Solitude
Tribeca Lyrics


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The city is burning the riots

And the sun is melting everything down
cops and horses and teenage angst

and me, quiet me in my shades is thinking
"we sure need some love if we gonna get through' but hey"
You came with the rain

And you came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)

and you blushed (solitude)
you stole my woman and left me in this melancholy mood

The hills are alive
the von Trapps are chasing dragons and the street punk ass kids
Will kill you for a dollar
And me, quiet me in my shades is thinking

"we sure need some drugs if we're gonna get through" but hey

You came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)

And you blushed (solitude)
You stole my woman and left me (in this melancholy mood)
You came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)

and you blushed (solitude)
you stole my woman and left me in this melancholy mood


You came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)

And you blushed (solitude)
You stole my woman and left me (in this melancholy mood)
You came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)





And you blushed (solitude)
You stole my woman and left me in this melancholy mood

Overall Meaning

The song "Solitude" by Tribeca opens up with the lines "The city is burning the riots / And the sun is melting everything down." This paints a picture of chaos and violence. The song talks about cops, horses, and teenage angst - alluding to the struggle and rebellion of youth in the face of authority. The singer in the song is shown as someone who is detached from the chaos around them, quietly observing everything from behind their shades. They comment on the need for love and drugs to get through everything, but they seem to be stuck in a melancholy mood.


The chorus of the song talks about someone who came with the rain and stole the singer's woman, leaving them in a melancholy mood. The use of the word "solitude" in the chorus adds an additional layer of loneliness to the song. The lyrics suggest that this person who came with the rain represents a type of isolation, and the loss of the woman caused the singer to feel even more lonely.


The song seems to be a commentary on the state of the world at the time, with riots and chaos in the city. It also touches on the idea of loneliness and how relationships can affect one's mood. The use of descriptive language and imagery creates a vivid picture of the world the song is depicting.


Line by Line Meaning

The city is burning the riots
The chaos and destruction of riots are engulfing the city.


And the sun is melting everything down
The intensity of the situation is such that even the scorching sun feels like it's adding fuel to the fire.


cops and horses and teenage angst
The police forces and their horses are trying to contain the unrest, but their efforts are met with the rebellion and frustration of the young generation.


and me, quiet me in my shades is thinking
Amidst all the chaos, the artist is trying to stay calm and composed, lost in thought.


"we sure need some love if we gonna get through' but hey"
The artist recognizes that love and compassion are the only way to bring peace, but realizes that might be easier said than done.


You came with the rain
The singer is addressing someone who arrived, possibly unexpectedly, during a moment of turmoil and confusion.


And you came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)
The person who arrived brought with them a sense of solitude, possibly being a lone figure or a calming presence.


and you blushed (solitude)
The use of 'blushed' may refer to the person blushing from the rain or from the attention of the artist, or it could imply the stillness and serenity the rain and the arrival brings.


you stole my woman and left me in this melancholy mood
The artist might be feeling abandoned, possibly by a former partner who left them for this newcomer.


The hills are alive
This line might reference the famous movie 'The Sound of Music' where Julie Andrews sings about the hills being alive with the sound of music, possibly suggesting that even in a violent city, there is still beauty to be found.


the von Trapps are chasing dragons and the street punk ass kids
This could again reference 'The Sound of Music' with the von Trapp family chasing away oppressive forces, while the street kids may represent the voiceless and the marginalized who resort to violence out of desperation.


Will kill you for a dollar
The poverty and lawlessness in the city have made human life disposable and valuable only for the price of a dollar.


"we sure need some drugs if we're gonna get through" but hey
The singer acknowledges the lure of drugs as a way to escape, but realizes that it's only a temporary fix.


You came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)
The singer repeats the line, implying that the arrival of this person is significant and has brought a sense of isolation and stillness amidst a raging city.


And you blushed (solitude)
The use of 'blushed' again could imply peace or tension, as the singer may feel uprooted by the arrival of the newcomer.


You stole my woman and left me (in this melancholy mood)
The artist may be consumed by jealousy and loneliness, feeling neglected and hurt because of the attention the person they are addressing is receiving.


You came (solitude) with the rain (solitude)
The repetition of this line underscores the significance of this arrival, possibly being a beacon of hope amid the despair and chaos.


And you blushed (solitude)
The singer repeats this line, again highlighting the various interpretations of 'blushed.'


You stole my woman and left me in this melancholy mood
The last line repeats the earlier verse and drives home the sense of heartbreak and sorrow that the singer is feeling.




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@p.p.4353

This will forever be my favorite song <3

@starwarsfanatic4332

I have been looking for this forever, so glad I finally found it. All I could remember was "left me in this melancholy mood" :P

@yyjustin

really good song

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I really love this song. so gooooooood!

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