Bjork
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Bjork

Play Dead lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Bjork – Play Dead lyrics

Darling stop confusing me
With your wishful thinking
Hopeful embraces
Don't you understand?
I have to go through this
I belong to here where
No-one cares and no-one loves
No light no air to live in
A place called hate
The city of fear
I play dead
It stops the hurting
I play dead
And the hurting stops
It's sometimes just like sleeping
Curling up inside my private tortures
I nestle into pain
Hug suffering
Caress every ache
I play dead,
It stops the hurting



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/bjork/play_dead.html

  • Email
  • Correct

songmeanings

  • u
    0
    Unregistered
    She believes love forever remains out of reach; it is a desired but unattainable illusion. Naively, others hope, wish, and even expect to love and to be loved, forever. She reexperiences her painful truth each time a lover desires from her that which she cannot give. To manage her contain her pain, she "plays dead," by letting go of the resistance to pain. Rather, she embraces and nurtures her sorrow. She allows herself to fully experience and accept her sorrow, as suggested by the actions of "nestle," "hug," and caress. She understands that for some, love is too painful and creates paralleled joy and despair. Through practicing non-attachment she can choose not to allow herself to get deeply emotionally connected.
    Add your reply

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!
    This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by adding song structure elements or creating lyrics explanation.

    Featuredlyrics

    Explain