And I never wanted anything from you
Except everything you had and what was left after that too, oh
Happiness hit her like a bullet in the back
Struck from a great height by someone who should know better than that

Florence + the Machine - Dog Days Are Over lyrics meaning

Meaning

Again, this verse confuses Biblical references with that of a domestically violent relationship. Being “struck from a great height” suggests the character of the song has been scorned by God. However, the first two lines suggest a level of equality and thus a human relationship.

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