Porcelain
Are you wasting away in your skin?
Are you missing the love of your kin?
Drifting and floating and fading away
Porcelain
Do you smell like a girl when you smile?
Can you bear not to share with your child?
Drifting and floating and fading away

Little lune
All day
Little lune

Porcelain
Do you carry the moon in your womb?
Someone said that you're fading too soon
Drifting and floating and fading away
Porcelain
Are you wasting away in your skin?
Are you missing the love of your kin?
Nodding and melting and fading away

Little lune
All day
Little lune

Little lune
All day
Little lune


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Porcelain Lyrics as written by John Anthony Frusciante Michael Peter Balzary

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    General CommentThe song is beautiful.The song was written by anthony kiedis after they were working on a bunch of songs for the californication album. One day someone began playing an ultra sparse riff that sounded like nothing they had ever done. The lyrics were about a young mother anthony met at a meeting. She was living with her baby girl, trying to get sober but failing miserably. The beauty and sadness and tragedy and glory all warped into one of this mother daughter relationship. Porcelain refers to the simple beauty yet the fragile situation. "Are you wasting away in your skin"- are you wasting away in your fleshly desires, "are you missing the love of your kin"- because of her addiction she could not fully give herself to her daughter as a mother. "Drifting and floating and fading away"- pretty self explanatory.
    onewithmusicon May 18, 2009   Link

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