Cocoon
Milky Chance Lyrics


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Eh-ah, eh-ah, eh-ah, eh-oh
Eh-ah, eh-ah, oh
Eh-ah, eh-ah, eh-ah, eh-oh
Eh-ah, eh-ah, oh

I know that you must feel like facing with ruin, facing with ruin
I messed it up as always, I'm afraid of losing, I'm afraid of losing
I made you thinking oh, so wrong
I made you feeling the worst
And I don't know how to get along
With myself when I'm weakened, when I'm weakened

So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you
So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you, let me bleed, let me bleed
Eh-ah, eh-ah, let me bleed, let me bleed
Eh-ah, eh-ah, instead of you

I've been always playing
Solid as I'm waving, solid as I'm waving
So I became a liar, I've been underrating, overestimated
I made it really hard for you, hard for you to love me
But there's so many things we could do
And all we need is escaping, escaping

So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you
So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you, let me bleed, let me bleed
Eh-ah, eh-ah, let me bleed, let me bleed
Eh-ah, eh-ah, instead of you

Eh-ah, eh-ah, oh
Eh-ah, eh-ah

So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you
So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you, let me bleed, let me bleed




Let me bleed, let me bleed
Let me bleed, uh let me bleed instead of you

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Milky Chance's song "Cocoon" suggest being trapped in a dark, lonely place - a metaphorical cocoon - where one can feel safe and protected from the outside world. The singer acknowledges that he has made mistakes in his relationship ("I messed it up as always, I'm afraid of losing"), but he wants to create a safe space for him and his partner where they can be vulnerable and support each other ("Let me bleed instead of you"). The repetitive "eh-ah, eh-oh" sounds in the chorus create a hypnotic, cocoon-like atmosphere that adds to the song's message of finding comfort in isolation.


The reference to "the blackened afternoon" could suggest a time of day when the sun is setting, representing the end of something - possibly the end of the relationship or the end of a difficult period. The line "I made it really hard for you, hard for you to love me" suggests that the singer has been struggling with his own insecurities and doubts about the relationship, making it hard for his partner to fully express their love for him. However, the message of the song is ultimately hopeful, as the couple seeks to escape from their problems and find solace together in their cocoon.


Line by Line Meaning

Eh-ah, eh-ah, eh-ah, eh-oh
The song starts with an upbeat and rhythmic sound, setting the stage for the emotional lyrics to come.


I know that you must feel like facing with ruin, facing with ruin
The singer acknowledges that his actions have caused his partner to feel devastated.


I messed it up as always, I'm afraid of losing, I'm afraid of losing
The singer admits to a pattern of making mistakes and being scared of losing his partner.


I made you thinking oh, so wrong
The singer recognizes that he has given his partner the wrong impression about him and his intentions.


I made you feeling the worst
The singer takes responsibility for causing his partner to feel terrible.


And I don't know how to get along
The singer admits to struggling with connecting with his own feelings and emotions.


With myself when I'm weakened, when I'm weakened
The singer recognizes that he is vulnerable and struggles to deal with his own weaknesses.


So let's go back to our cocoon
The singer suggests that they go back to a place of safety, where they can nurture and protect each other.


On the blackened afternoon
The singer paints a picture of a bleak and lonely time, suggesting that they need to find comfort in each other.


I see your heart is bleeding too
The singer recognizes that his partner is also suffering alongside him.


Let me bleed instead of you
The singer offers to take on his partner's pain, in order to alleviate her suffering.


I've been always playing
The singer acknowledges that he has been putting on a façade, pretending to be something he's not.


Solid as I'm waving, solid as I'm waving
The singer uses a metaphor of a waving flag to describe his own instability.


So I became a liar, I've been underrating, overestimated
The singer admits to lying and being unsure of his own worth.


I made it really hard for you, hard for you to love me
The singer recognizes that his own issues have caused difficulty in his relationship, making it hard for his partner to love him.


But there's so many things we could do
The singer suggests that there are still ways to fix their relationship and move forward together.


And all we need is escaping, escaping
The singer suggests that they need to find a way to escape from their current problems and start fresh.


Let me bleed, let me bleed
The singer reaffirms his desire to take on his partner's pain and suffering.


Let me bleed instead of you
The singer again offers to take on his partner's pain.


Eh-ah, eh-ah, oh
The upbeat refrain returns, providing contrast to the emotional lyrics.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: CLEMENS REHBEIN, PHILIPP MAXIMILIAN DAUSCH

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I know that you must feel like facing
With ruin, facing with ruin
I messed it up as always, I'm afraid of losing, I'm afraid of losing
I made you thinking oh so wrong
I made you feeling the worst
And I don't how to get along
With myself when I'm weakened
When I'm weakened
So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you
So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you
Let me bleed, let me bleed
Let me bleed, let me bleed
Instead of you
I've been always playing
Solid as I'm waving, solid as I'm waving
So I became a liar, I've been underrating
Overestimated
I made it really hard for you
Hard for you to love me
But there's so many things we could do
And all we need is escaping, escaping
So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you
So let's go back to our cocoon
On the blackened afternoon
I see your heart is bleeding too
Let me bleed instead of you
Let me bleed, let me bleed
Let me bleed, let me bleed
Let me bleed, let me bleed
Let me bleed, let me bleed
Instead of you



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