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Helicopter (4:58)

According to the Helicopter Songfacts, this heartbreaking song and its refrain of "Now they are through with me," was inspired by American novelist Dennis Cooper's account of the shocking death of a teenage gay prostitute in Russia.

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  • goosebumps. everytime.
  • This story is so damn sad.
  • This is their best song, and one of the best songs ever made from any artist. It's gorgeous in every measurable way.
  • now ___ __ through with me
  • The story behind this track and the track always remind me of scenes from Lilja 4ever
  • Sooo good [2]
  • Sooo good.
  • Sad and Beautiful Sound
  • Fuck. [2]
  • *floats away*

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