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Thread started 09/15/04 8:34am

jayaredee

Songs about Coming Out of the Closet!

THe only one i know is Deeper and Deeper by Madonna

"Never gonna hide it again, never gonna have to pretend"

Of course there's MJ's In the CLoset, but it seems to have the opposite effect.
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Reply #1 posted 09/16/04 4:15pm

UptownDeb

How about Diana Ross' "I'm Coming Out"? Actually, I don't know if she talking about what you're talking about, but this could be a gay anthem. thumbs up!

I’m coming out
I’m coming
I’m coming out
I’m coming out
I’m coming out
I’m coming out

I’m coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I’m coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show

There’s a new me coming out
And I just had to live
And I wanna give
I’m completely positive
I think this time around
I am gonna do it
Like you never do it
Like you never knew it
Ooh, I’ll make it through

The time has come for me
To break out of the shell
I have to shout
That I’m coming out

I’m coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I’m coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show

I’m coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I’m coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show

I’ve got to show the world
All that I wanna be
And all my billities
There’s so much more to me
Somehow, I have to make them
Just understand
I got it well in hand
And, oh, how I’ve planned
I’m spreadin’ love
There’s no need to fear
And I just feel so glad
Everytime I hear:

I’m coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I’m coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show


I like Barbara Mason's club classic "Another Man". Maybe I've had it all wrong all these years but I think she's singing about her "down low" man. Can't find the lyrics but it goes something like caught in the middle I don't know what to do/what can you do when your man is untrue/there's another man...beatin' my time. In other words, her man is cheating on her with another man. Song cracks me up. lol
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Reply #2 posted 09/16/04 7:22pm

purplegypsy

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DEEPER AND DEEPER is about coming out of the closet??? not sure I agree with that...


songs I think are:

Damn I wish i was your lover - sophie b. hawkins
Freedom - george michael
waiting for that day - george michael
Let the rain come down...17 days....
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Reply #3 posted 09/16/04 7:24pm

AsianBomb777

I'm shameless - Garth Brooks
KMFDM SUCKS - KMFDM
Nothing Else Matters - Metalica
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Reply #4 posted 09/16/04 7:28pm

jayaredee

purplegypsy said:

DEEPER AND DEEPER is about coming out of the closet??? not sure I agree with that...


songs I think are:

Damn I wish i was your lover - sophie b. hawkins
Freedom - george michael
waiting for that day - george michael


Deeper and deeper is about coming out. I think it has been said before. ANyway the way i interpret it is that a person being raised by their parents to be a certain way so they have to repress their true feelings and hide themselves. But at the end she says how she's "never gonna hide it again," and "never gonna have to pretend," even though she was raised with certain morals. This song doesn't pertain to Madonna specifically.
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Reply #5 posted 09/16/04 8:04pm

JonSnow

METAMORPHOSIS - Pet Shop Boys
-----

Please allow me to try and explain
I'm living proof that man can change
I knew what I wanted
I knew how to get it
It didn't make it happy so I started again
What I wanted to be was a family man
but nature had some alternative plans
So I did without the lot put emotion on hold
and hoped my instincts would do what they were told

I wanna know yeah
I wanna know

But every now and then
often at night
a particular feeling would surface in spite
of what I told myself and tried to deny
I kept on asking the question: why?

I wanna know yeah
I wanna know

You grow up and experience this
a total metamorphosis

It's all about change
It's a metamorphosis

With time and age I had to change
'cause my behaviour was getting strange
People on the street caught my eye
and I began to think I might be their kind of guy
The long-term suppression of an adolescent urge
was in retreat and I was on the verge
of falling in love or having fun
Time was running out
Something had to be done

I wanna know yeah
I wanna know
I wanna know yeah
Tell me what's the reason

Where was I?
Laying down the law
dancing with others
out on the floor
Music and smoke
What did it mean?
Somebody spoke and I went into a dream
I had what I wanted
madly in love
Nothing else mattered
This was enough
Questions were answered
which used to perplex
in particular those about the big s.e.x.

I wanna know yeah
I wanna know
I wanna know yeah
Tell me what's the reason

You grow up and experience this
A total metamorphosis
It's all about love
It's a metamorphosis

Dreaming is easy
life is tough
I got the picture
The most important thing
is not to end up bitter
'cause when you start to feel
increasingly forlorner
woomph! love comes
right around the corner
It may not last
but here am I
once a caterpillar
now a butterfly
It can seem strange
but when you reminisce
It's all about change
It's a metamorphosis

I wanna know yeah
I wanna know
I wanna know
It's all about love
It's a metamorphosis

You grow up and experience this
A total metamorphosis
It's all about change
It's a metamorphosis

I wanna know yeah
I wanna know
I wanna know yeah
I wanna know
It's all about change
It's a metamorphosis

I wanna know yeah
I wanna know
It's all about love
It's a metamorphosis
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Reply #6 posted 09/16/04 8:55pm

JANFAN4L

Coming Out Of Hiding
Rupaul
From the album RuPaul RedHot
(RuPaul / Tom Trujillo)

I've been living in the shadows
A dark and lonely place
An empty room without a window
No sun upon my face

But I'm coming out
Into the light of day
Don't stand in my way
I've made up my mind
It's time for me to shine
This moment is all mine

I'm coming out of hiding
I'm coming out of hiding -I'm coming out

My time is now no time for tomorrow
No more livin' in shame
And if I have to beg, steal or borrow
You will remember my name

Yes, I'm movin on
I've found respect for me
I see my destiny there
Yes, I will be strong
Got someone lovin me
And that someone is me!

No more hiding - light of day
Not givin' up - can't keep me down
Not givin in - I'm comin' out.
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Reply #7 posted 09/16/04 9:12pm

sosgemini

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Coming Out Of The Dark
Gloria Estefan

Why be afraid if I'm not alone
Though life is never easy the rest in unkown
Up to now for me it's been hands against stone
Spent each and every moment
Searching for what to believe

(chorus)
Coming out of the dark, I finally see the light now
It's shinning on me
Coming out of the dark, I know the love that saved me
You're sharing with me

Starting again is part of the plan
And I'll be so much stronger holding your hand
Step by step I'll make it through I know I can
It may not make it easier but I have felt you
Near all the way

(repeat chorus)

Forever, forever I stand on the rock of your love
Forever I'll stand on the rock
Forever, forever I stand on the rock of your love
Love is all it takes, no matter what we face

(chorus out)


lol
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Reply #8 posted 09/16/04 9:51pm

paisleypark4

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I think Madonna said "Secret" and "Deeper & Deeper" is about that subject
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Reply #9 posted 09/16/04 9:52pm

Moonwalkbjrain

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i kissed a girl.....4get who sings it.
Yesterday is dead...tomorrow hasnt arrived yet....i have just ONE day...
...And i'm gonna be groovy in it!
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Reply #10 posted 09/16/04 9:55pm

AsianBomb777

Moonwalkbjrain said:

i kissed a girl.....4get who sings it.



Jill Sol-Something-or-other
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Reply #11 posted 09/16/04 9:59pm

sosgemini

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AsianBomb777 said:

Moonwalkbjrain said:

i kissed a girl.....4get who sings it.



Jill Sol-Something-or-other



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Reply #12 posted 09/16/04 10:01pm

sosgemini

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oh oh oh...how can we call ourselfs queer and forget to mention the queen of queen songs?



Over The Rainbow
(Arlen-Harburg)
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Somewhere over the rainbow
Way up high
There's a land that I heard of
Once in a lullaby

Somewhere over the rainbow
Skies are blue
And the dreams that you dare to dream
Really do come true

Some day I'll wish upon a star
And wake up where the clouds are far behind me
Where troubles melt like lemondrops
Away above the chimney tops
That's where you'll find me

Somewhere over the rainbow
Bluebirds fly
Birds fly over the rainbow
Why then, oh why can't I?
Some day I'll wish upon a star
And wake up where the clouds are far behind me
Where troubles melt like lemondrops
Away above the chimney tops
That's where you'll find me

Somewhere over the rainbow
Bluebirds fly
Birds fly over the rainbow
Why then, oh why can't I?

If happy little bluebirds fly
Beyond the rainbow
Why, oh why can't I?
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Reply #13 posted 09/16/04 10:12pm

vainandy

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Andre Cymone's "Book of Love":

Once a friend came to me and asked me if I knew the way
He said his woman stepped out and he really thinks he's turning gay
So I took him by his hand and looked him right in the eyes
I said falling in love with a man ain't no surprise
Andy is a four letter word.
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Reply #14 posted 09/16/04 10:21pm

vainandy

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The Barkays' "Loose Talk":

Rumors here and rumors there
Idle gossip everywhere
Am I a king or am I a queen
No one knows the inside scene
Well I've been told that I'm obscene
But is your closet really clean
They chit and chat about what I am
But frankly I don't give a damn
Andy is a four letter word.
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Reply #15 posted 09/16/04 10:27pm

SassyBritches

paisleypark4 said:

I think Madonna said "Secret" and "Deeper & Deeper" is about that subject

you know, for some reason (maybe i read it, i'm not sure) i always thought secret was about heroin addiction and recovery. shrug

i'd have to actually read the article about deeper and deeper being about coming out. to me, it does not sound gender specific or focused on any one sexuality. the lyrics simply suggest someone is in love and is going to respect it and celebrate it and tell the world. this could be a straight person or a gay person. but that's just my twocents
[Edited 9/16/04 22:31pm]
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Reply #16 posted 09/17/04 12:01am

DavidEye

vainandy said:

Andre Cymone's "Book of Love":

Once a friend came to me and asked me if I knew the way
He said his woman stepped out and he really thinks he's turning gay
So I took him by his hand and looked him right in the eyes
I said falling in love with a man ain't no surprise



eek
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Reply #17 posted 09/17/04 12:07am

DavidEye

SassyBritches said:

paisleypark4 said:

I think Madonna said "Secret" and "Deeper & Deeper" is about that subject

you know, for some reason (maybe i read it, i'm not sure) i always thought secret was about heroin addiction and recovery. shrug

i'd have to actually read the article about deeper and deeper being about coming out. to me, it does not sound gender specific or focused on any one sexuality. the lyrics simply suggest someone is in love and is going to respect it and celebrate it and tell the world. this could be a straight person or a gay person. but that's just my twocents



Read the liner notes to 'Greatest Hits Volume 2'."Secret" is actually about a transvesite who is keeping the "secret" from his/her lover

"you knew all along what i never wanted to say"


And "Deeper and Deeper" is about a homosexual falling in love and deciding that he's "never gonna hide it again",despite what his/her parents say.But songs can always be interpreted any way that the listener chooses.But if I remember correctly,Madonna did say in an interview what the song is about.
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Reply #18 posted 09/17/04 3:57am

LightOfArt

DavidEye said:

SassyBritches said:


you know, for some reason (maybe i read it, i'm not sure) i always thought secret was about heroin addiction and recovery. shrug

i'd have to actually read the article about deeper and deeper being about coming out. to me, it does not sound gender specific or focused on any one sexuality. the lyrics simply suggest someone is in love and is going to respect it and celebrate it and tell the world. this could be a straight person or a gay person. but that's just my twocents



Read the liner notes to 'Greatest Hits Volume 2'."Secret" is actually about a transvesite who is keeping the "secret" from his/her lover

"you knew all along what i never wanted to say"


And "Deeper and Deeper" is about a homosexual falling in love and deciding that he's "never gonna hide it again",despite what his/her parents say.But songs can always be interpreted any way that the listener chooses.But if I remember correctly,Madonna did say in an interview what the song is about.


I'm so against artists telling what their songs are about. They should let us decide what the song is about. So sometimes I'm against music videos. They tell you what to think.

Secret to me is about someone who is uhm..material, seeks happiness finacially, but someone shares a secret with him/her and tells that "happiness lies in your own hand".

now madonna comes and ruins the whole thing hmph!



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[Edited 9/17/04 3:58am]
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Reply #19 posted 09/17/04 4:05am

DavidEye

LightOfArt said:

DavidEye said:




Read the liner notes to 'Greatest Hits Volume 2'."Secret" is actually about a transvesite who is keeping the "secret" from his/her lover

"you knew all along what i never wanted to say"


And "Deeper and Deeper" is about a homosexual falling in love and deciding that he's "never gonna hide it again",despite what his/her parents say.But songs can always be interpreted any way that the listener chooses.But if I remember correctly,Madonna did say in an interview what the song is about.


I'm so against artists telling what their songs are about. They should let us decide what the song is about. So sometimes I'm against music videos. They tell you what to think.

Secret to me is about someone who is uhm..material, seeks happiness finacially, but someone shares a secret with him/her and tells that "happiness lies in your own hand".

now madonna comes and ruins the whole thing hmph!



To her credit,Madonna herself never revealed the true meaning of "Secret".The writer who wrote the liner notes to 'GHV2' did lol
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Reply #20 posted 09/17/04 4:27am

LightOfArt

DavidEye said:

LightOfArt said:



I'm so against artists telling what their songs are about. They should let us decide what the song is about. So sometimes I'm against music videos. They tell you what to think.

Secret to me is about someone who is uhm..material, seeks happiness finacially, but someone shares a secret with him/her and tells that "happiness lies in your own hand".

now madonna comes and ruins the whole thing hmph!



To her credit,Madonna herself never revealed the true meaning of "Secret".The writer who wrote the liner notes to 'GHV2' did lol


that bastard lol
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Reply #21 posted 09/17/04 4:32am

jayaredee

DavidEye said:

LightOfArt said:



I'm so against artists telling what their songs are about. They should let us decide what the song is about. So sometimes I'm against music videos. They tell you what to think.

Secret to me is about someone who is uhm..material, seeks happiness finacially, but someone shares a secret with him/her and tells that "happiness lies in your own hand".

now madonna comes and ruins the whole thing hmph!



To her credit,Madonna herself never revealed the true meaning of "Secret".The writer who wrote the liner notes to 'GHV2' did lol



Didn't he also say that "Frozen" was a song made for a Hagan Daaz(sp? you know the ice cream) commercial
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Reply #22 posted 09/17/04 4:44am

McGee

Well, the ultimate song about that subject is properly called "I'm Gay" and can be downloaded on this webpage (go to July 5th):

http://www.ubu.com/outsid.../07-1.html

Too lazy to transcribe the lyrics, but here's a commentary from the webpage:

The smash hit, sexually revolutionary, 1974 Musical: Let My People Come! Insipid! Banal! Insane! Seeing that punk rock was born out of the schlock of the 70's, and mostly of the homosexual/weirdo/druggie/nihilist breed, listening to this song makes me understand why punk rock happened at all. Anyone who felt they didn't fit in ran screaming from the music you hear on this page and began a culture of Nastiness. In a way it's good this cheeseball music was made as it was something to turn against, I guess...
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Reply #23 posted 09/17/04 6:41am

okaypimpn

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Michael Jackson's "Keep It In The Closet" (what he is so strongly vowing to do) eek


There's Something
I Have To Say To You
If You Promise You'll
Understand
I Cannot Contain Myself
When In Your Presence
I'm So Humble
Touch Me
Don't Hide Our Love
Woman To Man

She's Just A Lover
Who's Doin' Me By
It's Worth The Giving
It's Worth The Try
You Cannot Cleave It
Or Put It In The Furnace
You Cannot Wet It
You Cannot Burn It

She Wants To Give It
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
Dare Me
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
She Wants To Give It
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)

It's Just A Feeling
You Have To Soothe It
You Can't Neglect It
You Can't Abuse It
It's Just Desire
You Cannot Waste It
Then, If You Want It
Then, Won't You Taste It

She Wants To Give It
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
Dare Me
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
She Wants To Give It
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)

One Thing In Life
You Must Understand
The Truth Of Lust
Woman To Man
So Open The Door
And You Will See
There Are No Secrets
Make Your Move
Set Me Free

Because There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want
To Give It To You
I Swear There's Something
About You Baby

Just Promise Me
Whatever We Say
Or Whatever We Do
To Each Other
For Now We'll Make A Vow
To Just
Keep It In The Closet

If You Can Get It
It's Worth A Try
I Really Want It
I Can't Deny
It's Just Desire
I Really Love It
'Cause If It's Aching
You Have To Rub It

She Wants To Give It
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
She Wants To Give It
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)
(She Wants To Give It)
(Aahh, She Wants To Give It)

Just Open The Door
And You Will See
This Passion Burns
Inside Of Me
Don't Say To Me
You'll Never Tell
Touch Me There
Make The Move
Cast The Spell

Because There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want
To Give It To You
I Swear There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want

Just Promise Me
Whatever We Say
Or Do To Each Other
For Now We'll Make
A Vow To Just
Keep It In The Closet

Because There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want
To Give It To You
Because There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want
To Give It To You

I Swear There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want
To Give It To You

I Swear There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want
To Give It To You

I Swear There's Something
About You Baby
That Makes Me Want
To Give It To You

Somethin' About You Baby
That Makes Me Want

Just Promise Me
Whatever We Say
Or Whatever We Do To
Each Other
For Now We'll Make A Vow
To Just
Keep It In The Closet

(She Wants To Give It)
Dare Me
(Aahh)
Keep It In The Closet ...
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Reply #24 posted 09/17/04 6:54am

UptownDeb

vainandy said:

Andre Cymone's "Book of Love":

Once a friend came to me and asked me if I knew the way
He said his woman stepped out and he really thinks he's turning gay
So I took him by his hand and looked him right in the eyes
I said falling in love with a man ain't no surprise


T.M.I. (2muchinfo) confused
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Reply #25 posted 09/17/04 7:00am

VinnyM27

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LightOfArt said:

DavidEye said:




Read the liner notes to 'Greatest Hits Volume 2'."Secret" is actually about a transvesite who is keeping the "secret" from his/her lover

"you knew all along what i never wanted to say"


And "Deeper and Deeper" is about a homosexual falling in love and deciding that he's "never gonna hide it again",despite what his/her parents say.But songs can always be interpreted any way that the listener chooses.But if I remember correctly,Madonna did say in an interview what the song is about.


I'm so against artists telling what their songs are about. They should let us decide what the song is about. So sometimes I'm against music videos. They tell you what to think.

Secret to me is about someone who is uhm..material, seeks happiness finacially, but someone shares a secret with him/her and tells that "happiness lies in your own hand".

now madonna comes and ruins the whole thing hmph!



.
[Edited 9/17/04 3:58am]



I remember thinking that those liner notes were goof.
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Reply #26 posted 09/17/04 7:07am

DavidEye

UptownDeb said:

vainandy said:

Andre Cymone's "Book of Love":

Once a friend came to me and asked me if I knew the way
He said his woman stepped out and he really thinks he's turning gay
So I took him by his hand and looked him right in the eyes
I said falling in love with a man ain't no surprise


T.M.I. (2muchinfo) confused



that's what I'm saying lol


Did Andre really say that in the song?
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Reply #27 posted 09/17/04 7:08am

DavidEye

VinnyM27 said:

LightOfArt said:



I'm so against artists telling what their songs are about. They should let us decide what the song is about. So sometimes I'm against music videos. They tell you what to think.

Secret to me is about someone who is uhm..material, seeks happiness finacially, but someone shares a secret with him/her and tells that "happiness lies in your own hand".

now madonna comes and ruins the whole thing hmph!



.
[Edited 9/17/04 3:58am]



I remember thinking that those liner notes were goof.



They probably are.Who knows?
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Reply #28 posted 09/17/04 7:18am

SassyBritches

DavidEye said:

SassyBritches said:


you know, for some reason (maybe i read it, i'm not sure) i always thought secret was about heroin addiction and recovery. shrug

i'd have to actually read the article about deeper and deeper being about coming out. to me, it does not sound gender specific or focused on any one sexuality. the lyrics simply suggest someone is in love and is going to respect it and celebrate it and tell the world. this could be a straight person or a gay person. but that's just my twocents



Read the liner notes to 'Greatest Hits Volume 2'."Secret" is actually about a transvesite who is keeping the "secret" from his/her lover

"you knew all along what i never wanted to say"


And "Deeper and Deeper" is about a homosexual falling in love and deciding that he's "never gonna hide it again",despite what his/her parents say.But songs can always be interpreted any way that the listener chooses.But if I remember correctly,Madonna did say in an interview what the song is about.

um, yeah...i like my versions better. lol wink
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Reply #29 posted 09/17/04 7:33am

POOK

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purplegypsy said:

DEEPER AND DEEPER is about coming out of the closet??? not sure I agree with that...


songs I think are:

Damn I wish i was your lover - sophie b. hawkins
Freedom - george michael
waiting for that day - george michael


FREEDOM SOUND MORE LIKE ABOUT MUSIC INDUSTRY

LIKE HE FREE FROM IMAGE

THAT WHY HE NOT IN VIDEO

AND WHY HE BLOW UP PROP FROM FAITH VIDEO

BUT BACK TO TOPIC

NEW ORDER TRUE FAITH SOUND LIKE COMING OUT SONG

ALSO MAYBE TOUCHED BY HAND OF GOD SONG

P o o |/,
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