Category: The Lumineers

Sleep on the Floor

“Sleep on the Floor” by The Lumineers

“Sleep on the Floor” is based on both a more general reality and one specific to professional musicians like The Lumineers. The former, most simply put, would be what is commonly referred to as rural-to-urban...

Brightside

“Brightside” by The Lumineers

The lyrics of The Lumineers’ “Brightside” rely heavily on symbolism and metaphors, perhaps too much in terms of actually making it understandable to the average listener. But apparently the vocalist and the addressee, the latter...

The Lumineers

“Donna” by The Lumineers

First off it should be noted that the titular “Donna” is a character on The Lumineers’ concept album “III”. Indeed it can be gathered from the lyrics of this song that the subject has a...

Gloria

Meaning of “Gloria” by The Lumineers

First off The Lumineers’ lead singer Wesley Schultz has explicitly stated that the song “Gloria” “is about the love between an addict and her family”. In other words, the addict is the titular “Gloria”. The...