Day 4: A Perfect Sonnet

From Every Day and Every Night EP (1999)

This song has some vivid imagery. It’s a love song that spends most of the time wallowing in anger and depression. The narrator constantly reiterates his hatred of lovers, that class of people ignorant to the cold emptiness of the real world, remarking that lovers should be drowned and burned. Then, in the last verse, he suddenly changes course, ending the song in remarkable optimism.

Notable lyric: I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers / And laid entwined together on a bed of clovers / Left there to sleep / Left there to dream of their happiness

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Author: Miles Rausch

I’ve made a smart playlist of all the songs with 0 plays. I listen to them because I feel bad for them not because I like the music. I’m THAT guy.

One thought on “Day 4: A Perfect Sonnet”

  1. “It’s a love song that spends most of the time wallowing in anger and depression.”
    Welcome to the world of Bright Eyes.

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