A study of the lyrics of Lithium and Dumb

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Paul.Personne
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A study of the lyrics of Lithium and Dumb

Post by Paul.Personne » Wed May 31, 2017 5:06 pm

Hi guys,

I've analysed the lyrics of
Lithium and
Dumb
and I'd like to know your opinion about it.
Did I miss important sides? How can I improve it?

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Jack_Armstrong
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Re: A study of the lyrics of Lithium and Dumb

Post by Jack_Armstrong » Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:05 pm

I know Lithium is about someone turning to God while contemplating suicide after their wife/girlfriend/partner died. Apparently it is so named because Karl Marx described religion as the ‘opiate of the masses’.

Dumb, despite its upbeat Beatles-esque tune has a fairly dark meaning and is influenced by Kurt Cobain’s experiences taking drugs to fit in with peers.

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