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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicLyrics · 7 years ago

Can anyone explain the meaning of the lyrics of the song "Dog days are over"..?

... by Florence + The Machine.

I tried but these lyrics are too deep for me to understand. So need help with that! TY :)

""Happiness, hit her like a train on a track

Coming towards her, stuck still no turning back

She hid around corners and she hid under beds

She killed it with kisses and from it she fled

With every bubble she sank with a drink

And washed it away, down the kitchen sink

The dog days are over

The dog days are done

The horses are coming

So you better run

Run fast for your mother and fast for your father

Run for your children for your sisters and brothers

Leave all your love and your longing behind you

Can't carry it with you if you want to survive

The dog days are over

The dog days are done

Can you hear the horses

'Cause here they come

And I never wanted anything from you

Except everything you had

And what was left after that too. oh.

Happiness hit her like a bullet in the back

Struck from a great height

By someone who should know better than that

The dog days are over

The dog days are gone

Can you hear the horses

'Cause here they come

Run fast for your mother and fast for your father

Run for your children for your sisters and brothers

Leave all your love and your longing behind you

Can't carry it with you if you want to survive

The dog days are over

The dog days are gone

Can you hear the horses

'Cause here they come

The dog days are over

The dog days are gone

The horses are coming

So you better run

The dog days are over

The dog days are gone

The horses are coming

So you better run""

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  • 7 years ago
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    See there is a saying that every dog has his day (even if they dont deserve).

    So the singer means to say that good time of people like this are over and now its singer(horse who chase away dogs) rule

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