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Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch lyrics
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I believe its about a man that is desperately in love with a woman who has been hurt so badly in her past that she is incapable of fully committing to anything due to her fear of potential pain; hence her panic switch. He hopes that she will release the glitch, he knows he isn't perfect. But if he tries to be what she wants him to be then he will lose himself and she probably wont follow anyway. So he waits and fades and floats away. I've been in that spot, so maybe I'm using personal influence to guide my take on the song, but that is the great thing about music. If I have any advice to people it is that if you are too afraid to love then no one can be right for you. Sort it out and let love happen.
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UnregisteredMar 22, 2012 at 1:25 am
It's a lot of things but one could be the very real and very dangerous marriages that are lived in lies from beginning to end.
Torture of untold years and ruined lives are made from always feeling like you should be sleeping with a panic switch. Always. This ptsd is far more prevalent but just as insidious as the same condition from a warzone. Same feeling of always being on the edge of the next pain, the next loud bang, the next disaster, the next death, the next thrown word or the grenade that lands next to you and kills everyone but you.
God bless all who suffer through silence or who are drugged into silence by their doctors. Please don't be depressed, be anxious as we all are but don't give in, talk to someone, get out of the situation and remember that someone cares, you just need to find that person and reach for the hand.
If you have no one, call a suicide line, the human being on the other side has been there, done that and is probably more apt to be someone to find a way to point you in the direction of a different life but one that you control, not one that your fears and depression dictate for you and not the doctors who are stealing memories of the many they prescribing many of the antidepressants. If you have any memory loss, even getting very confused when you've never been confused (and you are taking one or more "anti"-depressants/anxiety agent/antipsychotic/et. Al, please report it to your doctor immediately.
It's a great song to sing, sing away! Better lyrics here than on the "other" top lyrics site but it's not perfect, I wish more artists would just be up front about their own works so we can get it right when we sing along.
People should be aware that these sites don't always show the real lyrics because they often are too raunchy or too disturbing to print. Some of Lady Gaga's lyrics, for example, are too raunchy and are obviously altered from what's being sung on the radio. In fact, Love Game was changed on the radio earlier this year. Its second line was so obviously a sexual come-on that it had to be resung to make it passable on the air; that's why it sounds so stupid now. Panic Switch goes so fast I can't make out anything anyway, so I can't say it was altered, but the words on this site make no sense, that's definite.
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UnregisteredAug 16, 2012 at 1:29 pm
There are 2 types of red views. There's republican red views which the church shares and there are socialist communist red views which attila the hun, king henry viii, king george iii, napolean, stalin, and hitler shared. This song's more of another long-overdue red warning against communism in this country. The patriot act is a very communist law. You have the nsa reading all of your emails and recording all of your phone conversations. It's all designed to frighten us so we don't complain about our rights being taken away in the name of fighting whatever boogeyman they come up with today. Obamanationcare is a very socialist law. It mandates small businesses to abandon their morals and provide immoral things like birth control, abortion, and contraceptives. We have a very red government and by that I mean just like my family priest said in a sermon "democracy leads to dictatorship" which leads to socialism where we are now which leads to communism which is were we almost are now and that's why our founders wanted a republic as it's the only way to stay with capitalism and avoid evils like communism and socialism.
Great arrangement and sound, hypnotic and melodic, the best song I've heard this last half-year, at least since they took off Energy 92. 7 (bummer!). What do the Lyrics mean? Consult your rhyming dictionary. They make no sense, except the verses rhyme, and that's what's most important, isn't it? Unless the singer is hallucinating. The song would appeal to me in any language because of the tone of voice, the strong pickup, the melody and the arrangement. I didn't understand a word of it until I logged on here and read the screen.
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