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Don't get any big ideas;
They're not gonna happen.

You paint yourself white,
And fill all the holes;
There'll be something missing.
Now that you've found it,
It's gone.
Now that you feel it,
You don't.
You've gone off the rails.

So don't get any big ideas;
They're not gonna happen.
You'll go to hell for what your
Dirty mind is thinking.



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    UnregisteredMar 28, 2012 at 2:56 am
    I think it is about a broken couple: one person is still in love the other is not. They are just using one another but one for physical reasons, the other to stop the loneliness. One realizes this and is full of shame. They felt deeper at some point but that is gone.
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    UnregisteredMar 2, 2012 at 2:43 pm
    Sounds more like it's from the corruptive nature of addictions or compulsions, drags you down to the most primal impulses, but you're left empty alone and ugly. He's got a soothing way of singing it though.
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    UnregisteredSep 1, 2012 at 1:28 am
    Lyrics is the result of the dark and always raining weather in london i guess.is it still beautiful and hurting? Yes it is.
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    UnregisteredMay 30, 2012 at 1:17 am
    I think it means that there is no reason to think things are going to go your way when they wont. I think he is saying there is no reason to be happy about something if your going to keep needing it and it eventually wont work out.
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    UnregisteredMar 30, 2012 at 2:08 am
    I think it´s about hooking up and that weird feeling you get when you sense it won´t fill your soul hole inside.

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