Maybe it was my mistake
Could it be that I'm the one to blame?
Broken all the pieces
Why don't you throw the rest away?

And you cry like a baby
Fly like a bird
I'll shoot you down
And yet no one can save me
Cause I only disappear here

Wait! I'm in the wrong house
I'm in the wrong room
Some place in someone else's shoes

I want to turn back
I want to shut down
I'll blow away if I breathe out

Save me from sleeping now
Save me from flying out
I disappear here

I have been your guilty pleasure
I've been your lack of restraint
Apply the perfect pressure
To your sweet subordinate

So go into your spiral
And gently you're winding me down
So I figure I'm falling
Into the fall out

Wait! I'm in the wrong house
I'm in the wrong room
Some place in someone else's shoes

I want to turn back
I want to shut down
You'll blow away if I breathe out

Save me from sleeping now
Save me from flying out
I disappear here

Broken, torn, insincere
Can I watch
As you disappear
Here


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  • +2
    General CommentAmazing song! I love how it flows.

    Disappear Here is such a good album
    Cyberbullyon May 25, 2010   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationFor some reason, I immediately interpreted this as "the other woman" in a man's affair, and they're both conflicted about the affair. I don't necessarily think this is the true (or only) interpretation of the song, but I thought I'd throw it out there to see if anyone agrees or if I'm way off base. :)

    Particularly, the "Wait! I'm in the wrong house/I'm in the wrong room/Some place in someone else's shoes" makes me think that being at his home for the first time makes her realize that she's replacing/hurting someone else, and this realization both hurts her and makes her feel guilty, so she wants to flee.

    "I have been your guilty pleasure\I've been your lack of restraint\Apply the perfect pressure\To your sweet subordinate"
    ...seems to speak to an affair, as well; perhaps he is a boss or supervisor figure in her life? (that might be too literal a reading though...)

    Anyway, regardless of the meaning, this song is powerful. I love the conflicted emotions that both "characters" have, and the music is fantastic. Love it.
    kunibobon October 17, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationIt's a really interesting song for me.

    Personally, I get the feeling of self-undoing, particularly when involved with someone. The moment you are attached to someone, you suddenly feel out of place. You want to disappear, and shut down yourself from them. Who knows why, but you become more distant as you draw closer. It's as if you're being pulled away by someone inside you.

    And the finale concludes such conflicts, as any involvement has been torn. You are looked at as insincere, and can only watch as that someone disappears from your life...

    I love Hybrid for mind-opening tracks as this.
    Falcoriumon January 08, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis sound is about drug addiction. I've been following Hybrid closely since 98' and this is their best album to date. Sad to see them not globally recognized more. Whoever did that movie 'Salt' should have contacted Hybrid.
    HybridWhoreon June 17, 2011   Link
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    MemoryThis song is a personal song to me. It was the first song I heard after I found my boyfriend dead at the house we just bought a week before. I flipped on my i pod and there it was as i curled up in front of the fireplace as i cried my heart out to our shattered dreams. It reminds me of the relationship we had, in lieu of his VP job, which i despised, and how I felt when I came home from working a double shift in a local ER department and finding him face down, still in his gym clothes, in the hallway, cell phone in hand. He had been there for about 15 hours. He died of a massive heart attack at 42, so "Can I watch as you disappear here?" Since then his family has become very distant and does not even acknowledge me when we encounter each other in public. I love you Andy and miss you and maybe someday we will be together again.
    illanoyon June 02, 2013   Link
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    My InterpretationSince I heard the song in June 2011 visiting friends in Cornwall on my way to Germany I came across this crazy video of people in wingsuits jumpng off mountains and flying really close to the edge. Anyways, after an intro snipet of an interview with Bruce Lee the soundtrack was Hybrid's Disappear here. It took me a while to figure this out, but since then Hybrid is always always on my MP3 and I dont get tired listen to it, ever.

    My penny's worth: as much the song can be about relationships, loss and drug abuse, I understood it as a song about depression on the one hand (lyrics) but also of hope/re-emerging to the surface (music).
    HannoConringon April 04, 2015   Link
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    General CommentThis song gives me an instant pump. I can feel it with my whole body. It's so erotic. Love, when the music fades and the lyrics "I have been your guilty pleasure
    I've been your lack of restraint" kick in.
    Spremutaon June 28, 2015   Link
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    My InterpretationIn short? It’s about a couple engaging in BDSM scenes together.

    The key clue for me, really, was 'apply the perfect pressure/to your sweet subordinate'. The average layperson doesn’t use ‘subordinate’ to refer to their partners/lovers/whomever. It’s a term generally found in the BDSM community. ‘Apply the perfect pressure’ seems to be a referral to erotic asphyxiation aka breathplay, and there’s an abundance of other evidence in the lyrics to support a BDSM interpretation. I’ll try to group things a bit to make sense.

    ‘fly like a bird’ ‘I’ll blow away if I breath out’ – In BDSM you will often find references to something called ‘submissive drop’. Basically, some people’s brains are able to shift gears and go into an altered state of consciousness – they’re essentially getting high off of their own endorphins, and it’s often described as feeling like one is flying/weightless/going to float away. This doesn’t happen for everyone; even those who are prone to ‘feel good falling’ need certain conditions to trigger it. And once you’re in that headspace, you can loose control of your emotions, ie ‘you cry like a baby’.

    ‘I’ll shoot you down’ – A dominant’s role in a scene is to monitor the submissive and make sure things aren’t going too far for any of the participants. You don’t want someone going beyond the euphoria of sub drop into actual shock, ie ‘save me from sleeping now’, so ‘gently you’re winding me down’.

    ‘wait I’m in the wrong house/wrong room/in someone else’s shoes’ – When in sub drop, a person’s ego (sense of self) tends to vanish. When you don’t recognize yourself, you might also loose recognition of your surroundings and what’s going on. You literally ‘Disappear Here’.

    ‘I want to turn back/shut down’ – On the verge of drop, a submissive may become anxious, combative, want to leave, or give up the scene altogether. Basically it’s the fight-or-flight response giving one last kick before the endorphin rush takes over.

    ‘I have been your guilty pleasure/I’ve been your lack of restraint’ – A dominant gets more than a power trip over their sub. They get the chance to let go of society’s normal expectations and indulge in their own ‘guilty pleasures’ with a ‘lack of restraint’.
    Byrnon January 26, 2016   Link

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