Tear, Tear off your skin. What's there within?
Life on wooden swings when all was young
With summer tongues. I don't care to know
Who's been before. Oh, We could stand to run
Never look back at trains or tracks

You could disappear
You could disappear

And I'll kiss you in London
Love you in France
Sunsets in Germany
Spain we can slow dance

Somewhere outside, somewhere outside
Somewhere outside, somewhere outside

Wake from lover's care in slumber's bed
Days in quiet homes when life was young
With summer tongues

You could disappear
You could disappear

And I'll kiss you in London
Love you in France
Sunsets in Germany
Spain we can slow dance

Somewhere outside, Somewhere outside
Somewhere outside, Somewhere outside

You could disappear
You could disappear

And I'll kiss you in London
Love you in France
Sunsets in Germany
Spain we can slow dance

Somewhere outside, somewhere outside
Somewhere outside, somewhere outside

And I'll kiss you in London
Love you in France
Sunsets in Germany
Spain we can slow dance

Somewhere outside, somewhere outside
Somewhere outside, somewhere outside


Lyrics submitted by codyhill06, edited by TheDudeWhoAdds

Summer Tongues song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentThis is the ideal marriage.

    "You could dissappear ....
    Somewhere outside."
    Who doesn't want that?
    m7rk127on November 14, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a good song. stephen writes beautiful music.

    you can hear this here: absolutepunk.net/artists/…
    MCSmateon July 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is compiled from listening to the song and reading the original poem here:
    modesty.blogspot.com/2007/01/…

    Tear, tear
    Off your skin
    Whats there within.
    Life on wooden swings
    When all was young,
    With summer tongues.
    I
    Don't care to know
    Who's been before.
    Oh we could stand to run
    Nev'r look back at trains or tracks

    You could disappear
    You could disappear

    And I'll kiss you in London
    Love you in France
    Sunsets in Germany
    Spain we can slowdance,
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside

    Wake
    From lover's kept, on slumbers bed
    Days in quiet'r homes
    When life was young,
    With summer tongues.

    You could disappear
    You could disappear

    And I'll kiss you in London
    Love you in France
    Sunsets in Germany
    Spain we can slowdance,
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside


    You could disappear
    You could disappear

    And I'll kiss you in London
    Love you in France
    Sunsets in Germany
    Spain we can slowdance,
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside

    And I'll kiss you in London
    Love you in France
    Sunsets in Germany
    Spain we can slowdance,
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    Somewhere outside
    emaildumpon July 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh my gosh, this song is sooo sweet. If you have the physical album, there's a really beautiful paragraph explaining this song, directed to his wife.
    singingtheblueson August 06, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI didn't think he was married...he was engaged but I'm almost 100% sure they ended their engagement.
    hmt07on August 25, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTear,
    Tear off your skin,
    What's there within.
    Life on wooden swings
    When all was young
    With summer tongues,
    I don't (couldn't figure this out?)
    Whose been before,
    (On weekends spent around? couldn't figure these lines out either)

    I think that its:

    "I dont care to know,
    whose been before."
    awholeotherl0veon December 15, 2009   Link

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