Black
Tribeca Lyrics


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She went to court wearing black
I went to court in a heartattack
and she turned twice, turned twice to me in her Chloe shirt
said It was always you, it was never me,

But I could love you the right way
if we unleash this fear
you could love me the right way
if we release those tears

She folded like a swiss-army knife
I took her twice from behind, then I broke her spine,

But I could love you the right way
if we unleash this fear
you could love me the right way
if we release those tears
I could love you the right way
if we unleash this fear
you could love me the right way
if we release those tears

Whatever got to you has now got to me
Whatever brought you down is now bringing me down, down

She went to court wearing black
I went to court in a heartattack,

But I could love you the right way
if we unleash this fear
you could love me the right way
if we release those tears
I could love you the right way
if we unleash this fear




you could love me the right way
if we release those tears

Overall Meaning

The song "Black" by Tribeca is a haunting and emotional ballad about a relationship that has gone array. The opening line "She went to court wearing black, I went to court in a heart attack" sets the scene for the emotional turmoil that has led to the courtroom. It's unclear what type of court they are attending, but the evocative image of her wearing black suggests that it may be a significant event, such as a funeral or a trial. The second line suggests that the singer is not in the best of health and is, perhaps, suffering from the stress of the situation.


As the song progresses, it becomes clear that the relationship between the two individuals is strained. The line, "she turned twice, turned twice to me in her Chloe shirt, said it was always you, it was never me," reveals that the female partner blames the male partner for the problems in their relationship. However, the male partner insists that they can "love each other the right way" if they can overcome their fears and release their pent-up emotions.


The imagery in the song is vivid and powerful. The line "she folded like a swiss-army knife, I took her twice from behind, then I broke her spine" is particularly evocative, although it's unclear if it's intended to be literal or metaphorical. Overall, "Black" is a powerful and thought-provoking song that explores the complexities of human relationships.


Line by Line Meaning

She went to court wearing black
She dressed in black attire when appearing in court.


I went to court in a heartattack
I was very nervous and anxious when appearing in court.


and she turned twice, turned twice to me in her Chloe shirt
She looked at me twice and showed off her designer Chloe shirt while in court.


said It was always you, it was never me,
She claimed that all issues were caused by me and not her.


But I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear
I believe our relationship has potential only if we overcome our fears.


you could love me the right way if we release those tears
You could love me the right way if you express your emotions and release your bottled-up feelings.


She folded like a swiss-army knife
She surrendered easily and was very flexible like a Swiss Army knife.


I took her twice from behind, then I broke her spine,
I had sex with her from behind twice and then I metaphorically broke her heart/spirit.


Whatever got to you has now got to me
Whatever affected you has now also affected me.


Whatever brought you down is now bringing me down, down
Whatever caused you to feel sad or depressed is now having the same effect on me.


But I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear
I believe our relationship has potential only if we overcome our fears.


you could love me the right way if we release those tears
You could love me the right way if you express your emotions and release your bottled-up feelings.


I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear
I am capable of loving you properly if we both let go of our respective fears.


you could love me the right way if we release those tears
You have the ability to love me properly if we both let go of our emotions and express ourselves openly.




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Diego Martinez

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Carlos Morales

She went to court wearing black I went to court in a heartattack and she turned twice, turned twice to me in her Chloe shirt said It was always you, it was never me, But I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear you could love me the right way if we release those tears

She folded like a swiss-army knife I took her twice from behind, then I broke her spine, But I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear you could love me the right way if we release those tears I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear

you could love me the right way

if we release those tears Whatever got to you has now got to me Whatever brought you down is now bringing me down, down She went to court wearing black I went to court in a heartattack, But I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear you could love me the right way if we release those tears I could love you the right way if we unleash this fear you could love me the right way if we release those tears

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