If I was a different man, if I had the blood in my eyes
I could have read of your heart, I could have read of your heart
Now I'm lonely instead, I pick up a fight
So pick up your battering ram, I want to see it
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that way
And maybe I'm talking too fast
And maybe I'm talking too much
Give me the sensitive laugh
Don't give me the sensitive touch
Even if I could have kissed
And even if I could be the blood
I'm so sorry, I'll try love, I want to see it
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that way
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that
There's too much, too much, too much love
There's too much riding on that way


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There's Too Much Love song meanings
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    General CommentWhile he mentioned live that the song is called "There's too much Love," the song will be released as "Too Much" on the upcoming album entitled "The Age of Adz." Preview the track at the album's BandCamp page.
    DSRon September 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentGreat new song by Sufjan, can't wait to see what his next album looks like. Too me the song is some what self-explanatory but with a couple of deeper meanings underneath the veneer. For the most part it seems like its a male scared of love or to love, and says that there is too much love as an excuse, but I could be wrong.


    BTW, first comment
    godukeon October 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentBy the way goduke, I'm sincerely jealous. I've been checking for these lyrics about every other day! Hahaha craziness, but I'm extremely excited for his new album. Getting my hands on it will probably be the second best thing in my life, first would be when I met him! But yeah, at his concerts his newer songs felt very spacey, but were amazing none the less. A lot of them had seemingly deep undertones, it could just be me but they seemed pretty religious as well. Thanks for these lyrics by the way!
    LovePeaceRachelon October 09, 2009   Link
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    Lyric Correctioni kinda hear "so pick up your battering ram" in the fourth line of the first verse. anybody else?
    PooLeBooon January 17, 2011   Link

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