's too many angels here." "All my other friends and loved ones are dead." (already gone, too early). Nobody knows why people take their own lives. But their words stay with us as we hunt for the meaning we believe must have been there ("Whatever you mean, it came to mind and I realized that it's all fake...")

    But the narrator chooses life, even if it has its ebbs and flows, its ups and downs, like the waves.

    The second verse is more focused on the narrator. She's a singer - "it's at the shows, I feel so alive" - and she understands the pain of everyday existence (life seems dull and ordinary when not on stage). This is particularly poignant as this was Devics' last album before calling it quits and moving back to a more ordinary life.

    The narrator addresses her dead, and thus silent, friend - "You've not many words, but what are they for?" - and thinking of her and her silent, dead judgment. "You see through me, you make me quiet".

    The narrator closes by commenting on the pointlessness of the suicide by drowning. "You run and hide, duck under the waves...what's there to greet you? Water and sand and fish all around you."

    The entire time, she is still calling to her friend, wishing she would return. "Come up, come up..."
    MrLusciouson November 02, 2012   Link

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