"Your Heart Is an Empty Room" as written by and Benjamin Gibbard....
Burn it down 'til the embers smoke on the ground
And start new when your heart is an empty room
With walls of the deepest blue

Home's face
How it ages when you're away
And spring blooms and you find a love that's true
But you don't know what now to do
'Cause the chase is all you know and she stopped running months ago

And all you see is where else you could be when you're at home
And out on the street are so many possibilities to not be alone

The flames and smoke climbed out of every window
And disappeared with everything that you held dear
But you shed not a single tear
For the things that you didn't need
'Cause you knew you were finally free

'Cause all you see is where else you could be when you're at home
And there on the street are so many possibilities to not be alone


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"Your Heart Is an Empty Room [DVD]" as written by Benjamin Gibbard

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    General CommentAlthough it could be about a girl I want to change the perspective a little.

    I think this song is about loneliness. What he describes is exactly how it feels when you feel disconnected from the rest of the world, alone, and unsure of what to do with yourself. Things meaning absolutely nothing to you all you really care about is love friendship and personal relationships. You long for these things but ti seems they are completely unattainable (she stopped running months ago). When he talks about home, I took it as home being away from the world, new people, and new experiences. Being away from it being a good thing. When your home all the time just sitting alone, you lose sight of what the world is and you miss opportunities.
    Lis4Locaon April 29, 2009   Link

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