"UR" as written by Tijs M. Verwest and Michael Scherchen /matt Hales/laura Esttttther Naomi Striemer....
Wish I was a better man
Wish I had a better plan for dealing with this
What am I
What am I to do now?

Maybe I should run away
Maybe I could run away and never be found
What am I
What am I to do now?

The way that I'm feeling
The dreams that I'm dreaming
Can this really be happening?
Can it really be true?

You are
My love of my life
My heart of my soul
Just trying to keep the world from smashing, crashing in

I had this dream the other night
I had this crazy dream the other night
How have I
How have I arrived here?

My heart is elated
But my head is exhausted
This is this powerful magic
Can it really be true?

You are
My blood is in your blood
My breath is in your mouth
Just trying to keep the world from smashing, crashing in

What about us?
What about all the plans that we made?
What about all those careful plans?
Just careful plans we made up
And nothing's clear

Full of faith
Full of hope
Full of you

My love of my life
My heart of my soul
Just trying to keep the world from smashing, crashing in

My blood is in your blood
Just trying to keep the world from smashing, crashing in


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    General CommentLove that is too good to be true, and he wants to do everything he can to keep it.

    It's so good, he has no idea what to do.

    This song, it seems, can be interepreted multiple ways. That is why it is so amazing.
    zombieforceon September 07, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI'm gonna go out on a limb and disagree with the other interpretations on here.
    The song does sound very melancholy, but I think it's more contemplative. I don't think it's a separation of lovers. I think it's an almost obsessive crush being realized by the speaker, and he thinks it's out there and crazy, and he wishes he were a "better man," as in a man who can resist these emotions and never act on them because he feels they are so irrational, and as such maybe should "run away and never be found," just take himself away from the object of his feelings so that they don't get stronger and he doesn't ever say anything to her [or him, that would be an interesting spin on it.]

    I can understand the break-up interpretations of it, but I feel like a break-up interpretation is difficult to apply to the lines "My heart is elated / but my head is exhausted / this is powerful magic." That sounds very much like a man feeling an intense, sudden, love/crush/affection for someone. His heart is so happy and elated, but it's driving him crazy, he's going nuts just thinking about it and wondering what the f--- to do, should he ask her out, should he never talk to her... hence, his head is exhausted.

    The "plans" section is difficult to figure – but I think it's more of a reflection on how you have all these plans in your life, before he met her he had plans to do stuff not involving her and her likewise, should they abandon those plans and get together?

    Overall, the way I hear it is an expression of the duality of an all-consuming crush/love. Yeah, that feeling in your heart is awesome but it sure can make you feel like you're going insane.
    Dacreson June 10, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm very suprised no one has commented on this song yet. This is one of Tiësto's slower songs. It's really mellow. I enjoy listening to all of Tiësto's stuff. The lyrics are very interesting. As for a meaning on this song, I'll get back to it later. Possibly about a separation of 2 loved ones... and the effect it has on the singer.
    BrokenMirroron October 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of the best songs ever composed.
    Effin Genius
    lacuna112on March 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's the best in the album, along with Just Be and Forever Today.
    darkhorse_86on June 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDefinitely about a breakup. He's reflecting on the magic of the relationship and the fact that he can't believe it's over; at heart he still has hope that things will work out and he's doing his best to keep things from falling apart.
    Mondenkindon November 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWELL.
    me and my friend, (as bored as we were) listened to this song and tried to find out what he was talking about... she had listened to it before and and told me what she thought
    she said that it was about to lovers who got into a car accident and he was trying to save her blah blah blah.
    and i said that maybe he had a dream that she was cheating on him, and when he went to work that day he was thinking about it, and so he went home and caught her with another guy, he started to bash the dude and then took a gun from the draw and was threating the guy. then once he shot the gun she jumped in and got hit. then he tried to save her and give her mouth to mouth blah blah blah and was thinking "what kind of person am i" and all the words he says in the song.. mine makes sense hey?
    Chia92on June 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about two people who are destined to be together, so destined they feel as one. And yet they are still, for some reason apart. Perhaps: He met her over the internet, they fell in love, he was put on probation by her mother from 1000 miles away and within the probation stipulations he has all contact with his love forbidden and he doesn't know what to do. "Just trying to keep the world from smashing, crashing in." Sounds silly. But it's what's happening to me right now. I really do think so though. The first part I mean.

    Two people are in love but for some reason apart. When they feel as one, and yet aren't together, the world really does seem to crumble sometimes. He just wishes he was a better man, and knew what to do. "UR..."
    Jangoon September 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh. Forgot to mention:

    He wants to run away because the girl continues to talk to him and he doesn't want to tell her no.

    The End.
    Jangoon September 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe singer just found out his girlfriend is pregnant, and it was definitely unplanned. "I wish I were a better man/wish I had a better plan..." He probably doesn't make much money and has no idea how to support a kid. He's all mixed up because on the one hand he's elated to be a father- he already feels connected "my blood is in your blood," but on the other hand it messes up all the plans he and his girlfriend had. Overall very sad sweet song.
    Himechanon October 01, 2007   Link

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