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What else should I be
All apologies
What else could I say
Everyone is gay
What else could I write
I don't have the right
What else should I be
All apologies

In the sun
In the sun I feel as one
In the sun
In the sun
Married
Buried

I wish I was like you
Easily amused
Find my nest of salt
Everything is my fault
I'll take all the blame
Aqua seafoam shame
Sunburn with freezerburn
Choking on the ashes of her enemy

In the sun
In the sun I feel as one
In the sun
In the sun
Married
Buried
Married
Buried
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah...

All in all is we all are (x21)



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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 7:26 pm
    My personal opinion about the meaning of this song is that it is a foreshawdowing of his own death. To me he is appologizing for his sadness and the fact that he can never live up to what everyone expects out of him. It's a tragic song to me full of beauty and sadness.
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    UnregisteredApr 11, 2012 at 6:02 am
    Come to think of it... He has been quoted saying this is a song of hope... And dedicated it to his daughter and courtney. Is it possible he actually thought that by sacrificing himself he could save the planet?

    My brain hurts... Good night all
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    UnregisteredApr 11, 2012 at 5:53 am
    Is it possible this is a song about pollution and the environment?

    He is apologizing to mother earth, because he sees the damage man is doing but feels helpless to do anything about it.
    He wishes he could be gay (happy) and easily amused because then he could get over the guilt he feels about mans actions.

    A couple of things led me to think this and here they are:

    Sunburn freezerburn ... Coolant (freezer) produces chlorofluorocarbons which in turn opened up a hole in the ozone resulting in uv rays causing sun burns/cancer. (popular topic when he wrote this)

    Aqua seafoam shame is the pollution of our oceans.

    Mother earth is chocking on the ashes of her enemy man.

    But, i don't really have the right to talk about this... Because i am not really doing anything about it and i am man, and therefore contributing to the problem.

    Find my nest of salt... This one has been tricky for me... But i think it's possible he's talking about life on our planet was born (nest) from the salt water oceans. This may sound crazy but, if that's what he's saying, he could consider the oceans/beginning of life the true god (the creator).
    Is it possible that he believes he is one with the creator... And is offering himself up in jesus like fashion to wash away all of the sins of mankind?

    All in all is all we all are... Is this his way of saying everything on this planet is all connected and all we have.

    It's possible i'm off base on a few things but i'm pretty convinced this is a song about the environment.
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    UnregisteredDec 9, 2011 at 4:41 pm
    It's all ostich. As is life, i suppose.

    Yad.. A idek trolol. I'm so funny lmao. Kurt would've like thise funny mofo.
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    UnregisteredSep 28, 2011 at 2:19 am
    Courtney is a sociospath. She drove him to kill himself because that's what sociopaths do. He had a premonition. That's why he wrote married, buried.
    She envied his talent and success, so she married him to try to ride his coat tails but didn't have an ounce of talent.
    How do I know? I was married to a sociopath and they all do the same things. His ex committed suicide. They will either kill you or drive you to suicide if you don't wake up and escape.

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