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Damien Rice: Lonelily Meaning

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Song Released: 2004


Lonelily Lyrics

I gave me away
I could have knocked off the evening
But I lonelily landed my waltz in her hands
In a way I felt you were leaving me
I was sure I wouldn't find you at home
And you let me down
You could have knocked off the evening
But you...

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    anonymous
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    Dec 16th, 2011 12:00pm report


    Quite simply in my eyes, a song about infidelity in a failing relationship (Whether an "Official" relationship or just one of two people who want to be together but can't for many reasons) in which neither of the parts wants to feel lonely. Seeing that things don't have high hopes in a potential relationship, they seek the simulated warmth that someone else can give in a time of despair. And so, even though there is no real relationship between the singer and the singed to, there is a feeling of guilt and reciprocity nonetheless.




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