One of Röyksopp's more recent songs is a collaboration with Susanne Sundfør entitled "Running to the Sea." A powerful sounding song (check the video), but when you examine the lyrics, it's almost as if it were written by someone who speaks English as a second language.
Obviously, I'm being hypercritical - music lyrics normally don't make sense even if they're written in the artist's native tongue - but the lyrics for this song bounce around between oceans and rivers in a maddening sort of way.
So I wondered what others thought of the song lyrics, and I ran across this analysis:
This song is about oil and the industry which runs inside our vains even though we know it might be one of the main reasons of the destructions of the earth and the human race.
snowreon January 25, 2013
snowre, you probably think this song is about you.
(And again, I'm probably being hypercritical. snowre may be Norwegian.)
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