"Lover of Mine" as written by and Alex Kristian Scally Victoria Garance Alixe Legrand....
You hear my cry, lover of mine
No tear in the eye or fear in my mind
The forest is thick and you don't recognize
We parted our lips and we reached from inside

In a wide open field we know we can feel
Awake and unreal, off to nowhere

Need more people to be satisfied
No fear of a god and prayer for the night
You come into our minds and rush through our lives
We parted our lips and reached from inside

In a wide open field we know we can feel
Awake and unreal, off to nowhere

The only thing you've got, you know you're better off without it

Youngest fire, you decide
You decide what is right

Near yet so far, isn't it?


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"Lover of Mine" as written by Victoria Garance Alixe Legrand Alex Kristian Scally

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    General CommentI think it's about the lure of cheating.

    A new lover "rushes" into the lives of you and your partner. "Parting your lips" for an illicit kiss makes you feel "awake and unreal, off to nowhere," so that your cheating affair feels like the only important thing in your life.

    But this temporary bliss really is "off to nowhere" good, it's all a delusion: "the only thing you've got, you know you're better off without."

    Still, you surrender to the passion anyway ("Youngest fire, you decide") and mess up your life: "Near yet so far, isn't it?"
    yhtrownuon March 08, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNice thought, yhtrownu!

    For me, this song is about a one night stand

    (hence the "The forest is thick", "Need more people to be satisfied" and "You come into our minds and rush through our lives")

    that turned out to be something more, maybe that the two lovers met more than once and got to know each other, ending up not knowing if they could be more than lovers. The entire song has of course many sexual references, such as

    "In a wide open field we know we can feel
    Awake and unreal, off to nowhere"

    with the first line implying the pure sexual pleasure, and the last part implying that they knew each other, but knew that they weren't meant for each other. The same goes for the line "The only thing you've got, you know you're better off without it".

    The lines

    "Youngest fire, you decide
    You decide what is right"

    is another example where there is a total mash up between the sexual and yet emotional attraction expressed in the relation between the two lovers.
    idealfreeon May 14, 2010   Link
  • +1
    MemoryMaybe I'm wrong. Won't you tell me if I'm coming on too strong? This heart of mine has been hurt before. This time I want to be sure.
    havebeenfloatedon August 20, 2010   Link
  • +1
    Lyric Correctioni think maybe in the hook its saying Why Dont We Feel, We Know We Can Feel
    uvton July 29, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentbeatiful song

    " The only thing you've got, you know you're better off without it "

    melancholy at its preetiest
    joninowon September 10, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment'People -need- people, to be satisfied'
    MIghtyChorizoon December 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont know what i hear, but i know that feeling so far is not right!!!

    feeling so far...that's what i hear
    LeeLee2790on December 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment*feeling so wrong

    i dont think 'feeling so wrong' is 'right'
    LeeLee2790on December 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy interpretation of this song is that it's about two lovers. As to what kind of relationship they have, I'm not sure. Maybe, it's an "open relationship" or maybe they're just "friends with benefits." And maybe they're tricking themselves into thinking that they are happy with the arrangement that they currently have but they are in denial. If the relationship has no future or is loveless, why continue being in one? That's what I get from the following line: "The only thing you've got, you know you're better off without it." It's better to stay single and wait for the right person to come along rather than staying in a pointless relationship with someone based on a fear of being alone or lonely.
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    VeeRonon February 17, 2011   Link
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    General CommentMy interpretation of this song is that it's about two lovers. As to what kind of relationship they have, I'm not sure. Maybe, it's an "open relationship" or maybe they're just "friends with benefits." And maybe they're tricking themselves into thinking that they are happy with the arrangement that they currently have but they are in denial. If the relationship has no future or is loveless, why continue being in one? That's what I get from the following line: "The only thing you've got, you know you're better off without it." It's better to stay single and wait for the right person to come along rather than staying in a pointless relationship with someone based on a fear of being alone or lonely.
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    VeeRonon February 17, 2011   Link

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