I feel it,
Running in my vein,
Struggling with breathing
Suffocates my brain.

And there's no air in
Gravity's erase.
I am the runaway dog,
They sent me into space.

It's a little planet,
Flying through the stars.
I don't want to sit down,
How much did I cost?

Light speed, but I'm feeling kinda slow.
Gazing out the space screen,
Memories below.

Master, why'd you have to leave me?
Didn't have to deceive me,
We were friends.
Slingshot, hurts that I'm not dreaming
Slowly overheating,
You shook my head.

Silence , a neon glow lights up.
A crackle of speaker,
The everything goes dark

And there's nothing,
Except this floating dream.
I'm flying by the moon now,
I think it's time to sleep,
I think it's time to sle-ee-ee-eep.

Master, why'd you have to leave me?
Didn't have to deceive me,
We were friends.
Slingshot, hurts that I'm not dreaming
Slowly overheating,
You shook my head.

And I'm lonely, taking in the moonlight.
It's not time for spaceflight
For this dog.
Was it worth it? Worth it breaking trust?
Worth the weight of love
We have now lost?
We were friends.
We were friends.



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Laika song meanings
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    Song MeaningThis song is about a dog the Soviets sent into space in 1957, named Laika. Laika was a stray picked up off the streets of Moscow and became one of the first animals in space through an experiment to see if organisms could survive space flight. It was assumed that she would not survive, and there were no plans to retrieve her, so it was essentially a death sentence. Only a few hours passed before she died of overheating. This song is from the perspective of Laika as she died, describing how she felt in the "little planet" that was her spaceship. She questions why her master, likely the scientists who briefly took care of her before sending her away, has betrayed her and left her alone to die, as she feels they "were friends" and had a special relationship.
    user2017on December 25, 2015   Link

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