Hindered by sober restlessness
Submitting to the amber crutch.
The theme in my aching prose.
Fantasizing the sight of Manhattan;
That pour of a bitter red being that escapes a thin frame. The rebirth of mutual love
The slipping on gloves to lay tenderly

"I'm dying."
- "Is it blissful?"
"It's like a dream."
- "I want to dream."


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Dream House song meanings
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    General CommentFrom the lead singer:
    "Like, on “Dream House”, that conversation is really a conversation I had with this girl I was totally in love with. I was really hammered one night and was texting her, like, “How are you?” She’s like, “I’m dying.” And I was like, “Is it blissful?” She said, “like a dream.” And I said, “I want to dream.“ It sounded nice at the time. So I wrote that text conversation down, and two years later, when I was working on that song, I thought it fit because it sums up the contrast between this big, beautiful ending and this big, tragic ending."

    Heavy stuff.
    zigg1345on November 12, 2013   Link
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    My InterpretationI'm pretty sure these are the lyrics to "Dreamhouse":

    Hindered by sober restlessness. Submitting to the amber crutch.
    The theme in my aching prose. Fantasizing the sight of Manhattan; that pour of a bitter red being that escapes a thin frame.
    The rebirth of mutual love.
    The slipping on gloves to lay tenderly.

    "I'm dying."
    - "Is it blissful?"
    "It's like a dream."
    - "I want to dream."
    las_armason June 26, 2013   Link

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