"The Way To There" as written by Annie Hart, Erika Spring Forster and Heather Anne D'angelo....
The snow is white enough
And the night is black enough
It makes it seem innocent
It makes it seem innocent

The wind is making you
And the cold is making you
It makes it seem innocent
It makes it seem innocent

If you feel
Compelled towards me
Then it's just gravity
The seconds
Stretch to days
Because time was
Made that way

Dark nights are moving fast
Becoming moments past
While the air is thin
Daring, while you still can

If you feel
Compelled towards me
Then it's just gravity
The seconds
Stretch to days
Because time was
Made that way

From every point in space
We've come to this place
So how can it not be fate
When we were made this way


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    General Commenthave you ever fallen on the ground and pulled your lover down with you and then ended up making love in a public place because the moment just took you and there was no other choice? i believe that that is what this song is about, i don't think it has anything to do with lose, but everything to do with gain. when you are in a lover's embrace, intimately, does time not seem to stretch its self out?
    brautiganon October 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a relationship that just ended.

    This is my favorite song, I love Erika.
    SilentZephyron October 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this is about a relationship that is ending because it has to end even if the two people dont want it to. the girl is saying its fate we were brought together but now we have to let go and just keep our memories. she tries to convince him its for the best by saying he doesnt really love her its just gravity drawing them nearer.

    i dont know. i could be completely wrong (probably am). but i love this song. its beautiful. one of my favorites on the newer album.
    bonefishon August 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthave you ever fallen on the ground and pulled your lover down with you and then ended up making love in a public place because the moment just took you and there was no other choice? i believe that that is what this song is about, i don't think it has anything to do with lose, but everything to do with gain. when you are in a lover's embrace, intimately, does time not seem to stretch its self out?
    brautiganon October 18, 2008   Link
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    General Commentto me, this song is an expression of her feelings towards a lover. he might be an ex, or a soon-to-be ex, but i get a sense of her changing her mind. as if in the chorus, when she says it's just gravity, it's like she's saying that the relationship isn't real, the affection isn't real. but then in the last verse when she says it's fate... it almost makes me think she has changed her mind and is saying maybe it is meant to be that they are together. of course you could interpret that as they are not meant to be together. but all in all i'm an optimist so i like to think it's the former.
    jiggadywigon March 13, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI dont think its about an ending relationship at all.

    Its about the inexorable march of time and destiny
    SunnyPeeon December 12, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationI think this song is about a conflict between the narrator and science/causality. The first two stanzas are an observation of the physical world; it seems natural, fine, "innocent." But if this is ALL the world is, then the love between her and another is just another natural process, just like "gravity." "The seconds stretch to days/cause time was made that way" is another observation of the physical universe; time just progresses because that's how it was made. The last stanza, however, is the realization that this physicality and causality is something that in fact BEAUTIFIES their love. Of all the points in space (the vastness of the universe) these two people ended up in the same place. If the universe is purely physical and causal, these two were DESTINED to end up in the same place, making it fate, and in a way, miraculous.
    JakeBaconon December 19, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationIts about sex and love. Obvious. Reference "innocence"

    It makes it seem innocent

    if its black and white, than it makes it seem innocent
    if you have to do it, it makes it seem innocent

    but its not innocent and it never is and it never was
    but it is fate :)
    SunnyPeeon May 03, 2013   Link
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    General CommentI'd mix JakeBacon's comments with other people's comments to make my own. I think this song is about the causality/choice wonderings we have in a perspective of a relationship, its choices and imperatives, which are compared to the events of the phisical world.
    ppgsilvaon June 12, 2013   Link

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