On a starless night
The angels were dancing around
With their halos of smoke
It was time for life
It was time for the old songs to die
In a beautiful light

The empty sighs
In a hopeful goodbye
Will I see you again?

Pre-Chorus:
Through the line
And the air
Something passed between us there
In another time
You will find
I will be there

Chorus:
Take the distance
Take the absence
Taking me with your archaic smile
I will reach you
And I will keep you
I will be there when you open you eyes

Invisible queen
Turning the weight into lightness
With invisible wings

I have seen
The sun rising for me
New sky open for me

Repeat Pre-Chorus and Chorus

Repeat Chorus

I'll meet you there by the thorns at noon
Bring a favorite story or two
And when we leave here
Take this letter
And always pray the dream will never fade

Repeat Chorus (2x)


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Archaic Smile song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is from the CD "Safe Unless." It was released in 1999 when July For Kings was called "Swim." This song is track 5 on the album.
    judaskissidismisson June 07, 2004   Link

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