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"Someone Great" is the third single from LCD Soundsystem's critically acclaimed second album Sound of Silver. The single was released on October 22, 2007 in the UK. The music video is directed by Doug Aitken.

The song itself is about loss, although the lyrics (and video) make it unclear as to whether it's regarding a death or the end of a romantic relationship. One theory is that it is about the birth of a stillborn child:

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I wish that we could talk about it
But there, that's the problem
With someone new I could have started
Too late, for beginnings

LCD Soundsystem - Someone Great Lyrics


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  • I wish there was a SuperLove option on here. PIcking it as a Love This Track track doesn't even come close. I superlove it. Super. Love. I wish I could make babies with this song. You know?
  • Best song in the history of ever [3]
  • feel a little weepy
  • Best song in the history of ever [2]
  • Best song in the history of ever
  • I wish that we could talk about it... but that is the problem...
  • The climax starts now!!! 10/10 song
  • I heard it was about his therapist.
  • ffg
    Best song of the 2000s, in retrospect? Yes, I think so.

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