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Damien Rice: Rootless Tree Meaning


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Song Released: 2007

Rootless Tree Lyrics

what i want from you
is empty your head
they say be true,
don't stain your bed
we do what we need to be free
and it leans on me
like a rootless tree
what i want from us
is empty our minds
we fake a fuss
and fracture the times
we go...


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    Jun 5th, 2018 6:19am report

    This song is a build up from the album 9 where he had been having an affair on his wife. In this song it is about when she found out about the affair. He loves her and wants to be with her, but it is currently hell when she is around because she is so hurt and angry. He wants to let go of what happened, and work things out with her. Just it's too fresh and really hard for her


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    Jan 5th, 2017 1:52pm report

    What he wants is someone, perhaps him, perhaps another, or both, to empty their heads, etc. It's really all there, plus the music, so...

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