Under dark waters the light glows
In the eyes of cats at night it shows
All pain and sorrow left behind
And through the darkness my love shines

A thousand miles we are apart
So tightly wrapped in thorns my heart
My song is herad in owls' cries
And through the darkness my love shines

It lights the green fog on the hill
It burns in shooting stars as wishes are fufilled
Glowing as bright as fireflies
Yes, through the darkness my love shines

In the flames of candles in your room
In the smallest sliver of a waning winter moon
Electric like a neon sign
Yes, through the darkness my love shines

Burning like pagan fires of long ago
Luminescent my heart shines for you -
So don't let go

And in the darkest hour of night
Moments before sleep comes and dreams come into sight
Just know that you are on my mind
And through the darkness my love shines

Through the darkness, my love
And through the darkness
And through the darkness my love shines


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    General CommentThis is such a good song, I think probably the best on the cd! I think it is about a long distance relationship and no matter how far he is away from this girl he will still love her no matter what.
    mirndadaon October 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWhen I saw them live last week he dedicated this song to the memory of Johnny Ramone which I thought was the sweetest thing ever.

    I wish he was singing it to me~ :)

    Some of the lyrics are wrong in the posted version.

    Under dark waters the light glows
    In the eyes of cats at night it shows
    All pain and sorrow left behind
    And through the darkness my love shines

    A thousand miles we are apart
    So tightly wrapped in thorns my heart
    My song is herad in owls' cries
    And through the darkness my love shines

    It lights the green fog on the hill
    It burns in shooting stars as wishes are fufilled
    Glowing as bright as fireflies
    Yes, through the darkness my love shines

    In the flames of candles in your room
    In the smallest sliver of a waning winter moon
    Electric like a neon sign
    Yes, through the darkness my love shines

    Burning like pagan fires of long ago
    Luminescent my heart shines for you -
    So don't let go~

    And in the darkest hour of night
    Moments before sleep comes and dreams come into sight
    Just know that you are on my mind
    And through the darkness my love shines

    Through the darkness, my love....
    And through the darkness....
    And through the darkness my love shines~
    xcupids victimxon November 08, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics of this song are also, once again, incredible

    <3 nick 13
    xheartbreakerxon January 13, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"xcupids victimx: I wish he was singing it to me~ :)"

    I think my first wish came true....
    xheartbreakerxon May 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think that its obvious its about love shining through a distance, like when two people are apart. But I also think "the darkness" is bad times. Like even though we go through rough patches, you still know I love you and will always.

    "Luminescent my heart shines for you -
    So don't let go"

    I think that part is saying even though its tough right now, I still love you even though it might not seem like I show it, so please dont leave.
    neverdie2084on March 07, 2006   Link
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    Song ComparisonAm I the only one who sees numerous Twin Peaks tie-ins in this song?
    First off, I'd like to note that the title can be read as a tie-in to the famous "Fire Walk With Me" poem, which reads as follows:
    Through the darkness of future past
    The magician longs to see.
    One chants out between two worlds
    Fire walk with me.
    Secondly, there are references to owls ("My song is heard in owls' cries"/"The owls are not what they seem") and fire ("Burning like Pagan fires of long ago"/the continuing theme of fire in Twin Peaks, particularly in a a representation of the main villain, BOB).
    Candles also make an appearance in Twin Peaks, during a scene in which a character is performing a ritual and chanting "Fire Walk With Me." The neon sign also reminds me of the oft-repeated shot of the neon sign outside Twin Peaks' Double R Diner. Dreaming and sleep are also key plot elements in Twin Peaks.
    Also, this song has a very 50's feel to it: Twin Peaks was also famous for its vintage vibe.
    It's tenuous, I know, but since I heard this song, I never was able to shake my perceived connection between the two.
    edenacidstarson October 30, 2014   Link

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