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REM: It Happened Today Meaning

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It Happened Today Lyrics

This is not a parable
This is a terrible
This is a terrible thing

Yes I will rhyme that, after, after all I’ve done today
I have earned my wings

It happened today. Hooray! Hooray!
It happened. Hip, hip, hooray!

We’ll leave the allegory to a...

  1. anonymous
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    Apr 26th 2011 report

    Stipe is an artist, so his songs are usually multi-layered, but this one is a thinly veiled song about how he feels after Obama won the election.


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