"Come On, Come Out" as written by and Alison Loren/burton Sudol....
Come on, come out
The weather is warm
Come on, come out
Said come on, come on

A spot in the shade
Where oranges fall
A spot in the shade
Away from it all

Watching the sky
Watching a painting coming to life
Shifting and shaping
Staying inside
It all goes it all goes by

A blanket unfolds
A blanket tonight
The pieces of gold
They light up your eyes
Now we're alone
Now we're alive

Watching the sky
Watching the painting come to life
Shifting and shaping
Staying inside
It all goes it all goes it all goes by

Stopping the time
Rushing, waiting
Leave it behind
Shifting and shaping
Keep it inside
It all goes it all goes it all goes by
It all goes passing by
It all goes passing by


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"Come On, Come Out" as written by Alison Sudol Lukas Burton

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  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about living life! She says get out there and see the beauty of the world, because if you stay inside it will just pass you by. This is applicable to alot of kids today who are raised in front of the TV and Computer when they should be outside playing and enjoying the fresh air of life. But it also applies to people who find it easier to stay home alone rather than getting out to be with other people, even though going it is risking getting hurt by someone or something.

    I gotta tell you - reading Sudol's lyrics, I just think she is BRILLIANT! This is not a collection of dopey love songs. She really has some neat things to say!
    ploodieon August 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCome on.. come out of the closet :P It's so much fun outside and you can't keep your true self hidden away any longer. This song is probably more about just letting yourself go and whatnot, but I take it as coming out of the closet. Perfect upbeat song for anyone to come out.
    troblemson November 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not sure what this song is about, but it seems to hit me emotionally somehow. I first heard it when I stumbled across a live video performance of it on Rhapsody. It was just a lovely song sung passionately by a lovely woman smiling a beautiful smile throughout much of the song. For some reason it brings tears to my eyes every time I watch it. The album version doesn't have quite the same effect as it is not quite as subdued and lacks the visuals. It is still a great song though.
    Mad Slanted Powerson August 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so pretty.
    all of her songs are.
    she has some of the most beautiful music i have ever heard.
    somethingaboutnikkion August 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOn the surface, the song paints a lovely visual picture of a gorgeous sunny day, one which should be enjoyed outside. Because of the choice of phrase -- "Come on, COME OUT" -- I could see it being a subtle gay anthem.
    bitta2sweeton September 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about enjoy nature and what life has to offer you, the simple beautiful things. i love A Fine Frenzy becuase they are very aware of nature and this song just rises our emotions.
    Guaschitaon May 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is actually really simple if you are familiar with her songs. She speaks about how we should all go outside and observe the ever changing and beautiful nature around us or it will pass on by. Don't get stuck in your fast pace life...take the time and sit outside and just enjoy the beauty.
    skashion October 07, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI like the gay anthem thing, that's what I was thinking the first time I heard it :) The way I see it, it's like when you're inside (of the closet, or really being inside could be a metaphor for depression or anything that would keep you away from the outside) you miss so much. I take the thing with the painting as a metaphor for life in general being a sort of art; everything is colors and sounds and we're all a part of it, but if you keep yourself inside you miss out on that whole transcendental thing. Very pretty song, but then it's impossible for her to write a song that isn't <3
    AubergineTwinkon April 06, 2011   Link
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    General Commentonly read over the lyrics once, but i thought about them alot more times than that...

    i think it could be about a certain feeling someone might be trying to get out so they could be happy.

    we all know everyones got certain feelings that they hide. but if you hide them too long, they can tend to eat away at you. in saying "come on, come out" this person might be having almost a battle with themselves, trying to get this feeling out, knowing that there may be consequences for doing so.

    most of the song seems to focus on how happy the person will be once this emotion is out in the open. kind of a hopefulness that things will be okay.

    however, "keep it inside, it all goes by" could also be a hopefulness - take care of the emotional issue yourself, i mean, it IS yours to deal with... and in doing so, people dont worry about you and they move on.

    its a catch 22 - keeping the emotion to yourself, you could really miss out on alot of things in life. in letting it out there is a fear of loss. possibly of yourself.


    - or, it could just be about enjoying the outdoors with someone you love :)

    [a blanket unfolds,
    a blanket to lie] ----------------laying on a blanket
    [the pieces of gold
    they light up your eyes]--------stars reflecting in eyes
    [and now we're alone
    and now we're alive]----------alone with the one you love outside watching the stars... how could you feel more alive?

    :)
    tinytyson22on April 02, 2008   Link

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