i got my eye on the scar
it runs clear from your temple to your jawline
you'll tell me about all your thoughts right this minute
then I will tell you mine.

'cause i got the wind in my hair
and I'm far away from where i used to be
but i got all my attention fixed on you
and you're flashing that smile at me.

with the midwestern sky burning above us
we lean up against the car
i want to tell you what the sky has done to me
i want you to tell me who we are
'cause i see you raising the water to your lips
it's the blazing dead center of july
and i got all my hopes hung on one gorgeous promise
and you got the sunlight dancing on your eyes

and i got the wind in my hair
and i'm far away from where i used to be
but i got all my attention fixed on you
and you're just where you said you'd be
just where you said you'd be


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    General CommentBeautiful song.
    maybe im a bit biased because its the me and my girlfriends song, but its just perfect.
    tinerjon April 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song... is like a deep breath to me. Kind of a break from the normal theme of dysfunctional couples... this song is about promises kept, love, and starting fresh. They've surely both had hard pasts... she bears the scar of hers... but all that matters is this moment for them. So beautiful. Definitely one of my favorites of John's.
    inmotionagainon June 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful lyrics.
    my favourite bit: i want to tell you what the sky has done to me / i want you to tell me who we are.
    i just love the way he says it
    magicbootson September 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthmm.

    i always thought that it was:

    'the placid dead center of July'

    not 'the blazed dead center of july'

    am i wrong?
    Colosimoon September 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI looooove this one. I'm pretty positive he says blazing dead center of July.
    bestwombat11on November 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt sounds like Blazing, unless he is saying placid with a weird emphasis.
    zriegleon December 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah, i guess it is Blazing

    i did just think he was saying placid with a weird emphasis, but blazing makes more sense. haha.
    Colosimoon June 29, 2008   Link

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