When the sun comes up, I can see that you’re not here
And the whole world stops
But the wind-up bird keeps winding up its spring…
And the days go by and you don’t come back
But I know you will
Because there’s something pulling both of us: back and forth, up and down, all around, in and out of love
And I’ve been holding on, holding on for so long that I can’t let you go

Even when we’re apart I can feel you next to me
There’s a hidden love connecting us like voices on a string

At the bottom of the well, in the middle of the day, you’re the passing sunlight
Stay with me, don’t go away
I can hear your voice, cutting through the wire
It’s the silver spark connecting us and pulling me: back and forth, up and down, all around, in and out of love
And I’ve been holding on, holding on for so long that I can’t let you go

Even when we’re apart I can feel you next to me
There’s a hidden love connecting us like voices on a string
Even when I’m alone, I can tell you’re with me
There’s a hidden love connecting us, and I’m holding on, holding on by a string

Back and forth, up and down, in and out, all around
Back and forth, up and down, in and out, all around this love

Even when we’re apart I can feel you next to me
There’s a hidden love connecting us
I’m holding on, holding on by a string


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    General CommentWhat a fat bassline to start with, best song on kill the house lights imo
    whitterson January 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhat a fat bassline to start with, best song on kill the house lights imo
    whitterson January 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIts about someone he loves, and even when they're not together he feels like they're connected. Like when you're a kid and you take two cups and put a string in them and talk to your friends across the room.
    jjgirl23on November 27, 2008   Link

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