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Old 04.16.2014, 01:17 PM   #1
Rather_Ripped
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"Honest James" is one of my favorite songs from Thurston, and I've spent many an hour trying to figure out what it might be about. It doesn't really matter, as I love the song anyways, even if I don't know what it's about. So, I was wondering if any of you on here have a clue what it's about, or what you think it might be about. Just a thought.
Thanks guys!
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Old 04.16.2014, 01:42 PM   #2
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It's whacked out. It's really whacked out...

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Old 04.18.2014, 11:46 AM   #3
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It must not mean anything. HAHA
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Old 04.25.2014, 01:18 PM   #4
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I still want to know what "Brother James" is about!
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Old 04.26.2014, 03:44 AM   #5
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I don´t know most of the Sonic songs, what they´re about...It was really interesting to hear some of the backgrounds of new Dust album songs, when Lee explained them in their gig!
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Old 04.26.2014, 09:51 PM   #6
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Honest James is the only dog on tree I really can't stand.
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Old 04.27.2014, 11:45 AM   #7
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Like alot of Thurston's (and Lee's for that matter) songs, I feel like it has a very specific meaning to its author, but is written in a way that lets it mean different things to different listeners.
They have a very specific quality that makes it feel like a life story, but its just vague enough to make it transferrable. It's a rare and beautiful quality that not many other song writers really have (Neil Young and Leonard Cohen jump to mind immediately tho)
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