Dive
Mr.Children Lyrics


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Scuba dive
Scuba dive into your eyes
I scuba into your soul
I scuba dive until we're
Old, old, old
Scuba dive
Scuba dive into your eyes
I scuba into your soul
I scuba dive until we're
Old, old, old
Love is blind
That's why I walk around with closed not opened eyes
To the skies I'd reach for you
But paralyzed
Underwater scuba dive
I soon realize
The tube was full of foolish lies
Who'd knew that I'd never see you
Time and time again believe you
Open arms I'd give receive you
Promise that I'd never leave you
Never leave you never go
I stayed high you took me low
Never settled never coped
Underwater now I'm soaked
Scuba dive
Scuba dive into your eyes
I scuba into your soul
I scuba dive until we're
Old, old, old
Scuba dive
Scuba dive into your eyes
I scuba into your soul
I scuba dive until we're
Old, old, old
Who am I?
To tell you what to do with your life
I can only do my best and try
I wanna be along for the ride
For the ride
For the ride
But it's alright if I'm not
I got plenty more to see
Plenty more I can do
Plenty fish in this sea
I'll advance without you
I keep diving my tank
Full of air when I breath
I just want to be me
I know that I'll succeed
Scuba dive
Scuba dive into your eyes
I scuba into your soul
I scuba dive until we're
Old, old, old
Scuba dive
Scuba dive into your eyes
I scuba into your soul




I scuba dive until we're
Old, old, old

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Mr.Children's song Dive are about the ups and downs of a romantic relationship. Through the use of scuba diving as a metaphor, the singer describes diving deep into their lover's eyes and soul, staying with them through thick and thin. However, the lyrics also reveal a sense of uncertainty and insecurity in the relationship as the singer questions their own worth and ability to be a good partner. They acknowledge that love can blind us, but they still want to be along for the ride and succeed as an individual. Overall, the use of scuba diving and underwater imagery creates a sense of exploration and discovery in the relationship, while also highlighting the danger and risk involved in opening ourselves up to love.


Interestingly, the chorus of the song contains the phrase "until we're old, old, old," which is a reference to a traditional Japanese children's song called "Koinobori". The song is about carp-shaped streamers that are hung during a seasonal holiday, and the lyrics talk about how the carp grow bigger and stronger as they swim upstream.


Line by Line Meaning

Scuba dive
Let's explore deeper


Scuba dive into your eyes
Let's get to know each other better


I scuba into your soul
I want to understand you on a deep level


I scuba dive until we're Old, old, old
I want to love you for a lifetime


Love is blind
Love can make us overlook flaws


That's why I walk around with closed not opened eyes
I'm cautious because I don't want to be hurt


To the skies I'd reach for you But paralyzed
I want to be with you, but my fears hold me back


Underwater scuba dive I soon realize The tube was full of foolish lies
When we get closer, I realize that there were things you were hiding


Who'd knew that I'd never see you Time and time again believe you
I trusted you, but you weren't who I thought you were


Open arms I'd give receive you Promise that I'd never leave you Never leave you never go
I was committed to you and wanted to be there for you forever


I stayed high you took me low Never settled never coped Underwater now I'm soaked
Our relationship was tumultuous and it's left me feeling emotionally drained


Who am I? To tell you what to do with your life I can only do my best and try
I don't want to control you, I just want to support you


I wanna be along for the ride For the ride For the ride But it's alright if I'm not
I want to be a part of your life, but I understand if you don't want me to be


I got plenty more to see Plenty more I can do Plenty fish in this sea I'll advance without you
Even if we don't end up together, I still have a lot of life to live


I keep diving my tank Full of air when I breath I just want to be me I know that I'll succeed
I'll keep exploring and growing, and I'm confident that I'll find happiness




Lyrics © DistroKid
Written by: Alex Baider

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