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Placebo – Running Up That Hill lyrics

It doesn't hurt me
You want to feel how it feels
You want to know, know that it doesn't hurt me
You want to hear about the deal I'm making
You...
You and me

And if I only could
I'd make a deal with God
And I'd get him to swap our places
Be running up that road
Be running up that hill
Be running up that building

If I only could oh...

You don't want to hurt me
But see how deep the bullet lies
Unaware I'm tearing you asunder
Oh there is thunder in our hearts, baby
Is there so much hate for the ones we love
Tell me we both matter don't we
You...
You and me
You and me, you won't be unhappy

And if I only could
I'd make a deal with god
And I'd get him to swap our places
Be running up that road
Be running up that hill
Be running up that building

If I only could oh...

Come on baby, come on darling
Let me steal this moment from you now
Come on angel, come on, come on darling
Let's exchange the experience,
Oh...

And if I only could
I'd make a deal with God
And I'd get him to swap our places
Be running up that road
Be running up that hill
No problems...

And if I only could
I'd make a deal with God
And I'd get him to swap our places
Be running up that road
Be running up that hill
No problems...

If I only could, be running up that hill
If I only could, be running up that hill
If I only could, be running up that hill
If I only could, be running up that hill
If I only could, be running up that hill
If I only could, be running up that hill
If I only could, be running up that hill.



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    It's about not understanding the other gender. Kate Bush made the song, wrote the lyrics, and etc, so you can simply click the Wikipedia for the song or browse for some interviews of her explaining her work. But the general scope of it is that you cannot truly understand the other sex without switching places with them and fully understanding them, and that can being people closer together because they'd finally understand.
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    This is song is about a love relationship. One lover is looking from the outside and is tragically realizing that their love is not going to work out. They are both being cruel to each even though they love each other. And yes, if the lover could trade places with God, she/he would do what it takes to make it happen. She/he'd be running up that hill/road/building no matter how difficult. Only God could provide the love they need to make this thing work.
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    MuTT
    When I first heard this song it reminded me of how much I love my kids and how I would do anything to have them be able to run up that hill again. This is a good example of music meaning different things to different people at different times in their life.
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    Thor and loki angst, right here. This.
    Loki's jealous. His i-need-to-prove-myself, thor-please-pay-attention-to-me, thor-why-do-you-love-earth-more-than-me personality fits this song to a T. Its like thor and loki's whole life is planted around this song.
    Loki was always the outcast, he never really fit in. Thor was the only one who loved him. Then, thor grew up, and left loki behind. He didn't mean to leave him, but nonetheless loki slowly grew apart from thor. He began to feel jealous towards his brother, and felt the need to prove he could manage on his own. Therefore, he got thor kicked out of asgard to prove himself to odin. It didn't work out. He wants to have thor's spot as the favourite son, the golden boy, the one who can take care of everything. But that's not how it works.
    I listen to the placebo version, btw.
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    I think this song is about a man who wishe sto be with his love one even at the risk of giving up his loved one for it. There are apart for now and to get to her he has to go somewhere "running uo that hill". He wishes that she will be happy he says "you an dme we won't be unhappy". He also wantsto confirm or assure her that they both matter to each other. He loves her deeply and their separation hurts him an this tearing him asunder. I really like this song.
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