I take my seat as the scenery flickers on
An exercise tape for the waking dawn
First go the trees changing grey to green behind the wires
And then the sun comes up on a field full of tires

I felt two things at once when I heard the news
I felt upset but I was also confused
How did you see your way free to do what you did?
I guess I still thought of you as that happy kid

But outside the scenery is getting better
Who can be sad in with all this space and time passing by?
I'm on my way to the funeral of you, my childhood brother
And all I can do is look out the window and smile


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    General CommentIt's obvious what this song is about. The singer is reminiscing about someone close to him who died [his brother] as he travels to said person's funeral.

    There's a sort of confused hopefulness in his words. Evocative, ethereal and slow burning.
    Androohon October 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentso depressing yet so lovely. the imagery the imagery is amazing. winter/spring, beautiful/ugly, life/death but "Who can be sad in with all this space and time passing by?" theres always hope.

    lovely
    montcieon May 26, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"How did you see your way free to do what you did?
    I guess I still thought of you as that happy kid"

    Seems like a suicide...
    McWatton December 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentA Jon Stross was mentioned in the CD booklet.
    CharlotteLacrymon May 31, 2007   Link

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