These are days you'll remember.
Never before and never since, I promise, will the
whole world be warm as this.
And as you feel it, you'll know it's true that you are
blessed and lucky.
It's true that you are touched by something that will
grow and bloom in you.

These are days you'll remember.
When May is rushing over you with desire to be part
of the miracles you see in every hour.
You'll know it's true that you are blessed and lucky.
It's true that you are touched by something that will
grow and bloom in you.

These are days.

These are the days you might fill with laughter until
you break.
These days you might feel a shaft of light make its
way across your face.
And when you do you'll know how it was meant to be.

See the signs and know their meaning.
It's true, you'll know how it was meant to be.
Hear the signs and know they're speaking to you, to
you.


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    General Commentbartoshek is absolutely right that this is a song about having a baby. But more than that, it is a song reminding young women that their sexual desires are directly tied to taking part in the "miracle" of creating new life: "When May is rushing over you with desire to be part of the miracles you see in every hour." May is hook-up month from the beginning of time (hence it is the month of proms and mayfairs). This song is telling young girls to cherish the memories of their youthful, burdenless sex lives when they are older because it is an experience which will (should) only happen once as life moves into adulthood and parenthood.
    ZinbobDanon January 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is such a feel-good song! My good friends from college and I used to listen to this song, so it reminds me of them and how much fun we had together. The song just talks about the good times in life and how you should cherish them.
    papillonon April 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSomehow this song got onto our wedding video. I couldn't think of a better song that fit the moment. The problem is we never really realize that these are the days. I think they are saying that once you realize you are in the moment you will understand and quit thinking about the past and the future, that is the true joy and peace overcomes you.
    cactusdaveon July 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentA friend of mine recently had his father pass away and he played this song all the time. It made him think back to all the times that they had together. It really seemed to help him out through everything.
    ShimmerChickon July 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI once heard a theory that this song is about having a baby. Anyone?
    bartoshekon April 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThat does make a lot of sense bartoskek.
    Tapies24on April 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPlain and simply a feel good song. It makes you reconsider when you think everything is not going well, TO STOP, and think about things in perspective. Things probably aren't so bad once we consider how much we do have. The music video is pretty cool too. It has Natalie Merchant on a roof top and also some forest scenes as well. MTV.com and Yahoo's Launch web site have the video for viewing, I suggest people check these and others out if you haven't already.
    magoosh008on November 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe building that Natalie Merchant dances on is actually one of the eagle heads that decorate the corners of the Chrysler Building in New York City.

    I do love this song but for me there is a bit of sadness to the lyrics, a bit of bittersweetness.
    afilaccioon April 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI heard this song again recently after hearing that an ex was getting married. Though it's been some time since we were together, I was upset and then I heard this song and it helped put some things into perspective - like I need to appreciate what's going on in my own life and not dwell on the past.
    snealieon November 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song always lifts my spirits! For me, its all about truly appreciating your life. And feeling free enough to follow your heart and expect the best out of every situation.

    You'll know it's true that you are blessed and lucky.
    It's true that you are touched by something that will
    grow and bloom in you.
    301ATL704on October 17, 2008   Link

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