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Come Together

"And little j's a fuckin' mess, but when he's offered just says yes" - Again this is a reference to Jasons wreckless attitude, he just cant refuse the drugs even though he know they are destroying him.

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Come Together

"So little j's a fucked up boy, who dulled the pain but killed the joy" - Heroin is a pain killer, but also a downer in a more ways then one .

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Come Together

"The tracks of time, those tracks of mine, little johnny's occupied" - Tracks marks are a reference to the marks on a herion addicts arms, as they shoot up at a higher part of their arm each time.

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Come Together

"Little Johnny's sad and fucked - First he jumped and then he looked". This is about being reckless - and how Jason's reckless attitude got him into drugs.

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Coconut Skins

Damien says that this is a song about taking all the things in your life that make you feel repressed, and taking it all and putting to one side for a moment and saying im going to be free for a moment.

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Coconut Skins

Damien stated that this song is about being surrounded by people who like you for the person you are at the moment, even though this person is a polite shy version of the person you really truly are. Because inside of you you are naturally wild and crazy.

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Coconut Skins

Damien explained that this is a song about anyone whos going through life and one day you look back of 5 or 10 years and you realise that you didnt do the things you said you where going to do.

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Optimistic

"Try the best you can, the best you can is good enough", was an assurance by Yorke's partner when he felt that "nothing we'd done was releasable".

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How to Disappear Completely

"I float down the Liffey"- came from a dream Yorke had in which he was running down the River Liffey.

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How to Disappear Completely

The chorus lyric was inspired by Michael Stipe of R.E.M., who advised Yorke to relieve tour stress by repeating to himself: "I'm not here, this isn't happening."

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