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Willow song meanings
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    LOL I can't believe I typed "animals are loving animals" I sound so smart. I meant to say "dogs are loving animals"

    demented-faerie.xon September 25, 2008   Link
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    this song was written as a duet with Morrissey, EA wanted it to be the last track on "Opheliac," This song is sooo beautiful, it's my favorite anti-love song. I wish there was a studio version, but the demo is wonderful either way

    ElectricTapeon May 31, 2007   Link
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    This is such a awesome song.

    PaintedBLACKon June 24, 2007   Link
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    I love this song. I can totally relate to it. I've been in love with someone and held up false relationships on the side until me and the person I loved could be together.. this is probably one of her most beautiful songs.

    Valentine01on August 13, 2007   Link
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    Despite it's "love song" quality and apparent meaning, I get the impression at it's core it's a song dedicated/directed at her dog, now desceased, named Willow. She's saying how she acts, flirts, "falls" for and pretends to be in love with men that are unattainable ("spoken for") and/or toys with men, yet never really retaining meaningful affection for them. But "Willow" is her only source of true love, whom she gives all her heart to and trusts the most.

    Honoron September 06, 2007   Link
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    In the language of flowers, Willow means forsaken love.

    NurseDelilahon June 10, 2008   Link
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    The whole dog thing is a little creepy....to be completely honest.

    NurseDelilahon June 10, 2008   Link
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    How is the "dog thing" creepy? animals are loving animals. I have nine cats and a dog. I love them more than I could ever love another human. They provide more love and security than most people are capable of giving.

    demented-faerie.xon September 25, 2008   Link
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    I believe there is a mistake in the lyrics.

    "Let me harmonize with all we knew" should be "Let me harmonize with all that's good in you"

    Also, there is an old jazz song called "Willow, Weep For Me" by Diana Krall. I think maybe that was some of EA's influence for some of these lyrics.

    MistressRebekahon December 31, 2008   Link
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    does anyone where i can get this with the words instead of the instrumental

    akio67on January 30, 2009   Link

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