After we go to sleep

Our sun rise

I will make it the truth of painfully helping me cover up things

I wish I never had found


Tangled up in a nice life

Put the sipder in you

Watching in


You live a nice life

With the spider in you

I saved myself for someone somewhere's sweet caress

Something goes wrong

And all I sought was happiness

And so

In right wing fashion

We'll nurture xenophobia

And be strong

In right wing fashion

With paste and generosity

Because no one is safe

From someone somewhere's sweet embrace

And so I have simply decided to dislike you now

Lyrics submitted by Belle-and-Eric-Hajdu

"She Spider" as written by Johan Haslund Wohlert Bo Rune Madsen

Lyrics © Fintage House Publishing

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  • +2
    General Commenti am thinking whoever posted these lyrics meant 'SHEspider'...?
    i have always thought of the chorus as sort of.. though one can live a nice life, ie, suburbian with loving family, boy/girlfriend, etc., they still end up having some kind of problem [depression, something internal] which is expressed as the spider. however i've always heard the lyrics as 'with a spider in you', which would make sense on this point of view. also, it doesn't quite fit with the rest of the lyrics... possibly.... hm.
    mitseneon October 26, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree with you, but it almost makes me think it has something to do with love ruining things, too. How there's a "she" in front of spider. The line made me think this was the whole "I saved myself
    For someone someshere's
    Sweet caress
    Something goes wrong
    And all i sought was happiness " thing. It's like he's saying he saved himself up for someone, and it didn't work out, and all he wanted was a little love and happiness. And by the end, he's finally saying nobody is safe from an unhappy relationship, they happen to everyone (no one is safe from somone somewhere's sweet embrace), and he either hates the idea of false love, or some girl in general. You can really tell (I have simply decided to dislike you now). But yeah, your idea could be it, too. I guess I'm jsut taking the emo side of it.
    Drive on to Meon October 31, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song could be about the government. The first stanza could be that he uncovered something the government was hiding and wishing he had never found out. And then when he talks about the nice life, it could mean that politicians are supposed to be upstanding people but in reality they are corrupt (spider?) And then the whole rightwing fashion line, Conservatives in his opinion might be quick to go to war and judge (xenophobia) and in the end of the song he has just decided to give up on trusting in the government. And something else has just come to me. You could consider the government a female spider and the citizens the spider's babies. Certain spiders eat their young....thats deep cuz
    SeEiNgStArSon March 01, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti'm muslim and i find this sweet they wrote this song =) this band is amazing... they need to tour the US more so i can see them!
    thursdaynighton September 08, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe song is about the government, the Danish government to be precise, Mew have said this many times. ..which is why I find it quite amusing that this song made it onto the Spiderman 2 soundtrack!
    NothingIsRedon May 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit made it onto that ssoundtrack?? wow.. i never really thought it would have made it into something so mainstream like that. this band are underrated but i kind of like it like that- keeping them a secret
    like_paper_cutson July 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't know bout you guys, but this song WASN'T on the Spiderman 2 soundtrack. Go look for yourself!
    han yongon February 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt was but only in the japanese soundtrack of the movie, they added the song a couple of moths after the release of the cd in japan wich is pretty wierd but still i have the soundtrack just for this song i know i am a mew freak, but i love their music, i just hope they come to mexico soon thought i dont keep my expectations really high
    Vezoon February 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEveryone understands songs in his own way.
    Anyway, I feel this song talks about love, a some sort of unfinished love-story from the past.
    maybe a one-sided, secret love which was never expressed and therefore kept deep inside.
    And the song speaks of how that person moved on,trying to live a nice life,probably marrying another woman,have a family etc. leaving it in the past. not fully confronting with it.
    He saved himself for her sweet caress, and when something went wrong- she rejectged him or he couldn't expose his true feelings to her, he gave up on being with her and began searching for happiness, to ease the pain and try to forget what happend.
    so those old deep feelings still live inside of him, hurting him like a spider residing in his mind, or soul.
    And when people go to sleep, they're sun rise - a metaphor for how our true souls and minds reveal to us in our dreams, and so though he wishes to forget this feelings, this spider, they are revealed to him when he sleeps, and he can't trully escape nor forget them. he, though wishes not to, finds they still exist, the spider in him lives within.
    And like himself, no one is safe from that kind of complications of love.
    IronCaton August 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA song about complications. It's so great.
    wolf cubon October 22, 2006   Link

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