Password Compilare il campo Password Il campo Password deve avere almento 6 caratteri Le password devono coincidere. Lyrics submitted by MarcelLionheart , edited by bigbearboy , JonaRous. Cerca i testi delle tue canzoni preferite Trova. Also, the chorus makes me think of a countdown to the explosion of the nitroglycerine. This song is about the the mine disaster that happened in Butte, MT, in And if you ever make it to ten you won’t make it again!

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Rox In The Box

Quiero recibir notificaciones de artistas destacados y noticias. If you’re outside the lee on 10 you’re going to get blown up. Flag cynthia on April 20, Taken from the official Decemberists website. General Comment Considering the Decemberists’ penchant for historical references, I’d say it’s a fair bet that the song is decemberistz the Granite Mountain Mine disaster–it’s even mentioned in the song Cognome Compilare il campo Cognome.

It is still considered one of the largest mine catastrophes with deaths. More The Decemberists Lyrics.

rox in the box the decemberists

The Decemberists Fans Also Like: Get the rocks in the box Get the water right down to your socks This bullpen’s built to fallen brother and bone We all do what we can We endure our fellow man And we sing our song to the head frame’s vixen moan And it’s one, two, three On the wrong side of the lee What were you meant for?


Rocks – refers to the fruits of the worker’s labour, which could be sales, company product, services etc. And it’s one two three On the wrong side of the lee What were you meant for?

No tags, suggest one. I interpret this song as a lecture from a crusty old senior miner to a new recruit. Those outside tried to put the fire out with water which created steam that burned those who were trying to escape.

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I think this song is about one’s life philosophy or choices using a gold miner’s analogy. You’ll work and die.

And tbe won’t make a dime On this gray-grounded mountain mine Of dirt you’re made and to dirt you will return! The origin of Smashing Pumpkins, Decemberists, and Enviada por viniciusSubtitulado por Julia. The Decemberists — Rox in the Box. As I’m not someone who knows anything about mining, there’s no chance I’d have been able to intuit the song meaning on my own.


The Decemberists – Rox in the Box Lyrics Meaning

Add your thoughts 22 Comments. And it’s one, two, three On the wrong side of the lee What were you meant for? I went to school in Butte and would have to agree. What does Rox in the Box mean? We all do what we can We endure our fellow man And we sing our songs to the headframes’ creaks and moans Each miner does what he must to get the job done.

When I first heard though I thought of slavery. I saw them this weekend and he said it was about Butte Montana.

rox in the box the decemberists

What were you meant for? SongMeanings is a place for discussion and discovery. The demand for work far outstripped the supply and thus the workers could be easily replaced and worked to death. While this is the very thing I love about them, oftentimes I have to decemberusts the internet to understand their music.