The sun, the light in your eyes, trapped me in a cage.
When you saw me you saw yourself.
We were the ones that marched and fell.

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Marching To The Heartbeats song meanings
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    My Interpretation"The sun, the light in your eyes, trapped me in a cage."
    Spoken by the protagonist; attraction steals his heart and shackles him.

    "When you saw me you saw yourself."
    Spoken by the object of the protagonist's love; the protagonist's feelings are unrequited – they're completely internal to the protagonist and therefore in a sense 'unreal' – the object of his attraction feels nothing similar.

    "We were the ones that marched and fell."
    Coming from a collective of unfamiliar voices; bound by the delusional love within his mind, the protagonist can only stumble through life. Refusal to release his star-crossed attraction weighs heavily upon his soul. As the scene zooms outward, we realize that our protagonist is not unique; thousands more are somewhere along the highway, all bound by the same ties.
    jayjechon April 30, 2010   Link
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    General CommentAlternatively:

    Protagonist becomes shackled by a deep and powerful attraction; the object of his attraction reciprocates his feelings, but the resulting bond consists entirely of their own selfish feelings.

    The two stumble through life together thinking they're in love when all they truly have is a hollow mockery of love which extends no further than their own egos.
    jayjechon April 30, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSuch a good opener for Somewhere Along The Highway. This song has a really pained, forlorn feel to it; the guitar sounds equally sad and triumphant. This is my first time seeing the words and I love it even more. Cult of Luna write great lyrics. I'm not quite sure what it could mean.
    Manxbasson November 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentxylophone in the background can represent happyneess or joy while the guitar may represent sadness (to me it sounds like someone screaming in pain).

    Saying that, someone had to sacrifice something, whether its love or life for something else, happyness or satisfaction.

    Could mean a suicide pact, or a "Romeo and Juliet death" but the lyrics imply somekind of slavery.

    I get quite depressed when I listen to this. Cult of Luna own.

    Just the thoughts on my mind....
    trex6662k5on April 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song had me hooked on the first listen. It sort of reminds me of a slowing heartbeat, contradictory to the soothing effect it had on me. Cult of Luna is an amazing band!!
    Scooter...on April 27, 2007   Link

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