"Sky" as written by and Joshua Ryan Radin....
I woke dreaming we had broke
Dreaming you left me for someone new,
And you cried drying those brown eyes
Crying you’re sorry, sorry won’t do.

But this is the way I need to wake
I’ll wake to you, and you never left me
All that I dreamt had been untrue
Open my eyes I see sky

Oh oh oh oh you know
The way to keep me on my toes
I I I I’ll be just fine
Just say you’ll stay forever mine
Till we fall asleep tonight

Last night we had a great fight
I fell asleep in a horrible state
Then dreamt you loved my best friend
My heart would not mend
Seemed it was fate

But this is the way I need to wake
I’ll wake to you, and you never left me
All that I dreamt had been untrue
Open my eyes I see sky

Oh oh oh oh you know
The way to keep me on my toes
I I I I’ll be just fine
Just say you’s stay forever mine
Till we fall asleep tonight

Sometimes I forget to love you like I should
But I’d never leave you
No I never would, I never would

Oh oh oh oh you know
The way to keep me on my toes
I I I I’ll be just fine
Just say you’ll stay forever mine
Till we fall asleep tonight


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    General Commentsuch a great song.
    you never know how much something means to you until you lost it. lucky for him, he only dreamt it. but it's got a great message.
    even when it's rough be thankful for what you've got.
    negativenannon May 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commentomg this song was just posted on his myspace today. love love love loveeeee it.
    sky... is it like schuyler fisk, who he dated for a while. her name is prounced SKY-ler.....
    maybe this is about her?
    but yeah
    thanks for posting these lyrics so fast!
    love it
    joshradinon February 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAWESOME song. These are both very talented artists.
    I think the song is about two lovers who have bad dreams and wake up worried that their dreams were real, only to see they're not. It's ultimately sweet in that it is talking about how when you're in love, you want to wake up to that person, and waking up with them makes everything all right, no matter what. ("This is the way I need to wake...")
    Also, having that bad dream makes you realize how important it is to let that person know how much you love them, hence the "keep me on my toes."
    nerdy_scarletton February 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentLately I have been having these dreams... Not sure if it has to do with my insecurities (I know you're too good for me, I know someday you will wake to me and realize I am not enough for you) or whether it has to do with me having feelings for someone else who I shouldn't (it would never work out and I need to be faithful)

    It definitely keeps me on my toes... I try and make it work everyday..."sometimes I forget to love you like I should" because I take you for granted some days...I don't know how much you mean to me now but I am slowly learning everyday... The only way I learn is through these dreams of mine where I keep losing you to someone else...
    goldliningon May 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is just perfect. It's the ultimate happy song, Joshua Radin and Ingrid Michaelson's voices just fit perfectly together. Lovelovelove it.
    Easy-Lucky-Freeon May 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't think it's a happy song at all; it's kind of just showing how these two people are happy in theory, and they love each other, but when they get deep down into it, they don't trust one another. This is only expressed in their dreams.

    Ingrid is suspicious that Joshua is sleeping around on her with her best friend, he thinks she'll dump him when someone 'new' comes along.

    Am I reading too much into it? Most definetly. Still, it's got me thinking.

    I don't think this is a song about people who are content; they're kind of happy, but there's still a lot of insecurities.
    Eponymous Economiston June 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this song IS happy, but underneath it all, there is unease and obviously some doubt. The couple is happy, but they both can't help but be afraid that their lovers will eventually cheat on them and/or leave them. Everything between them is wonderful until they fall asleep, which is where their subconscious thoughts surface. The love between them is absolutely overpowering, they just need to learn to get over their insecurities. Also, 'i will be fine, just say you'll stay forever mine' shows that there is one person in the relationship that needs constant reassurance from the other to know whether they really care about them or not. But even this can't rid them of their feelings of unease.
    oxalkalineon August 31, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningI think this song is about two people who love each other very much, and though there are ups and downs in their relationship ("Sometimes I forget to love you like I should, but I'd never leave you"), they still would never leave their partner because they love each other so. But there's ALWAYS that underlying fear that the other will leave him/her, presenting itself in their dreams where they can't control things and see the rational side of things. But when they wake and see their beloved, who hasn't left or cheated on them, they probably love and appreciate them more. So they need to be reminded by the other one's presence that says they won't leave.

    It's a cute and beautiful song, I like it.
    XylitolFairyon November 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthey sing so great together.
    but in all honestly, i do think the dreams are symbolic for the underlying trouble in thier relationships. but they choose to ignore it while they are awake becasue it is easier to go on together then to break up.
    modernaudreyon November 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentseemed it was fate


    best part.
    thenightstartshereon April 23, 2009   Link

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