"Kindly Unspoken" as written by and Kate Elizabeth Voegele....
As high as the moon
So high were my spirits
When you sang out my name

And coming from you
It was enough just to hear it
Oh, it rang like the bells did today

But even the sturdiest ground
Can shift and can tremble and let us fall down?

Kindly unspoken
You show your emotion
And silence speaks louder than words
It's lucky I'm clever
Cause if I didn't know better
I'd believe only that which I'd heard

In the days of my folly
I followed your rules
Did what Simon Says to do

But I won't let melancholy
Play me for a fool
Oh, no I'm on my way somewhere new

And as far as your lack of something to say
Well, to tell me goodbye there was no better way

Kindly unspoken
You show your emotion
And silence speaks louder than words
It's lucky I'm clever
Cause if I didn't know better
I'd believe only that which I'd heard

So don't keep me up till the dawn
With words that'll keep leading me on
I know much better than to wait for an answer from you

Kindly unspoken
You show your emotion
And silence speaks louder than words
It's lucky I'm clever
Cause if I didn't know better
I'd believe only that which I'd heard


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"Kindly Unspoken" as written by Kate Elizabeth Voegele

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    General CommentAnother very vocally expressive song by Kate Voegele.
    SageSoulon July 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOne comment? People, are you serious? This song is beautiful. Kate's voice is so emotional, soothing and beautiful. She's great.

    It think it's about how emotions don't need words at some moments, and certainly not by the one that end with goodbye ... most of the time is everything but words the best way to show your emotion ...
    GirlinTheCafeon February 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commentonly two comments people, come on. this song is so beautiful!!

    to me, someone has just called it quits with her, or at least tried to. but they just couldnt say it. but you know when just by someones silence you can tell what they mean? thats what this is about. you dont need them to say, if they do it will hurt even worse. hence why the words are 'kindly' unspoken.
    fangsupon February 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commentamazing song.. this is my life story, it talks about when two people who really care about each other have this moment.. that nearly stops time.. and makes everyone around them turn to a blur.... and when they wish they could fall into the other persons arms.. but soon to find out that the other person wants to be "just friends" and even though they may get back together they just have to "be friends" for a while and it's the most painful thing in the world because you know that your suppose to be together but you just can't be for some unearthly reason.. that neither of you know why..even though you both want each other so deeply it's almost painful..

    long story short;

    sometimes when you have those kind of awkward but not really moments with someone.. like right before a break up.. and you just know... they give you that look and you just KNOW that it's coming .. "I think we should just be friends" and your thinking to your self.. holy shit.. lol.. yeah ... that's the holy shit put into a classier form of song. lol..

    :]
    Kellierayeon March 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI really love her voice. It's so unique and refreshing.
    This song is well written and she sang it well. =]
    CutthroatCupcakeon April 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song describes my life right now, as painfully as it is to admit.
    JessixLynn87on January 06, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"Silence speaks louder than words" is easily one of the best lines in this song its so good...amazing singer I love this song
    BatteriesNotIncludedon January 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI agree with Girlinthecafe; this song is kind of when words are just unnecessary to end a relationship. But even more than that, it doesn't have to be a "relationship"-- it could be something you had with someone, someone you were close to, and now they're gone from your life without even telling you where they went. This song is kind of saying that she's not going to wait around in "melancholy" and she's moving on from what once was, because she's clever enough to see that it's over. I can 100% relate, because sometimes, people just leave without feeling like they owe you an explanation. It happens so frequently, and this song captures the will that she has to move on perfectly.
    ssarason April 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think that it means something like...
    When someone is breaking up with you or giving you bad news,
    the things that they're NOT saying
    (but you know they are thinking them) are what hurts the most.
    "It's lucky I'm clever
    if I didn't know better
    I'd believe only that which I'd heard"
    She knows what he means to say, and she can read between the lines.
    It's a nice phrase, "kindly unspoken," the things that are too hurtful to
    say to someone that you once, or still do care for.
    AmandaJADEon June 30, 2009   Link
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    My OpinionHer voice in this song gives me chills. in a good way.
    Lasheaon January 08, 2010   Link

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