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Song Released: 2003


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I hold an image of the ashtray girl
As the cigarette burns on my chest
I wrote a poem that described her world
That put my friendship to the test
And late at night
Whilst on all fours
She used to watch me kiss the floor
What's wrong...

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    anonymous
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    Jan 23rd, 2019 1:38am report


    Aging and the inevitable passage of time and the end of youth. All of this alongside memories of a bittersweet relationship from the past.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 24th, 2017 3:09pm report


    It's about Brian. Moving out of a phase of his life but finding it hard to say goodbye.



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    Deckard88
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    Aug 7th, 2007 8:45am report


    I think this song is about a girl that Brian Molko once knew and fell for. But upon discovering that he's bisexual, the girl left him and hence the song.

    I like this song very much it gets me feeling melancholic. I really don't understand what the song really really is about, but I do relate a lot to this song

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