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Noah And The Whale – 2 Atoms In A Molecule lyrics

Last night, I had a dream
We were inseparably entwined
Like a piece of rope made out of two pieces of vine
Held together, holding each other
With no one else in mind
Like two atoms in a molecule
Inseparably combined

But then I woke from the dream
To realise I was alone
A tragic event, I must admit
But let's not be overblown
I'm not trying to write a love song
Just a sad, pathetic moan
And maybe I just need change
Maybe I just need a new cologne

But now I look at love
Like being stabbed in the heart
You torture each other from day to day
And then one day you part
Most of the time it's misery
But there's some joy at the start
And for that, I'd say it's worth it
Just use A blade that's short and sharp on me

And if love is just a game
Then how come it's no fun?
If love is just a game
How come I've never won?
I guess maybe it's possible I might be playing it wrong
And that's why every time I roll the dice
I always come undone

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  • u
    "it was great seeing annie again and i realized what a terrific person she was and how much fun it was just knowing her and i thought of that old joke, you know, the, this, this guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, 'doc, uh, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken,' and uh, the doctor says, 'well why don't you turn him in? ' and the guy says, 'i would, but i need the eggs. ' well, i guess that's pretty much now how i feel about relationships. You know, they're totally irrational and crazy and absurd and, but uh, i guess we keep going through it... Because... Most of us need the eggs. " -- woody allen in annie hall.
    That's what the song is about, hence the single line in the middle, "for that i'd say it's worth it" -- the emphasis of the song is on the downsides of love, but even that small spark of joy in the middle makes the experience entirely worth it.
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  • u
    And also it's saying about how love is simply a game where you constantly messing with each other and also how love is like a gamble like when the song says at the end it's says 'and that's why every time I roll the dice I always come undone' the but at the end that says I always come undone they could link back to the beginning of the song where it says 'last night I had a dream we were inseparably combined like a piece of rope held together by two pieces of vine' and it could just simply mean that love makes you crazy.
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  • u
    This song is preposterous! In the first stanza, it says, "like two atoms in a molecule, inseparably combined. " what utter nonsense! Hydrogren gas over palladium, potassium manganate, tin over hydrochloric acid, hydrogen over lindlar's, bromine over dichloromethane, bromine over water, hydroboration followed by hydration with h2o2, cleavage by ozone, eas of bromine and chlorine over lead, and nbs over roor are all examples of reagents that can form and break bonds within molecules. If the author wanted to be more accurate and to the point, he should have said, "like two carbons in a molecule, inseparably combined. "
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