So am I good or bad
The way that things did turn out
I did only make you sad
And we cried and we cried on the phone
Oh but in my mind
You were never that all alone

Oh you were majesty
Your robes were heavy
And your longing was a cutting from bone

So am I, am I good or bad
Could only awake your anger
I could only make you mad
Now was that how you showed me
That you were still so young and bold
Anyway, those fights did drive me
And I was dying of thirst and I wasn't growing old

Oh you were majesty
Your robes were heavy
And your robes were very cold
Oh oh oh majesty, oh

But in my mind
I could still climb inside your bed
And I could be victorious
Still the only man
To pass through the glorious arch of your head, oh

Oh you were majesty
Your robes were heavy
And your treats were very red
Oh you were majesty
Now it's like I said
That spirit, it's now dead
Oh oh oh majesty, oh


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Majesty Lyrics as written by FRODE JACOBSEN, ROBERT BURAAS, SIVERT HOEYEM

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  • +2
    My Interpretation

    Not to diminish the song, since I love it very much, but this to me is about a cat's death. My own just passed away (we had to put her to sleep) and I think this suits in almost every way. She was very playful, but always left scars on your arms (always ready for a good fight)..but still reserved and majestic. And every night she crawled in the bed past my legs..to the head, where you could pet the glorious arch of her head. We miss her very much đź–¤ I just think that not every song is a classic tragic love song...we have a lot more relationships in our lives..

    Nann222on December 02, 2023   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    The open sound of this song, the music as well as the vocals, give it something majestic.

    zwamadeuson September 11, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    My heart seems to sink whenever I hear this song.

    This must be one of the greatest songs ever in the world.

    Both versions are equally good, though I prefer the album one since it's more refined.

    flyingfoxon September 05, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Love lost... but he still longs for her... A very beautiful, melancholic song.

    GaiusBertuson October 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    What's he saying repeatedly near end of song? sounds like "it's just a t-bone steak"

    jcjohon March 20, 2009   Link
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    General Comment

    This song, folk! This song is killing me! Such a wonderful song! I’m not sure if it was madrugada himself or madru talking about it, but I just loved the complexity behind the song! Apparently this song switches between the thoughts and feelings two people have to each other, and that’s how this song was put together! Just fell in love with it even more when I heard the interpretation so I just had to share it with you, folks!

    So am I Good or bad?

    Genius! Both of them thinks that! She is like, am I good or bad, decide for the love of god, so you can find out if you want to stay or not. You see, he is not someone taking any risks in life and always playing it safe, so that’s how the dilemma started. And he in return stands far away and being scared of getting close bc he doesn’t know if she thinks he is bad or good. Just genius!

    The way that things did turn out I did only make you sad

    Self explanatory! All above makes her sad ofc.

    And we cried and we cried On the phone Oh but in my mind You were never that all alone

    Again if this isn’t anything but gorgeous than I don’t know what is folks! She did cry and cry, and the thing is since he is playing it so safe, he didn’t dare to come near but instead he hacked her phone! Craycray! And he thinks he cried but he didn’t and continued so that made her cry even more! And not only that, he played it safe, and she was sad, but she couldn’t get any closer either bc she knew he wasn’t exactly all alone! He had others! that’s why he was so indecisive!

    Oh you were majesty Your robes were heavy And your longing was cut from bone

    Again self explanatory. She thought he was looking at himself as an majesty, thinking he was all up there and looking down on her by making her feel like she is a plan b.

    So am I Am I good or bad? Could only awake your anger I could only make you mad

    He is again asking her, but as you can see, what he does made her angry ofc but all she wanted was for him to be more of an risk taker, since she thought he was more courageous before. And could stand up for what he really meant and felt

    Now was that how you showed me That you were still so young and bold Anyway those fights did drive me And I was dying of thirst and I wasn`t growin' old

    No comment. This part has too long interpretation and I’m busy right now so that must come as a part two. Sorry folks!

    Oh you were majesty Your robes were heavy And your robes were very cold Oh, majesty

    But in my mind I could still climb inside your bed And I could be victorious Still the only man to pass to the glorious arch of your head, oh

    This one is all him thinking. He thinks, again just bc he is a majesty, that he can come and go whenever. Which is sad bc that shows that he really doesn’t want her, but needs her for making him feel good and victorious about himself. And she is not actually saying so much against him being victorious in bed. Even though victories takes time and attentions and collaboration. So she just thinks for the love of god, stop thinking that much and start to walk the talk man. And don’t you worry that much, it takes two to tango. And if the two wants to tango with each other than it will be victorious, if not first but after a while. But only when the two want too.

    Oh you were majesty Your robes were heavy And your cheeks were very red

    Oh you were majesty And it's like I said That spirit is now dead

    Oh, majesty

    And the songs ends with him going back to being not risk taker, and never daring to take a chance. This ends really back folks! They never followed through, he thought of himself as too much of a majesty! Really sad!

    As for me, I actually only like the voice in this song, and the melody.

    godessoflyricson June 10, 2021   Link
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    General Comment

    i think that the live is much better than the album version. It is more intense

    praitoon December 05, 2006   Link

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