Might looks so grand from a distance that you need to touch
It gives a vision of the simple but it isn't much

I won't be fooled by it's touch or emotional supply
The scent of the fair and heavy allure will dry
The cold and the bare grasped so delicate by one's eye
Is why we can't ally and elope to wry

Almost forgotten the way we used to live for play
To be accepted I must blend into conventions way
And sing in universal ways

I won't be fooled by it's touch or emotional supply
The scent of the fair and heavy allure will dry
The cold and the bare grasped so delicate by one's eye
Is why we can't ally and elope to wry


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  • +2
    Lyric CorrectionSomeone on youtube also suggested that it's "Might look so grand..." Definitely makes more sense that way.
    miraculousxbreathon February 18, 2012   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionI think this song, by the video, has to do with a miscarriage and the heavy grief that comes with it. It ties into 20101104 and Y because we see a window with a white room and tries behind her for the first minute 'n a half of the video. And if you look at the positioning, the window with the white/trees actually is in the apartment next to her.

    She goes to hold her stomach while looking out the wide open windows, and sings the line "it's why we can't rely/ally and elope tonight," but suddenly gets very tense and somewhat angry looking. I think she was about to jump out of the window before the thing saved her. You can tell she resisted him, obviously, but them submitted. Towards the end of this video we see it and her dancing off into the room where we can't see, and when she travels back into our view, she's dancing by herself and there is no thing.

    I feel like kin (the audio-visual album) is going to be really inspired by loss, darkness, and family ties, hence the name of kin. Sever is haunting, and dark, and beautiful.

    We'll just have to see in drops I guess, though. It's hard to wait fourteen days for something so beautiful.
    Cobehnon February 15, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits symbolism of beauty and the beast in my opinion.. shes the beauty and hes the beast controlling her but she ends up falling in love with him.. why they dance at the end. watch the video
    B00ts666on January 07, 2013   Link
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    General Commentthis song to me means wanting something you can't have.

    Might look so grand from a distance that you need to touch
    It gives a vision of the simple but it is so much -- it looks so good, and it feels so good in a broad sense, from a wide perspective



    I won't be fooled by its touch of emotional supply
    The scent of affair in heavy love we dry -- this feels like some sort of endless, dry love affair. It looked to appealing, it felt so grand, but in the end, it is an affair, it is a love that will fade like any other.

    Almost forgotten the way we used to live for play -- this line signifies falling deep into it, feeling to swept up in it that you almost forget how it started. Fun has become intensity and held you up in its game.

    The cold in the bare grass so delicate by one's eye
    Is why we can't ally and elope tonight -- in the end, we are both swept up in this, but my intuition feels this isn't what it feels it should be, and I don't feel the comfort of "eloping" tonight. of sharing intimacy, or of sharing commitment.

    Knowing you want something by your intuition, your heart can't give in, because it feels that although you want to fall into it, and deep into it, it won't happen. A sense of despair in not being able to completely give in to the situation at hand, and be true to your sincere desire to feel intimacy.
    ch3rryxon December 21, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me, this song is about what the world says you should want/need vs what you really want/need.
    fabulosityon October 02, 2014   Link
  • -1
    Lyric CorrectionI'm still not certain about some of these lyrics, but this is what I hear:

    My looks so grand from a distance that you need to touch
    It gives a vision of the simple but it isn't much

    I won't be fooled by its touch
    or emotional supply
    The scent of affair
    in heavy love will dry (?)
    The cold and the bare grasped
    so delicate by one's eye
    is why we can't ally
    and elope tonight

    Almost forgotten the way we used to live for play
    To be accepted I must blend into convention's way
    and same universal means

    I won't be fooled by its touch
    or emotional supply
    The scent of affair
    in heavy love will dry (?)
    the cold and the bare grasped
    so delicate by one's eye
    is why we can't ally
    and elope tonight
    miraculousxbreathon February 18, 2012   Link

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