Ben Folds Five: Evaporated Meaning
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And what I've thrown away
And where the hell I've ended up
On this glary random day
Were the things I really cared about
Just left along the way
For being too pent up and proud
Woke up way too late
Feeling hung over...
anonymous Jul 28th, 2012 7:16am report
Loss about sums it up. Best breakup song ever. I discovered it after my last most painful breakup over a decade ago, and even though the acuteness of that pain has long passed, the sweetness of this song endures almost like a best friend. Corny, yeah, but this song SO nails it: I poured my heart out. It Evaporated. See? Genius.
anonymous Oct 5th, 2008 10:07pm report
Ben was asked in an interview what this song was about and he simply replied "it's about loss". I think that sums it up.
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