"Suspicion" as written by and Michael Mills Peter Buck....
Now my suspicion's on the rise
I have known I have known your kind.
Please don't talk don't make me think
Order up another drink
Let me let imagination drive.

Can't you see
I need
Nothing too deep.

Imagination
Come alive
Suspicion
Tonight I'll dream tonight.

Listen to the devils in my ear.
Tell me what what I want to hear
You're so funny you're so fine.
You're so perfect you're so mine.
That I never had an opportunity
To hide
No I never had a chance

Can't you see
I need
Nothing too deep.

Imagination
Come alive
Suspicion
Tonight, I'll dream tonight.

Look into my eyes.
They hypnotize.
The lights, the drinks.
Let the music carry you away

My eyes are blurred
My sights are limited
Am I sensing a familiar twinge?

Please don't speak
Make me think
It's all too deep

Imagination
Come alive
Suspicion
Step down, I'll dream tonight.

Step down, I'll dream
You're so naked baby
Carry me away
Dream, dream


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"Suspicion" as written by Michael Mills Peter Buck

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    General CommentIt seems like a song about a one night stand, but it makes it sound sorta nice. Like he's sorta fallen for this g.u. individual, but wants to give it one night to see how it goes. Too confusing? OK, so I'm not really sure
    pumkinhedon August 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe mechanics of paranoia - don't let yourself think, just allow yourself to slip into the same old neurotic routines.

    That bitter self-deluding feeling you get when you feed off your stereotyped ideas of types and intuition.

    Short skirt = sexually promiscuious; red lips = sexually promiscuious; black bra = sexually promiscuious etc. etc. until you're so wrapped up in it and hypnotised by your own delusions you KNOW you're right.
    the_associateon December 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt seems to me to be about the paranoia and anxiety you get from some situations which you might feel are almost too perfect.

    Fantastic song
    wireless89on February 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentReason is an obstacle to truth (or can be, anyway).

    This song is about letting go ...
    Gabson February 26, 2010   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this song is about a person who engages in a lot of one-night stands. They are using them as a distraction from some sort of pain (possibly a romantic pain, but the lyrics aren't completely clear).

    Essentially, the protagonist gets drunk ("Order up another drink"... "My eyes are blurred...My sights are limited") and picks up random sexual partners, but is clearly not interested in knowing them in any "deep" way.

    The protagonist uses their imagination to "fill in the blanks" about the person they have picked up. They know they are deluding themselves on some level, but go ahead with it anyway.
    HamFiston January 27, 2015   Link

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