Lookin’ for a tune, Again, he mentions that the world is dark and that he is seeking a meaning and light in this darkness, by driving to Geneva (God’s place). You broke it down precisely as I have. The Higgs boson is an elementary particle in the Standard Model of particle physics produced by the quantum excitation of the Higgs field, one of the fields in particle physics theory. On his way, he sees Robert Johnson, which according to Eric Clapton was “the most important blues singer that ever lived”. ( Log Out /  It also gives me the impression that it is ahead of it's time, anticipating a future where we might make quantum leaps in discovery of the natural world that shake human cosmological views in time. All the clocks have stopped in Memphis. François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. Push the Sky Away is the fifteenth studio album by the Australian band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, released on 18 February 2013 on the band's own label Bad Seed Ltd. Althought I remember Nick mentioning how he used to go to Brighton (before he was married) just to lock himself in a hotel room and drink and sweat and stay away from drugs. Here we see a comparison between the superficial meaningless modern world and the sad reality. Didn't know this, thanks for clarifying! And a hundred black babies runnin’ from his genocidal jaw Bm7)) - A - G Bm - E [Verse] Bm A G Can't remember anything at all Bm Flame trees line the streets A G Can't remember anything at all Bm But I'm driving my car down to Geneva E I been sitting in my basement patio Bm Aye it was hot up above E Bm Girls walk past, the roses all in bloom Bm A G Have you ever heard about the Higgs Boson Blues? The Higgs Boson Blues. I think the "higgs boson blues" might refer to the "double edged sword" you refer to, in that new ideas/knowledge or what ever always seems to come at some terrible cost. The words are artfully phrased to create a crazy, conspiratorial black comedy, driven by a pulsing rhythm and a compelling narrative question: just who or what is this creepy bastard? It has been discovered in CERN lab in Geneva. The moment you have your first bite from the tree of knowledge, you’re exiled from heaven to hell. Here, the ‘red right hand’ embodies the secret life of other people, as imagined by a paranoid sensibility – the man in the black coat is ever… The night was hot and black I came upon a crossroad Can’t remember anything at all So he’s driving to Geneva to ask him: “why?”, Maybe this newly discovered God could offer a solution to all the madness that surrounds us. So I interpret the title as : The sad God. The monkey has a gift that he is sending back to you ———-, Can’t remember anything at all Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. In the lyrics, this particle can be regarded as a metaphor of God. They don’t care about the sad part of the world. "Higgs Boson Blues" was entirely improvised. We’ll see his teachings in the reminder of the lyrics. smallwonderrobot, edited by DrunkFly, dickymoore. The lyric tempts us with revelation, but discloses no secrets save in the enigmatic refrain of his ‘red right hand’. Higgs Boson Blues Posted on February 15, 2013 by Sean Carroll Almost enough to make me believe in a benevolent force guiding the universe: Nick Cave, on his new album Push the Sky Away , has a song called “Higgs Boson Blues.” (Hat tip to Ian Sample .) “Higgs Boson Blues” Higgs Boson particle — a.k.a the God particle — is a very fundamental particle that explains many things. Higgs Boson Blues was my favourite song for a while, but has since been overtaken by Oh My Lord, however it stands at a very respectable #2. Sitting and singing the Higgs Boson Blues I'm tired, I'm looking for a spot to drop All the clocks have stopped In Memphis now in the Lorraine Motel It's hot, it's hot - that's why they call it the Hot Spot I'll take a room with a view Hear a man preaching in a language that's completely new Making the hot cocks in the flophouse bleed Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. And cries with the dolphins I feel like another jigsaw falls into place. The first side is sad and dark because you see beyond the meaningless cycle of everyday life. With his Higgs Boson Blues A jealous husband whom Johnson flirted with his wife. She cries for the dolphins. The irony is that the missionaries claimed that they are saving the indigenous people by introducing God to them, but they introduced illness and death to them. So here’s the confrontation of the Lucifer and Johnson. In many Biblical notes, hell described as a lake of dark fire. Let’s drive to Geneva…. I like what you're saying. In the lyrics, this particle can be regarded as a metaphor for God. But I’m driving my car down to Geneva, He is driving his car to Geneva, where God (Boson Particle) was discovered. He got the real killer groove Can you feel my heart beat? He is driving and driving toward the place where some people claim they have discovered God. He talks in lot of his early interviews of a more personal identification with God, removed from the dogmatic trappings of church services. check amazon for Higgs Boson Blues mp3 download these lyrics are submitted by BURKUL4 browse other artists under N:N2 N3 N4 Songwriter(s): Warren Ellis, Nicholas Edward Cave Publisher(s): Embassy Music Corp. OBo Mute Song Record Label(s): 2012 Bad Seed Ltd Official lyrics by ———-, Hannah Montana does the African Savannah Why the earth a dark hell? In a recent interview with Alexis Petridis for The Guardian, Nick Cave explains the lyrics of ‘Higgs Boson Blues,’ which ends with the image of Miley Cyrus floating in a pool. Comment and share your favourite lyrics. Black road long and I drove and drove Song Meaning"Higgs Boson Blues"-----Higgs Boson particle (aka God particle) is the very fundamental particle that explain many things. One can see god as a being that has the answers to everything; answers to all missing parts and the emptiness inside us, answers to all of our needs and all of our questions. This modern life, which she is the very symbol of, is the main reason for dolphins’ death. Mama ate the pygmy Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.Ben Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson. He was brought up Anglican but didn't identify very much with the God that was presented to him. "Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all." ———-, Driving my car, flame trees on fire Certainly, the book provides an insight into the formation of Push The Sky Away's denser lyrics, including Higgs Boson Blues, a phantasmagoria of … There’s a myth about Johnson says he sold his soul to Lucifer in order to become a great blues musician. Up above, girls walk past, the roses all in bloom All the clocks have stopped in Memphis now ‘Higgs Boson Blues’ Wow! Who knows, maybe we can find some answers over there, She superficially mimics the African rain dance; what is the result? She curses the queue at the Zulus

Can you feel my heartbeat? In these lyrics we can see it as a metaphor of the God. "Higgs Boson Blues"-----Higgs Boson particle (aka God particle) is the very fundamental particle that explain many things. A really well thought interpretation! My faith kind of swells up and subsides”. Change ). I’m tired, I’m lookin’ for a spot to drop Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2021 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. Nick Cave and bandmate Warren Ellis recorded it as they wrote the song. A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson. Thanks for this. He wants to teach it to those people who are, meaninglessly, living up above. Kylie Minogue) Lyrics. Why God is sad? Can’t remember anything at all. And the Lorraine Motel is hot. Watch official video, print or download text in PDF. I love this sort of imagery. A meaningless simulated rain. Blues is referring to the Blues music and at the same time to sadness. ———-, Who cares, who cares what the future brings? Have you ever heard about the Higgs Boson blues Original lyrics of Higgs Boson Blues song by Nick Cave. And moves on to Amazonia He’s saving them savages Maybe in this he is imagining that the CERN experiment failed and destroyed the world, the most extreme example of this... Nick Cave's relationship with religion and God has always been quite complex. Higgs Boson Blues is an existentialist poem, looking around and asking questions of the human condition and who we are. And you’re the best girl I’ve ever had Don’t have an account? Robert Johnson and the devil man A list of lyrics, artists and songs ... their roses all in bloom Have you ever heard about the Higgs Boson Blues? It has been discovered in CERN lab in Geneva. I love reading them as much as I loved hearing Cave sing them in that sombre tone. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Finlay. What do you think about the Mau Mau and Pygmy thing, I mean how does it fit in? 06 We Real Cool 07 Finishing Jubilee Street 08 Higgs Boson Blues 09 Push The Sky Away Sign up for the newsletter Be the first to hear about exclusive news, music and events from Nick Cave. We're running away from a thief, God save our genes An explosion of art Higgs boson, himself, stood alarmed This machine is awake Dying trees in a fight. The pygmy ate the monkey His miraculous music, for sure, is from something divine, from heaven. He is escaping from the hellish world with the hope to find a refuge in Geneva.. Blues refers to the Blues music and… That’s why they call it the Hot Spot But who he sees the darkness, crimes, and inhumanity, and, cares, belongs to the dark basement, down here. Blues is referring to the Blues music and at the same time to sadness. As the simulated rainy season begins Johnson will meet Lucifer in order to make a deal: ———-, Oh let the damn day break It’s hot, that’s why they call it the hot spot. Next, he focuses on how AIDS firstly created because of poverty of the  people of Africa. Don’t know who’s gonna rip off who. Making the hot cots in the flop-house bleed. I’m goin’ down to Geneva baby, gonna teach it to you, We can see two different sides in this world. Blues refers to the Blues music and, at the same time, refers to sorrow. I loved your views on it! “Higgs Boson Blues” Higgs Boson particle — a.k.a the God particle — is a very fundamental particle that explains many things. ( Log Out /  Sitting and singin’ the Higgs Boson blues, Aye, it was hot Miley Cyrus floats in a swimming pool in Toluca Lake Lucifer finally killed him with the help of a temptation, and a jealous husband. It was discovered at CERN lab, Geneva, Switzerland. There is, no doubt, a ton of meaning that I could dig out of these rich lines. I'm still at the "impression only" phase with this song. Unless, you eat the forbidden fruit, the fruit of the tree of knowledge. Hear a man preaching in a language that’s completely new. Here, he mentions one reason: "Higgs Boson Blues" Track Info Written By Warren Ellis & Nick Cave Then he mentions how missionaries in Australia killed many indigenous people (or savages in the eyes of the missionaries) with smallpox and flu. Who poisoned the wine? Something that gives meaning to our suffering. Look here comes the missionary While the cleaning ladies sob into their mops The monkey has a gift that he is sending back to you He's saving them, the savages Create an account to credit all your contributions to your name, receive Cannot annotate a non-flat selection. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. It has a delirious feeling to it. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Those who not seek meaning. actually I meant to say, the Lorainne Motel in Memphis, I believe that it is too reductive to say that's just about drugs. It was discovered at CERN lab, Geneva, Switzerland. Flame trees line the streets I take a room with a view, Again, he sees the world as a dark hell. I love this song so much, to me it feels like Nick posing the question: "even though we can make giant leaps in technology, if … "We don't know the outcome, how long it will be, the trajectory of the lyric, so everybody is listening, playing off what goes on," Cave told Uncut magazine about the genesis of the track. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. This is another question to be asked from God. He's also talked a great deal over the years about his doubts, and in one interview said specifically, “I don’t think a person truly believes unless they doubt as well. Blues refers to the Blues music and, at … In the Lorraine Motel, it’s hot, it’s hot –John Keats, 14 October , 2014 in Uncategorized | Tags: Bad seeds, Blues, Boson, Higgs, Higgs Boson Blues, interpretation, Lyrics, Meaning, Nick Cave, Higgs Boson particle — a.k.a the God particle — is a very fundamental particle that explains many things. Lyrics submitted by He’s on a pilgrimage to the land of God, Geneva. In the lyrics, this particle can be regarded as a metaphor for God. So, my interpretation of the title: The sad God. (So maybe that's why he says: "It's hot, it's hot, that's why they call it the Hot-Spot", Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Higgs Boson Blues, Where the Wild Roses Grow (feat. I’m driving my car down to Geneva ———-, I’ve been sitting in my basement patio maybe we can change something Everybody bleeding to that Higgs Boson Blues Sitting and singing He got the real killer groove The Mai-Mai eat the pigmy, the pigmy eat the monkey Share your meaning with community, make it Mau Mau ate the pygmy Create an account to credit all your contributions to your name, receive It was on this earth in Lorraine Motel at Memphis where Martin Luther King Jr., an innocent individual, a warrior of the light, who sought freedom and equality, bled to death. Instead, there’s a fight between them. Higgs Boson Blues 5 Comments / Higgs , Music , Science and Society Almost enough to make me believe in a benevolent force guiding the universe: Nick Cave, on his new album Push the Sky Away , has a song called “Higgs Boson Blues.” (Hat tip to Ian Sample .) Sitting and singin' the Higgs Boson blues I'm tired, I'm lookin' for a spot to drop All the clocks have stopped in Memphis now And in the rain motel it's hot, it's hot That's why they call it the Hot Spot I take a room with a view Hear a man preaching in a language that's completely new, yeah Making the hot cocks in the flop house bleed This world is indeed the heaven. Yet Cave is still telling us stories in songs such as Higgs Boson Blues ... and wait for the meaning and then meaning changes through the years. With a ten dollar guitar strapped to his back, “Great lyrics. It is impossible to acquire divinity music from Lucifer. Sitting and singing the Higgs Boson Blues I'm tired, I'm looking for a spot to drop All the clocks have stopped In Memphis now in the Lorraine Motel It's hot, it's hot - that's why they call it the Hot Spot I take a room with a view Hear a man preaching in a language that's completely new, yeah And making the hot cocks in the flophouse bleed I’m tired, I’m looking for a spot to drop. In these lyrics we can see it as a metaphor of the God. It was discovered at CERN lab, Geneva, Switzerland. Back to lyrics, then he mentions the sad God. I wish I had friends like you who would pick songs apart with me, haha. But in the Cave’s version of the story, Johnson is not going to sell his soul to the devil. With his canon law, The rainy days always make me sad And again, happy people up above are swimming in their pool. Explain your version of song meaning, find more of Nick Cave lyrics. ( Log Out /  It’s super easy, we promise! Slightly unsettling, yet deeply satisfying! He got the real killer groove Don't understand the meaning of the song? “Higgs Boson Blues” makes the recent, roundly celebrated discovery of the subatomic particle the unlikely linchpin of the showcase track from … I’m driving my car down to Geneva. Therefore one can say, after all, there was a fight between Lucifer and Johnson in real life. I'm. It’s noteworthy to know that Johnson died because he drank a poisonous wine. Higgs Boson. ———-, Well here comes Lucifer, With his smallpox and flu ( Log Out /  Let’s drive to Geneva. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. Especially second thoughts about alternate universes. But they are fake as crocodile tears. I take a room with a view. It is named after physicist Peter Higgs who in 1964 along with five other scientists proposed the Higgs mechanism to explain why some particles have mass. 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