"Drifting" as written by and Sarah Ann Mclachlan....
You've been gone for so long all that you know
Has been shuffled aside as you bask in the glow
Of the beautiful strangers that whisper your name
Do they fill up the emptiness

Larger than life is your fiction in a universe made up of one

'Cause you have been drifting for so long
I know you don't want to come down
But somewhere below you there's people who love you
And they're waiting for you to come home, please come home

You walk in a room and the world stops to stare
You mesmerize all who are caught in the glare
Of the spotlight that follows wherever you go
Does it light up the emptiness

Larger than life is your fiction in a universe made up of one

You have been drifting for so long
I know you don't want to come down
But somewhere below you there's people who love you
And they're ready for you to come home, please come home


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"Drifting" as written by Sarah Ann Mclachlan Sarah Mclachlan

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    General CommentThis song is about super-stardom, from the perspective of the real friends left behind.
    dontstopon June 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a beautiful song.. so sad for me.
    Especially these line :
    "You walk in a room and the world stops to stare.
    You mesmerize all who are caught in the glare...
    Of the spotlight that follows wherever you go.
    Does it light up the emptiness?"
    cay15on August 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song is about running from your past, running so hard and so fast that your universe can't include anyone else. The people left behind are desperate for you to come home, but you can't cause if you stop now then life itself will fall apart.
    lillerinaon January 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about fading stardom..... all of the attention is drying out and you are left with only those that truly love you "waiting for you to come home"
    jhidheon November 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis song has always made me think of my sister. She's battled an addiction for years. She's doing well now. The passed years she was drifting for so long. She's came down, and she's home now :)
    Tsa2013on January 26, 2014   Link
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    General CommentThis song has always made me think of my sister. She's battled an addiction for years. She's doing well now. The passed years she was drifting for so long. She's came down, and she's home now :)
    Tsa2013on January 26, 2014   Link
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    General CommentThis song has always made me think of my sister. She's battled an addiction for years. She's doing well now. The passed years she was drifting for so long. She's came down, and she's home now :)
    Tsa2013on January 26, 2014   Link

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