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Elton John – Rocket Man Lyrics 7 years ago
consider this from the point of view of the lyricist(s) - the (symbolic) connotations of space are quite clear; the idea of distance or separation from earth and reality. i dont think this song can be applied in one particular instance... it can be adapted to fit the predicament of a drug user, or a stressed father, or a closet gay, but to me this song is simply about loneliness - the realisation that an individual is separated from the entire world, that nobody properly understands them, and nobody can help them; and its going to 'be a long long time' until they can get out of the lonely situation that they are in. to me, this song resonates because it touches all aspects of loneliness and separation.

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