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This was written from the point of view from a boyfriend who wants his girlfriend back. In the song he says "I watch you there through the window," which is basically saying that he's watching and looking at how beautiful she is. (thanks, Lucian - Blacksburg, VA)
This song is about a voyeuristic man. Many people misconceive it as a love song and fail to see the true meaning behind it. (thanks, Brady - Boise, ID)
On the VH1 show Storytellers, Matthews mentioned that this song was written from a "peeping toms" perspective. (thanks, Abby - Boise, ID)
Stevie Nicks performed this on a 2008 episode of the PBS show Soundstage. Her version was later released as a single.
The line, "tied up and twisted the way I'd like to be" could be referring to her bathrobe. The way it's tied and twisted in the front, like how a man's arms would be crossed around her abdomen if he were holding her from behind. (thanks, Colin - Seattle, WA)
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