"Junebug" as written by and Robert Commagere....
Junebug, I remember everything
The blue carpeted floors, the tall wooden doors
I held you in my arms
Junebug, I'd burn down a picture of a house
say it was ours, when we didn't need it anymore
And that was when I loved you best
We were kids then

We shouldn't think about the rest
You'd put the moon in a basket on your bike front by the coast
The way your face lit up in pale grief you were a ghost
You liked to play with darkness, all the universe could give
I was the home you once tried to escape, the dark in which you lived
And soon they'd find you laying there on several different homes

They'd find you laying on their porches, did you need to use the phone?
And lure you into their rooms
That was the last I heard of June
That was love I could not allow
You were beautiful then, you're just a coke jaw now
I remember everything, that was love I could not keep
You were beautiful then, I'm still in too deep


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"Junebug" as written by Robert Commagere

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is about a man who was in love with a girl when they were younger. The line "I was the home you once tried to escape" makes me think she had an unhappy childhood/adolescence (maybe abused) and he reminded her of it. Of course, she got addicted to drugs and he left her. He still loves her even after all this time.
    worldsabluron August 06, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI feel like this song is about him loving a girl who got into drugs and he couldn't love her anymore but still knew he always would by what he remembered of her. that's just what it sounds like to me.
    aimeeayon March 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with you guys. I love this song.even with the meaning behind the lyrics, its still enjoyable.
    AbbeyXDon April 27, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think another part of this maybe is that she cheated on him and he didn't accept it: "I was the home...find you laying there on several different homes...and lure you into their rooms... That was love I could not allow."

    I love this song.
    whizcuzon October 28, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI can listen to this song on repeat for hours and not get sick of it.

    It's one of those songs that punches you in the gut, then gives you a hug.
    noiamnotwhereibelongon November 08, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think the song is about a girl the singer dated (or maybe they were just friends?) when they were younger and how she spiraled down. The lines "they'd find you laying there on several
    different homes ... And lure you into their room ... That was love I could not allow/You were beautiful then/you're just a coke jaw now" makes me think that she became a drug addict and then resorted to prostitution in order to support her habit. It could also be the other way around, where she had to sell herself for some other reason and then turned to drugs to cope. Either way, it was too much for the singer to handle and he tried to distance himself from her.
    Simdustrieson December 29, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think he was her pimp, and she started giving it out for free- " love he couldn't allow". Now the he is no longer pimping her out, she's just a coke head that gives it out to anyone and everyone, for free. Modern day Shakespeare if you ask me!
    Lgharton May 17, 2015   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI think this song is about a guy seeing the woman he once fell in love with. He may be in another relation, and she probably was the one to end it. And all the feelings and memories rush back in and he has to remind himself that this love was way back when. But, by the end of the song, he realizes that's all bullshit; he's always been in love with her.
    starriedcureon February 28, 2010   Link

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