Cellar door, what's the use
Cellar door, are you open to find me
Iron ore shields remorse
When I look, I look to your beautiful name
And find you're not the same

Cellar door, what's the case
Are you locked in your shadow's embrace
Do you feel so insane
That you don't, you don't want to show me your face
But I, I can relate

Holding on to everything
That makes us bleed

Overflowing underneath my pretty face
With the presence of the haste
Now they're sayin' don't believe anything
But I do believe, I know you well

Cellar dooroligist
Your therapy is the one I love best
You give me strength to confess
That I, I will not last very long
So soon, I'll be gone

Oh, these walls know everything
And I'm tired of being lost inside

Overflowing underneath my pretty face
With the presence of the haste
Now they're sayin', don't believe anything
But I do believe I know you

Overflowing underneath my pretty face
With the presence of the haste
Now they're sayin', don't believe anything
But I do believe I know you

Love will come to me and I will not remain
Hover over these confused contaminated veins
Love will come to me and I will not remain
Hover over these confused contaminated veins

Hey yeah, hey yeah
Hey yeah, hey yeah



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"Cellar Door" as written by Holly Hafermann

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    My InterpretationI love this song. I think this song is about her finding herself - I think in an enlightened sort of way. The cellar door is her own self hiding her past, thoughts, memories, interpretations of herself so she is questioning herself wondering if she wants to open herself to her subconscious thoughts and habits and discover truths that haven't made themselves known to her yet. When she says 'overflowing underneath my pretty face' I think of a person having a million thoughts going through their head, but no ones knows because they can only see the surface. Underneath she is discovering herself and starting to question herself, 'the presence of haste' to me means she wants to just understand now. 'They say don't believe anything' - that could be her talking to herself or maybe her friends and family wondering why she's changing. And when she says I will not last very long I don't think she means her actual physical body, but rather her ego or this identity that she has made of herself... 'love will come to me and I will not remain'... reminds me of enlightenment thinking when you lose your "self" and know you are one with everything... and that is love.
    carrie1015on December 06, 2015   Link

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