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Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree?
I travel the world
And the seven seas,
Everybody's looking for something.

Some of them want to use you
Some of them want to get used by you
Some of them want to abuse you
Some of them want to be abused. [1]

Keep your head up, movin' on
Hold your head up, movin' on

Written by Lennox, Annie / Stewart, David Allan.

[1] "Abuse" means:

▸to be treated someone in a cruel or violent way
▸to have sex with someone who is unable to refuse
▸to use something in a bad, dishonest, or harmful way
▸to use alcohol or illegal drugs in a way that is harmful to your health
▸to speak to someone in an angry, offensive way

Why do some people want to be physically, emotionally, or verbally abused? You might feel that it's a crazy idea at first, but when you listen to this song again and again, you could see the profound truth hidden in the darkest corner of human heart, and the vivid moving images of the distorted bizarre world. But the highlight is at the last two lines of the song, which reveal the the fact that you don't just jump into the deepest suffocating abyss of masochism, instead you keep your head up, and hold it high, and endeavour to move on to your life. Just like a ball bouncing up again to another side when it's been hit onto the hard ground.

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