The language in the dimmer rooms
Seems to represent the light source well
How soft they speak and seem to be at peace
With the movement of the music and the madness
That's pulling me into this
And the shades of the lamps are woven red
The light it stains and consecrates
Anointing all forgotten forms
That swirl and smoke and haunt this place
The girls in gowns all nurse the dark
Pulling it near to their swelling breasts
And watch as it seeps to their hearts
And beats within their virgin chests
And here I know seduction breeds
From wanton hearts that would seduce
And grows and spreads it's vine and leaves
Embracing those who might have moved
But now remain to drink the night from vials black and thick
With intoxicating delights would leave you drunk
Inside this dream
And you watch them take the light from you
And you find yourself on a velvet couch
Tasting the skin of a foreign girl
Her eyes are black and wet like oil
And she ties your hands with a string of pearls
And you tremble like a frightened bird
As she closes in and captures you to place you
In a silver cage deep within her poisoned womb
So once you're safe inside, she might let you out
To fly in circles around the room
But it's always night, and there is no moon
And you wonder if you are still alive
And you're not sure if you want to be
But you drink her sweat like it was wine
And you lay with her on a bed of blue
And it's awful sweet
Like the fruit she cuts and feeds to you

Don't. Don't Don't Don't Don't


Lyrics submitted by weezerific:cutlery, edited by martyRath

A Poetic Retelling of an Unfortunate Seduction song meanings
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    General CommentI totally think that this song is about a brothel. It seems like he is writing about someones journey to find satisfaction. Sex is an amazing thing. However, in the situation mentioned in the song, by trying to fill this void it is only made larger. The person is to the point that they don't even care if they live or die.I don't think that this person is so much wanting sex but something else. They go to this whore house to feel loved, to feel someones arms around them, to feel the ultimate form of bond yet the only feeling the person ends up having is a greater sense of lonliness. It's a sad song, really.
    summerstarson March 12, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song rocks my socks. Hahahahaha. Brillant,.....absolutly brillant. Great writer.
    Rainbow_vineson August 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI cant help but to think this song is about rape. But you never know. Conor, the poet who i wish i was. This is a amazing song, just like every other Bright Eyes song.
    Edit the sad partson January 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentguy meets girl, girl will only cause more trouble for the guy, and he knows it as she seduces him, but he cannot tear himself away. he enjoys the seduction, but cannot break himself away. the song is absolutely amazing. everytime i hear it, a chill goes down my spine.
    theartistsleisureon May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow
    atarisemokidon June 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"tasting the skin of a foreign girl." it's awesome. he does such amazing work. and quite diverse.
    moremodestmouseon June 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is kinda creepy, but it's one of my favorites. it's wonderful. woohoo for conor
    sayitainthalighon July 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmost underrrated songwriter. this is the song that i first heard. i love it.
    Choo Choo Chewyon July 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfucking... wow
    AlkalinexTrioon August 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentis it me or just it sound like hes almost crying at the end of the song??
    Thrice_OP_IVYon August 15, 2002   Link

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