Another reference to the city “breaking down”. He is begging the windmill to see the horrible condition of the city and its people.
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He wants the windmill to take up all the ugliness of the Feel Good Inc. in its powerful stride.
He wants the windmill to stay because it is full of color unlike the bleak town he hates so much. But he isn’t selfish about it; he want everyone to join him “hand in hand” together.
The windmill being “for the land” could mean this glimmer of hope is a sustainable power alternative. Breaking away from the smog of the Feel Good Inc.
De La Soul admits he is stepping in for 2D at the very core of the rebellion.
As compared to the Motown of the last line, which is a lasting style, your style is a flash in the pan, gone in an eyeblink.
He wants to kill everyone involved so that the there is nothing left of the dark city. This way there is nobody to be oppressed.
While 2D is confused and shaky on how to approach rebellion, De La Soul offers a radical solution: attacking head-on with poison gas.
He is saying that they are wearing hazmat suits to protect from his gas attack. He is going to put laughing gas in the airtanks of their suits. That will show them.
The speaker is…well, lost. But he’ll continue doing what he’s doing so long as people still care about it.
By saying “You” Coldplay is referring to the fact that just because you think you’ve made it big in music, there’s always a “bigger fish” , better musician, that comes along.