How did this happen?
How did this happen?
Such a perfect day and unexplainable new feeling
How did this happen?
How did this happen?
Two contented shapes
Entwined under the trees
Nothing prepares you
And nothing prepares you
For such an endless dream
To pour itself on you
And the world swelled around us
And the world swelled around us
And there was brilliant light, but we were far more radiant
And it is in this light we are lost
The scent of summer in our hair
And laying on our bed of grass
With pleasure thick and sticking to the air (to the air)
Sticking to the air (to the air)
And in this light we are lost
The scent of summer in our hair (in our hair, in our hair)

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Pioneer's Park song meanings
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    General Commenti picture...conor, walking home after a wonderful date with a lover. actually content with his life for once. and he's singing to himself just plain happy.
    Kind of reminds me of the line from motion sickness where he mentions "how i ever got to you, i have no idea, its like some secret door, it just appeared"
    this song is absolutely amazing... if you havent heard it, find it.
    forgetmynameon April 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentDuring the summer, I go to Pioneer's Park on a weekly basis. Fun times. Bright Eyes reminds me of so many memories.
    yousaidpunksuckson September 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is the first bright eyes song i ever heard. i love everything.
    goodnighton September 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti don't think i've heard this yet but i love the lyrics. it's really inspired me to paint.
    gangstaprankstaon May 05, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis song is all over my walls.
    it means so much to me i cannot even begin to explain. mother fuck, i just love the ending so much.
    HENCE my username. this song is such romance.
    it kinds of makes me want to make love in the wilderness.
    thescentofsummeron October 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so beautiful and romantic!
    it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside haha.
    bmth_ownon May 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentduude, where could i get thiss
    jethrothekidon March 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwhat album is this from?? i wannnnnt it.
    wafflecneon April 23, 2009   Link

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