A rushing in my chest - 'cause I'm scared there's no one left
Or that you would take my name or the weight of all my pain

She weighs nothing on your shoulders
So why would you let her down?

I'll hold the roses to my eyes so I won't know when you leave
I'll lie and say I'm doing fine when all I want is to leave

And I don't want to change if you don't want to stay
Let's just swap our names, I'll be you and you'll be me

She weighs nothing on your shoulders
So why would you let her down?

I'll hold the roses to my eyes so I won't know when you leave


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    Song Meaning"She weighs nothing on your shoulders, so why would you let her down?"
    "Now, stick with me, but the kernel of this song started when I saw a girl on a guys shoulders at a show I was at once. Pretty much as soon as she got up there, he let her down. I don't know why it stuck with me. She wasn't even that bummed out about it, and he didn't seem to be a complete dickhead. I don't think they noticed me as I creepily stared at them as I wrote lyrics in my head. Maybe I was the dickhead in this scenario. Anyway, I thought it was too much of metaphor to let slide. I think it's about staying strong for someone, trying not to let them down, when it's always so damned easy to. You can't always be such a selfish prick."
    - Tom Lanyon (rollingstoneaus.com/music/post/first-listen-ceres-drag-it-down-on-you/…)
    Azazel23on January 09, 2017   Link

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