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Annie Lennox: Walking on Broken Glass Meaning


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Song Released: 1992

Walking on Broken Glass Lyrics

You were the sweetest thing that I ever knew
But I don't care for sugar honey if I can't have you
Since you've abandoned me
My whole life has crashed
Won't you pick the pieces up
'cause it feels just like I'm walking on broken...

  1. anonymous
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    Jan 14th 2018 report

    It's about how she loved john malkovich but he wanted someone younger so she had to date hugh laurie on the rebound and that bummed her out.

  2. ColbyCA
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    Mar 1st 2011 report

    The woman in the song is going through a break up, and the lyrics are about suffering. She wants her lover to take her back, to stop being angry at her. Not talking and not being with the one she loves is like being punished or "walking on broken glass." One person always suffers more when a couple fights or splits, and the song is about the one who is experiencing that pain.

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