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    When the circus comes to town

    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of the expression: "When the circus comes to town"
    in the song:

    'Where is your heart at
    'Nobody knows that
    Even though youíve him, her, me and an army searching.
    'Iíve got a feeling
    You will be reeling
    When you are bad and the circus comes to town
    'And you see me leaving Dressed up as a magician or something like that'


    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: When the circus comes to town

    Who knows.

    Didn't we already discuss this many times -- that songs don't have to make much sense. Often they're just a bunch of random phrases that may or may not have some private meaning to the songwriter.

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    Re: When the circus comes to town

    There is a romantic notion of leaving all your troubles behind and running away to join the circus. It is obviously easier to do this when the circus comes to your town.

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    Re: When the circus comes to town

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    There is a romantic notion of leaving all your troubles behind and running away to join the circus. It is obviously easier to do this when the circus comes to your town.

    I congratulate you on finding meaning in that.

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