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Meat Loaf: Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer than They Are Meaning

Song Released: 1994


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Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer than They Are Lyrics

The skies were pure and the fields were green
And the sun was brighter than it's ever been
When I grew up with my best friend Kenny
We were closest than any brothers than you ever knew

It was always summer and the future called
We were...

  1. anonymous
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    Jul 7th 2021 report

    I believe it's true and a reflection on his past and upbringing,he has sadness in his past, happy memories, tragedy, and all seem fresh in his mind and it is a heart felt song one of my best from meatloaf.

  2. anonymous
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    Jun 13th 2019 report

    This Song has a true meaning yes he was abused by his alcholic father and he lost a true friend from his childhood days. These are memories that meatloaf is re-living even today.

  3. FrederikBernkastel
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    Aug 29th 2017 report

    Object in the Rear View Mirror is a sad celebration of Life. It celebrates a chain of relatable tragic events that makes up a human life. The bottom line of the song tells is that while these events may have happened long ago chronologically and far away geographically, they are still fresh in memory and close by heart. Encouraging you to move on, learning and strenghtening from these events.

  4. anonymous
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    Apr 18th 2011 report

    I believe that this song is deadicated to long lost friend who passed away in an horrific accident I also believe that he uses strong interepations of love for his first love and also pain hate and anger from his terrible past that occured with his abusive drunken father.

  5. anonymous
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    Jan 26th 2011 report

    He's talking about memories actually being closer in his heart than they are in time. He remembers everything just like it was in front of him now but it was a long time ago.


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