New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

The vacuum created
By the arrival of freedom
And the possibilities it seems to offer
It's got nothing to do with you,
If one can grasp it
It's got nothing to do with you,
If one can grasp it

A series of shocks - sneakers fall apart
Earth keeps on rolling
Witnesses falling
It's got nothing to do with you,
If one can grasp it
It's got nothing to do with you,
If one can grasp it

Yeah, yeah, yeah
Up the hill backwards
It'll be alright ooo-ooo

While we sleep they go to work
We're legally crippled
It's the death of love
It's got nothing to do with you,
If one can grasp it
It's got nothing to do with you,
If one can grasp it

More idols than realities
I'm OK, you're so-so

Yeah, yeah, yeah - up the hill backwards
It'll be alright ooo-ooo



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/d/david_bowie/up_the_hill_backwards.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      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
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×