You get the air out my lungs whenever you need it
And you take the blade right out my heart, just so you can watch me bleed
And I still don't know why, why I love you so much, yeah
Fame is a double edged sword; it takes the air out of his lungs whenever “she” wants to — it wears him out to the point he feels breathless & suffocated by it. It’s like a drug he’s addicted to.
Removing an object from someone who is bleeding causes the bleeding to worsen.
Jay describes the pain of fame in his BBC 1 interview with Zane Lowe:
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