"Air Balloon" as written by Lily Rose Beatrice Allen and Johan Karl Schuster....
Somebody remind me where I am
Miami or Timbuktu?
Did I ever tell you my uncle's monkey ran away from the zoo?
Would you tell me what this all means?
What happens if I go through that door?
'Cause I'm looking up at the ceiling, but it's turning into the floor

When I'm bored, I, kinda drift away,
I'm not sure, quite, why we work all day
I've been thinking, and I've got this plan

Let's go, right now

Come meet me in the sky I'll be waiting for you
And we can't hear what they say
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon (ha)
Sing, sing along, along any song you want to
Now we're so high, it can't rain
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon (ha)

I don't like dropping names but Kurt Cobain is all in my face
How the hell am I gonna tell him Elvis already took first base?
In and out of the blue this cruise is losing altitude, all we need
Is a little more elevation, take me back to where I can breathe

When I'm bored, I, kinda drift away
I'm not sure, quite, why we work all day
I've been thinking, and I've got this plan

Let's go, right now

Come meet me in the sky I'll be waiting for you
And we can't hear what they say
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon
Sing, sing along, along any song you want to
Now we're so high, it can't rain
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon (ha)

Shake it, sha-shake it, shake it now
Gimme, gi-gimme, gimme some
Sailing sa-sailing through the clouds
Trippin' trip trip it now

Shake it, sha-shake it, shake it now
Gimme, gi-gimme, gimme some
Sailing sa-sailing through the clouds
Trippin' trip trip it now

Come meet me in the sky I'll be waiting for you
And we can't hear what they say
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon
Sing, sing along along any song you want to
Now we're so high it can't rain
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon (ha)

Come meet me in this
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon (ha)
Come meet me in this
Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon (ha)


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"Air Balloon" as written by Johan Karl Schuster Lily Rose Beatrice Allen

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  • +1
    My InterpretationOkay, I don't think this song really has a meaning, but if I could take a guess, I think it would be about getting high and going to some type of euphoric land where you're happy. Lily sings:

    "Come meet me in the sky I'll be waiting for you
    And we can't hear what they say
    Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon"

    I think it also may be about going up into a land where she can't make any type of music she wants and can't hear arse holes like the one below.
    whatdoesthefoxon February 22, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI met Lily while she was filming tis video. I screwed her twice. She's cool
    Carrieron March 01, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI actually think it's about suicide. Deciding whether to go through the door, I've got this plan, getting high where it can't rain, meet me in the sky.. Plus the Kurt Cobain reference... Those can all be interpreted as suicide thoughts.

    I have to admit though, that it could also be about getting high, as some of the lyrics fit that also. Maybe it's supposed to sound like either?

    Just my opinion.
    Spritzertogon May 03, 2014   Link
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    My InterpretationI think this is about suicide, since Lily strikes me as the kind of artist who actually has meaning behind her words- I think also the light bubblegum pop style would really contrast with the suicide idea, which would be pretty cool? If you imagine the author as talking metaphorically about suicide, it makes a lot of sense too. The first verse is wondering what will happen if they kill themselves, the bridge before the first chorus are actual symptoms of depression; zoning out and wondering why people work can be extended as wondering what the point is in anything.
    The chorus, when you think of the sky as being heaven, is very straight forward in saying that in the 'air balloon' there's nothing bad, no one can touch you there, it doesn't rain, etc.
    Post chorus 1 she mentions Elvis and Kurt Cobain, both who had self-inflicted deaths, to a certain degree [this point is definitely debatable, couldn't really figure anything else out though] . then the author speaks about [what can be interpreted as] the suicidal thoughts faltering, and they want them to come back, probably because it makes them feel free, like there's an escape. [very common feeling/thought process for suicidal individuals]
    I'm tired, so that's a pretty lame analysis but my interpretation is that its about suicide. Either way, I love the song, even if it actually is meaningless pop lyrics, its fun. Suicide would be really deep though, I'd really congratulate Lily if that was her inspiration behind it.
    abipastrieson May 13, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis woman's soooo pretty, she's young, she's creative, she has everything for herself; heaven sent!
    Irisflowerson November 11, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about kicking back, having a drink, and just having fun. Not everything has to have a deep meaning/depressing story. That might be why she referenced Kurt Cobain...he wrote a lot of songs with deep meanings, but he also wrote songs that literally made no sense and were just jokes (Smells Like Teen Spirit, anyone?).
    christianson November 16, 2014   Link
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    General CommentI think this is a dirty song. She is fantasizing about sex with Elvis in some mushroom trip she is having and in her dream she is wondering how to tell Kurt Cobain that Elvis took her virginity (elvis took first base) 'base' might be a reference to drugs also.

    Kurt is 'all in her face'.. could be talking about a cumshot lol but it could also be that Kurt found out aboput Elvis and was not too pleased.

    Uncle's Monkey is a reference to the penis of her uncle. Her uncle may have had sex with her but she doesn't blame him for wanting to get out of the 'zoo' where he felt trapped.

    There's lots of ways to interpret this song but I think I prefer the rude ones : ()
    q107668730on December 05, 2015   Link
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    My InterpretationI think this song is about being bored and daydreaming just to get away from everything - "when I'm bored, I kinda drift away".

    "Come meet me in the sky I'll be waiting for you
    And we can't hear what they say
    Up in my air balloon, air balloon, air balloon"
    I feel this would be about ignoring the person who keeps talking to her and another friend. This could be another way of saying she has her "head in the clouds" which is a phrase for not paying attention to what's being said or daydreaming.

    When she's not paying attention to reality, nothing can bring her down - "now we're so high, it can't rain".

    Just saying what I heard. :)
    CloudyRainon December 21, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like the idea that it could be about suicide but I think it's actually about being high on drugs. The song starts: "Somebody remind me where I am" "Cause I'm looking up at the ceiling, but it's turning into the floor" and all the rest of the lyrics also fit. "In and out of the blue this cruise is losing altitude, all we need is a little more elevation" would indicate drugs rather than suicide, which would be a trip straight up. Also the way it's set in an almost too perfect idyllic field may allude to Strawberry Fields, another song about being high.
    cathy10206on March 17, 2016   Link
  • -1
    General Commentwhat bloody happened to her old good music?
    This is disastrous!
    sarahjepsonon February 09, 2014   Link

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