"I See Spiders When I Close My Eyes" as written by and Peter Hobbs Jonthan Owen....
I've got nothing to worry about,
So I worry about nothing.
I think I've got fleas or some tropical disease
And my spider-sense is tingling.

I've got nothing to panic about,
So I panic about nothing.
I won't buy grapes, I check the 'sell by' dates,
And I only eat fruit out of tins.

I've got the blues,
I've got lifts in my shoes,
And I'm scared of the countryside.
I can't sleep 'cause I see spiders
When I close my eyes.

I've got nothing to be afraid of,
So I'm afraid of nothing.
I've emptied out the cupboard underneath the stairs
Because I think the sky is gonna fall in.

How did I get to be such a
Mess so soon in my life?
I can't sleep 'cause I see spiders
When I close my eyes.

All I ever wanted to be
Was comfortable and kind.
I can't sleep 'cause I see spriders
When I close my eyes.

I'd love to go to San Francisco,
But I'm too afraid to fly.
I can't help it, I see spiders
When I close my eyes.

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"I See Spiders When I Close My Eyes" as written by Peter Hobbs Jonthan Owen

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    My InterpretationI love this song, In the lines saying, "I have nothing to worry about so i worry about nothing" and all the lines like it, it's like he's saying that even though nothings actually wrong he finds something. It's about fear and a feeling like everything is wrong.
    lies.and.pieson November 15, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"But my spider sense is tingling." Hah, I love a good Spider-man line tossed into a song. This song has eerily the same pessimissm as all the others, yet still gives me a bit of cheer.
    Gnomicideon February 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song sums up exactly how I've been feeling lately. I've got alot of issues here in the States and I can't do much. I have a shit job and nothing else to look forward to. I have nothing to do. And I worry about nothing. And not in the good sense either.
    gonzo3333on March 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentmy girlfriend says this song reminds her of me. i'm not sure if that is good or not.
    icicleson July 25, 2006   Link
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    General Comment*lifts* in my shoes, surely?
    haripotterharion August 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah, it is lifts!
    clearlyon January 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti kind of think this song is about how fears can hold you back from what you want to do... i.e.
    "I'd love to go to San Francisco but I'm too afraid to fly"
    bassoonbuddy22on November 03, 2009   Link

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