"A Strange Education" as written by and Ramsay Miller Adam Goemans....
I'll walk this long road
Till I find my way home
To somewhere familiar
To lay down my bones
The trouble is, nothing looks the same
The trouble is, I don't think it ever will

Oh, have you come for me?
Oh, have you come for me?

Pull me out of the ocean
Take me up in your arms again
Cast away, with the love you send
Such a strange education
Leads me into your arms again
Cast away, lost again

Stars in the dark sky
Pull my mind outside
But this conversation
Wants to bleed my dry
The trouble is, I don't know what to say
The trouble is, I don't think I ever will

Oh, have you come for me?
Oh, have you come for me?

Pull me out of the ocean
Take me up in your arms again
Cast away, with the love you send
Such a strange education
Leads me into your arms again
Cast away, lost again

I've walked this long road
Trying to get home
To someone familiar
Like this voice on the phone

Oh, have you come for me?
Oh, have you come for me?

Pull me out of the ocean
Take me up in your arms again
Cast away, with the love you send
Such a strange education
Sends me into your arms again
Cast away, lost again

Reach out
Reach out
Reach out
Reach out
Reach out and touch me




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    General CommentSeems like the person singing had a significant other in their life at some point... but it was an impossible relationship that could not work. They couldn't be together (and possibly never were), but the life of the singer has taken sharp turns and he found himself in the dark... and the only person who'd make him feel better is that impossible relationship person. He doesn't necessarily want it or can explain the feelings, hence the "strange education"... he knows he'll be "cast away" with the love that comes from the significant other, but that's what he needs to survive... he just needs that person to "reach out and touch". They will never be together, but will always need each other and be there for each other.
    nightfly27on May 11, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song. Also got it from iTunes. I have listened to it all morning. It seems to me this song is talking about a man who has been cast off by a woman and he is learning his lesson. He is pleading with her to save him from drowning in his sorrow. He just wants her back. I think it is beautiful!
    CJVirtualon April 16, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love this song. got nothing else to say actually.
    deadguysdontcryon May 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is a statement about love in general. Whether it be romantic with another person, a parent, a brother or sister, a friend, or whatever. It's about the turbulent relationship that love is. One minute you have a great relationship with that person, but then you are "cast away" by an action the person does out of love.
    Another take is that this person is traveling, trying to find his or her place in the world. The "into your arms" could signify that they think they've found somewhere where they culd "lay down there bones" but something happens to cast them away from the place (whether by the environment or their own intuition.
    The "Strange Education" symbolizes love or finding ones self.
    heartsandcrossboneson April 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis songs a bit odd. it was a free download on itunes and i figured whatve i got to lose, got enuff time to. so i listened to it, and it was just a bit odd, but i can stand it.
    ya...about the meaning,
    guess its bout a dude who wants this grl but doesnt know how to get her i guess. havnt really thot a/b the meanin tho so thats the best i got.
    gigglepie951on April 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits amazing
    justagameon April 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIts a really coold song. I love it...meanings? See above lol.
    hollywoodreameron May 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI mean cool!
    hollywoodreameron May 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlovely
    Cure.on July 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentloves it? Who loves it? I does are it does the lovings of...err... whatdafuck???? EH, whatevs!
    Fivestarmotelon August 23, 2007   Link

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