Add Explanation
Add Meaning
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Of Montreal – Fugitive Air lyrics

I do wrong, strictly speaking, just for myself
Because it makes me feel like a real man
To hold germane over my business and I
I refuse to be abused by the mill of blissful decay
Besides, I'm used to all of my scruples deserting me
Like they're wont to dare

The lady from the plaque hunched over on the stool
(Idk what Kevin says here)
Saying I've been rolled so many times
It's just feeding the pigeons
Now her grandson swings a little rabbit by the leg
While his mother's playing two wooden flutes
Playing some fugitive air to escape the streets' waggeries

Has anybody here seen my orphan blonde?
Has anyone seen where he's gone?
What he thinks I owe him is his former life but
How can I unmake someone else's mistakes?

I guess I was his antihero, the bitter word on his lips
I hope I never feel a terror like when you discovered your autonomy had flipped

I feel like I possess only the bright aspect of his ability (invincibility?) but none of the good ones

I'm a walking mausoleum, the scent of rotting flesh
Mother always loved you best, liked your teeth upon her breast

The smithy remove the oils from the eyes of street cats
Through some shitty witchcraft, and applied it to their brows and genitalia

I had no idea how deeply I wounded you
But I don't need no forgiveness and no level of contrition will ever do

La la la
La la la la la la
La la la la la la
La la la la la la la

La la la
La la la la la la
La la la la la la
La la la la la la la


Lyrics taken from

  • Email
  • Correct


      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.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.



      [an error occurred while processing the directive]