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Arctic Monkeys – Love Is a Laserquest lyrics

Do you still feel younger than you thought you would by now
Or, darling, have you started feeling old yet
Don't worry, I'm sure that you're still breaking hearts
With the efficiency that only youth can harness
And do you still think love is a laserquest
Or do you take it all more seriously

I've tried to ask you this in some daydreams that I've had
But you're always busy being make-believe
And do you look into the mirror to remind yourself you're there
Or have somebody's good-night kisses got that covered

Well I'm not being honest, I pretend that you were just some lover
Now I can't think of there without thinking of you
I doubt that comes as a surprise
And I can't think of anything to dream about
I can't find anywhere to hide
And when I'm hanging on by the rings around my eyes
And I convince myself I need another
And for a minute it gets easier to pretend that you were just some lover

When I'm pipe and slippers and rocking chair
Singing dreadful songs about soma
Well I've found a better method of pretending you were just some lover
Well I've found a better method of pretending you were just some lover

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  • u
    Heartbreak. This is about a heartbreak. The first part describes someone that doesn't take him or anything seriously. And honestly it hurts to listen to this song. "i'll pretend that you were just some lover" he wants to make himself believe that. Because this person didn't really care about the love they had. He can't deal with this and tries to find a way out. Also there is this concern about knowing that there is still a meaning to this person, that he still loves her. And he tries to hide it. It breaks my heart. This song is beautiful.
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  • u
    I like how he says "pretending you were just some lover" because he is implying that his heartbreak will be easier to get over if he pretends that this girl was just a girl he shared a one night stand with and nothing more. This song and in fact nearly the whole album kills me emotionally because I can genuinely feel alex turners heartbreak being communicated in every single lyrics in every song. Ah so amazing.
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