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Duran Duran: New Moon on Monday Meaning


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Song Released: 1984

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New Moon on Monday Lyrics

Shake up the picture the lizard mixture
With your dance on the eventide
You got me coming up with answers
All of which I deny.

I said it again but could I please re-phrase it
Maybe I can catch a ride
I couldn’t really put it much...

  1. anonymous
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    Dec 17th report

    They are predicting the fall of the IRON Curtain. Ok, that's a bit ambitions. There are clearly signs that make you think about Eastern Europe/E. Germany and all that. I know a lot of kids out there have no idea there was an iron curtain.

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 29th 2021 report

    The average length of women's menstrual cycles matches the moon's 29.5-day waxing and waning cycle...just sayin

  3. anonymous
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    Jul 19th 2020 report

    This catchy seemingly innocent pop song has deep occult lyrics referring to the new moon on Monday September 6, 2021 when the festival of Rosh Hashanah, marking the start of a new Jewish year, begins at sunset. It begins with a shofar trumpet blast and entails much dancing “on the eventide.”

    The song is about pleading with the coming Christ for mercy.
    "Shake up the picture, the lizard mixture with your dance on the eventide"
    Strongs number 906 in Greek is "to throw or cast out" so is this the date in which God casts out Satan once and for all to the earth & concurrently raptures then clothes His Bride in white linen for the Marriage of the Lamb? (Strongs number 906 in Hebrew is "white linen").

    His request to “Catch a ride” refers to the rapture, which is preceded by a “warning siren” (ie, trumpet blast), but he’ll have to wait for God to decide his fate. The singer uses his attempts to break “away from the beast” as evidence why he should be spared, for he knows no one can hide from the wrath of God.

    Whether or not this date is accurate, the Truth is that Jesus WILL RETURN for his Church in the not too distant future & we should all accept his payment for our sins and submit to his Lordship of our life NOW. Amen

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  4. anonymous
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    Dec 5th 2017 report

    It's about the second coming of or just the coming of a Christ like figure. The lyrics are esoteric and symbolic. The coded message is for the character to whom they are speaking to. The New Moon on Monday is a reference to an astronomical and week day alignment that creates a deeply emotional and caring characterist in the individual. Do to the compounding effect of Moon energy, since Monday is the day of the moon and the moon is in a conjunction with the Sun which darkens the face and represents a more emotional state. It's a lonely Satellite. The satellite refers to a little Saturn. A cold day is a winter day.Saturn is a Winter planet and rules the sign of Capricorn. Capricorn is the sign the biblical Jesus/messiah character was born in. Jesus was killed on a full moon.

    You've got me coming up with answers
    All of which I denied
    I said it again but could I please re-phrase it
    This is in reference to the apostles being asked if they knew Jesus during his crucifixion and Peter denied knowing him 3 times before the Sun came up/ or the rooster crowed. Its about humanities regret of denial and wanting to take it back and stand up for their savior/friend who stood for them.

    Breaking away with the beast of both worlds...
    I'll let you guys look at the lyrics from this point of view and see how you interpret the rest of the details and codes.

    The music industry is run by the occult masters that create these coded poems and have the artists bring them to life with their musical talent and artistry. It's an emotional rhythmic ritual that has a esoteric purpose planed by elite master magicians. They are begging God for forgiveness of their sins by showing that they are valuable by creating a massive feeling for God to experience through all who experience the piece of art.

  5. anonymous
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    Nov 22nd 2017 report

    This isn't my interpretation this comes directly from the boys, it's about Revolution and freedom and liberty.

  6. anonymous
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    Sep 15th 2017 report

    It is about The Koreas .

  7. dceglinsky
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    Nov 30th 2014 report


  8. anonymous
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    Oct 14th 2014 report

    Doesn't anyone realize the amount of drugs these guys were on?  satellites fire moon catch a ride clues left behind......

  9. anonymous
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    Sep 17th 2009 report

    The lyrics of "new moon on Monday" are about some guy waiting for his girlfriends menstrual period to end, so that they can "firedance through the night". "I couldn’t really put it much plainer" and "light my torch and wave it ..." are to phrases taken from the lyrics, which underline clearly the ambiguity of the entire text.

    Further the phrase "new moon" stands really often for the beginning of a new phase. especially in interpersonal relationships.

    I'm not a native speaker of the English language, but even for me it seems clear, that this song is about the waiting time for sex.

    >>hello dear editors of my text .. I'm, as I mentioned before, no native speaker of the English language .. So please don't hesitate to delete parts of my interpretation in case of striking mistakes, which I possibly made. Thank you :)<<

  10. anonymous
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    Feb 4th 2008 report

    Well, the VIDEO was about overthrowing dictatorship, but the lyrics outside of that context seem to be about a guy waiting for his girlfriend's "time la luna" (i.e., that time of the month) to be over, so he can "catch a ride" and they can "fire dance through the night".

  11. Minver
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    Aug 8th 2007 report

    It's about overthrowing Communism.

  12. Duran Fan
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    Jun 22nd 2005 report

    I think it's about overthing a dictatorship, "Shake up the picture, the lizard mixture." New Moon on Monday is the new government.

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