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Oh My God song meanings
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    General CommentI adore this song like no other.
    it's basically after she's lost someone - it doesn't even have to be a lover. it could be a friend or relative or someone close. she's been lethargic and in that state of disbelief and shock where you don't fully understand it, and when she states, "Oh my God" it's her realization that that loved one really is gone for good ("Oh you're gone").
    chachalolaon July 02, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDoes anyone else here the riff for "The Strangers" in here?
    eriafreon October 12, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow, I expected more comments on this one! This is probably my fav from the album.... her songs are not like anyone elses and they are so great and well written!
    CadillacKincaidon June 11, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationThe narrator is numb from grief and drinking herself to death. Neglecting the daily maintenance of herself and her home. Comes to and sees the state of things and is horrified. Reminds me of "Hoarders" - often those people have had undergone a terrible loss and just stopped caring about the tasks of daily living, until the chaos becomes overwhelming.
    abirataon February 05, 2013   Link
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    General CommentMy heart breaks every time I listen to this. So good. I wish she still did acoustic stuff sometimes...and didn't completely eschew the instrument now (she says she doesn't own a single acoustic out of the 20+/- guitars that she owns.... (?!?)).
    vinnystarduston June 26, 2014   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this song isn't about experiencing the death of a loved one, but of simply experiencing depression. She says that the dishes don't care if she wakes late, soaks in the bathtub for an unnecessary amount of time or that she leaves the bed unmade. She's simply saying that she feels lonely and unneeded.
    She says that, "when the drink goes in, the devil comes out. Day's go by, still the past don't seem so far." She is haunted by her past which the alcohol is causing her to think about.
    She eventually calls out to God in her loneliness (Oh, my God!) but feeling abandoned and hearing no reply, simply replies to herself, "Oh, you're gone..."
    Brennan93on December 29, 2016   Link

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