"The Big Sleep" as written by and Natasha Khan....
How can it be the last show?
How can it be?
How can it be the last show?
How can it be?

No more spotlights
Coming down from heaven
It's a goodbye
It's curtains double time

Not even out of my dress
And already my voice is fading
Goodbye my dears
And into the big sleep


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"The Big Sleep" as written by Natasha Khan

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    General CommentThis is the death of pearl.

    The song is Pearl’s finale. “The curtain's coming down, she’s going to take her millions of sleeping pills and finally enter nothingness,” says Khan. “She had to subside. The aware side of me woke up, and the more I woke up, the more Pearl fell asleep.”

    thefader.com/features/2009/2/20/…
    ambrielon April 05, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSo mournful and beautiful... It's about death, the metaphor of a show ending... So smart, and heart-wrenching.
    Technophobiaon March 28, 2009   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretation*The Show's Over*
    I know this song is about death, but somehow I just can't picture it that way. Something is ending, something glorious and bright, and you descend into sleepy darkness.
    AwayFromSirenson December 20, 2012   Link
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    General Commentvery poignant..heart wrenching really..i bade my gf goodbye tonite at 2 am. She just left for a 3 months trip ,& i know it wont be the same when she comes back..its afternoon..& i m sucked in a void,asking the same question.
    pranav ojhaon May 04, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe whole sleeping pills and sleep suggestion, might not necessary allude to death, but a state in which the character can be brought back to Natasha. I mean, she had to bring Pearl back for the album, so it makes you wonder, is she actually dead?
    ambrielon June 28, 2009   Link

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