"The Spoils (feat. Hope Sandoval)" as written by and Dan Jones Stewart Neville Jackson....
I got that feeling, that bad feeling that you don't know
I don't even know her but I hope that she comforts you tonight

Nobody here that keeps you in the shade, who ever owned you
Some sentimental tears or someone else's girl that drifts away

But I somehow slowly love you
And wanna keep you the same
Well, I somehow slowly know you
And wanna keep you away

I got that feeling, that bad feeling that you don't know
I don't even know her but I hope that she comforts you tonight

And I somehow slowly love you
And wanna keep you this way
Well, I somehow slowly know you
And wanna keep you away, away

And I somehow slowly love you
And wanna keep you this way
Well, I somehow slowly know you
And wanna keep you

But I somehow slowly love you
And wanna keep you the same
Well, I somehow slowly know you
And wanna keep you away


Lyrics submitted by Betillo555, edited by eeeeee

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    My InterpretationI think this is a song about that moment when you just finish a relationship, and maybe the other person alrerady have a "new one" ("I don't even know her but I hope that she comforts you tonight").
    You have all those memories fresh and hanging around and hurt you about the person ("But I somehow slowly love you"); the good aspects of the person an the bad ones ("Well, I somehow slowly know you And wanna keep you away").
    Yeah, it's about the fresh memories of a recent breakup.
    Orly93on September 24, 2016   Link
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    My InterpretationIt's about a girl who is in love with someone, she keeps at a distance.
    She is in love with the illusion of the person, rather than having the person in her life. By never having this man in her life she can love him forever in her illusion, the illusion is perfect for her.
    SkyRadioon September 06, 2017   Link

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