It's up in the morning and on the downs
Little white clouds like gambolling lambs
And I am breathless over you

And the red-breasted robin beats his wings
His throat it trembles when he sings
For he is helpless before you

The happy hooded bluebells bow
And bend their heads all a-down
Heavied by the early morning dew

At the whispering stream, at the bubbling brook
The fishes leap up to take a look
For they are breathless over you

Still your hands
And still your heart
For still your face comes shining through
And all the morning glows anew

Still your mind
Still your soul
For still, the fare of love is true
And I am breathless without you

The wind circles among the trees
And it bangs about the new-made leaves
For it is breathless without you

The fox chases the rabbit round
The rabbit hides beneath the ground
For he is defenceless without you

The sky of daytime dies away
And all the earthly things they stop to play
For we are all breathless without you

I listen to my juddering bones
The blood in my veins and the wind in my lungs
And I am breathless without you

Still your hands
And still your heart
For still your face comes shining through
And all the morning glows anew

Still your soul
Still your mind
Still, the fire of love is true
And I am breathless without you


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  • +1
    General CommentActually a pretty sad song, in truth. It follows the Orpheus story throughout the ablum, and it's Orpheus lamenting over Eurydice's death.
    Nirgeon September 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFirst chorus says "fare" instead of "fire" >.<

    Kinda obvious that this is a love song, I love "Still your soul, Still your mind, Still, the fire of love is true, And I am breathless without you" Ahh
    __AwwSugaron January 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUplifting... beautiful... sweetness
    Selkison January 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like how its so cheerful. i thought i mightnt like it for that reason but i do. what a great difference there is between this and Big-Jesus-trash-Can.
    velvetsisteron July 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree is a love song, but to me it's about God and creation, rather than a boy/girl thing. Hence, 'breathless' is both the breathlessness brought about by being in love and a literal lack of breath.
    Fav bit is the "juddering bones" - nice.
    Bravocoon March 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the creation thing makes a lot of sense especially with the video. The video makes me smile at the very end when the bunnies are dancing to the music.
    drew29on December 26, 2008   Link

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