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Song Released: 1997


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Ocean Man Lyrics

Ocean man, take me by the hand, lead me to the land that you understand
Ocean man, the voyage to the corner of the globe is a real trip
Ocean man, the crust of a tan man imbibed by the sand
Soaking up the thirst of the land

Ocean man, can...

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    anonymous
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    Jul 13th 2017 report

    The "oberman" is a reference to Nietzsche's philosophy on Zarathustra. The "oberman", or "overman" or "ubermensch" is a sort of "superman" type of human. It implies the complete transcendence of a regular man into the superior man, who justifies the existence of the human race.

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    anonymous
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    Sep 12th 2013 report

    I think it means, one of those dudes who always has a surfboard and is very calm and chill about everything. Kinda like a ''beach stoner'' I guess.

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    anonymous
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    Nov 25th 2016 report

    You see, it's a metaphor, that anyone is the ocean man, the ocean man is what you make him, that's the beauty of the ocean man.

  4. anonymous
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    Nov 9th report

    it is only the life of a fisherman his day to day, his trips to the ocean that in the end the ocean is any corner of the world, a man tanned by the sun, who for his hard work sweats and quenches the thirst of the land, who since little one has only known that life so it is not a job for him but what gives meaning to his life

  5. anonymous
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    Dec 31st 2019 report

    Aquaman

  6. anonymous
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    Apr 14th 2019 report

    They write songs while they’re high... that’s all you really need to know.

  7. anonymous
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    Apr 18th 2018 report

    Take me by the hand means that he is drowning and that he needs help from the "Ocean Man" (actually a life guard) and that he is the Ocean Man. This work of art perfectly encapsulates the struggle of trying save yourself while drowning.So deep. here is my source http://sanger.dk/.

  8. anonymous
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    Apr 8th 2018 report

    It's is about how the artist ween embraces the ocean.

  9. anonymous
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    Mar 16th 2018 report

    Isn't it just about evolution?

  10. anonymous
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    Jan 28th 2018 report

    The tide is high

  11. anonymous
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    Dec 28th 2017 report

    It's not about the Ocean Man per se. It's about getting help from the Ocean Man.

  12. anonymous
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    Dec 8th 2017 report

    Ight hear me out. There's this guy and he really- like really really- wanted to go to the ocean, so much so that he engulfs himself within oceanic culture and the atmosphere. This man decides to identify as an ocean and this love for the salty spittoon was founded by a childhood trip. This man is the subject bounded by the song that the two artists continually describe throughout the length of the song. Ween aims to communicate to the listener that they can also consume themselves into the oceanic culture, but this man- this man- has done it the best. He is the Jesus of the ocean if you will... like Poseidon.

  13. anonymous
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    Dec 5th 2017 report

    Ocean man might mean the ocean god and they are writing this song why they are on drugs.

  14. anonymous
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    Dec 4th 2017 report

    You guys know that they write their songs whilst they're high, right? I mean, it's most likely a fictional character that rides a surfboard, and is quote in quote, "Chill." I think it's nothing deep or personal, and it's perhaps just a man chilling, whilst riding his surfboard.

  15. anonymous
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    Oct 31st 2017 report

    "Ocean man, the crust of a tan man imbibed by the sand/Soaking up the thirst of the land" maybe means some kids buries a very fat man that fell asleep on the beach, and the rest, maybe some other fat guy came out of the water and flopped onto the beach, then someone pointed and screamed "BEACHED WHALE!"

  16. anonymous
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    May 21st 2017 report

    They used drugs to create this song.

  17. anonymous
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    Jul 4th 2016 report

    Dean and Gene have stated that a large number of their songs begin with one of them creating a fictional character in his head and write a song which is essentially a biography for that character. Ocean Man, Pandy Fackler, Voodoo Lady, Frank, Richard Smoker, Big Jilm. I certainly doubt there is any hidden message in Ocean Man, such as "as long as you have the ocean everything can ease". WTF?

  18. anonymous
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    May 13th 2016 report

    Ahh man the song just means that life can be pretty chill but as long as you have the ocean everything can ease.

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