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See You in Heaven song meanings
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    General Commenti wrote some lyrics to this song... i'll have to record it one of these days. i don't know if they do elliott justice, but i've dealt with a lot of the stuff that he apparantly did as well. figured i'd share with you guys... why not

    a few shots, two thirds a bottle of whiskey
    whatever it takes to pretend that you'll kiss me again
    been deluding myself thinking somebody else
    is gonna come rescue me

    i don't know anyone like you; i never will
    but you only kept me crying; i never could
    tell you how much that i loved you and always will
    you'll never know what it's like to say to myself
    "i'll see you in heaven"

    i'll see you again
    somewhere else, where you're like everyone else
    and i'm still stuck in my skin

    hanging out in my own little bunker
    trying to get just a little bit drunker tonight
    taking in more and more till i feel the floor
    come and rescue me

    quiet night, sleeping just to dream
    but know all too soon i'll be back there again
    stuck alone in their land, but they don't know where i am
    so they can't come rescue me
    newmonkeyon September 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe best elliot smith song. i dont know why, it simply is. the title says it all, it's such a happy and hopeful tune.
    TBeasleyon July 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentabsolutely GORGEOUS.
    i wonder when it was recorded, if elliott recorded it right before the time of his death or something.
    but regardless of when he made it, it will stay with me forever.
    the song has no words, but i don't think i've ever heard a song with more passion put into it.
    it's incredible that a person can do that with just music.
    but then, elliott was an incredible man.
    myxangelxelliotton September 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyour lyrics are really pretty; i like them. :]

    i don't know why, but this is one of my favorite songs of Elliotts, too. which is weird, because i usuallly don't like instrumentals.
    rajincajunfireon November 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhere do you find this song
    hari66on December 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe title says it all. I don't know when it was recorded but I'd like to think it was one of the songs his family and friends sorted out when they decided wich songs who later would end up on "From a basement..", like if the song said too much, even though its intrumental
    BlankPage_on January 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTerrify ! optimistic like you all said, and so powerfull !
    Runciteron March 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt just makes me smile
    drhammeron April 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI could easily cry.

    I love this song.
    I usually hate instrumentals.
    musicalchairson May 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song gives me goosebumps. it's too beautiful.
    livelovemusicccon August 01, 2007   Link

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