One time I tried to sing
About spring and a storm
But you know
How it goes

Blah blah blah blah
Blah blah blah blah
Blah
All along

Won't you please stop complaining
I'm playing a song

But all the rain comes down the same
Falling to from where it came
On the ground then back around
Up into the sky

I wish you could have heard the music
When the clouds growled overhead
I finally felt enthusiastic
I finally felt alive

Blah blah blah blah
Blah blah blah blah
Blah
So you said

Would it please you to listen
To thunder instead

Man the rain came down that day
And it drained my soul away
And I wondered why I even
Bothered to try

Mr. Moon?
Yeah?
Tell us about the sky.
The sky is deep and dark and eternally high
Many people think that's where you go when you die
Do you?
Well I think you return to obscure
Or wherever you were
Before you were
But I won't let you lose yourself in the rain

We have so much left to sing
There's a storm for every spring
All you see and you and me
Became from a star

You're a star
Yes you are

(Silent explosive and
Silent explosive and)

Create until nothing is left to create and
The universe bursts with an overworked sigh then
Pretend to pretend to re-crown the creation and
Sing the same thing 'til the clouds start to cry and then
Over and over and over again and then
Over and over and
Never again


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Spring and a Storm song meanings
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  • +2
    General Commentthis is probably my favorite TH song.

    the first couple times i heard it, i didn't make it much past the first verse because i got bored..... but the first time i heard the Mr. Moon part, i giggled to myself for maybe 5 minutes straight.

    They are SUCH goofballs.
    *MadeForThis*on October 28, 2007   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationI always thought the meaning was something along the lines of:

    One time I tried to sing
    About spring and a storm
    But you know
    How it goes

    I think that means they tried to think of something to write about, but it's all been done before...

    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah
    All along

    Won't you please stop complaining
    I'm playing a song

    ...but then he decides he will anyway, and picks a topic for the song...

    But all the rain comes down the same
    Falling to from where it came
    On the ground then back around
    Up into the sky

    ...he spontaneously goes on a rant about the water cycle...

    I wish you could have heard the music
    When the clouds growled overhead
    I finally felt enthusiastic
    I finally felt alive

    ...then says about how inspired he was when he wrote it...

    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah
    So you said

    Would it please you to listen
    To thunder instead

    I think this bit is about people saying the song isn't original. So he askes them if he talks about thunder.

    Man the rain came down that day
    And it drained my soul away
    And I wondered why I even
    Bothered to try

    Then he talks about losing inspiration after being critisized.

    Mr. Moon?
    Yeah?
    Tell us about the sky.
    The sky is deep and dark and eternally high
    Many people think that's where you go when you die
    Do you?
    Well I think you return to obscure
    Or wherever you were
    Before you were
    But I won't let you lose yourself in the rain

    It seems he decides to change the subject, and puts foreward theories about life after death, while asking people not to think too hard about it all they'll go mad

    We have so much left to sing
    There's a storm for every spring

    He says that despite being uninspired, he can still do a song about every subject

    All you see and you and me
    Became from a star

    Then he goes back to the point about life and talks about how the entie solar system came from the sun.

    You're a star
    Yes you are

    He then repeats this idea, so it sounds like he'ds saying it with double meaning, as in when somebody helps someone, and when they thank them, they say 'you're a star' sometimes.

    (Silent explosive and
    Silent explosive and)

    This bit might mean how people have 'quiet anger', sometimes, and its repeated as this type of anger lasts a long time.

    Create until nothing is left to create and

    I think this means how humans will keep on advancing tecnology.

    The universe bursts with an overworked sigh then

    I think this is about how the universe will end in 'heat death', a 'sigh' rather than an explosion.

    Pretend to pretend to re-crown the creation and

    'recrowning' the 'creation' might mean doing songs that sound like other ones, or covering them.

    Sing the same thing 'til the clouds start to cry and then
    Over and over and over again and then
    Over and over and
    Never again

    I think this last bit may be about pop songs being repetetive, and that life is like this too. The 'never again' is representing death.

    Correct me if you have any better interpretations.
    VJGaneshon February 17, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's definitely "blah blah blah" and not "love love love." Get it right.
    majestikmoose9on October 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, and I'm pretty sure it's "tell us about the sky" as well.
    thatcheshiregrinon October 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCorrect lyrics (straight from the CD booklet!):

    One time I tried to sing
    About spring and a storm
    But you know
    How it goes

    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah
    All along

    Won't you please stop complaining
    I'm playing a song

    But all the rain comes down the same
    Falling to from where it came
    On the ground then back around
    Up into the sky

    I wish you could have heard the music
    When the clouds growled overhead
    I finally felt enthusiastic
    I finally felt alive

    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah blah blah blah
    Blah
    So you said

    Would it please you to listen
    To thunder instead

    Man the rain came down that day
    And it drained my soul away
    And I wondered why I even
    Bothered to try

    Mr. Moon?
    Yeah?
    Tell us about the sky.
    The sky is deep and dark and eternally high
    Many people think that's where you go when you die
    Do you?
    Well I think you return to obscure
    Or wherever you were
    Before you were
    But I won't let you lose yourself in the rain

    We have so much left to sing
    There's a storm for every spring
    All you see and you and me
    Became from a star

    You're a star
    Yes you are

    (Silent explosive and
    Silent explosive and)

    Create until nothing is left to create and
    The universe bursts with an overworked sigh then
    Pretend to pretend to re-crown the creation and
    Sing the same thing 'til the clouds start to cry and then
    Over and over and over again and then
    Over and over and
    Never again
    hide_seekon January 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. He can spin such pretty words.
    timesfiveon August 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the best song ive ever heard about the water cycle.
    i like how it basically says that everything is a cycle and eventually we will all return to how we began but that there is someone there watching out for us and wont let us get lost.

    my fav line is the end when its hard to understand but when you hear it is is basically restating that everything happens over and over until nothing is left to create and then there will be nothing.
    L4LuvNotLoseron April 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationI think this is about life, and the sort of sweet existential outlook on it. It basically says, our life is going to have a lot of bad scary things (storm) but a lot of beautiful things as well (the spring). I feel like the first while people are trying to dismiss this sort of outlook, and he tries to get them to stop complaining by making them realize that if we don't need both we can't have only one.

    All you see and you and me
    Became from a star

    This actually means how we are all made out of the same energy as stars. Niel Degrasse Tyson put it best, "The atoms of our bodies are traceable to stars that manufactured them in their cores and exploded these enriched ingredients across our galaxy, billions of years ago. For this reason, we are biologically connected to every other living thing in the world. We are chemically connected to all molecules on Earth. And we are atomically connected to all atoms in the universe. We are not figuratively, but literally stardust.”

    It's sort of a sweetness in this song that says you don't need religion to feel connected (I have no idea about Tally Hall's religious orientation, I personally am athiest). This trace backs to the line about the sky, 'many people think thats where we go when we die' 'i think we go to obscure or wherever we were before we were'.

    This song is about the fact that the world can be harsh but it can be beautiful as well, and what makes this song wonderful is Tally Hall is saying, "Look what I'm doing! I'm writing this wonderful, childish song, I'm so happy despite it all!"

    At least that's what I think.
    xxxbWitchon June 22, 2012   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationBasically

    "Believe what you want to believe. Just don't let others lose themselves"

    And like yeah, religious freedoms and whether or not someone believes in something makes them no diff from another basically
    Steampikachuon December 04, 2016   Link

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