Keep score, even playing feels this game
I know when all said we're the same
If I could I would leave it all be
No chance to move backwards and see
This song is about the war between self preservation and what the heart wants in the immediate. It could be pictured as a conversation between two friends at the end of a party.
Normally they would go home and sleep together, but in the narrator has a moment of clarity; they’re both emotionally damaged, and need to take a step back from one another. He goes on to try and explain, and although he can’t read his partner’s emotionless expression, he knows that tomorrow they’ll wake up and realize the same thing too. However, he is still resigned to the fact that it is impossible to turn back time to when they were just friends.
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