He told you he'd wake you up
When it was over
He told you he'd wake you up
When it was over

from Arcade Fire – It's Never Over (Hey Orpheus) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This is an allusion to the fact that Hades had promised to resurrect Eurydice upon both Orpheus and Eurydice leaving the underworld. However, due to Orpheus turning around at the last second to look upon Eurydice, she was forced to return to the underworld.

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