"Life is short but it's the longest thing you'll ever do,
the worst, the curse, was when that dream came true ;
God is a mirror in which each man sees himself,
Hell is a place where you don't need any help,
When I first met you your face was like snow
Wherever I went, you, you wanted to go ;
Your face, your grace, your lipstick case
A-17 you put it down on the ground,
Don't put your faith in a clown"
"A few days after the album [Songs of Innocence] was finished, I thought Iris shouldn't be part of the album. Even though the song is a beautiful tune and everything, I just thought it was going a bit far and it's not very punk rock, singing about your mother."
did you know
‘Song for Someone’ is about the awkwardness of falling in love and sex.