Water

Album: Sky Stacked Full (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about Atkinson's attempts to better understand her own mind, including her depression and anxiety. She found that no matter how much therapy and introspection she went through, there seemed to be no end to it all. This is what is meant by the lyric, "If the water is clear, my friend, then why can't I find the end?"

    The song is also about the realization that not everyone we love is going to love us back or be ready to commit to a relationship. (More in our interview with Anna Atkinson.)

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