Avicii: Hey Brother Meaning
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Song Released: 2013
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Hey Brother Lyrics
Hey sister though the waters sweet but blood is thicker
Ohhh if the sky comes falling down for you there's nothing in this world I wouldn't do
Ahhhh what if I'm far from home? Oh brother I...
1TOP RATED#1 top rated interpretation:anonymous Oct 29th 2013 report
In my opinion the song is about a Guy who tells his siblings that he will be always there for them ("if the sky comes falling down, for you, there's nothing in this world I wouldn't do"). He also applies to his brother who wants to leave that he also should be there for the singer "What if I'm far from home?
Oh brother I will hear you call" like he is always there for him, "Oh, if the sky comes falling down, for you, there's nothing in this world I wouldn't do". With the sister it is nearly the same thing except of her having a boyfriend instead of wanting to move away. She seems to care just about her love so the interpreter reminds her that though "the water sweet" wherewith he talks about her boyfriend, "blood is thicker" so he says that the family should aleays be more important than the boyfriend. Basically he applies to his brother and his sister to be there if he's in trouble like he was and always will be for them.
2TOP RATED#2 top rated interpretation:anonymous Mar 25th 2014 report
The song is about being there for your siblings, but about when they need help you should help them. when they do something they love then you should support them all the way.
But its not just about siblings its about your FAMILY, and how its the most important thing in the world. Not games, not friends, nothing. nothing is more important than family. For instance in the video the picture goes from a kid to a man. his father.
this song is very touching to me because I've been a dick to my brother for years now but I've always loved him and I would let nothing harm him.
anonymous Apr 14th report
I feel that this song is both about relations by blood and by bond. It’s about being there and supporting others in dark times.
anonymous Apr 12th report
I think this song is just all about reassuring a sibling that you will always be there for them, no matter where they are, no matter what happens. Also, a more personal note, this song recently became very important to me because of something a friend said about the song. I asked him what he saw our friendship as, and he told me that the lyrics of this song were his answer. He is usually not a very affectionate person at all and doesn't like to show when he cares, so this meant the world to me - I appreciated it very much. I had also been doubting how much he valued me before this happened, and since im a bit of an insecure person when it comes to friendships, the fact that he told me these lyrics are what he thinks of our friendship really makes me feel so safe and reassured. :)
anonymous Mar 28th report
I think it means an elder brother who letter became the father of the younger one who went for war and died.anytime I watch it I always wonder what it means. What year please reply to this comments
anonymous Nov 8th 2018 report
To me this song is about an older brother who is getting ready to be sent of to a diffrent country to fight in a war and he tells his younger siblings that he loves them and no matter how far away his is from them he will always be there for them.
anonymous Oct 16th 2018 report
It's about a father who goes to war and dies and then the elder sibling promised to look after the young.
anonymous Sep 27th 2018 report
This song tells me about an older sibling who loves his/her little brother/sister very much it also it tell me that the older sibling will do anything for there little borther/sister. I myself have a younger sister and brother and I would do anything for them they may hurt my feeling with the things they say but still I would do anything for them even if I am far from home.
anonymous Jan 21st 2018 report
Hey brother! There's an endless road to rediscover: His brother may have suffered in his past, but hes telling/showing him theres is a whole new better path and life will get way better. See things in a different, better way than before.
Hey sister! Know the waters deep/sweet, but blood is thicker: regaurdless of how good or bad the things in her life are, he will always be there for her. And that is a whole lot more steady sincere type of love.
if the sky comes falling down on you, there's nothing in this world i wouldnt do:
If things get horible for you, he will go out of his way to help them.
What if im far from home? Brother i will here your call. What if i lose it all? Sister i will help you out. Oh when the sky comes falling down on you. Theres nothing in this world i wouldnt do: he is assuring them that he will always be there for them. NO MATTER WHAT.
Hey sister, do you still believe in love i wonder: it is a question to make her think about her situation as a whole. He is still there, helping her with her struggles.
anonymous Oct 29th 2017 report
I think the song is about two brothers who will always stick up for each other, then the older brother goes to war and dies, and the little brother is singing the song in remembrance of his older brother.
anonymous Oct 4th 2017 report
The song Hey Brother is about a boy growing up in wartime and his dad died during the Vietnam War and he was imagining his dad as a boy about his age and his dad as the older brother who is very protective over him.
That's why the phase " There's an endless road to re-discover" is used because he'll never forget his dad.
Also the phrase " If I'm far from home" was used to show that his dad was far and was never going to come back.
"Know the water's sweet but blood it thicker" was used to show the mutual bond between the two. That's the true meaning even Avicii said himself ,even though a lot of people get confused over it.
anonymous Jun 22nd 2014 report
I think this song means the little boy sees his dad as his brother. Then the dad goes away to a war and dies. It also means the boy was saying he would do anything for his family
anonymous Apr 7th 2014 report
The song is about two brothers who spend the childhood together and play together, they are always there for each other and always will be, when they get older the older brother has a son and he plays with him like he did with his younger brother, but he went into war and died and that's why the little boy (his son) said why are you going away daddy? and they are at his funeral
anonymous Mar 31st 2014 report
I think it's about a brother who's remembering all the good, fun times he had with his brother as a child. The older one died in the war, and they're at a funeral for him.
anonymous Mar 2nd 2014 report
I interpreted it about a boy during wartime America who imagines his father who died in war to a brother he never had...?
anonymous Feb 27th 2014 report
I think this could be interpreted as a love song that God is singing to us. God talks to us via Hey brother or Sister, then we respond with the questions.
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