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Album: Disintegration (1989)
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  • As he neared the age of 30, Cure frontman Robert Smith found himself worried about getting older. This song, which finds him singing about "running out of time," was one of several tracks on Disintegration where he ruminates on feeling washed up. "The biggest frustration (of getting older) is not being able to feel strong emotions anymore," Smith said when discussing the album's lyrics. "Cynicism enters your world and you get numb."

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  • Carli M from Flagstaff, AzThis reminds me of "Atmosphere" by Joy Division, they sound very similar. I love both songs.
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