"Come September" as written by Natalie Jane Imbruglia and Gary Clark....
Her bones will ache, her mouth will shake
And as the passion dies her magic heart will break
She'll fly to France, but there's no chance
No hope for Cinderella

Come September
Everything wrong gonna be alright
Come September

Her violet sky, will need to cry
And if it doesn't rain then everything will die
She needs to heal, she needs to feel
Something more than tender

Come September
Everything wrong gonna be alright
Come September

The souls that burn will twist and turn
And find you in the dark no matter where you run
she's made her mark but lost her spark
And what she's looking for she can't remember

Everything wrong gonna be alright
Come September

Her eyes surrender her cries
A crying shame
Comin' undone is she aver gonna feel tha same

She will run, she's gonna drink the sun
Shining there for you instead of everyone
And so it goes she'll stand alone
And try not to remember
Come September

Everything wrong gonna be alright
Come September


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"Come September" as written by Natalie Jane Imbruglia Gary Clark

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    General CommentIt is all about the feeling of losing somone you love and the emprty feeling that there is part of you missing. Cinderella is the perfect girl with the lovely storybook relationship that just crumbles beneath her leaving her utterly lost but in the end she will be fine "Everything wrong, gonna be right. Come September." when the summer is over and fall begins she well be able to move on because she is not so perfect after all.
    Eggos=yumon July 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI took this song to mean...that summer only causes problems, and when september rolls around and people return to school..then everything is alrite..get me? :)
    CheryLnKrystinAon August 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI heard this song, and the situation i was in at the time..just made me go WOW. this is my song. It is very much about love. It reminds me of a year long love, and loosin someone in the summer..and the summer of grief. THen comes september, and everything is going to be alrite again..like a fresh new start.
    k40436con March 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI strongly agree with K40436c's opinion here. It's an awful summer, yet at the same time she knows she's got to do this. "Her violet skies will need to cry, cause if it doesn't rain then everything will die" is basically saying that there has to be some sort of difficulty, some hardship, and some tears for a relationship to work. It can't be good all the time.
    Savagedstar83on June 13, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI think the songs about a relationship ending before a baby is born. Natalie Imbruglia's Australian so September isnt summer there, its spring.
    'Her bones will ache
    Her mouth will shake
    And as the passion dies
    Her magic heart will break'
    After 'he's' gone shes all alone and the elation of finding out your having a baby subsides when she realises shes on her own now.
    'Everything wrong
    Gonna be alright
    Come September '
    Once the baby comes it will be better,
    'Shining just for you
    Instead of everyone'
    Devoting her life to her child.
    shannaon May 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love the "her violet sky will need to cry..."part.. i just love this song... when this idiot broke my heart, i listened to it over and over... my birthday is on september, so i just saw it as a new year will be here soon.. everything wrong's gonna be alright... to make me feel better...
    alreadytornon November 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentTo me I think It is totally about a girl who got her hart broken not necessarily in summer but before September. I think people are reading to much into the September aspect. So anyway the girl is hurt so she hides it and runs away ex. "She'll fly to France ‘Cause there's no chance", "She will run She's gonna drink the sun Shining just for you Instead of everyone And so it goes She'll stand alone And try not to remember "but instead Natalie is telling her it is OK to cry and hurt and you don't have to keep running because after time it will be OK come September it will be OK. ex: "Her violet sky Will need to cry ‘Cause if it doesn't rain Then everything will die She needs to heal She needs to feel" get it that's my take.
    rapunzelEEDon February 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song could portray different meanings depending on the persons feelings at the time or past expieriences. This story is about how hard it can be when a relationship goes wrong. In other words how hard it is to face a breakup and the fact that one has to move on. Some people have a hard time getting over their past.Cinderella in this case, had a hard time getting over her prince charming.
    Her violet sky
    Will need to cry
    ‘Cause if it doesn’t rain
    Then everything will die
    See, Cinderella doesnt notice that she could change her life and move on. She cant forget her past and be happy again so thats why
    She needs to heal
    She needs to feel
    Something more than tender

    Thats why she needs to change her life so she could be happy again. She needs to be strong. She starts noticing that she isn't srong thats the reason why she ran away from the past she couldn't accept her past. Therefore, she couldn't move on. She doesnt notice that shes living in hellunless she moves on. Thats when natalie says
    Come September
    and this is when she finally can accept her past and start fresh and new. If she did this she could be happy again.
    The souls that burn
    Will twist and turn
    And find you in the dark
    No matter where you run

    It is saying if she doesnt move on her past willcatch up on her. No mater where she runs Cinderella will never change if she doesnt forget her past and move on.
    She’s made her mark
    But lost her spark
    And what she’s pushing for
    She can’t remember
    She just doesnt realize she is living in the past. Its come to the point, where she just doesnt wanna live.

    Everything wrong
    Gonna be alright
    Come September
    Move on Cinderella and you'll be happy
    So suddenly,Her eyes surrender, her cry a
    crying shame and she realizes Omg ive been living in the past.im not strong enough God help me I need to change so she
    Coming undone is she ever
    Gonna feel the same
    Cinderella decides to be strong and accept her past. Natalie amazingly is saying what a drastic change what a big brave step Cinderella took. Her l
    She will run
    She’s gonna drink the sun
    Shining just for you
    Instead of everyone
    Shes finally gonna move on she is gong to run!!! she s going to take water she needs to take and face it like a real WOMAN. Shes leaving everything behind she has become a better person a stronger person. She now is able to face hard situations in her life and move on.
    And so it goes
    She’ll stand alone
    And try not to remember
    Come September
    now she is able to face her past and be happy again, although her memory of her brokenheart and her prince charming will always remain with her and be part of her.
    Come september
    what she needs to remember is that this happened for a reason. She needs to learn from her mistake and she did.
    Everything wrong
    Gonna be alright
    Come September
    Everything wrong
    Gonna be alright
    Come September
    Come September
    as time goes by she will forget and FInnnalllyyy!!
    Natalie finishes with the word September
    SHe had reached September. Cinderella had forgotten her past and became happy and beautiful Cinderella again.
    But then again there are many other meanings for this song
    FJ777on March 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI might just be crazy, but this song has always reminded me of someone with a terminal illness. Like cancer. Let me explain: "Her bones will ache/Her mouth will shake" could be the physical symptoms of the illness or maybe chemo. "And as the passion dies/Her magic heart will break" Her passion for life is slowly draining away. "She’ll fly to France/‘Cause there’s no chance..." Doesn't France have some of the latest cancer treatments? I'm not sure about the "Her violet sky..." verse unless it's simply that she must accept what she has. "The souls that burn/Will twist and turn/And find you in the dark/No matter where you run" could refer that no matter what you do, you aren't going to get better. "She’s made her mark/But lost her spark/And what she’s pushing for/She can’t remember" could be about how something she's started in her life is unfinished. "She will run/She’s gonna drink the sun/Shining just for you/Instead of everyone/And so it goes/She’ll stand alone/And try not to remember/Come September" I think this is referring to when she passes on. I think the "Everything wrong/Gonna be alright/Come September" might refer to the amount of time she's been told she has. All the pain, the sadness, it's will all be gone Come September. I'm probably totally off base and reading too deep into this, but my aunt died of cancer and this song reminds me of the stuff that she went through. I can see the love/relationship angle as well. I do believe that songs should be interpreted on a personal level, and this is just my take. Food for thought.
    JayC614on May 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI might just be crazy, but this song has always reminded me of someone with a terminal illness. Like cancer. Let me explain: "Her bones will ache/Her mouth will shake" could be the physical symptoms of the illness or maybe chemo. "And as the passion dies/Her magic heart will break" Her passion for life is slowly draining away. "She’ll fly to France/‘Cause there’s no chance..." Doesn't France have some of the latest cancer treatments? I'm not sure about the "Her violet sky..." verse unless it's simply that she must accept what she has. "The souls that burn/Will twist and turn/And find you in the dark/No matter where you run" could refer that no matter what you do, you aren't going to get better. "She’s made her mark/But lost her spark/And what she’s pushing for/She can’t remember" could be about how something she's started in her life is unfinished. "She will run/She’s gonna drink the sun/Shining just for you/Instead of everyone/And so it goes/She’ll stand alone/And try not to remember/Come September" I think this is referring to when she passes on. I think the "Everything wrong/Gonna be alright/Come September" might refer to the amount of time she's been told she has. All the pain, the sadness, it's will all be gone Come September. I'm probably totally off base and reading too deep into this, but my aunt died of cancer and this song reminds me of the stuff that she went through. I can see the love/relationship angle as well. I do believe that songs should be interpreted on a personal level, and this is just my take. Food for thought.
    JayC614on May 15, 2008   Link

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