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Thread #41139   Message #3734806
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
02-Sep-15 - 06:53 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Speed of the Sound of Loneliness (Prine)
Subject: RE: John Prine - Speed of the sound...
Like many a good song you can read it several ways, according to how it's sung.

The obvious way is it's by someone to a straying partner, bit equally it can be it's addressed to the singer - the "you" means "me" and "i". Self awareness.