Shock
Got the shock of my life
Just buckle up, girls
I'm stealing the night
From them
Steal the night
What they're down to
Let's see in cold day light
I gotta get this right
I gotta get this right

'Cause she's up
And I am low
Watching you
Watching her play this game
Yeah, she's bold
Bold enough
To set
Fire to Your Plain
Her
Fire to Your Plain

Pray
You can pray to your Jane
I put out the call
But not to be saved
Called my Deviline kin
With her yellow Aston Martin
"we gotta get this right"
I gotta get this right

'Cause she's up
And I am low
Watching you
Watching her play this game
Yeah, she's bold
Bold enough
To set
Fire to Your Plain
Her
Fire to Your Plain

She said, 'Get in and set the SAT-NAV to hell"
Or would it be Purgatory?
I gotta get this right
I gotta get this right

'Cause she's up
And I am low
Watching you
Watching her play this game
Yeah, she's bold
Bold enough
To set
Fire to Your Plain
Her
Fire to Your Plain
Her fire
Bold enough
Her
Fire to Your Plain.


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    General CommentI feel there is a serious love triangle at play here, with one woman seeing right through the manipulative games the woman in the relationship is playing. The woman in question is obviously bold, and doing whatever it takes to stay 'up' in the triangle. The woman singing the song is obviously trying to expose the discretions of this other woman, even going as far as stalking the couple. There seems to be a sense of desperation and urgency, hence the need to 'get it right'. However, it isn't long before she is confronted, and basically told to set her 'sat-nav' to hell.
    abey85on May 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like the song (note; like, not love), but I'm not a big fan of the video (amazon.com/Abnormally-Attracted-Sin-Tori-Amos/dp/B001Y44EY4/), it looks fake and plastic, and the wigs (which I thought were awesome before, and in the other featurettes so far) weren't great here.
    I have no idea what the song's about, either.
    Ylilaon May 06, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds beautiful to me. I like the pilot/navigator references in the video. Cat fights. vs. Dog fighting.
    vogonjron May 26, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDefinitely seems like a love triangle, yep. Love the song.
    missmeon September 02, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningI definitely think the song is about a relationship, to a degree. While everyone else thinks it's about a love triangle that Tori is in, I beg to differ. There are also a lot of biblical kind of references.

    It sounds like Tori is there to save this woman who is in this tug-of-war relationship.

    [ Shock, got the shock of my life ] -- A revelation, or just that the speaker can see right through this man that her friend is with.

    [ Cause she's up and I am low. Watching you watching her play this game. ] -- The girl is "up" on love, but the speaker is low because she can see what's happening. Which basically sounds like Tori is watching this man as he also watches his girl jump through hoops for him.

    [ But she's bold enough to set fire to your plain ] -- A warning to the man. You better watch out, says the speaker, because this little girl that you think you can toy with ... well, she can set fire and destruction to this all at any moment.

    [ Pray, you can pray to your "J." I put out the call, but not to be saved. Called my Devilin' kin with her yellow Astin Martin. "we gotta get this right" I gotta get this right. ] -- The speaker tells everyone to look for salvation by praying to "J" (Jesus, obviously.), but that she would much rather rely on her flesh and blood girl. She says that they ( her and the girl she is watching/protecting ) have got to get this right. I take that to mean she's going to try to get some light shed on the situation, or just get away.

    [ she said, 'Get in and set the SAT-NAV to hell." Or would it be Purgatory. ] -- The girl tells the speaker to set the navigation to hell, presumably because that's where she is with this man, a literal hell. Then she says, "Or would it be purgatory." I take this to mean that their (the girl and man) state of affairs is so static and stymied that there's no movement in the relationship.

    All in all, I think it's a song about sisterhood and being there when someone's trying to destroy your dearest and nearest friends.
    angstiosis_againon October 07, 2009   Link

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