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In a interview, M. But not being so. Because, by the time you've finished working a hour shift, you're so tired you just want to get home to the family. I don't think immigrants are that threatening to society at all. They're just happy they've survived some war somewhere. As powerful as this explanation for the lyrics of "Paper Planes" may be, there are other potential meanings at play here as well.

It was never made clear exactly why the U. Rumors swirled that her ties to her father who had been involved with the Tamil Tigers separatist movement—a movement that sometimes employed terroristic tactics—during Sri Lanka's civil war had set off red alarms on some terror watch list.

Others suggested that the Bush administration simply didn't like the message of her music. Or perhaps the hang-up was simply some mundane bureaucratic snafu, with no political significance at all. In any case, for most of , M. In an interview, M. What sounds, at first, like the simplest kind of "stick-'em-up" thuggishness might be heard as a broader critique of the violence and profiteering marring even the highest levels of human society. But, really, it could be a much bigger idea: Selling weapons and the companies that manufacture guns—that's probably the biggest moneymaker in the world.

However, she insists that she invokes violent images merely to challenge listeners' assumptions, and that she does not in fact support violence of any kind.

Lyrics See more famous quotes from music. I fly like paper, get high like planes Quick Thought "Paper Planes" may never have broken through to become an international pop hit if it weren't for this fairly lame pot-smoking reference in its first verse. Deep Thought Almost certainly due to this lyric, the song got picked up to serve as the musical backdrop for the theatrical trailer to Pineapple Express , a comedy starring James Franco and Seth Rogan as an inept pot dealer and his favorite customer.

If you catch me at the border I got visas in my name Quick Thought M. Deep Thought It's unclear exactly what M. Sometimes I think sitting on trains Quick Thought M. Deep Thought "Paper Planes" became an unlikely hit single largely due to its usage on the silver screen. I'm clocking that game Quick Thought Where we come from, that's slang for dealing crack. Deep Thought We're not sure whether "clocking that game" has exactly the same connotation in South London or in Sri Lanka as it does here in the states, but this is clearly a celebration of some kind of shady hustle.

All I wanna do is [blam blam blam blam] Quick Thought The use of realistic gunshot sound effects in the chorus of "Paper Planes"—especially when juxtaposed against the sweet sounds of singing children—became a magnet for controversy. The song's grim message, recorded in , sounded prophetic when the riots erupted just two years later: Sticks and stones and weed and bombs Quick Thought Here the lyrics first mimic a common children's rhyme—"sticks and stones may break my bones"—but then take a very different turn.

Deep Thought As in the chorus, M. No one on the corner has swagger like us Quick Thought This line was sampled prominently in "Swagga Like Us," the Grammy-winning hit single featuring an all-star collaboration of rappers Jay-Z, T. Deep Thought We think the original lyric was actually "swag like us"—that would fit better with the drug-dealing theme of the verse—instead of "swagga like us.

Hit me on my burner prepaid wireless Quick Thought A "burner" is a cheap prepaid cell phone. Deep Thought Drug dealers typically use "burners" to conduct their business, throwing the phones away as soon as their minutes are up in order to ensure that they can't easily be traced by the police. The song ends with a bleak verse: All I wanna do is zoom a zoom zoom zoom And a poom poom Just shake ya rump.

Third World democracy Quick Thought M. Deep Thought But there's more than a little irony in holding up "Paper Planes" as representative of "Third World democracy. Deep Thought The KGB terrorized the people of the Soviet Union by conducting widespread internal surveillance, monitoring citizens' behavior for any sign of dissent from the communist regime. And a Kkkaaa ching! And take ya money. Lyrics taken from http: If this song really means something special to you, describe your feelings and thoughts.

Don't hesitate to explain what songwriters and singer wanted to say. Also we collected some tips and tricks for you:. Add song structure elements. Music Facts about M. This song promotes terrorism, cos it's sung by a supporter of terrorism itself. I live in Sri Lanka and our country is torn by ltte terrorists for 25yrs. She's a great supporter of their murderous cause. They have been killing innocent civilians and damaging property. They're the only terror group that killed state leaders make it 2 state leaders.

The ones who introduced suicide bombs and car bombs. One of many source of income for them are bribes from tamil illegal immigrants in developed countries. I am not surprised that she sings violent lyrics. That's the nature of terrorism. Mayb she sings about sumthin like that. When robbing from those immigrants. This is rather intresting. I never understood the song until I read these comments. Hell, in a way she sounds like a drug dealer or something in this song.

And why in the hell is she called "M. Lyrical content not so much.

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