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Nine Inch Nails: Down In It Meaning

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Song Released: 1989


Down In It Lyrics

Kinda like a cloud I was up way up in the sky.
And I was feeling some feelings you wouldn't believe.
Sometimes I don't believe them myself and I decided I was never coming down.

Just then a tiny little dot caught my eye.
It was just about...

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    anonymous
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    Jul 10th, 7:09pm report


    this is about a person who smokes crack but thinks he will never be addicted, and crawl on the ground looking for crack like the people he sees around him smoking, until one day he finds himself down on the ground just like the others. He was better than that, but in the end, he was on the ground and down in it looking for scraps of crack. He ended up being sucked down like the others. Say no to drugs, lol



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    anonymous
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    Dec 10th, 2019 12:46pm report


    I think he is talking about drugs, I was up above it; now I'm down in it... he got clean then relapsed.. well my interpretation says what I'm about



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    anonymous
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    Sep 23rd, 2014 9:16am report


    This is about degenerative vitreous syndrome. He is talking about a dot that is an eye floater. He gets depressed about them.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 9th, 2013 1:36pm report


    This is about obsession with a person who merely caught your eye and whom you know nothing about so you are able to manage your actions at first...but then it pulls you down.

    Possession of a fantasy in which you are the ruler of to obsession which denotes a sifnificant amount of objectification and depersonalization of the fantastical object of affection, which eventually becomes a fanatical personification of "tiny little dot."




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