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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Into My Arms Meaning

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Song Released: 1997


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I don't believe in an interventionist God
But I know, darling, that you do
But if I did, I would kneel down and ask Him
Not to intervene when it came to you
Oh, not to touch a hair on your head
Leave you as you are
If he felt he had to...

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    anonymous
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    Mar 28th, 2020 3:08pm report


    He has lost his love and he does not believe god can help.
    But he is so heartbroken he reconsiders and asks for gods help.
    Simple as that.




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    anonymous
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    Mar 22nd, 2020 3:08pm report


    I thought that he was talking to recovering drug addicts - "playing" the role of God ...



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    anonymous
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    Oct 29th, 2019 10:06am report


    My interpretation of this song has to do with both what I have read about it and my own ideas about the lyrics.
    Nick Cave wrote this song for his exwife, Viviane Carneiro, when they were splitting up. He is writing about the Lord (although he doesn´t want God to intervene...), asking Him and the angels to look after her should something happen.
    This is a beautiful, melancholic love song and it goes straight to me heart.




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