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Radical Face – Welcome Home Lyrics 4 years ago
I take the first verse as the singer being convinced to stay home. Don't just "visit," because that implies leaving, sleep, do whatever you would do if you were staying, enjoy your time there like you'll be home forever. The result of the at is "the days blur into one." The "back of my eyes hum with things I've never done" is a throw back to sleep; dreaming. Dreaming of things that you haven't accomplished and maybe won't ever get to do if you stay home.

The second verse is a simple description of what home is. It's not perfect, but it's what you had and you love it. It's nice to think of home as a person rather than a place. This description of home could easily be a metaphor for a person/relationship.

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Neutral Milk Hotel – The King of Carrot Flowers Pts. 2 and 3 Lyrics 4 years ago
I've always taken the opening line to be a declaration, not a statement. I think of it as something similar to say "I love you, god dammit!" It changes the tone of the song from being about religion to being about passionate passionate love for another human being.

That's how I like to think of it at least.

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San Fermin – Methuselah Lyrics 5 years ago
"I don't think of you when I'm missing you"

That line hits so hard. It's such a hard thing to explain but is easily something we've all felt or will feel at some point in our lives.

That being said, it can be taken two different ways. The first being that you can miss the idea of a person with out really ever recognizing who they were or what you miss about them. The second way it can be interpreted is that the feeling of missing someone can become all consuming and be the only thing one thinks about.

It's interesting how this line can be so superficial or altruistic depending on how you look at it.

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Broken Social Scene – I Slept with Bonhomme at the CBC Lyrics 7 years ago
Why are you on a website called "songmeanings.net" if you don't think you should analyze something thoroughly. Alison~!@ makes some great points that address both the obvious and the hidden (potential) meanings of the song. It's pretty cool to see happen.

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Grandaddy – He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's The Pilot Lyrics 7 years ago
Wow, you are absolutely right! I had to put head phones on to hear it, but for about 2 seconds, you can hear AM 180 as clear as day.

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Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know Lyrics 7 years ago
Kimbra's whole part in this song starting from "Now and then I think of all the times you screwed me over" does so much for me. It takes the idea that the lead singer has been victimized and completely turns it on it's end. After Kimbra's verse I feel like I can really hear Gotye becoming more defensive and questioning his side of the story. He isn't just a victim, he has to defend his actions which gives the song so much more depth than if it was just another singer complaining about how his ex ruined him.

Really fantastically done!

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LCD Soundsystem – All My Friends Lyrics 8 years ago
This song kicks me in the gut every time I hear it. It's just such a fantastic representation of old friends and memories. Looking back on them you realize they're the best moments of your life, but it's such a bittersweet feeling because the present is so different. My mood fluctuates every time someone plays this song.

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Arcade Fire – Sprawl I (Flatland) Lyrics 8 years ago
Every time I hear this song my mind immediately goes to "Laika." If you have some spare time, I definitely suggest listening to the two one after another. The references of cop lights and an estranged family member just scream Alex (Laika).

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Rilo Kiley – Does He Love You? Lyrics 9 years ago
I think this is a song about perspective. The husband of the friend and the narrator's lover don't necessarily have to be the same person. Rather, they could be two separate men with two separate families.

I see it as the narrator being the lover of a man who has a family and is willing to abandon that family for her (the narrator). The narrator has no problem with this because she thinks that their love is just that important. The narrator doesn't begin to understand the consequences of her actions until her good friend (who is also married with a child on the way) tells her that her husband is planning on leaving her for another woman.

As the narrator realizes how horrifying the situation is she also realizes that there is no way that a man could abandon his family. So when she comforts her friend ("And your husband will never leave you") she is reaching the conclusion that her lover would never leave his family just for her ("He will never leave you for me").

In conclusion; I think the two women's situations are mirroring each other's and giving the narrator a much needed taste of perspective.

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Metric – Blindness Lyrics 9 years ago
Wow, after reading all the comments about Lost I completely agree. The similarities are kind of eerie.

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