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Perth Lyrics

I'm tearing up, across your face
Move dust through the light
To find your name
It's only faint
This is not a place
Not yet awake, I'm raised to make

Still alive for you, love
Still alive for you, love
Still alive for you, love

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  1. anonymous
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    Mar 6th 2013 report

    I think it's about confusion in the face of death. Although Justin wasn't good friends with Heath, he was curious about what his death meant. It's such an obscure subject which makes us feel a lonely hollowness inside due to our intolerance of ignorance.

  2. anonymous
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    Jan 15th 2013 report

    I'ts about butts

  3. anonymous
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    Feb 16th 2012 report

    This song was actually written because of Heath Ledger's death. Justin Vernon's manager was very close friends with Heath, and took his death extremely hard. Justin wrote this song in memory of Heath.

  4. anonymous
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    Aug 9th 2011 report

    It does not matter what he wants to tell us with the song. I think it is only important to feel it, everyone will create his own story to the song which depends on his present situation or maybe special happenings in the past. The song is special, it has something that goes really deep. You here it again and again, but instead of becoming less intensive it gets even more powerfull.
    This is how I feel about this song!

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