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Songs that (probably) aren't about GD/trans, but sound like they could be.

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Daisy Jane:
I was looking through another thread on songs about GD and it got me thinking. A lot of songs are written in a way that leave the lyrics open to interpretation. Have you ever listened to a song that probably wasn't about transitioning or GD, but sounded like it could be?

After recognizing my own desire to transition, I started hearing the song Mirror Error by The Faint in a totally different way. It totally sounds like he's singing about GD to me.


Mirror Error lyrics

Baby thinks he looks just like the face he makes in mirrors
Only once or twice a month
Does the mirror do him justice
Every other time he looks a mess
He expects a lot from it
But then barely notices

Baby knows we all create the world from in our skulls
Everything you think of is just as real as you make it
Now he only focuses on dreams   
Can you make a thing exist just by focusing on it?
Yeah?

I been around a mirror enough to know it's hard to change
We're like magicians when we dream
But we wake up and nothing's different
Cover up with jewelery or pierce all the parts you've got
If the packaging design can fix the contents

I might distort myself a bit
I doubt that I'm the only one
To hope their features smear
Warp the face that's stuck to my skull
It's just a mask
Peel the skin away and we'll trade
I'm not so attached to this face

Confetti:
Reflection from Disney's Mulan is my favourite at the moment

Rufio:
"In the Water" by Anadel has been my general dysphoria song for a while despite almost certainly not being about it.

You hold your every breath
But life is for the living, in the water
You feel that you should run, but where are you to hide
In the water

Against the tide we struggle
With the skin we're in, the skin we're in
Against the tide we struggle
To keep our heads above the deep
And our hearts above the lie


And so on, but that's the bit that strikes me.

Roses and Songs:
    While recording it I realized it could relate to all those who end up on the street to be able to live their lives as themselves, and it saddened me very much. Rose.

Phil Collins - Another Day in Paradise
Album: ...But Seriously (1989)

 She calls out to the man on the street
 Sir, can you help me
 It's cold and I've nowhere to sleep
 Is there somewhere you can tell me

 He walks on, doesn't look back
 He pretends he can't hear her
 Starts to whistle as he crosses the street
 Seems embarrassed to be there

 Oh, think twice, cause it's another day
 For you and me in paradise
 Oh, think twice, cause it's another day
 For you, you and me in paradise
 Think about it

 She calls out to the man on the street
 He can see she's been cryin'
 She's got blisters on the soles of her feet
 She can't walk but she's tryin'

 Oh, think twice, cause it's another day
 For you and me in paradise
 Oh, think twice, it's just another day
 For you, you and me in paradise
 Just think about it, just think about it

 Oh Lord, is there nothing more anybody can do
 Oh Lord, there must be something you can say

 You can tell from the lines on her face
 You can see that she's been there
 Probably been moved on from every place
 'Cause she didn't fit in there

 Oh, think twice, cause it's another day
 For you and me in paradise
 Oh, think twice, it's just another day
 For you, you and me in paradise
 Just think about it, think about it

 It's just another day
 For you and me in paradise
 It's just another day
 For you and me in paradise...

Daria67:
OMG! Stop. Just stop already! I just managed to STOP CRYING while listening to "Read all about it, part iii" and now you lot give me a whole freaking LIST of songs to listen to?

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