Tomorrow, I'll feel fine
It's yesterday that took my breath away
Flying off the handle
Finally sweeping down the avenue
God's up in his heaven
And the the devil's on Bonnie Brae
But there seems to be no room for us

So choose your poison, it's up to you
I recommend you think about it long and hard
Because the woods can get thick quick inside
Dark and tangled and petrified
And you wandered through the endless night
And never see the light of day

Let's turn the record over
Your life's a pleasant valley
Moonlight drives and gardens in the sun
His shadow stays behind you
Graceful as a dancer in a ballet


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    General Comment"Tomorrow, I'll feel fine
    It's yesterday that took my breath away
    Flying off the handle
    Finally sweeping down the avenue"

    I think that's talkin about somebody who's at a crossroad in a relationship with someone who was really close to him at the time and something happened and now theyre not getting along. Like something happening was kinda like getting lost and thats what i interpret from the 3rd and 4th line.

    "God's up in his heaven
    And the the devil's on Bonnie Brae
    But there seems to be no room for us"

    It seems sometimes like 'God' or the good in the world is abstract - somehow uninvolved, disinterested...distant in a remote place when it comes to our lives, but yet the devil is right here down with us fuckin us up and playin tricks on us. I think bonnie brae was a landmark house that got burned down back in the 50s or somethin. And because evils are here with us on the earth, it sometimes seems "to be no room for us" to live

    "So choose your poison, it's up to you
    I recommend you think about it long and hard
    Because the woods can get thick quick inside
    Dark and tangled and petrified
    And you wandered through the endless night
    And never see the light of day"

    i think in a sense this song is an apology but moreso just a analysis of the situation and saying that the friendship or relationship is much more important than the things that are bringing it down. the woods are the adversity the person hes talkin to and he may go through if things are left the way they are.

    "Let's turn the record over" - lets put whatevers happened behind us.

    "His shadow stays behind you
    Graceful as a dancer in a ballet"

    i think hes talking about the devil whos graceful and sneaky.

    haha thats what i get from it maybe im an idiot...late!
    fungmastaflexon October 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFirst to comment : ]

    I think it is 'your life's a pleasent valley' not 'present value'
    I could be wrong though. Not sure about the top 'thick inside' part...

    This song is awesome. Especially the xylophone.
    heatherleanneon September 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, I have no idea if it's thick inside either but that's sorta kinda what it sounded like... and you're right, it is a pleasant valley... fixed. :)
    HughLloydon September 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song reminds me a little of Simon and Garfunkel

    It's different, I love it
    TheBendson September 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentuhm can someone tell me where i can find this? sorry to be a bother.
    myxangelxelliotton September 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentelliottsmithbsides.com :)
    HughLloydon September 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwowww. just downloaded this. and it's amazing. i didn't know it had just come out.
    myxangelxelliotton September 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYo, it's not the devil's on Bonnie Raitt. Its
    'the devils on Bonnie Brae'

    haha, bonnie raitt
    mtolskyon October 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti'm think the problem line is supposed to be "the woods can get thick quick inside"
    whatcapo?on October 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song.

    its amazing.
    rajincajunfireon November 30, 2006   Link

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