If you would stop and notice that we number every day
But allow the many moments left uncounted slip away

You don't have to count them, just enjoy them one by one
Then things would take a different hue and sparkle in the sun
The winds would lift you up into the sky

The winds would lift you up into the sky above
Where you would see a trail of treasured memories you love
A rainbow record of the thoughts and moments you've enjoyed
Arcs behind the earth as spectral colours in the void

In the void
Scents and subtle sounds
Scents and subtle sounds

Scents and subtle sounds
Scents and subtle sounds
(Scents and subtle sounds)
Scents and subtle sounds
(Scents and subtle sounds)
Scents and subtle sounds
(Scents and subtle sounds)
Scents and subtle sounds...


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    General CommentI believe that this song is about the modern society's attempt to quantify life. Before the Modern Era, time was not measured as strictly as it is now. Tom Marshall seems to be advising the listener to adopt a zen-like attitude (as he often does) towards living.
    bjengles3on March 17, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI see this song as almost fantasy,
    this is one of those songs I would have loved to see live.
    There's so much left to be interpreted.
    This, and Access Me (sigh)
    cc1tcc1ton April 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about living in the moment and the advantages of not losing yourself in thought which is time.
    Guyuteon December 13, 2005   Link

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