"PPP" as written by and Victoria Legrand Alex Scally....
Out in the heartland
I looked in your eyes
And I asked "Are you ready?
Ready for this life?"

Did you see it coming?
It happened so fast
The timing was perfect
Water on glass

Like tracing figure eights on ice in skates
Oh well
And if this ice should break it would be my
Mistake (my mistake)

Between the cities
Between the thrills
There's something inside you
That doesn't sleep well

It won't last forever
Or maybe it will
The white clothes they gave you
You wear them so well

Someone once told me
In love that you must
Place all you're given
In infinite trust

Yet I'm tracing figure eights on ice in skates
So well
And if this ice should break it would be my
Mistake (my mistake)


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"PPP" as written by Victoria Legrand Alex Scally

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    My InterpretationObjectively, this song sounds like it's about signing onto a record label and going on tour, and falling in love with it yet not finding fulfillment from it or having doubts about long-term stability perusing it. However, this song reminds me of being manic and having a depressed girlfriend.

    We matched at an opportune time as they don't go out that much. I would manically send them my thoughts and they would take it seriously. There was the moment where I revealed my affections to them, and they told me straight that their depression makes them unreliable. So there was in this moment an exchange of "are you ready for this life?"

    Tracing eights on ice in skates is like balancing my mental health, and if the relationship should break to my mania it would be my mistake. I like the foreshadowing to infinite trust that the figure eight represents.

    Something inside me not sleeping well really suits my dance with mania. Between the thrills of mania, I get down and reclusive.

    They gave me white clothes when I was an inpatient at a behavior health clinic. I vibed with that setting pretty well. I would write down a lot and interact with the other spiritually minded folk there.

    Since that experience I've been balancing my mental health pretty well.
    noodlepanon April 30, 2018   Link

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