With a sentence plucked from air,
She will tell you of a bear,
That will eat up your insides,
Unless you run to the mountain tops and hide.

And as the conservation conversation,
Gets replaced by condensation,
And hot air:
Solar flare,
Human toll:
Remote control.

Now the lunches are devoured,
we will recline for an hour,
Watch the butterflies and dream,
Of a fly that is built of margarine.

And as the conservation conversation,
Gets replaced by condensation,
And hot air:
Solar flare,
Human toll:
Remote control.

The observation deck's in full rotation,
At the scenic nuclear power station,
Hear the steady drip of condensation,
And the conservation conversation.

Conservation conversation,
Gets replaced by condensation,
And hot air:
Solar flare,
Hear that drone,
Destroy my home.

Conservation Conversation.


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  • +1
    Song MeaningTo me, this song is about the strange attitude modern culture has towards environmentalism and liberal ideals. On one hand you have the college age pseudo-hippies who love to have conversations about conservation but still live lives of comfort and capitalism that contradict this. This is best shown in the chorus:

    And as the conservation conversation
    Gets replaced by condensation
    And hot air
    Hot air is an idiom for speaking insincerely
    Solar flare
    Human toll
    Remote control
    Rhys is juxtaposing the solemn topic of murder from war, with the consumerism of watching TV.

    Now the lunches are devoured
    we will recline for an hour
    Lunches being DEVOURED is an obvious word choice to show consumerism and then RECLINE is a reinforcement of the remote control thing.

    At the scenic nuclear power station
    An oxymoron
    Hear the steady drip of condensation
    And the conservation conversation
    Again reinforcing the idea of hot air

    The songs full of juxtaposition and oxymoron. The ending of him singing Conservation Conversation faster and faster makes me think that ultimately he's saying a Conservation Conversation is an oxymoron; in order to have real conservation people have to take action not just talk about it.

    Lucanioon June 03, 2011   Link
  • -1
    Song MeaningTo me, this song is about the strange attitude modern culture has towards environmentalism and liberal ideals. On one hand you have the college age pseudo-hippies who love to have conversations about conservation but still live lives of comfort and capitalism that contradict this. This is best shown in the chorus:

    And as the conservation conversation
    Gets replaced by condensation
    And hot air
    *Hot air is an idiom for speaking insincerely
    Solar flare
    Human toll
    Remote control
    *Rhys is juxtaposing the solemn topic of murder from war, with the consumerism of watching TV.

    Now the lunches are devoured
    we will recline for an hour
    *Lunches being DEVOURED is an obvious word choice to show consumerism and then RECLINE is a reinforcement of the remote control thing.

    At the scenic nuclear power station
    *An oxymoron
    Hear the steady drip of condensation
    And the conservation conversation
    *Again reinforcing the idea of hot air

    The songs full of juxtaposition and oxymoron. The ending of him singing Conservation Conversation faster and faster makes me think that ultimately he's saying a Conservation Conversation is an oxymoron; in order to have real conservation people have to take action not just talk about it.
    Lucanioon June 04, 2011   Link

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