Got my fever down, then weighed it up, and know the
Sounds remaining won't strain all the silt from my eyes
Bleach the green from the pastures, feast on the grey
Of the night, straight from the vines refusal to shine

You're my favourite thing - the one that I love
You're the one so I'd die for your love

Blind the deafened moon, stimulate the tombs of angels
I'll open my heart won't fall apart
Don't fall apart
You're my favourite thing
And I feel like letting go


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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is not about Daniel Johns's girlfriend. It is about his obsession with death. It shows how depression weighs him down, and death is his way out somehow. He feels "like letting go" of life.
    WastedYouthon June 06, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti really adore this song. on chairpage.com daniel explains "i guess i've always had an obsession with love and death, so i combined the two and this is what came out."
    awake&dreamingon July 09, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti'm not sure exactly what this song is about, but i think the lyric "bleach the green from the pastures" is one of the most amazing lines ever, such incredible imagery. beautiful.
    ikilledthepromqueenon July 16, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment'Bleach the green from the pastures, feast on the grey'

    I believe this is Daniel talking about his obession with love and death and his love of death. Sometimes people become so involved in their Depression that is how they like themselves.Taking the green from life and feasting on the grey you have created.
    dearest_helplesson June 04, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti read that some where but it always seem to fit her better but now that i put a little more thought into it it does seem to fit that too...now its sad
    RubberDuckieYAYon June 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me this song is about being so miserable that no matter what you do you can't even make yourself be happy because your so in love with some one but they don't love you back. In the first verse i think he is saying that just when he started to be the slightest bit happy he thought about this one person that he couldn't have and it made him miserable again
    Bad x Staron June 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou're my favourite thing
    And I feel like letting go
    Love it....
    Nowhere_Girlon July 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just received the US advance copy of this album today, and it just blew me away!! Especially this song, because it's so beautiful, and how it combines the elements of love and death. Daniel Johns is a lyrical genius.

    By the way, if you want to join the Silverchair Street Team, click here: i-squad.net/cgi-bin/…
    MakeYourselfon August 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhen I write, I can totally relate to all of the songs Daniel has written. He has such a deep interest in love and death, and that means a lot to me, because I love hearing his perspectives, thoughts, ideas, ways, etc. of love and death. Most of my poems/lyrics are about love and death, and when I read Daniels, they blow me away. i love you, daniel.
    UnknownUseron August 31, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so romantic in such a different and rather offbeat way that it just gets better with every listen.
    imajaron March 04, 2005   Link

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