ODD FUTURE ON THURSDAYYYYYYYY
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Interviewer: The place name’s on the album, do they relate to the content of the songs at all?
Justin: Yeah, they all do, take ‘Towers’ for example: ‘Towers’ is the name of the dormitory that I lived in in college; it’s made up of these two towers – North and South – my girlfriend lived in one and I lived in the other. It’s about falling in love, but also about what happens when you’ve long fallen out of love and those reminders are still there. You drive by them, these two buildings, and you look, and you realise that we really built that up. That we really built that love into these things, and for a long time afterward looking at them really made me feel sad; to see these empty buildings that I don’t go in to anymore. But then, as time goes on, they start to become kind of joyous in their own way: you can look at them and think ‘that love was great and these buildings still stand tall’. But there’s also an element of the fact that they’re just buildings – they’re gonna fall down one day, and they’re not that important because there’s new love in your life and you’ve got to break things down that get built up.
After playing Chopin, I feel as if I had been weeping over sins that I had never...– Oscar Wilde (via theoldludwigvan)
the quote on the picture that i just reblogged is the way i want to live the rest of my life.
I think a lot about people’s thoughts right before they die. Like, what was the last thing they thought about before they passed. Especially if it was a sudden death. For instance, if I were to die in ten minutes from a plane crashing into my dorm room, I would be thinking about tumblr. For sudden deaths, there was no time for them to think about dying… it just happened. If someone...