Oh, it's a strange day
In such a lonely way
I saw some children dance
I watched my life in a trance
And the people around me
Seemed so glad to be here
Will my time pass so slowly
On the day that I fear?

And the noise that surrounds me
Pulls so loud in my head
From the promise that healed us
To the lies that I said
Oh, it's a strange day
In such a lonely way
Some people look down on me,
I know they like what they see

Strange day,
Such a strange day
Such a strange day


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Truth Lyrics as written by Peter Hook Stephen Paul David Morris

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    General Comment"I saw some children dance
    I watched my life in a trance"
    "And the noise that surrounds me
    Pulls so loud in my head"

    I know that feeling, like you need to step outside yourself and look at things because things in your life are going so horribly and you're enveloped in a mood of melancholy. It seems like when you're in that mood, there's this driving force, this "noise" in your head, that give you a sense of urgency to stop whatever's bothering you; I usually consider it pure desperation.

    "From the promise that healed us
    To the lies that I said
    Oh, it's a strange day
    In such a lonely way
    Some people look down on me,
    I know they like what they see"

    Sounds like he hates himself and he hates his life, but he's trying to comfort himself by saying that people in heaven still approve of him? Just a theory.
    Cam-winon November 29, 2009   Link

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