"Daylight" as written by and Matthew W Johnson Kimberly A Schifino....
We cut the legs off of our pants
Throw our shoes into the ocean
Lay back and wave through the daylight
Sit back and wave through the daylight

Slip and slide on subway grates
These shoes are poor mans ice skates
Fall through like change in the daylight
Fall through like change in the daylight

I miss yellow lines in my roads
Some color on monochrome
Maybe I'll paint them in myself
Maybe I'll paint them in myself

These sidewalks liquid then stone
Building walls and an old pay phone
It rings like all through the daylight
It rings like all through the daylight

And in the daylight we can hitchhike to Maine
I hope that someday I'll see without these frames
And in the daylight I don't pick up my phone
'Cause in the daylight anywhere feels like home

I have five clocks in my life
And only one has the time right
I'll just unplug it for today
Ill just unplug it for today

Open hydrant rolled down windows
This car might make a good old boat
And float down grand street in daylight
And float down grand street in daylight

And with just half of a sunburn
New yellow lines that I earned
Step back and here comes the night time
Step back and here comes the night time

And in the daylight we can hitchhike to Maine
I hope that someday I'll see without these frames
And in the daylight I don't pick up my phone
'Cause in the daylight anywhere feels like home


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"Daylight" as written by Matthew Wesley Johnson Kimberly Ann Schifino

Lyrics © NETTWERK MUSIC GROUP

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  • +6
    My OpinionAnd in the daylight we can hitchhike to Maine
    I hope that someday I’ll see without these frames
    And in the daylight I don't pick up my phone
    Cause in the daylight anywhere feels like home


    I have five clocks in my life
    And only one has the time right
    I’ll just unplug it for today
    I’ll just unplug it for today


    the spontaneuous, chance taking, who-gives-a-fuck tone delivered in those lines literally makes me giddy with happiness.

    i was lower than low today, until i listened to that song.
    it made everything better for 2 minutes or so.
    :)
    CallistoBrooklynon December 18, 2008   Link
  • +6
    General CommentTHIS is what pop should be like. No trying to give off a different image, no looking like they want to be from the future, and no damn autotune. Just a fun, pointless, and relaxing/uplifting song.
    MizPizon May 21, 2009   Link
  • +4
    General CommentThere will be no "meaning" in this comment.



    Fucking great. One of my favorites. Ever.
    thegameson October 30, 2008   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationWhat I feel from this song is a happy vibe.

    I think it's about creating your own happiness. If life gives you sadness, become happy with what you have and what you can make.

    Slip and slide on subway grates
    These shoes are poor mans ice skates
    Fall through like change in the daylight
    Fall through like change in the daylight

    Life can be happy if you chose for it to be. We just need to learn how to create it and take it in.

    wow, sorry. i sound like a cheese ball.



    AlixSerendipityon June 08, 2009   Link
  • +3
    My OpinionI actually think the lyrics saying "hoping to see the world without frames" doesn't mean through glasses or needed assisstance to accurately see the world around him. i think when the song says that he hopes that one day he'll see without these frames, i think he means that he hopes oneday he'll be able to experience the world around him without the bias of serious and debasing and purely "progressive" nature of society, mankind and being human. which begins molding our brain from the moment we take responsibilities and lose the innocence of childhood and . to see beauty in the world without the "frames" of whatever he feels FREEs him shortly, allowing him to shortly take in the beauty of the world, once being gone,the world is left feeling pale and silent, lonely again.
    sollekson June 10, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt's about drugs...

    No, just kidding. I was getting tired of reading comments on other songs that claim every effing song is about drugs.
    Anyway, I think everyone else hit the nail right on the head. :) It's pretty simple, but that's not such a bad thing, is it?
    Wonderful beat, wonderful message. Makes me want to go have fun, skip down the street, roll down a hill, dance in the sprinklers; that kind of thing. :)
    Sunshineron June 04, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song is about happiness. It shows that if you find the woman you truly are meant to be with, and you are in love with her, you can do anything in the world and still have fun together.

    Happiness is love, and freedom.

    oneinfouron September 25, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthappiness
    wereTHRIVINGon November 29, 2008   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionAnd in the daylight we can hitchhike to Maine
    I hope that someday I’ll see without these frames
    And in the daylight I don't pick up my phone
    Cause in the daylight anywhere feels like home


    I have five clocks in my life
    And only one has the time right
    I’ll just unplug it for today
    I’ll just unplug it for today


    the spontaneuous, chance taking, who-gives-a-fuck tone delivered in those lines literally makes me giddy with happiness.

    i was lower than low today, until i listened to that song.
    it made everything better for 2 minutes or so.
    :)
    CallistoBrooklynon December 18, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYeah I figured that it was about just living the life without money and not caring.

    "I hope that someday I'll see without these frames"

    I did feel that he could be talking about picture frames. Like if someone looked at a picture of the Eiffel Tower and thought "I hope that someday I'll see it myself, without the frame."
    SeanZiiion June 08, 2010   Link

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