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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: O Children Meaning

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Pass me that lovely little gun
My dear, my darling one
The cleaners are coming, one by one
You don't even want to let them start

They are knocking now upon your door
They measure the room, they know the score
They're mopping up the...

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    anonymous
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    Mar 15th, 2020 3:26pm report


    To me this song could be about anything. To me it speaks of loss, addiction and mental illness. That's why it's my ultimate suicide song.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 22nd, 2018 9:52pm report


    I feel that the song is talking about indescribable hurt from the death of Jim and the train is about the journey to Heaven and Jim is saying that its ok to cry but he's happy even though he's gone



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    anonymous
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    Jan 22nd, 2018 1:45pm report


    It’s the story of Jim who committed suicide. And this is the poetic tale of The forensics and police investigation, and how the friends and family deal with death. Through depression and contemplating suicide in order to deal with the depression




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