"Fade Away" as written by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Steven Alexander James and David Rowntree....
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    General CommentNot only are they not really concerned about their family life, they're not really concerned about the rest of their lives, content to work long hours, worry about their appearance, blend in, and not do anything of note.
    DrRoyon July 20, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNo comments? This is a great Blur song! The horns are very cool.
    Acheruson July 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentNo comments? This is a great Blur song! The horns are very cool.
    Acheruson July 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it is about a family(man & wife) that just started their life as a couple, but none of them is interested on really planning how their family life should be, and instead they are much focused than their mostly selfish interests(his face having some lines, her butt falling-their getting older)

    anyway, the horns are really good!ska-ish.
    bear_hug20on May 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is a very clear lyric to me. It's about a married couple who live together but completely separate lives. He's got his friends and interests and she's got hers. They got married because that was the expected pattern of things but they do nothing together and essentially co-habit.

    Now when one's in, the other's out. "I have darts Monday, you're at the karoake bar Tuesday, Wednesday's at Terry's for a games night, you see the girls on Thursdays..." and so on.
    TonyM101on May 23, 2016   Link

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