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Harry Nilsson: Everybody's Talkin' Meaning

Song Released: 1968


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Everybody's talkin' at me
I don't hear a word they're saying
Only the echoes of my mind

People stop and stare
I can't see their faces,
Only the shadows of their eyes

chorus

I'm going where the sun is shining
Through the pooring...

  1.  

    BobG
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    Sep 15th, 9:17pm report


    According to Harry Dean Stanton, who sings the song in the biographical documentary : "Harry Dean Stanton : partly fiction", this song is about someone on heroin.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 5th, 2015 12:44am report


    To me its about where I'm going when I die the echoes of my mind are my memories.



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    stephen_melinger
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    Mar 11th, 2013 3:09pm report


    The song is about the solitariness of an individual in a crowded city as portrayed in the film. There is no connection made and no common thoughtwave.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 31st, 2012 8:09pm report


    Perhaps it's the desire to escape the trappings of fame. It's understand that famous people lose a certain amout of "freedom" and privacy.




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