I thought I found a way to enter
It’s just a Reflektor (It's just a Reflektor)
This chorus, like the rest of the song, uses the reflective surface motif as a barrier to connection. He thought he found a way to escape and transcend, but instead, this technology traps him.
Social media is one example. It’s no accident that the interactive music video engages with smartphones, the pinnacle of losing yourself to technology.
The technology only reflects his image back. No escape/transcendence/communication with those he cares about is possible.
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