Lyric discussion by Yipper 

He kicks back in the blue chair that has become his comfortable old friend, while his other old friend is telling him that the guy's ex is now in love with him. This makes it his blue chair because that's where he sits to hear news like this. If she left him for his buddy then it is some consolation to him because perhaps it cheapens her in his eyes that she would get with his old familiar buddy. But then, at the end he doesn't want to believe it, still wants to be with her; and does kind of a "the girl is mine" thing on him "Didn't she tell you you were in the way?" It's kind of common for a girl to get with one of the friends of her boyfriend; He needs to sit in his chair and not feel too blue over things; let them drift like smoke up to the ceiling....

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