Song Meanings and Facts Blog

Ghost Voices

“Ghost Voices” by Virtual Self

The logical presumption would be that we should not attempt to make too much sense out of the lyrics of “Ghost Voices”. The wording is repetitive, at some points unintelligible and presented in a...

My Body Is a Cage

“My Body Is a Cage” by Arcade Fire

It has been convincingly argued that what the narrator of “My Body Is a Cage” is speaking to is being plagued by social anxiety – a conclusion which, based on the second and third verses especially,...

If You Could Only See

“If You Could Only See” by Tonic

Tonic’s “If You Could Only See” can be interpreted differently than actually intended, if a listener doesn’t know the background story upon which it is based. That is to say that the “she” being referred to, as...