"Illgresi" as written by Jon Thor Birgisson, Orri Pall Dyrason, Georg Holm and Kjartan Sveinsson....
You tried everything
Yes, a thousand times
Experienced enough
Been through enough
But you it was who let everything
Into my heart
And it was you who once again
Awoke my spirit

I parted, you parted

You stir up
Emotions
In a blender
Everything in disarray
But it was you who was always
There for me
It was you who never judged
My true friend

I parted, you parted
(hopelandic)

You sail on rivers
With an old oar
Leaking badly
You swim to shore
Pushed the waves away
But to no avail
You float on the sea
Sleep on the surface
Light through the fog


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"Illgresi" as written by Jon Thor Birgisson Georg Holm

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    General Commentlyricwiki.org/…
    arnfdenoon October 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentFor those that can't be bothered following the link:
    You sleep till noon
    You die but come to life
    The leaves change their colors

    You ache - get up and dress
    In a raincoat - you keep going into the bleak days

    You tear out heart-roots that you stamp on
    With your hands in your pockets, been through enough
    Walking in wet grass until

    It shines on me through the branches
    I look up and revive - the leaves change their colors

    We find our goals, put down roots
    Undress and our hearts
    We go out into a good day

    We plant and we give life and we blossom
    With our hands out of the pockets in earth you delve
    Now we remove ugly thoughts

    Time heals all, gives life, kindles fires
    Burns souls
    No longer cold, alive again
    My soul comes to life, paints the world

    A(nother) lovely song.
    Bravocoon October 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful.
    Skamandaon July 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOkay, so what do they mean?
    adamrobertton September 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my ultimate favourite Sigur Rós songs.
    It just makes me cry so much. Just everything about this is perfect.
    mmxxzzzzon April 25, 2009   Link

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