It was raining outside, so I cleaned house today
Spent half of the morning throwing old things away
Try not to get caught up
Try to think like a machine
Focus in on the task
Try not to think about what it means

Can't get you
Out of my head
Lost without you
Half dead

Took my spot at the window
Looked at the road
Dots and dashes of traffic
Like a message in code

And whole boxes of memories
Wrapped up at the curb
I sang songs to myself
Didn't have any words

Can't get you
Out of my head
Lost without you
Half dead

Stole out to the back yard late last night
Pine trees frozen in the silvery moonlight
Rising like giants from the cold earth
What are the years we gave each other
Ever gonna be worth?

Can't get you
Out of my head
Lost without you
Half dead


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    My InterpretationI think of this whole album as somebody preparing for suicide. The loneliness and need to leave is established in "Wild Sage" and the thought of death is introduced in "New Monster Avenue." I hear this as the character thinking about his past and feeling nostalgic. "You" could just be the general idea of someone he used to love, or even someone he still does. He is trying to say goodbye while also feeling unsure whether or not he can leave them forever.
    eyeless.in.the.morningon March 29, 2015   Link

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