she is walking on the clouds
and falling in between the crowds
she's trying and crying and dying but i don't stick around
i don't know where i came from
i don't know where i'm going
all i know is won't you take me, won't you take me, won't you take me away?

what would it be
turn out the lights
what would it be
to try to not try
what is the answer
to all my spiders
spirits gone, pushed it away

i tripped on these roads everyday
it seems like they never ever change
they don't know how i got here
oh and neither do you
all these days they go so fast
no they go so slow
all i know is won't you take me, won't you take me, won't you take me away?

what would it be
turn out the lights
what would it be
to try to not try
what is the answer
to all of my spiders
spirits gone, i pushed it away
saying, spirits gone, i pushed it away

oh i'm singing,
na na na na na na na na na na na
away, oh away
and we're singing,
na na na na na na na na na na na
away, oh away
and we're singing,
na na na na na na na na na na na
away, oh away
and we're singing now,
na na na na na na na na na na na
away, oh away


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Empty Days song meanings
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    General CommentI don't know what it is about this song, but I can't get enough of it...

    "she's waking on the clouds" seems somewhat angelic, yet " falling in between the crowds" gives a mortal feeling. I don't know. I never get tired of this song.
    hipHerTotheFunkon May 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI did these lyrics by ear so if anyone has any suggestions of how I can correct them, please tell me.
    AFInsideon May 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Augustana is a great band!
    ifyouleaveon July 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Augustana is a great band!
    ifyouleaveon July 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOk--yeah, I'm going to be honest and say that I downloaded this song. (No cd stores in the country I live in) The thing is, I can't find the lyrics to it anywhere! (No offence to the person that typed this up, it looks almost completely right) It's just that, why is that a lot of sites don't even list this particular song as being one of Augustana's?
    Jump_daylighton July 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics are all right. :]
    beauty.
    soundsof21on January 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentis this really an original augustana song? it seems like a cover of some 90s band but its good nonetheless!
    takeiteasy_on August 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit's "she's trying and crying and dying, but I'm still around." "I don't know where we're going"
    also not "i try to not try" it's "I try to know, I try"
    and not "spirits gone", it's "i'm sure it's gone"

    and my friend and I think it's about the beginning of a new relationship. Hence "What would it be. To turn out the lights?" and "I don't know where we're going"

    Basically he wants her to blow him away and let him know that it's real. I'll verify this with the boys eventually.
    doofer19on October 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's about the girl he is with, is going through times where she isn't sure about herself, right? She is falling, but he's backing her up?

    They'll end up happy.
    carrera13on January 09, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti absolutelly adore this song. its sounds older like from the 90'. infact it sounds ilke Counting Crows. but i absolutely love Dan's voice in this song! its so soft and young. ♥
    2shy2dance111on March 29, 2008   Link

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