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

Took a weekend, drove to Provo
The snow was white and fluffy
The weekend in Utah won't fix what's wrong with us
The grey sky was vast and real cryptic above me
I wanted you to love me like you used to do

We took two weeks in the Bahamas
Went out dancing every night
Tried to fight the creeping sense of dread with temporal things
Most of the time I guess I felt alright
But I wanted you to love like you used to do

But you cannot run
And you cannot hide
From the wreck we made of our house
And from the mess inside

We went down to New Orleans
One weekend in the spring
Looked hard for what we'd lost
It was painful to admit it
But we couldn't find a thing
I wanted you to love me like you used to do

We went to New Your City in September
Took the train out of Manhattan
To the grand army stop
Found that bench we'd sat together on
A thousand years ago
When I felt such love for you
I thought my heart was gonna pop
I wanted you to love me like you used to do

And I cannot run
And I can't hide
From the wreck we made of our house
From the mess inside



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/m/mountain_goats/the_mess_inside.html

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
      20 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.
      ×