09-Dirty Little Secret
Pillar Lyrics


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Why can't we try and understand?
All these images are out of hand
And in demand by every man that think he's on his own
And all this time, we've been heading nowhere really fast
Never knowing that the past would make us feel alone
But now, that all the cover's blown
You can see how much you've thrown out the door
Don't wait before you try and let this go

You've got this dirty little secret
You're trying hard to keep it
Out of sight, out of mind
But you can't hide

When will you see that the end will come eventually?
But you can't just let it be, you have to take control




And grab ahold of the one thing that you can't let go
It doesn't matter what you know, you'll be stuck inside this hole

Overall Meaning

The first lines of this song, "Why can't we try and understand? All these images are out of hand," appear to be calling out the media's portrayal of beauty and sex appeal in a negative light. The singer seems to be saying that these unrealistic ideals are causing harm, with the phrase "out of hand" implying that it's gone too far. The following lines, "And in demand by every man that think he's on his own / And all this time, we've been heading nowhere really fast / Never knowing that the past would make us feel alone," suggest that this focus on physical appearance has led people to feel disconnected and unhappy.


As the chorus hits, the singer turns their attention closer to home: "You've got this dirty little secret / You're trying hard to keep it / Out of sight, out of mind / But you can't hide." It's not entirely clear what the secret is, but the implication is that it's something shameful that the singer is urging the listener to confront. The final lines of the song, "It doesn't matter what you know, you'll be stuck inside this hole," suggest that hiding a secret can be emotionally damaging and that the only way out is to confront it.


Overall, the song seems to be urging listeners to stop hiding their true selves and to reject the negative messages perpetuated by the media. The tone is one of urgency, with the chorus repeating several times over the course of the song. The lyrics are straightforward and, although the identity of the secret is left ambiguous, the message is clear.


Line by Line Meaning

Why can't we try and understand?
Why can't we make an effort to comprehend?


All these images are out of hand
There are too many unrealistic standards to live up to


And in demand by every man that think he's on his own
These standards are being sought by everyone who feels alone


And all this time, we've been heading nowhere really fast
We've been progressing in the wrong direction at a rapid rate


Never knowing that the past would make us feel alone
We didn't realize that our past would leave us feeling isolated


But now, that all the cover's blown
Now that everything has been exposed


You can see how much you've thrown out the door
You can finally see how many things you've given up


Don't wait before you try and let this go
Don't hesitate to try and move on from this


You've got this dirty little secret
You have a hidden shameful truth


You're trying hard to keep it
You're putting effort into concealing it


Out of sight, out of mind
Ignoring it will make it disappear


But you can't hide
However, it will not simply go away


When will you see that the end will come eventually?
When will you realize that this will not last forever?


But you can't just let it be, you have to take control
You cannot afford to let it continue, you must take charge


And grab ahold of the one thing that you can't let go
Hold on tight to the one thing that's vital to you


It doesn't matter what you know, you'll be stuck inside this hole
Regardless of what you understand, you will remain trapped in this difficult situation




Lyrics © Capitol CMG Publishing

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