I was threatened by an old lady in a gas station once. That was shocking to me. At that point I looked a little bit weird - I had longer hair and I dressed kind of colorful. She told me that they didn't appreciate people like me in the states - and they had shotguns and weren't afraid to use them. This woman was the age of my grandmother, so at first I thought she was this sweet, fragile old lady and then she completely turned on me.
I know what you mean by the nonchalance of it, but it is actually written very much in earnest. I play around a lot with the syntax on the English language. That song has a lot to do with relationships and also the whole human inter-relation of subject with the world viewpoint and, you know, it deals a little bit with depression. It's a song about loss.
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