We all have our own interpretation anyway I think it a guy who is a soldier. You must die for your own rights, or give into something you don't believe in. Washed my hands of that for this? If you watch the trailer, it is footage of a re-enactment of the american civil war; the war where the you. However, if you think this song is not about war, then you probably haven't seen the music video. He's sometimes very enthusiastic about trying to succeed, but they're trying to make it by using all the old boring techniques like touring and giving interviews. The man is considering himself as better off because he has not been dead, but remaining alive would mean complying to the worldly affairs. Washed my hands of that for this? Those who were fans back then will remember this awesome email Nate sent out, as well as a demo of Benson Hedges.
Verse 2 Well, that is it guys, that is all - five minutes in and I'm bored again Ten years of this, I'm not sure if anybody understands This one is not for the folks at home; Sorry to leave, mom, I had to go Who the fuck wants to die alone all dried up in the desert sun? Subscribe on YouTube to be sure you never miss a new lesson. He is sorry he ever left for california? Despite this, he sees others copying him, trying to capitalize on his successes. The martyr in his bed is a woman who slept with him only because he's famous, not because she likes him or even knows him, just so she can tell her friends she did it - but there is one woman he really loved and she left him, probably because he was so focused on his music and making it big. I have found peace and meaning in my life. My InterpretationSome nights is first and foremost an anti-war song. Select single in the field Format. Some nights I stay up cashing in my bad luck Some nights I call it a draw Some nights I wish that my lips could build a castle Some nights I wish they'd just fall off But I still wake up, I still see your ghost Oh, Lord, I'm still not sure what I stand for, oh Oh-woah What do I stand for? Most nights I don't know anymore Oh, oh-woah, oh-whoah, oh Oh, oh-woah, oh-whoah, oh This is it, boys, this is war, what are we waiting for? Verse F C F C F C G Anymore.
I wash my hands of that for this? Just beginning to understand the pain, hurt, impact on those who love him, all these years and those choices affected others, sometimes badly. I would venture to say that he's referring to some random girl he's sleeping with to forget his frustration about the music scene. Most nights I don't know. Washed my hands of that for this?. That was the case for the entire album, too; I never had to explain myself. This isn't for the folks back home - you're not going to like this heap of reality that's coming. I've been in the industry ten years and I don't think anyone understands how hard this has been for me.
Song Info Song: Some Nights Artist: fun. I've spent over 1000+ hours building this site and transcribing these songs -- and happily make everything available freely. Oh nate everyone loves you - the hype of fame. When I see stars, when I see stars, that's all they are When I hear songs, they sound like a swan Most people are amazed by the hypnotizing beauty of the stars in the night sky, but he feels that way by listening to music. Man, you wouldn't believe the most amazing things that can come from.
I want to call the album 'Some Nights. A very common psychological dilemma with most late adolescence and young adults. Some Nights iTunes Session 6. The ghost he is referring to is the ideal of getting famous without sacrificing his art. Some nights I stay up cashing in my bad luck Some nights I call it a draw Some nights I wish that my lips could build a castle Some nights I wish they'd just fall off But I still wake up, I still see your ghost Oh, Lord, I'm still not sure what I stand for oh Whoa oh oh What do I stand for? A lot of people are really over thinking this song and the video is a bit of a red herring. Nate Ruess is traditionally an extremely personal songwriter and this is no different.
Have you listened to me lately? I hear no real regret so if it's him selling out to be successful, well then so be it. The song sounds like a cry out to the lord for more guidance, strength, and perseverance. A martyr in his bed. But it was talking about missing your mum and dad and your sister. But I still wake up, I still see your ghost Oh Lord, I'm still not sure, what I stand for He's haunted by the memory of the girl he left behind. What do I stand for? He thinks of his sister, not just because he feels bad about her situation in an abusive relationship, but refers to it as a metaphor that sometimes amazing blessings come from the most terrible of nights--that perhaps there will some day be good coming from the war he is involved in.
He is sorry to leave az to carry on his music career, who wants to die in the desert sun I believe is referring to arizona's heat. It's possibly about the start up of fun. Was having war with two halves of itself. Mmm Mmm Well, some nights I wish that this all would end 'Cause I could use some friends for a change And some nights I'm scared you'll forget me again Some nights I always win I always win But I still wake up, I still see your ghost Oh, Lord, I'm still not sure what I stand for, oh Oh woah What do I stand for? The broken loves, of beauty and of nature, eventually clash in the battle with consequences for both the loser and winner, showing that the personal costs of war will continue far beyond the battleground. The next little bit ties up the theme of the song. Ending The other night you wouldn't believe the dream I just had about you and me I called you up but we'd both agree It's for the best you didn't listen It's for the best we get our distance. Some highlights: Some nights, I wish that my lips could build a castle Some nights, I wish they'd just fall off At times he wants to break through to super-stardom, other times he wishes the whole music career would implode so that he can go home and live a normal life.
He wonders if what he is doing is right or not. Some nights he wants to be a superstar musician, some nights he's frustrated with this music thing and doesn't even care anymore. Select singles in the Format field. I was never one to believe the hype Save that for the black and white I try twice as hard and I'm half as liked, But here they come again to jack my style Bridge 1 That's alright; I found a martyr in my bed tonight She stops my bones from wondering just who I am, who I am, who I am Oh, who am I? Whoa oh oh What do I stand for? So what's with this ghost, I guess I'll have to give it some time to sink in. Trying to figure out who you are. My life and the people around it.
Ultimately, I think there can be different interpretations of this song's meaning, and Fun probably intended for it to be that way all along. When I see stars, when I see stars, that's all they are When I hear songs, they sound like this one So, come on. He probably misses his family too. While I can see similarities to Cecilia, it also reminds me of the operatic songs by Queen, with all the voices singing together. Let's go on record saying it was life or death. However, a good work of art is one that can be interpreted many ways. Lyrically, the song expresses the existential angst of a young protagonist who is a long way from home.
I'm glad many see this as an anti-war song. It's for the best you didn't listen It's for the best we get our distance. He's been a musician for 10 years now and he still doesn't feel like people get who he is, what he wants to be, and why he does this. I was never one to believe the hype Save that for the black and white I try twice as hard and I'm half as liked, But here they come again to jack my style That's alright that's alright I found a martyr in my bed tonight She stops my bones from wondering just who I am, who I am, who I am Oh, who am I? She wants more, and will sleep with him in attempt to get it - a martyr. Bridge B F My heart is breaking for my sister C And the con that she called love G Dm When I look into my nephew's eyes. He has guilt, and regrets from the things he did, and people he hurt to get to this place.