they're gonna build a ladder
it's gonna take you forever
you're always such a disaster
but all you hear is laughter

they want to keep you for more tests
stick a needle in your chest
and send you home to your own bed
and kiss your beautiful forehead

see how you feel in the morning

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    General CommentOut of all of Low's songs, this is one of the bleakest. I assume it's to about terminal illness of some kind. The only time I've heard it played live was at End Of The Road Festival in 2008, where the closed with it and Alan had an onstage meltdown and threw his guitar into the crowd.
    tryptychon December 11, 2016   Link

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