Orange Dream
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Doctor Afro Mal-Funkenstein

Doctor Funkenstein




Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Foster the People's song "Orange Dream" are open to interpretation but seem to reflect the desire for escapism and the pursuit of happiness in a world that can often feel overwhelming and oppressive. The song starts with the lines "I've got a motive, but everything's in disguise / All that's left is the truth I despise," suggesting a sense of frustration and deceit. The mention of "Doctor Afro Mal-Funkenstein" could be a reference to a figure who represents a form of liberation from this reality, perhaps symbolizing a fantasy or dreamlike state where one can embrace their true desires.


The chorus, which repeats the line "Call it what you want, it doesn't change what it is," highlights the idea that labels or classifications do not alter the essence of something. This could be interpreted as a call to embrace individuality and authenticity. The lyrics also touch upon emotions of loneliness and confinement, with lines like "I'm a prisoner of my mind."


Overall, "Orange Dream" seems to explore the themes of escapism, the yearning for freedom, and the struggles of navigating truth and reality in a complex world.


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Lyrics © DOMINO PUBLISHING COMPANY
Written by: Isom Innis

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@Lukalalie

*Refreshes YouTube feed
FOSTER THE PEOPLE EVERYWHERE

@michellemaldonado8278

THEY'RE BASICALLY GIVING US THE ALBUM FOR FREE oh my god that's why I love them so much

@IsaacPurpleguy

Michelle Maldonado Its cool of them but I'm still excited to buy it 👍

@michellemaldonado8278

Isaac Ezac I preordered it on iTunes and now I'm listening to it happily on my iPod (:

@liljj6244

Michelle Maldonado true

@julianjimenez2804

Michelle Maldonado but the album support your artist

@hellothere7993

Literally everyone does this wym

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@nikkijones8259

the bass is absolute perfection

@trinilovessf

They should make an EP with just stuff like this <3

@wellfucc3104

This song, Time To Get Closer, and The Angelic Welcome of Mr Jones would go in it cause they’re just shortened versions of longer songs and only The Angelic Welcome of Mr Jones got a full release (The Unforeseeable Fate of Mr Jones)

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