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So unimpressed but so in awe
Such a saint but such a whore
So self aware so full of shit
So indecisive so adamant
I'm contemplating thinking about thinking
It's so over-rating just get another drink in
Watch me come undone

They're selling razor blades and mirrors in the street
I pray that when I'm coming down you'll be asleep
If I ever hurt you your revenge will be so sweet
Because I'm scum
And I'm your son
I come undone
I come undone

So rock and roll so corporate suit
So damn ugly, so damn cute
So well trained, so animal
So need your love, so fuck you all
I'm not scared of dying I just don't want to
If I stop lying I'd just disappoint you
I come undone

They're selling razor blades and mirrors in the street
I pray that when I'm coming down you'll be asleep
If I ever hurt you your revenge will be so sweet
Because I'm scum
And I'm your son
I've come undone

So write another ballad
Mix it on a Wednesday
Sell it on a Thursday
Buy a yacht by Saturday
It's a love song
A love song
Do another interview
Sing a bunch of lies
Tell about celebrities that I despise
And sing love songs
We sing love songs
So sincere
So sincere

They're selling razor blades and mirrors in the street
Pray that when I'm coming down you'll be asleep
if i ever hurt you your revenge will be so sweet
because im scum
I'm your son
I've come undone
I've come undone
I've come undone
I've come undone
I am scum
Love your son
I am scum
love your son
you gotta love my sad song, my love song
my sad song, my love song
my sad song, my love song
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Jun 11, 2004
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I love this songs lyrics, it's says so much, I do agree with the comment that he is cynical about his profession about the whole merry go round of it all and especially with the drug reference to

"There selling razorblades and mirrors in the street, I pray that when I'm coming down you'll be asleep" with temptation being so readily there.

I think also with the industry references with "So write it on a Wednesday, mix it on a Thursday, buy a yacht by Sunday" is the industry and deadlines, get the song out as quick as you can, make the money.

And with the reference to "I'm your son" meaning he's the publics son, and that we have to take him the way he is bad or good times.

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Come on, this song is not about cutting. I know songs are open to interpretation, but there's simply no way it's about cutting, he mentions mirrors in the same line, he doesn't want it open to interpretation, he's talking about drugs. I don't think the song is about drugs, but that line most certainly is.

He's being cynical about his profession and lifestyle. Drugs/temptation everywhere, money over art etc. However that's pretty old news, I feel like the entire meaning of the song comes down to the lines

And sing love songs We sing love songs So sincere So sincere

I think he's saying there's so much falseness in his work, but when he sings love songs, he's truely being sincere, even if it's still about the money. I hope that's what he means, just being cynical about the music industry is pretty old. I love the way he sings those lines, and I feel like he really emphases them, the meloncholy nature of it all. It's false, but it's real, he hates his fans, but his songs only matter because they care about them.

Could be wrong on the second part, but the line is 100% about drugs, even if the lyrics were ambigious (they aren't), Robbie Williams does not come off as a cutter.

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i my view "they're selling razor blades and mirrors in the streets" is a reference to cocaine - coke is placed on a pocket mirror and divided into lines using a razor blade - then the line "I pray that when I'm comin down you'll be asleep - i.e coming down from coke your felling sh*t so you dont want anyone close to you to see you.

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The track that started his break-up with songwriter Guy Chambers. Robbie says "Guy didnt want me to do this but I did and it was liberating"

From The Sun 15/10/04

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I love the lines "I'm contemplating thinking about thinking, it's over-rated just get another drink in" They are so blunt,funny and bitter at the same time...

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The whole album ("Escapology") has a lot to say about celebrity, fame and putting on an act (see "Monsoon", "Handsome Man", the two songs about LA) and this is another perfect example. And I would have thought that razor blades and mirrors is a clear cocaine reference (as also made by Oasis in "Morning Glory").

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This song is really obvious, I'm amazed by people missing the point.

This song is purely about Robbie and stardom - and him being a creation of the media and the fans etc. They make him famous, they create the cycle, he just lives it.

Selling razor blades and mirrors is obviously a cocaine reference, but it's a metaphor for a bigger picture. Again, he's saying that they make him what he is - they write the stories, they provide the tools, the fame and the wealth. He is a product of the environment created by the media and fans - who then are the ones who judge the stars for what they become.

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this song rules!! genious=)

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you have to admire the bluntness

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I thnk that the line: "They're selling razor blades and mirrors in the street" is a really sad reflection on society. The first thing that it makes me picture is an insecure teenage girl sat infront of a mirror, holding a razor blade and punishing herself for her reflection. She bought them both from the same "street", showing that society not only gives people the motivation to pull themselves to pieces and torture themselves, but also the means to.

@CandyCat I'm sorry to say that you're wrong; he's refering to cocaine and his own addiction.

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