Regina Spektor: Daniel Cowman Meaning
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Daniel Cowman Lyrics
the world should've ended right then and there
at precisely four-fifteen when he stopped existing
the world should've ended--how could it go on?
How could it go on when I don't exist? I...
anonymous Nov 17th 2013 report
I think this song might be about someone she knew. I'm thinking maybe someone she was doing drugs with. In this song she says "And I was sitting in the corner with my pants down
And I was sure someone next door was blowing up balloons
And they was red and orange". This sounds like a drug experience. She also refers to him as "heroin boy". I don't know if he died or not but it seems that she's saying the world should have ended when his life did.
anonymous Apr 18th 2011 report
This song is possibly a reference to a song by Modest Mouse called "Cowboy Dan". In their song, Cowboy Dan says that when he dies, he wants God to die too, but he returns as a ghost and sees that the world hasn't ended, in fact. This relates to this song because in this song, it says that...
"On the day that Daniel Cowman stopped existing the world should've ended right then and there".
I got this off of another site, but not word-for-word.
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