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Basic Trope: The lyrics of the song don't make any sense.

  • Straight: The lyrics of "Running" by The Tropers is full of non-sequitur sentences.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Just about every song by The Tropers is composed of an incoherent and utterly surrealist string of inscrutable lyrics.
    • The lyrics in the song consist of no real words at all.
  • Downplayed:
  • Justified:
    • The song in question is symbolic in meaning.
    • The band want to focus on evoking a feeling and atmosphere instead of conveying a direct meaning.
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    • The band want their lyrics to sound cool and memorable.
    • The band were drunk/high on drugs when they wrote the song in an impromptu jam session where their thoughts weren't exactly coherent, and wish to recapture the experience.
  • Inverted: The lyrics are straightforward and easy to interpret.
  • Subverted: The lyrics doesn't make sense until it reaches to the second verse where it talks about running a race.
  • Double Subverted: Then the rest of the lyrics drifts away from the meaning and talks about increasingly deranged things.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: The song is an instrumental.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded:
    The world is not blue,
    Everyone is doubt,
    I see airplanes under ocean,
    Do you know what we talk about?
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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