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LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
Hey people, what do you think about discuss song lyrics and say what you think the author wanted to say in the confusing parts? Some time ago I listened to this one, I particularly guess it's kinda confusing, so here is the song:

Darling, don't you understand
That there are no winners
Metals rung from silken strands
To greet you at the finish
As we're dissolving into the sea
I can only take what I can carry
The counsel's combing through our debris
The treasures we never buried

My love why do you run?
For my hands hold no guns

Darling, though you may pretend
Pretend that you are selfless
You break with but the slightest bend
It leaves you lost and helpless
So to whom will you place the call
In the coldest night of winter?
'Cause numbers change and people fall
And friends they always splinter

My love why do you run?
For my hands hold no guns

My love why do you run?
For my hands hold no guns
They hold no guns
No, not a one


Death Cab For Cutie - Hold No Guns
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  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0 ✭✭
    what is the title of that song?
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    Hold no Guns @Catherine
  • nisreen.mustafanisreen.mustafa Posts: 208 ✭✭✭✭
    interesting lyrics!!! you seems that you listen a lot to music, you know that i love music specially if the melody attracted me i become a fan of the song immediately and keep listing to it all the time.
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    kk @nisreen.mustafa I do the same ^^
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    edited August 2015
    @nisreen.mustafa I usually have some issues to get some figurative expressions, but it's the best part about music
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    edited August 2015
    @Nishant_rathore What do you thinl he wanna say in "As we're dissolving into the sea
    I can only take what I can carry
    The counsel's combing through our debris
    The treasures we never buried"
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0 ✭✭
    Hi @Luthien :)
    I think what the author is trying to convey on these lyrics is that some things in this life are temporary. In the afterlife, what we can only take are the memories we have shared with our loved ones. Nothing more.. We cannot take the things that we consider as our "treasures" in this life. What we should do is to make better our relationship with others. I remember the book I've read a long time ago which is entitled "The little Prince". I think this has some relevance to what the author is trying to say in his lyrics but the book has a different story.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,078 mod
    There can be a lot of strange song lyrics in every language, and unfortunately there are lots of them that just don't make any sense at all, no matter how proficient you are in the language. You can usually get a general idea of what the singer is talking about, though, and that is the main thing.
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @Catherine I read this book and it makes sense... thank you ^^
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @GemmaRowlands it is the bad feature (and maybe the good one too) of every sort of poetry, and sometimes, even in our own language we don't have enough sensibility to absorb the meaning, it happens, I don't think it's a language problem most of times.. lol
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    This song is about home and love.
    When it's worth to struggle because something beautiful will wait for you at the end of the road. One of my favourite song. :)
    Stratovarius: Coming home

    I wake up in the morning so far away from home,
    trying to make it through the day.
    Many miles are between us, I'm sending my love from this payphone.
    Through the storms we've wandered, many mountains we have climbed
    but all the bad times are behind.
    The road is free -
    I'm coming Home.
    Without you I am like a ship without it's sails, calling the wind to save me.
    I'd climb the highest mountain,
    I'd cross the seven seas just to see your smile again.
    All the trust that was built along the years is coming back to stay I know.
    Just look ahead the road is free -
    I'm coming Home.
    With every step I'm closer to home, when I'm back you won't be alone.
    Soon I'll see the familiar door before my eyes and you.
  • khaoulakhaoula Posts: 16 ✭✭
    @Csilla good one i really like it , i guess it's from rock songs !!
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    @khaoula Yes, it is a metal song. Stratovarius is a finnish metal band. It has been founded in 1984. I can suggest to listen it.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    edited January 2016
    This song is really beautiful. It's about evanescence. But if there's someone who remember you, you'll never die.
    Blind Guardian- The bard's song

    Now you all know
    The bards and their songs
    When hours have gone by
    I'll close my eyes
    In a world far away
    We may meet again
    But now hear my song
    About the dawn of the night
    Let's sing the bards' song

    Tomorrow will take us away
    Far from home
    No one will ever know our names
    But the bards' songs will remain
    Tomorrow will take it away
    The fear of today
    It will be gone
    Due to our magic songs

    There's only one song
    Left in my mind
    Tales of a brave man
    Who lived far from here
    Now the bard songs are over
    And it's time to leave
    No one should ask you for the name
    Of the one
    Who tells the story

    Tomorrow will take us away
    Far from home
    No one will ever know our names
    But the bards' songs will remain
    Tomorrow all will be known
    And you're not alone
    So don't be afraid
    In the dark and cold
    'Cause the bards' songs will remain
    They all will remain

    In my thoughts and in my dreams
    They're always in my mind
    These songs of hobbits, dwarfs and men
    And elves
    Come close your eyes
    You can see them too
  • khaoulakhaoula Posts: 16 ✭✭
    @Csilla , oo ineterting thank you ^^
    omg i'm in love with evanescence sounds , do you know " all that i'm living for " ??
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    > @khaoula said:
    > @Csilla , oo ineterting thank you ^^
    > omg i'm in love with evanescence sounds , do you know " all that i'm living for " ??

    ineterting: This word doesn't exist. Didn't you want to write: interesting?
    But I'd have used other word: beautiful or nice, touching, etc.
    I suppose you love songs, what about the life.
  • khaoulakhaoula Posts: 16 ✭✭
    yes i mean interesting , thank you ^^
    " all that i'm living for " is a song of evanescence band too
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    I know the Evanescence band, but I don't know this song. You know... this band is not my favourite. I like just some songs from this band.
    Do you like this band or just this song?
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,438 mod
    I am not sure if this is an Evanescence song, but I remember some lyrics like this:

    "Wake me up! Wake me up inside...
    Save me, call my name and save me from thr dark"...

    Not quite sure though of its title... :)
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    @kindgnice This song is Evanescence - Bring me to life.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    Here's the old classic pearl.
    Kansas: Dust in the wind

    I close my eyes only for a moment, and the moment's gone
    All my dreams pass before my eyes, a curiosity

    Dust in the wind, all they are is dust in the wind

    Same old song, just a drop of water in an endless sea
    All we do crumbles to the ground, though we refuse to see

    Dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind

    Now, don't hang on, nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky
    It slips away, and all your money won't another minute buy

    Dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind (all we are is dust in the wind)
    Dust in the wind (everything is dust in the wind), everything is dust in the wind (the wind)
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    Within temptation: Frozen

    I can't feel my senses
    I just feel the cold
    All colors seem to fade away
    I can't reach my soul
    I would stop running, if knew there was a chance
    It tears me apart to sacrifice it all but I'm forced to let go

    Tell me I'm frozen but what can I do?
    Can't tell the reasons I did it for you
    When lies turn into truth I sacrificed for you
    You say that I'm frozen but what can I do?

    I can feel your sorrow
    You won't forgive me,
    but I know you'll be all right
    It tears me apart that you will never know but I have to let go

    Tell me I'm frozen but what can I do?
    Can't tell the reasons I did it for you
    When lies turn into truth I sacrificed for you
    You say that I'm frozen but what can I do?

    Everything will slip way
    Shattered peaces will remain
    When memories fade into emptiness
    Only time will tell its tale
    If it all has been in vain

    I can't feel my senses
    I just feel the cold
    Frozen...
    But what can I do?
    Frozen...

    Tell me I'm frozen but what can I do?
    Can't tell the reasons I did it for you
    When lies turn into truth I sacrificed for you
    You say that I'm frozen, frozen...

    I'm not sure but this song is about sacrifise. This person is dying and hopes, the sacrifise wasn't in vain. I suppose he/she dying because, when we die our body get cool.
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,438 mod
    Who can guess this song????

    Ohhh, when you might have say yes, but you wanna say no....

    :)
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    Rhapsody Of Fire - Lamento Eroico

    Langue in me l'eco infranto
    al truce sguardo dell'angelo cieco
    rovina in me l'antica rima
    nel cuor del cigno ferito e morente...
    Cosmi di eternita' tradita
    di verita' svanite che ora versano
    lacrime d'addio in un vuoto nero...
    sincero e fiero al mio destino andro'...
    What's That Line?
    featured video

    URLA IL TUONO
    AL MIO LAMENTO EROICO
    SORTE... CONSUMA LA REALTA'!

    Spiriti di mondi arcani
    chiedo la vita al di la' della morte
    per allinear le stelle amiche
    e diventar guardiano celeste
    Custode di eternita' guarita
    di verita' trovate per tutti i figli di madre terra...
    sempre a lei ho dato la vita... la morte...
    cosi' continuero'!

    URLA IL TUONO
    AL MIO LAMENTO EROICO
    SORTE... CONSUMA LA REALTA!


    Rhapsody of fire - Heroic lament

    Languishes in me, the broken echo
    At the grim look of the bling angel
    Ruins in me the ancient rhyme
    In the heart of the wounded, dying swan

    Worlds of betrayed eternity
    Of vanished truth, that are now shedding
    Tears of farewell into a black void
    Proud and sincere, I'll go to meet my destiny

    The thunder cries
    My heroic lament
    Fate...consume reality

    Spirits of arcane worlds
    I ask for life beyond death
    To align the friendly stars
    And to become a celestial guardian

    Keeper of healed eternity
    Of truth found for all children of Mother Earth
    Always to her I have always given my life, my death
    Thus I will continue

    The thunder cries
    My heroic lament
    Fate...consume reality

    The thunder cries
    My heroic lament
    Fate...consume reailty

    Consume reality
    Fate, consume reality

    :love:
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 1,307 ✭✭✭
    Kamelot: Liar Liar (Wasteland Monarchy)

    Would you pray if said you were dying
    Would you be a little stronger
    Or fall down on your knees
    Would you stay with me
    If you knew that I was lying
    Would you walk away
    Or turn the other cheek

    I tremble where I stand
    My wish is your command
    The nature of a truly desperate heart
    Give me something real
    That I can truly feel
    Liar liar on the wall

    Whisper whisper in the dark
    Tell me what you see
    Poisoned by your fly infested poetry
    Liar liar on the wall
    Give the world to me
    A wasteland or a monarchy
    Liar liar
    Tell me what you see...

    Now I'm here and my pain is my companion
    Now I know it wasn't meant to heal... the cut
    Is way too deep
    No more wasted years of sacrificial bleeding
    I'm the master of the war inside me

    But still... I tremble where I stand
    My wish is your command
    The yearning of an undiscovered soul
    Give me something real
    So that I can truly feel
    Liar liar on the wall

    Whisper whisper in the dark
    Tell me what you see
    Poisoned by your fly infested poetry
    Liar liar on the wall
    Give the world to me
    A wasteland or a Monarchy
    Liar liar...
    Tell me what you see...

    I shine when the sun is down
    And carry this heavy crown
    I won't compromise
    Release me
    What we're looking for
    Liar liar on the wall

    Mirror mirror in the dark
    Tell us what we are looking for
    Make us see the truth
    Liar liar on the wall

    Whisper whisper in the dark
    Tell me what you see
    Poisoned by your fly infested poetry
    Liar liar on the wall
    Give the world to me
    A wasteland or a monarchy
    Liar liar...
    Tell me what you see...

    A dystopian world where the citizen is zero and only the privileged live in a lavish lifestyle. Surveillance over the society is everywhere, even the fly on the wall can be the watching eyes of the Monarchy. Only a revolution will make a change!
  • linc68linc68 Posts: 250 ✭✭✭
    Hello!
    This is exactly about this song: "Hello" from Adele's 25. When I first listened to it (with a lot of background noise thanks to my daughters) I thought she was talking to somebody she lost, someone long dead. (Hello from the other side). But then she mentions love in the song in such a way that it sounds Adele speaks to a lover. What do you think?
  • masdlmmasdlm Posts: 1
    Hi, I'm Spanish, and my english is not perfect. I wrote a song. Can you please send me your feedback and tell me if it has some things to be fixed? Thanks!

    Here is the song:
    ___________________

    we can't wait, we're getting there,
    they should be arriving up on time
    we're getting closer

    Had enough,
    bad times: gone!.
    We hope to be allowed to make some noise.
    We're gonna spend all night long

    Just leave your mind lose tonight,
    And dance with a brighter light
    Missing something in your eyes
    And leave those streams light the road to your land

    No, we will never come back
    Oh, Let me stay or let me die
    Fill the glass and let me jump
    You breath this life untill it's done

    Let me breathe just for a while
    break the map, we know it's just a lie
    I hope you don't matter
    hope you don't matter

    Second try, prepare yourself
    modify, we're being someone else
    lights up, we're going again
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,438 mod
    linc68 wrote: »
    Hello!
    This is exactly about this song: "Hello" from Adele's 25. When I first listened to it (with a lot of background noise thanks to my daughters) I thought she was talking to somebody she lost, someone long dead. (Hello from the other side). But then she mentions love in the song in such a way that it sounds Adele speaks to a lover. What do you think?

    I like that song as well. I wish I can make my own version of it and post it here in LEO network. ;) @linc68
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,438 mod
    linc68 wrote: »
    Hello!
    This is exactly about this song: "Hello" from Adele's 25. When I first listened to it (with a lot of background noise thanks to my daughters) I thought she was talking to somebody she lost, someone long dead. (Hello from the other side). But then she mentions love in the song in such a way that it sounds Adele speaks to a lover. What do you think?

    I like that song as well. I wish I can make my own version of it and post it here in LEO network. ;) @linc68
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,438 mod
    masdlm wrote: »
    Hi, I'm Spanish, and my english is not perfect. I wrote a song. Can you please send me your feedback and tell me if it has some things to be fixed? Thanks!

    Here is the song:
    ___________________

    we can't wait, we're getting there,
    they should be arriving up on time
    we're getting closer

    Had enough,
    bad times: gone!.
    We hope to be allowed to make some noise.
    We're gonna spend all night long

    Just leave your mind lose tonight,
    And dance with a brighter light
    Missing something in your eyes
    And leave those streams light the road to your land

    No, we will never come back
    Oh, Let me stay or let me die
    Fill the glass and let me jump
    You breath this life untill it's done

    Let me breathe just for a while
    break the map, we know it's just a lie
    I hope you don't matter
    hope you don't matter

    Second try, prepare yourself
    modify, we're being someone else
    lights up, we're going again

    @masdlm: Oh my goodness! You really did an amazing job! I hope I can hear you sing this song in my thread Who Likes Singing?.

    Hope to see you there! ;)
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