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Old 12-08-2023, 07:07 PM
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well, when she talks about "saving Lindsey" .... from what??
it makes me think of the lines:

I choose to be his confidante
And to keep him from the fire
I choose to be quietly discrete
If that is his desire
I touch with gossamer wings
To be quiet around you
There is so much going on
You could easily
Wake up with a stranger
It's not something that you plan
But one night in a world of pain
And you finally understand
Not all the king's horses
Not all the king's men
Could put it back together..


What fire is she keeping him from?
And what's this night in a world of pain? A big fight?
And what's can't be put back together? Their relationship?



I didn't ask when you shook your head
I always accepted what you said
as the truth
and the truth only
Well it's not enough
that you depend on me

and it's not enough
that you say you love me

It's not enough
to just save face

Because sometimes...
You just fall from grace


what does he depend on her for? To stay with FM so they can play to bigger audiences and make more money and all that?
Who is trying to save face and why? Is it her covering for him and not revealing all his bad behavior towards her?



Maybe the reason I say these things
Is to bring you back alive

Ooo maybe I fought this long
and this hard just to
make sure you survive...
Make sure you survive.....


Who is she bringing back alive?
who is she making sure survives?
The band?? But she's very clear the song is about HIM specifically. So what is she helping him survive and why does she have to fight so hard?
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Old 12-10-2023, 06:30 PM
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Yea, very I interesting lyrics. You never know with her though what or who she is talking about. She has a habit of putting different times into one song. I think of EOS. The first verse is about Tom and Jane Petty. The last verse about her uncle dying. But she says the song is about John Lennon. I don't get that.
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well, when she talks about "saving Lindsey" .... from what??

What fire is she keeping him from?
And what's this night in a world of pain? A big fight?
And what's can't be put back together? Their relationship?



what does he depend on her for? To stay with FM so they can play to bigger audiences and make more money and all that?
Who is trying to save face and why? Is it her covering for him and not revealing all his bad behavior towards her?



Who is she bringing back alive?
who is she making sure survives?
The band?? But she's very clear the song is about HIM specifically. So what is she helping him survive and why does she have to fight so hard?
Who knows. Their resentment is so deeped rooted now that all kinds of drama from the past get brought up in the heat of the moment.

I interpreted the surviving part to be Buckingham Nicks era when Stevie was working odd jobs to keep them afloat. So maybe the fight had regressed to something like, "Well, Stevie, you wouldn't be where you are now (i.e. success of The Dance) if I hadn't told Mick we were a package deal." So maybe that was her reply.

Lovers' fights always bring up unresolved issues because they inflict the most pain and hurt. I look at Lindsey's firing from the band as another example of a perceived slight escalating to a full-on war. Ultimately, I think both of them are to blame, Lindsey's passive aggressiveness and Stevie's hyper sensitivity are just a lethal combination.


For Christine, who was already pretty fed up with everything in his life at that point, their constant bickering was the straw that broke the camel's back and sealed the deal to leave the band forever (at the time).
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