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Fastball – Fire Escape Lyrics 10 years ago
Ok I think the line 'I'll be the rain falling on your fire escape' isn't exactly saying he'll be there for her. A fire escape are those things in apartment buildings that look like little porches with tons of stairs, usually beside brick or concrete walls, and usually made our of some sort of metal. Rain on metal=uber slippery. He's warning her that he won't live up to everything she may be expecting, and her grandeur ideas of what love should be, he may even end up hurting her (being the rain on her fire escape), but he's willing to give it a shot anyway, if she's willing to accept reality.

Slipknot – Vermilion, Pt. 2 Lyrics 10 years ago
I used to cry everytime I heard this song, because I realized, that I would probably never mean that much to someone. Never be something to obsess over. Now I've become content with that fact, and this song is less painful, and more about pure obsession.

Theory of a Deadman – Santa Monica Lyrics 10 years ago
I'm pretty sure the line is supposed to be 'She fills my bed with gasoline, you'd think I would've noticed.'

Athlete – Wires Lyrics 10 years ago
I always took the 'first night of your life, curled up on your own' line in the metaphorical sense, a new beginning, a new hope for the future. It invokes that surreal sense after coming out of a surgery or some sort of sickness (or watching a loved one do the same) and getting back to life, knowing that everything will be fine. It is both a depressing and uplifting song. Personally, I love the end part, where it speeds up and gets louder, it creates so much power and further displays the hope that is imminant.

Radiohead – Exit Music (For a Film) Lyrics 13 years ago
Actually, it was written FOR Baz Luhrmann's 1995 interpretation of Romeo and Juliet (Romeo+Juliet). Which is why it is called "Exit Music (For a film)" it was played during the closing credits. Taken from the official radiohead website,
"While on tour with Alanis Morissette in September of 1996, Radiohead was sent the last half-hour of Baz Luhrmann's film William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and asked to write a song for the closing credits. Band members were impressed by the clip, and Thom wrote this song for the movie. At first he attempted to use lines from Shakespeare's play as lyrics, but finally ditched the idea.

The moment in the film when Claire Danes (Juliet) holds a Colt 45 to her head was the actual inspiration for "Exit Music." Thom also had the 1968 version of the film in his head: "I saw the Zeffirelli version when I was 13 and I cried my eyes out, because I couldn't understand why, the morning after they shagged, they didn't just run away. The song is written for two people who should run away before all the bad stuff starts. A personal song."

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