The Killers: A White Demon Love Song Meaning
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A White Demon Love Song Lyrics
White demon shadow on the road
Back up your mind, there is a call
He isn't coming after all love this time
She likes the way he sings
White demon love song's in her dreams
White demon, where's your...
anonymous Aug 1st, 2017 8:00am report
Well first and foremost, this song was not made FOR the movie, so while it may appear to "be about Edward" or "be sang by Jacob" that is not necessarily so. I just had to say that. It was irritating me that so many people are just like "the White Demon is Edward"...no.
This is not to say Edward does not represent the White Demon at all however. Yes, Edward can be considered a White Demon due to Bella's sort of obsession to him as the song implies a female having to a male, but because this song was not made FOR the movie, the White Demon the artist(s) of 5he song is referring to is meant to be someone else.
Edward fitting that description does not make him the White Demon spoken of in the song. The fact the song fits so perfectly to the movie was possibly why it's in there, because the idea brought forth by the song is one theme they were aiming to bring forth in the movie. They were not made FOR each other, they simply hold similar themes and in turn, were joined together with agreement among the creators.
anonymous Oct 26th, 2014 10:32pm report
It's about a man who may be unhealthy or dangerous for the woman in the song. The third man, or the narrator of the song, is in love with the woman and loathes the man whom he addresses as "white demon." The narrator is frustrated and desperate for the woman to get over the other man and love him instead. Basically, think of New Moon: Jacob doesn't understand why Bella loves Edward and can't love him. He's cynical and heartbroken by it, yet he keeps trying and hoping.
anonymous Jun 30th, 2014 6:42am report
The song is about cocaine.
anonymous Nov 14th, 2012 11:10pm report
It's about cocaine being the white demon :)
anonymous Sep 3rd, 2012 9:41am report
white demon is Edward in twilight saga new moon. After knowing that the song explains itself.
anonymous Aug 5th, 2012 8:03pm report
When I first head this song, I didn't know that it was from the Twilight Saga. So, I didn't quite interpret it the way everyone else did. But that's the great thing about well written music; there are many ways of looking at it.
In the phrase: "White demon love song down the hall, white demon shaddow on the road. Back up your mind there is a call. He isn't coming after all.", I thought it meant that the female in this song was completely captivated by the "white demon", so much that he was all she thought about. It's as if he was with her constantly. But there is a very gloomy feel to the song, so her love for him was depressing to her. She wanted him badly, but he didn't think she existed.
But there are some positive parts to her being in love with him. Despite the emptiness he brings to her, she still has fantasies about there being better times where he treats her well. "All this time, she likes the way he sings white demon love songs in her dreams."
"Black invitation to a place that cannot change" The state that she was in and the feelings she had were constant, almost as if there were no end.
In the part "Let us be in love, let's do old and grey", I didn't first think of a love triangle, I thought of it as the artist of the song speaking in her thoughts. "I will never stray, I will do my part. Let us be in love tonight."
But,being a piece of art, there will be multiple interpretations. This is just what the song meant in my perspective.
anonymous Jan 15th, 2012 1:05am report
I think it's more about the love triangle myself. The person singing is talking about a girl who is clearly still in love with someone who's gone - her personal white demon. Then the singer starts referring to her as his own personal white demon asking her to open her heart to include him. Still fits the New Moon scenario doesn't it?
anonymous Nov 21st, 2011 11:29pm report
this song is about a girl loving a guy that she probably shouldn't be, but it's all about how you interpret the song. this song is in new moon, so the interpretation could be that the 'white demon' is edward, so they used this song, in my opinion, to show that bella shouldn't be loving him, and being so close with the vampires, yet she is.
anonymous Jul 11th, 2011 7:36pm report
This song has more than one meaning. "White demon" would be a guy that a girl is in love with, though she shouldn't be. "White demon" is also a term used by the Native Americans toward white people. It is a bad term. That is why this song was used in the Twilight movie "New Moon".
anonymous Feb 6th, 2011 2:17am report
Wasn't the song written for New Moon?
anonymous Dec 20th, 2010 12:18pm report
forbiden love. this white demon is a guy that a lady loves but loving him is bad.
honestly when i 1st heard it i thought of twilight saga. look at the lyrics and read the books you'll see
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