This plane is definitely crashing
This boat is obviously sinking
This building's totally burning down
And my, and my (a whole bunch)
And my heart has slowly dried up


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  • +8
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    i was on a plane a couple years ago heading to ny, just relaxing, listening to modest mouse on shuffle, and all of a sudden i hear isaac screaming at me "THIS PLAN IS DEFINITELY CRASHING!!" scared the shit out of me.

    stephh925on May 03, 2007   Link
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    It may seem like a meaningless ditty, but most MM songs have meaning, especially the almost pointless. Basically, its aying that you inevidably have shit luck, because you inevidably die. Whether its plane crash, drowning or natrual cause "My heart is slowly dried up!" and there's no way to avoid death.

    I just came up with this conclusion last night. I must have heard this song 500 times and never guessed it.

    764-mouseron November 17, 2004   Link
  • +3
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    I think this song is about apathy, "This plane is definately crashing" Like we are headed in a shitty direction but "my heart is slowly dried up" meaning he became apathetic to the situation once he accepted it.

    johnnyblueyeon October 22, 2012   Link
  • +2
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    MODEST MOUSE IS THE SHIT!

    MusicalManiacon June 04, 2008   Link
  • +1
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    its about shit luck. and its fucking awesome.

    cinnamon spideron June 15, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    I love how after every line, the music deteriorates until it's nothing more than noise.

    jackAnselmoon June 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    This song is about destruction...and it gets me on the floor laughing everytime i hear it!

    TheSwej16on May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    heheheehehheheh this is a cool song it's obviouysly about SHIT LUCK.. DUH

    ktisthecoolest85on June 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    this song is great it makes me wanna break soething! go modest mouse

    XvacantskiesXon July 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    The best part about this song is that it would rock just as hard if it were slow and soft. Because Modest Mouse rocks either way.

    bizarreon July 24, 2002   Link

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