Thief (Our Lady Peace song)
|Single by Our Lady Peace|
|from the album Happiness... Is Not a Fish That You Can Catch|
|Released||March 21, 1999|
"'Thief'" is a 1999 alternative rock song by the Canadian alternative rock band Our Lady Peace and is the third single from their third studio album Happiness... Is Not a Fish That You Can Catch, which was released in 1999. The song was written by Raine Maida and was produced by Arnold Lanni.
Meaning of the song[change | edit source]
Our Lady Peace said that the song was about a young girl from Kitchener, Ontario named Mina Kim who had a cancerous tumor in her brain. The word thief in the song refers to the tumor and at the end of the song there is a sound clip of a young girl that is actually Mina Kim singing a "Little By Little" with Maida's wife Chantal Kreviazuk.