Mercedes
Team Sleep Lyrics


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Dance with us tonight
I bet you like our song too
I miss earth tonight
I bet you like it soft do you?

uh huh get up uh huh dance
uh huh come on
dance with us tonight
I bet you like our song too
I miss earth tonight
I bet you like it hard do you?

uh huh dance uh huh get up uh huh come on

I miss earth tonight yeah
I bet you like our song too
dance with us come on
I bet you like our song too




dance with us now 'cause
I bet you like our song

Overall Meaning

The first verse of Team Sleep's song Mercedes seems to be an invitation to the listener to dance along with the band to their music. The singer suggests that the listener likes the band's song, and perhaps even finds it soothing. However, the tone of the lyrics changes in the second verse, as the singer says that they "miss earth tonight" and ask the listener if they like "it hard," which could refer to both the music and their emotions.


Furthermore, the repetition of "dance with us" and "I bet you like our song" throughout the song creates a hypnotic effect and encourages the listener to let go and just enjoy the music. That being said, the phrase "I miss earth tonight" could be interpreted in a few ways, potentially representing homesickness or longing for a lost connection to something.


Overall, the lyrics of Mercedes suggest a yearning for intimacy, a desire to connect with others through music and dance. The song creates an atmosphere of both mystery and comfort, inviting the listener to forget about their worries and immerse themselves in the present moment.


Line by Line Meaning

Dance with us tonight
Invitation for someone to dance with the band tonight


I bet you like our song too
Assumption that the person would enjoy the band's music


I miss earth tonight
Expression of missing something or someone tonight


I bet you like it soft do you?
Assumption that the person prefers gentle, calm things


uh huh get up uh huh dance
Encouragement to the person to stand up and dance


uh huh come on
Further encouragement to the person to join and participate


I bet you like it hard do you?
Assumption that the person prefers more intense or challenging experiences


dance with us come on
Repeat of the invitation to dance with the band


I miss earth tonight yeah
Expression of missing something or someone tonight (repeated)


dance with us now 'cause
Urging the person to start dancing immediately


I bet you like our song
Reiteration that the person would likely enjoy the band's music




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Comments from YouTube:

@defgmx

So many amazing Team Sleep tracks that were unreleased. This is one of them!

@Estesolace

Been listening to this song. This YouTube vid, since 2009. Gold unreleased Team Sleep!

@cactusnoturno

One of Team Sleep's best.

@no1sname

Love the hell out of this song! :D

@tolertoxin

so underrated

@lafayette-

Uh huh get up!!!

@arelizvanilly11

i f-in love this song.... especially when i feel like shit...

@patman0250

well you are what you eat haha!

@aq8609

This song makes me feel like having unprotected sex.

@majinghost5809

I feel you so hard bro

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