Mother Stands For Comfort

Album: Hounds Of Love (1985)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about a mother's willingness to protect her child at all costs. Bush explained in a 1985 interview: "It's about a mother and her strong maternal, protective instincts, but it's dealing with a son who's committed a bad crime. And to her, her instincts overrule what's right or wrong. I think that's what's interesting - it's how some mothers will actually overrule their sense of morality because they love their son or their child so much."

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