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Converting Robusto's comment to an answer: The garment is a diaper, and the prize "I had no wish to win" is a baby.


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The lines are an allusion to the Book of Revelations, more specifically the end of chapter 7 and the beginning of chapter 8: [Chapter 7: 17] For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. [Chapter 8: 1] And when he had opened the ...


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The singer describes being in a relationship with someone who is unhappy and self-destructive (“drunk at the steering wheel”) but loves them so much that she would follow them to destruction, as she declares repeatedly: I woulda followed all the way to the graveyard In this context, “dark” has a couple of meanings. First, dark, adj. 9. Not able to see; ...


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There's definitely an argument made that you can interpret it that way, and I think there's good reason too. From the lyrics, there seems to be an emphasis of "my way or the highway" sort of mentality with Elphaba, and her her yearning for independence if it means freedom and truth is reflected numerously in this song. For example, at the beginning ...


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Popular song lyrics are usually full of double entendres. Because the targeted audience is usually young and matches certain demographics, the lyrics usually have to be explicitly racy and sometimes make plenty of references to sex. This is especially common in rap, pop, R&B. The subject matter is often prurient in taste. Well, as they say, sex sells. &...


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The central theme of the song is being alone. This is illustrated with the lines "no one in the city or field", "no one to interact with", even in that first stanza. A little further on, in the chorus there are the lines "ולא להיות לבד" ("and not to be alone") and "ואיך נדע להתאחד בפרוד הזה" ("and know ...


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