“Love You Madly” by Cake has popped up on shuffle the last several weeks. Which of course gives me time to listen to and thoroughly analyze the lyrics. Lol. But no, really, it has. And I know y’all are freaking DYING to hear my thoughts on this particular ditty.
On the surface, to me, it sounds like a cute crushy song.
A little more thought, and this song totally reminds me to live in the moment. Enjoy the now. Don’t worry about what happened before or what may come. Enjoy the now.
Think about the lyrics:
“I don’t want to wonder if this is a blunder, I don’t want to worry whether we’re going to stay together til we die…”
So don’t! Don’t worry about the future. WHO CARES if it’s a blunder-are you enjoying yourself? Then enjoy the NOW.
“I don’t want to think about the one thing I know I should have done…”
Oh I am SO guilty of this. Shoulda, coulda, woulda. What if I did, what if I said….
Don’t obsess over the past…live NOW.
“I don’t want to think about it, I don’t want to talk about it…”
So don’t!! Don’t think! Don’t talk! Don’t worry! Just LIVE! Enjoy the NOW.
The lyricist kind of seems to get this during the refrain/chorus:
“I want to love you madly…I want to love you NOW”
YES!!! That’s exactly right!! Love each other madly, right now. Like a teenager with a crush-you love that crush madly. Don’t worry about blunders, staying together til death, or any of that other shit. Enjoy the moment, the now…live in what currently IS.
I don’t know about you, but I need this message. I need to remember to enjoy the now and not worry about the future. Or the past. Especially the past. Let it go!!!