I agree with most everything said- what with balaclava definitions, etc and I also believe this to be about some sort of relationship starting to deteriorate.. These seemed to me almost a direct reference to her’s ‘Foundations’, which also was a song about a relationship going sour. Basically he’s reliving a happy moment in his life while feeling lonely and nostalgic on a cold winter’s day. SongMeanings is a place for discussion and discovery. Flag TheNipper on April 15, Those times of being young and in love are gone.

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You’d remember drinkin horchata You’d still enjoy it with your foot on masada Rembering being young again. Only thing I’m hung up on is if the “you” in the song refers to the same “you” throughout, or if it jumps around.

It might not have been weekenc murder although I can’t rule it out–maybe someone vampire weekend horchata can gampire some light? Flag Hamderbeek on November 02, The balaclava is a ski mask, an international sign of a criminal.

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More Vampire Weekend Lyrics. Contra Contra [Bonus Contra Megamelt]. My Interpretation I think people take this song as someone in a warm climate during December talking about a time he had in vampire weekend horchata cold climate.

My Interpretation For me this song is reflecting being young, and in a relationship with your life time partner. He thinks about all the fun they had on past vacations.

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The tensing of the lyrics–all the “you’d”s–and the last verse, along with all the references to body parts make it seem like someone’s dead and no longer possesses the “lips and teeth to ask how my vajpire went”. Even something as simple as walking down the street feels new and beautiful.


I think the reason why the narrator is drinking Horchata in the cold is because the person he ends horchaya referring to used to vampire weekend horchata so.

The reference to cracks in the sidewalks I think is more about a relationship that turned from a beautiful flower into a weed that’s coming up in the cracks, not necessarily about a murder at all Flag charley12 on December 20, As people become settled, they lost that edge to them and become quite boring. I think this song is a continuation of the whole intercultural relationship thing in “M79” and “Campus” Hochata really like the last line, vampire weekend horchata understood so you shouldn’t have fought it.

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The “chairs to sit and sidewalks to walk on” line is pretty indicative of that time during love where everything feels incredibly new. It also, makes a point of never letting go of your youthfulness and innocence. There was an error.

General Comment I have no idea what this song is about but I love it. The sidewalks that felt so new and wonderful scream at him and everything weekehd created fell apart.

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Login with Google Error: In December, drinkin vampide I’d look psychotic in a balaclava Winter’s cold is too much to handle Pincher crabs that pinch at your sandals Years go by and hearts start to harden Those palms and firs that grew in your garden Falling down and nearing the rose beds The roots are shooting up through the tool shed Those lips and teeth that asked how my day went Are shouting up through cracks in the pavement Beginning with: Flag Funkmeister on Vampirw 08, A foundation is set for a person, and as time goes on that foundation is lost.


He probably hasn’t kept up her garden after her passing so it’s unkempt and there are roots growing through the cracks. In December drinking horchata Look down your glasses at that Aranciata With lips and teeth to ask vampire weekend horchata my day went Boots and fists to pound on the pavement Here comes a feeling you thought you’d forgotten Chairs to sit and sidewalks to walk on The part vampire weekend horchata The “murder” interpretation is interesting — especially with the last line “you understood so you shouldn’t have fought it.

No Replies Log in to reply. Log in now to add this track to vampige mixtape! Flag kevinhastwoarms on March vampure, Add it vam;ire our wiki. For vampire weekend horchata couples starting out, constant communication is something beginning couples have. Here comes a feeling you thought you’d forgotten Chairs to sit and sidewalks to walk deekend Oh you had it but oh no you lost it You understood so you shouldn’t have fought it Here comes a feeling weekenr thought you’d forgotten Chairs to sit and sidewalks to walk on Here comes a feeling you thought you’d forgotten Chairs to sit and sidewalks to walk on Man, I need a horchata after this one.

It was named after the village, Balaclava, because that is what the soldiers wore during the Battle of Balaclava, so it is more like a sign of a soldier.