my heavens low but the songs the same
seems I'm always looking when I hear your name
you've been away but don't leave this side
seen all of your faces you've tried to hide
so I'm sitting here in a train station
traveling to an unknown destination
oh I always seem to try
still I'm one still I'm one to testify and I say
;chorus;
I'll find a way to let you know
hold me close when tradewinds blow
chances are you're over me, I'll catch that train eventually

to the questions that you're asking
I've only expected everything
these arms of mine are burning
as I see, as I see the pages turning

;chorus;


Lyrics submitted by darkahuna

Tradewinds song meanings
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    General Commenti think this song is about a guy who is still in love with a girl but she's not coming back and he's just starting to realize this as each day goes by and soon enough it'll hit him and he'll start to move on..it's so sad, i hate when that happens!
    iheartmusicon June 03, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthey iheartmusic...lol this is my favrite song!...
    you no who loves it too!...=)
    MuSicLoVer=)on June 07, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is your fav song musiclover=) ? no, i don't know who else loves it because you are unknown to me..hmmm...
    iheartmusicon June 09, 2004   Link
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    General Commentokay i just have to say i love this song, and i love pepper!
    michieon June 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is a really good song. i love how they can be fucking crazy like in give it up or boot but then they can be deep and emotional like this or on your 45...
    caprisun04on February 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so pretty, i luv it.... definately different from give it up lol
    ihrtaphasiaon May 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful song.........
    Frankthetank161on July 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is very reminiscent of Bring Me Your Cup by UB40. Still a wonderful song
    I_am_proon October 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think the trainstation represents his uncertainty about the future...how he should pursue her...

    "Hold me close when tradewinds blow"
    LN_the_Felonon September 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentif you know any of pepper's background you would know they are originally from kaliua-kona, hawaii ..i believe this song is about two people who were together and then seperated and one of them went back to the mainland.. and the tradewinds blow from the mainland to hawaii.. possibly there is a memory that they shared conserning the tradewinds.. and the "train" could symbolize him finally going to the mainland to be with her
    collieWOmanon October 18, 2007   Link

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