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The goal of this analysis is to see how these characters are connected. Just how I see it: The Decemberists are certainly one of the most clever and talented bands of our time.

Picaresque (album) – Wikipedia

The catchiest on picaresque in my opionon. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more.

This site uses cookies. General Comment It’s about that girl that you want but will never get, for whatever reason.

He takes such pride in his occupation, in fact, that even his progeny will follow after. General Comment When the song says ‘Trying to rid you from my bones’, I don’t interpret that as trying to forget a girl. More The Decemberists Lyrics. I’m an engine driver On a long run, on a long run Would I work beside her? This chorus seems to tie these three verses by making the song personal. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. He doesn’t really have that much of an identity separate from her because whenever he talks about himself, he relates it to this other person.


The Engine Driver – The Decemberists Song – BBC Music

The album was recorded at the Prescott Church in northeast Portlandwhich the band rented for one month in the summer of I lean more towards the idea that the engine driver is coming out of his reverie of his lady and referring to his trip as a long one. The emotion in the song is prevalent and clear, and most listeners will certainly relate.

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. Articles with hAudio microformats. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Still, even knowing this, the love that you feel stays. I’m writing a fiction book as well, and it’s enine to just get the story out of me. To facilitate the creative process and avoid creative block, band members filled a used bike helmet with slips of paper listing strategies and ideas to try out.


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Engine Driver Lyrics

I’ll post more on that once I think about it some more. Each song is like reading a novel: And then the pre-chours: General Comment just beautiful. He keeps writing these stories and pouring himself into these different characters and no matter who he becomes he still doesn’t get the girl.

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The album includes the track ” Sixteen Military Wives “, the music video of which was distributed by the band via BitTorrent. He just writes to keep away a person who he loved.

Login with Facebook Error: Retrieved April 5, General Comment I feel as if it’s about a writer trying to get over hte girl.