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Riff: Atoms for Peace – “Dropped”

Feb 25, 2013

When I got your heart/I got your heart/It slipped down/Out of my hands

from Dropped lyrics by Atoms for Peace

Drenched in remorse, Yorke laments over what once was. He again is accountable for his misdeeds, claiming that whatever slipped through his hands was on his own accord. The way his phlegmatic voice leaks out over the beat almost implies that he had conceded to the loss well before it ever happened.

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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