It’s gotten cold in here
But asylum warmth draws near
And with a gentle touch of these burdens
And such fears are wiped clear
Who says you ought to stay?
How’s this the easier way?
It’s far from giving up
Cowards never say enough is enough
In an interview with Pitchfork, Michael Angelakos explained that he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 18, which resulted in multiple suicide attempts. He has been institutionalized on numerous occasions which explains the ‘asylum’ reference.
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