I like the guy who always answers the door
He always knows what you came to his house for
Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

The guy at the door knows anyone asking for her is buying drugs or sex, so he makes things simple.

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She knew them back and forth, she slept with so many skaters Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

As a promiscuous girl, she slept with a lot of skater kids who spent all their time watching the big skate vids of the day.

I guess she has done “that much of this” after all. Perhaps a Nabokovianly unreliable narrator?

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She's got those Bones Brigade videos Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

The Bones Brigade were a successful and popular skateboarding team which released videos in the mid-eighties. Possibly best known for having Tony Hawk as a member. This sets the time period of her late teenage years where part of the album takes place.

(http://holdsteady.wikia.com/wiki/Bones_brigade)

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"And I've never been much for conservation
I kinda dig these awkward silences"
Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

Holly is a reserved girl, probably due to her Catholic upbringing which is a major theme of Separation Sunday. She seems to find peace in her unstable life in the gaps that make others uncomfortable.

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She said "I won't be much for conversation
If we go and do the rest of this"
Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

Holly is saying if they go ahead and get high, she will be unable to continue holding a meaningful conversation.

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She said "There's gonna come a time when I'm gonna have to go
With whoever's gonna get me the highest"
Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

On a superficial level, she’s literally going to leave him for whichever drug dealer can get her the highest. See Girls Like Status.

Holly is getting ready to take the leap to faith, but this can only happen after she has found an object of belief which is sufficient. Or, as she puts it, as soon as she finds “whoever’s gonna get me the highest” (i.e. closer to heaven or a divine ideal, as well as who will provide her with drugs). This shows the parallel between drugs and Christianity that the band uses often.

(http://holdsteady.wikia.com/wiki/Trust_me)

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Ah, she said that the first night that she met me Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

The “first night” when we met Holly is detailed in Barfruit Blues on the album Almost Killed Me.

(http://tinyurl.com/b79vmzr)

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She says "Always remember never to trust me" Hornets! Hornets! by The Hold Steady

Foreshadows a later line in Stevie Nix, where Holly claims that “I love the guys you can’t trust”. Holly lives a very unstable life throughout the course of the album and the band’s catalouge.

(http://holdsteady.wikia.com/wiki/Trust_me)

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Gucci eyelids, We are Llamas by Three Loco (Ft. Andy Milonakis, Diplo, Dirt Nasty & Riff Raff)

Likely a creative way to label Gucci sunglasses

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I mean for real he's the illest Roth Boys by Asher Roth

“He” is Jay-Z. Asher is giving big ups to Jay, and then saying it is bitter sweet to take shots at him.

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