Love Song Of The Week

This weeks song is not a love song in the typical way. Its actually quite somber and sad. The song is Landfill by Daughter. I first heard this song on an indie music station maybe a year ago. I was pulled in by the slow drums in the beginning then the guitar creeps in along with the lead singers haunting voice. In my interpretation the song is about loving someone who does not want you. So you love them and yet you hate them at the same time because they’re breaking your heart. Throughout the verses the singer sings of all the horrible things this person could do to her like throw her in a landfill, or leave her in the rain. But she says don’t try to show any remorse because this is what you wanted. This song shows how the line between love and hate can become blurred.

“Throw me in a landfill
Don’t think about the consequences
Throw me in the dirt pit
Don’t think about the choices that you make”

“Well this is torturous electricity
Between both of us and this is
Dangerous, ’cause I want you so much
But I hate your guts. I hate you.”

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