We Both Go Down Together

Album: Picaresque (2005)

Songfacts®:

  • This brooding slice of baroque pop finds Colin Melroy singing of a joint suicide. Asked during a Reddit AMA whether it's a story of star-crossed lovers or a deluded rapist/murderer, Melroy replied: "Definitely the latter. The narrator of that song is an a--hole and a sociopath."

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