Ksenia
What does the expression "come to eleven" mean in the song below? (Eruption, 1980) What does the expression "come to eleven" mean in the song below? It's "Go Johnnie Go" by Eruption, 1980.He was a lonely boy from nowhere's land Trying to find a place to lay his head For he knew for sure that no one cared So he tried his best now everywhere Go Johnny, go Johnny, go Johnny go Go Johnny, go Johnny, go Johnny go, go, go Oh, he was a lonely boy from nowhere's land Trying to find a place to lay his head For he knew for sure that no one cared So he tried his best now everywhere Listen John B. you are so young There is a place, somewhere over yonder Where you can go, to see some wonders Where even birds don't need to fly Yeah, yeah, yeah Keep on walking, come to eleven Won't be long before you reach your heaven Keep on walking, come to eleven Won't be long before you reach your heaven
Sep 7, 2018 3:39 PM
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Might be the writer just threw it in there to rhyme with heaven?
September 7, 2018
I am not 100% sure but probably it is metaforically coming to number 11 on the clock and when you get to 12 (it won't be long), you reach your heaven. :)
September 7, 2018
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