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Shinedown – 45 Lyrics 15 years ago
Quoted from Brent, the lead singer of the band:

"The inspiration from the song really came from – I think a lot of people kinda take a literal sense because of the lyrics – but the song is basically about the day that you wake up and you look at yourself in the mirror and you finally decide that you want to try to become comfortable in your own skin, and realize that you’re gonna have to make yourself happy before you’re going to make anyone else happy. And basically, the 45 isn’t an actual literal term for a gun, I used it as a metaphor for the world, the 45 is actually the world and what it hands you every day of your life. When you get up, it’s a gift to be alive to begin with. A lot of different people, when I’ve talked about it, they said, “Do you really honestly mean that?” And I’m like, “Well, yeah.” Because I’ve been in that situation where I didn’t know if I wanted to continue going on and I didn’t know how to necessarily make myself comfortable with who I was, trying to find a way of learning more about myself. And you come from a dark place sometimes, and that’s really the reality of the song. It’s about overcoming and about moving forward. And it’s basically about understanding that it’s not always going to be good, but you really have no one to blame for yourself if you don’t move forward. That’s where the whole, “Nobody knows what I believe,” [comes from] because we’re all individuals. So that’s really where it comes from, it’s about moving on, really."

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Love – The Red Telephone Lyrics 15 years ago
However, the phrase they posted more closely reflects the accent of the speaker.

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Glenn Miller – Chattanooga Choo Choo Lyrics 16 years ago
Hard to derive a meaning when the lyrics are so straightforward and obvious. I think the intent here (since it was wartime, and Glenn Miller was a military band leader) was to give the soldiers fond memories of home while they were overseas.

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The Replacements – Back To Back Lyrics 16 years ago
I think it's about a man in a relationship who wronged his girlfriend or wife and now she's giving him the cold treatment. He's willing to apologize and seek forgiveness right to her face, and perhaps he's even willing to take the physical and verbal abuse she might dish out, if only she would face him.

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The Beach Boys – Wouldn't It Be Nice Lyrics 16 years ago
A nice little song expressing someone's desire to be with another person. It seems today songs with similar meanings have to be stuffed through and through with heavy sexual undertones, but this one shows that you can express your love in a real nice and innocent manner.

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