What does Razor Blade mean?

The Strokes: Razor Blade Meaning

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Razor Blade Lyrics


Oh, the razorblade, that's what I call love,
I bet you'd pick it up and mess around with it
If I put it down
It gets extremely complicated.
Anything to forget everything.

You've got to take me out,
At least once a...

  1. anonymous
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    Jul 27th 2019 !⃝

    Love can be a double-edged sword when a guy is more in love than the gal. 1st he says drop dead, I don't care, I won't worry and my feelings are more important than yours because he's hurting somehow (probably by being more into her than she's into him) - but then he relents and says Sweetheart of course you're feelings are more important than mine.

    Great song that shows emotions that come directly from his heart.

  2. anonymous
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    Nov 29th 2013 !⃝

    "Oh the razor blade that's what I call love I bet you'd pick it up and mess around with it if I put I down" this line kinda makes me think that the girl is a cheater because he's calling love painful and if he's not paying attention she would mess around on him. But then the rest does not match this idea. So I don't know, just a thought.

  3. anonymous
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    Jan 2nd 2011 !⃝

    I'm guessing the upbeat music is subliminal but think the person cuts themselves.

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