Tagged: Yourself or Someone Like You

"Real World" by Matchbox Twenty

“Real World” by Matchbox Twenty

Matchbox Twenty’s “Real World” is based on the singer fantasizing about living different – you can even say primarily fictitious – lifestyles than the one he is currently leading. For example, in the first verse...

"Long Day" by Matchbox Twenty

“Long Day” by Matchbox Twenty

“Long Day” seems to be premised on the age-old adage that ‘you can escape from anyone except yourself’. The narrator is someone whom we can define as being regularly depressed. Indeed the term “long day”, as...