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Old June 7th 2008, 08:12 PM
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Does anyone know the meaning of Aurora. I love the song and would love it as a tattoo. Just Aurora that is not the whole song!

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Old June 7th 2008, 08:35 PM
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Aurora means dawn...google it man!!
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Old June 7th 2008, 09:23 PM
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Aurora means dawn...google it man!!
isn't Aurora from "Aurora Borealis" which is the fancy name for Northern Lights?
Its also a town in Illinois 45 minutes west of Chicago and the last town part of the Metropolis to the west?
Actually that town is where Wayne's World is based as well.
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Old June 7th 2008, 09:52 PM
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"'Aurora' is definitely one of my favourite songs that we've ever come up with. Lyrically, it's just kind of a big question mark, but the words sound good and it's a nostagic look back at Seattle and the life I once had. That song actually questions the meaning of life, probably. It's probably the heaviest thing I've ever written."
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Old June 7th 2008, 10:14 PM
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Dave lived off Aurora Ave. in Seattle.
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Old June 8th 2008, 03:22 AM
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A small, dry, brown depressing farming town that smells like cow s**t that I drive through on the way to my parent's house.

(I drive through the town, not the cow crap!)
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I love this song...

"And you'll buy the hole you'll fill"

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http://www.fooarchive.com/xstatic/es992.htm

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'Aurora' was written at a weird time, my grandmother had just died and I was just questioning life. I was just in this profound place where everything seemed silly, everything just seemed kinda small and petty. And at the same time I was kinda nostalgic for Seattle, and I'd lived right off of this street called Aurora avenue. So that song was really deep. I remember as we were recording it I had no idea what I was going to sing, it was an instrumental' So I was thinking 'God how am I going to put vocals on this thing, it's six minutes long, and the arrangements really weird'. So I came up with this vocal pattern and then wrote some lyrics and Adam came down and said 'you wanna try it?'. So we thought we'd just do one pass through and I had to stop myself from crying as I was singing it and then when as we listened to it back I was really choked up. I just kept thinking 'How am I gonna do this in front of Adam without just crying? I'm gonna feel like such an idiot if he sees me breakdown in front of him' but we got it.
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I love this song...

"And you'll buy the hole you'll fill"

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Thanks -- link to the radio interview much appreciated ... missed that one in the archive.
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What a lovely story.
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I am really glad I know what it means now.I loved this song for soo long,but never knew what it meant.I hope they play it at my concert.
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