"January Stars" as written by and Gordon Sumner....
Ten below and falling fast
Those days of summer were long past
My horoscope said you'd come back
I have my doubts, you see
And as I watched the mercury
And thought about the prophecy
A new moon and an early thaw
I watched the door for you

If January stars came true

And as I gaze at winter stars
The second house conjunct with Mars
They would suggest that we'll be one
I have my doubts, you see

If I maintain a sceptic's eye
And train the other on the sky
I'd eat my hat if it came true
I'd probably eat yours too

If January stars came true
If January stars came true

Now I'm in a pretty mess
It's getting warmer I confess
My horoscope said you'd come back
I have my doubts it's true

And as I watched the mercury
And thought about the prophecy
A new moon and an early thaw
I left the door for you

If January stars
If January stars
If January stars came true
January stars


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"January Stars" as written by Gordon Sumner

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    General CommentThis is from from the album Seven Days, released in 1993
    sillybunnyon July 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIn this story two people met in summer. She left and by winter, he was hoping his horoscope was correct and she would return. Like any of us, he’s not sure he should trust the stars—despite the second house being conjunct with Mars. And he wasn’t thinking she would return but if she did, he was ready to eat hats.

    I found this song so amusing—makes me smile.
    sillybunnyon July 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYou know those days, both warm and hazy
    Which melt into tears
    The hearts that they bewitch?
    You too resemble such a lit horizon
    One would have thought your eyes were veiled in haze
    The fainting eyelids droop and giddy fear thrusts with both hands
    The soul towards the pit
    Round goes the languorous waltz again
    Again
    The violin trembles
    A sorrowing soul that fears the unknown night
    That is the pit of hell
    Let’s roll in it ourselves to keep alive our hatred without end
    Oh, lets!

    Muse of my heart
    When January unleashes storm and sleet
    Will you have coals to warm your violet feet?
    Or starving clown, show off your charms
    Your smile
    Wet with tears that none see to beguile
    And cheer the sick spleen of the vulgar herd?

    Baudelaire [paraphrased]
    sillybunnyon September 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe same music in this song is also used for this one:
    songmeanings.net/…
    gweepson April 13, 2008   Link

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