It's just a place I'm looking for

Keane - We Might as Well Be Strangers lyrics meaning

Meaning

We sense that the narrator hasn't just lost the person they're singing to, but also a sense of direction in their own life. There is an interesting blurring of the boundaries between person and place in the lyrics, a hint at the idea that another human can feel like 'home', or that a place can take on such huge emotional significance that it's almost as if it were a person.

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