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Dire Straits: Romeo and Juliet Meaning

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Song Released: 1981


Romeo and Juliet Lyrics

A lovestruck Romeo sings the streets a serenade
Laying everybody low with a lovesong that he made
Finds a streetlight steps out of the shade
Says something like you and me babe how about it?


Juliet says hey it's Romeo, you nearly...

  1. anonymous
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    Feb 1st 2019 report

    This song is about a couple who are in love, but they break up because "The time wasn't right." It's a sad sentiment, as the guy will always love the girl.

  2. anonymous
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    Mar 1st 2014 report

    I think this song is first of all about a hard break up, barely accepted by 'Romeo', who's really desperate and who tries to remind to 'Juliet' how strong their love was, even if he knows (he just doesn't want it to be true) that she doesn't love him anymore, and that she might never have.


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