Climbing up the Walls song meanings


This track is about "the monster in the closet", with Yorke drawing on a brief job as an orderly in a mental hospital, and an article in The New York Times about serial killers, in writing it.

speckle @ 12:06 PM Oct 1010


Thom Yorke explained that "Some people don't dare to sleep with the window open, because they're afraid that the monsters that they see in their imagination will come inside". He said that "This song is about the monster in the closet."

forevr @ 22:10 PM Jun 1010