'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain." Not only does heroin cause severe memory loss but it is also used as a pain killer.
I think this is proof enough of what this song really means.
Key Lines "Soon it will be to late..bobbing for apples can wait.
I know you're used to 16 or more, sorry we only have 8" That last line is a reference to the size of the film, 16mm or larger would be a pro film...8mm is amateur.
In the 70's this song was banned from many radio stations because "horse" is a street name for heroin.
If you listen to the lyrics in the chorus they say "In the desert you can remember your name.
s In The Cradle, while she was pregnant with their first child as a warning to Harry not to miss his child growing up.
The song sounds happy and upbeat, but this hides the character's seedy hobby.
Van Morrison's "Brown Eyed Girl" It is a song about his love for heroin.
America Sang, "The ocean is a desert with its life underground and a perfect disguise above", to explain that the ocean was much like a desert in the sense that both are barren, exposed to the sun, and uninhibited by (drinkable) water.
The artist explicitly describes what he had seen on his journey, to convey the idea of wide open peacefulness, A sky with no Doors's "People Are Strange"About a bad LSD trip.