Monday, September 13, 2010

Today was just one of those days where everything I did reminded me of a friend and every song I heard somehow related to him. I hate days like today, because I catch myself wondering what might have been. Yes I do think about him, every now and then.




This song (taken from here) is about...

A young man who is overwhelmed by his relationship with a woman, and he is conflicted with the feelings he has for this woman. In his mind, there is no doubt about her love for him, but he’s not sure he can return this love. There is great passion in the relationship (perhaps where it all started), but he is starting to see some things in her that he really doesn’t like. Then again, who is he to judge (again the conflict).

Nor does he know what the implication would be of him professing his love for her – loss of identity, loss of youthful recklessness? Is it worth it? Then the passion comes back, and he is once again torn.

Through it all he doesn’t want to be deceitful, neither to her nor to himself. This forces him to start confronting the truths about this relationship, something he’d rather hide from. He’ll take the good but could do without the bad. All the while knowing there is no limit to what she is willing to do to preserve the relationship, he sometimes feels he can yield to her greater understanding of what’s going on. (Is she perhaps older than him? Was he once just a friend when she was in another relationship?)

So there he is, all messed up. Life used to be so simple. In fact his relationship with her can be quite simple at times (maybe it was at first), but now he’s wondering if he isn’t in over his head. It’s not just a game anymore. He’d like to show her who’s boss but he doesn’t quite have it in him. His pride pays a heavy price for the passion he feels.

So this is a tale of conflict within a young man’s head, a complex story which the author conveyed with an economy of words.

Dan Hill's Public Relations adds the following, in the author's own words: "The inspiration behind my original version of “Sometimes When We Touch” was as cliché as it was real. I wrote it for an “older woman” (she was twenty-two) I was sleeping with. I wanted more than a sexual relationship. She didn’t. My desperate, indeed Hail Mary hope was that “Sometimes...” might cause her to take me more seriously. My plan backfired, badly."


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First Two Commenters
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68 comments

LadyJava said... @ 14/9/10 5:09 AM

:* :* :*

LadyJava said... @ 14/9/10 5:10 AM

What a sad tale Mon.. I hope you friend finds happiness soon..
Happy MM dearie.. love this song!

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:17 AM

>:o >:o >:o >:o

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:18 AM

:'( :'( :'( :'( :'(

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:18 AM

:( :( :( :( :(

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:18 AM

LJ is sooooo fast!!! >:o >:o >:o >:o >:o

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:18 AM

selamat pagi LJ! :-D

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:18 AM

=-O =-O =-O =-O =-O

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:19 AM

ate mon! =-O =-O =-O =-O

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:19 AM

sad tale eh... :'( :'( :'(

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:19 AM

things will be fine soon te mon..:D

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:20 AM

happy MM te mon! ;)

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:22 AM

OMG! i hope i can join MM this week! >:o >:o >:o

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:23 AM

..was just busy in school and with M..hahaha! :-D

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:24 AM

=-X =-X =-X =-X =-X

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:24 AM

>:o >:o >:o >:o >:o

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:24 AM

=-O =-O =-O =-O

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:25 AM

did i make a chop? :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:25 AM

can i have TLB here te mon??? :-D :-D :-D :-D

gagay said... @ 14/9/10 5:25 AM

thankie thankie!!! ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

gee said... @ 14/9/10 6:01 AM

i like the melody of this song. :)

Bill said... @ 14/9/10 8:52 AM

I remember this song from back then. It was a good one back then and still a great song. I have had songs like this also Monica it always makes you think. Happy MM my friend :*

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 14/9/10 2:29 PM

8-) 8-) 8-)

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 14/9/10 2:29 PM

hey Monica! ;)

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 14/9/10 2:29 PM

:'( :'( :'( :'( how come so sad one?? :( :(

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 14/9/10 2:30 PM

but this song very nice.. :(

*Michael said... @ 14/9/10 8:40 PM

:* :* :*

*Michael said... @ 14/9/10 8:41 PM

Mon, this is one of my favourite song :* :* :*

*Michael said... @ 14/9/10 8:41 PM

I must be too sentimental :-P :-P :-P

Bella Enveeus said... @ 15/9/10 12:50 AM

I love this song too.. :-) Reminds me of someone too.. :'(

MaxiVelasco said... @ 15/9/10 4:27 AM

;) ;) ;)

MaxiVelasco said... @ 15/9/10 4:27 AM

cool! Not only a video... but there's a story behind the lyrics! Thank you so much for sharing Monica!

Hugs!

elai said... @ 15/9/10 8:14 AM

hey, monica! :* :* :* :*

elai said... @ 15/9/10 12:11 PM

i love this song, mon! =-O =-O =-O =-O

elai said... @ 15/9/10 12:11 PM

uuuuuuyyy, was he your past bf mon? hehehhe

tekkaus said... @ 15/9/10 9:41 PM

Wow..hope your friend will have the courage to find happiness again. :D

poorprince said... @ 16/9/10 12:20 AM

nice song ilove it

gagay said... @ 16/9/10 7:28 AM

=-O =-O =-O =-O =-O

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 1:52 PM

LJ! :* :* :*

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 1:57 PM

Happy MM LJ... I love it too! :)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 1:57 PM

yeah GG FC2! :-D :-D

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:04 PM

TLB is up! ;)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:05 PM

GG! :* :* :*

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:08 PM

hehe I hope so! :-P :-P

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:10 PM

Happy MM GG! ;)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:20 PM

I hope u can join MM this week too! :-D :-D

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:20 PM

I hope u can join MM this week too! :-D :-D

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:21 PM

phewiittt.. busy with M?? ;) ;)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:21 PM

same here Gee! :)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:22 PM

Happy MM Bill! :*

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:23 PM

hey Caroline! ;) ;)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:24 PM

yeah... :'( :'( :'(

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:25 PM

very nice indeed!

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:28 PM

Michael! :* :* :*

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:29 PM

yay! *high-five* :* :* :*

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:35 PM

hahaha ;) :)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:37 PM

oh no... it reminds u of someone too Bella? =-O =-O :'( :'(

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:37 PM

Maxi!! :) ;)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:38 PM

hehe..u're welcome Maxi! *HUGS*

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:38 PM

hey Elai! :* :* :* :*

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:39 PM

yay! happy listening Elai! :) ;)

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:56 PM

Elai!!! u are the only person who gets what I was trying to say =-O =-O =-O

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:57 PM

hehe GG... why =-O =-O =-O?

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:58 PM

hehe! :-P :-P

Monica said... @ 16/9/10 2:58 PM

Happy listening Poorprince! :) ;)

Life Ramblings said... @ 16/9/10 10:31 PM

this is one of my all time favourites. thanks for featuring it.

Monica said... @ 18/9/10 1:27 AM

yay glad to hear that LR! :)

ayie said... @ 18/9/10 9:50 AM

i love meaningful songs like this... classic...

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