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01 Ghosts I song meanings
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  • +4
    MemoryThis song was excellent live! Saw it twice. The video they had on the screen was of some rolling kansas fields on a dead wasteland, all of the ghosts material was great and very touching when performed. And for those of you fucks that think it's not as good because it has no vocals you outta shoot yourselves, because trent is the ONLY musician of his statute that has it all and had enough balls to release a 2-disc instrumental album when he is known for his catchy lyrics and I will forever respect him for that because deep down he is a composer of music..
    bulletproofbrainon June 26, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe song makes me think of an atomic bombing. Whenever I hear that droning sound that kicks in, I think of a siren. Like all hope is lost, and we're all going to be dust in a minute.

    I love the piano so much. It's a great track to put on when I'm trying to sleep.
    SophieKaijuuon April 08, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe website isn't called lyrics meanings is it?

    This song makes me think of waking up in a cold stone chamber, eyes adjusting to the lack of light and the white stone walls, trying to raise yourself from the ground but it's too cold..... suddenly a blurred yellow light appears far down the corridor, endorpins rush to you and you realise it's moving toward you.... it's someone in a hood carrying a candle, they seem confused of why youre there and they turn away, pulling down a curtain and the dark resumes.....

    Actually scratch that I think it's about puppies.
    Manxbasson January 03, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah it is kinda dumb. What did you guys think of ghosts though? A little too ambient for me. This song is like atmospheric music, it's slow and calming but nin's style. I like the humming in the background.
    DJgifon February 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionIt's good music to fall asleep to I must say, and doing school work to.
    And there are some really good ones in amongst them all that stand out a lot.
    But overall the lack of vocals kinda bothered me, I'm so used to it in NIN's work. D:
    rxchyon February 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment13 and 28 are my personal favorites, overall it's a good cd, but ya lyrics would have been nice.
    NINININon February 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm actually glad someone put up the songs on Ghosts on here.

    this one, though, doesn't really inspire much thought to me. it sounds, in terms of excitement, like the opening credits to a relatively sedate movie.
    keyyoooon February 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah but what is this song about? someone explain the lyrics to me.
    leakegon March 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me it's a very reflective song. It instantly quiets all the noise in my brain and stills my thoughts and slows my heart rate and I enter this sort of "zoning out" state of mind where I can feel at home inside myself. Very meditative, it's like a 3 minute epiphany. And Ghosts is definitely among my favorite NIN albums period. I don't always feel like sitting down and listening to Ghosts like I do The Downward Spiral or something, but when I do I am never disappointed. And that has more to do with the pace of life being to fast. Ghosts is something you experience with headphones laying on your back in bed or drifting aimlessly in a boat looking up at the sky on a warm day on a quiet lake. It requires time and the proper environment to truly experience it. It is really good background noise as well while your busy with other tasks homework/falling asleep as previously stated too, but I like to focus on the music and let it take me where it wants to go. The flow to the album(s) is incredible.
    Androgyneon June 21, 2013   Link
  • -1
    General Commentwhy the hell are the Ghosts songs on here?!
    rxchyon February 07, 2009   Link

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