What does My Cell mean?

Search Login

The Lumineers: My Cell Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Song Released: 2019


Get "My Cell" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

My Cell Lyrics

We don't currently have the lyrics for My Cell, Care to share them?

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Feb 25th, 2:57pm report


    It is not meant to be interpreted alone, but as a part of the story of the Sparks family as told by the album & short film that accompanies it. It is what Junior Sparks feels constantly looking for love in his life, trapped by it, and eventually betrayed by it.

    As referenced from YouTube user Jack Anderson:
    "Listen to Jimmy Sparks, it explains the story more. However, I think Jimmy owes money to some loan shark guy who came to collect. The girl Jimmy was sleeping with was actually just trying to get Jimmy’s wallet to give to the loan shark, and they both beat him up. Also, it shows all the characters at the end to show how they are all alone due to the addictions they’ve gone through. I think the last girl at the end is Bonnie, Junior’s mom (Jimmy’s ex wife) who we might see more of in the next videos."



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Dec 9th, 12:33pm report


    The speaker is falling in love with someone. He feels alone in the relationship. He is falling in love and he is too timid to tell the girl that he loves her. Falling in love is a wonderful thing to him, but he is trapped in his “cell” he uses the painted windows metaphor to show that he is painting a picture of a relationship that isn’t even real. Part of him wants out of the cell, but another part loves the comfort and the picture that he has painted for himself.




More The Lumineers song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Tennis Court anonymous
Let the Games Begin anonymous
Bang! anonymous
38 Years Old anonymous
Where Do Broken Hearts Go? anonymous
Taken anonymous
Tell Me a Lie anonymous
If You Want Love anonymous
Up All Night anonymous
&Burn anonymous
I Want anonymous
Loved You First anonymous
Imagine anonymous
Follow Me anonymous
Easy Lover anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Wrong Direction
Hailee Steinfeld
I Love You's
Hailee Steinfeld
One Margarita
Luke Bryan
Strawberry's Wake
Dance Gavin Dance
Myron
Lil Uzi Vert
Bean (Kobe)
Lil Uzi Vert
Leaders
Lil Uzi Vert
Make You Mine
Public