"Evergreen" as written by and Ryan Adams....
Red shoes go sailing through the trees
Leaving no traces at all
Not even a scattering of leaves
Reflections are only your memories

Evergreen lay down beside me
Evergreen, Evergreen
Evergreen make me feel whole again
Help me undo these chains my love
Evergreen never says nothing that's mean
Evergreen, Evergreen my love my love

It might be easy to judge all that kindness
If you had grown accustomed to a darkness in a life
But certainly any room with a view of other windows must have doors that you can use
So that you can be happy for the first time in your life
Hey man it's your destiny
You can stop by anytime

And maybe you'll find someone to lay some roots down next to you
Be more like the trees and less like the clouds stop moving around so much

Evergreen lay down beside me
Evergreen, Evergreen
Evergreen make me feel whole again
Help me undo these chains my love
Evergreen lay down beside me
Evergreen, Evergreen
Evergreen make me feel whole again
Help me undo these chains my love
Evergreen never says nothing that?s mean
Evergreen, Evergreen my love my love

I miss my Evergreen
Evergreen, Evergreen
Evergreen, Evergreen
My love


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"Evergreen" as written by Ryan Adams

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    General CommentI love love love this song. It's about Mandy Moore.
    CarissaIsSoWeirdon April 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSo you can be happy for the first time in your love
    -it's life, instead of love.
    great song.
    hodaaaon June 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAnd maybe you'll find someone to lay some roots down next to you
    And be more like the trees and less like the clouds stop moving around so much

    whoaaa
    axround3ron June 14, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI think this song is about chilling, plain and simple. The emo side of chilling.
    Foggypebble2on January 23, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about Mandy Moore, I would imagine it was written a few months before they got engaged.

    IMO the best lines in the song - 'It might be easy to judge all that kindness/If you had grown accustomed to the darkness in the light'

    = This line is talking about how you can go most of your life learning reasons to distrust people, constantly being let down, being so un-assured, hating yourself, blaming yourself for whatever darkness you find yourself in -- and so when you find the right person, it's easy to be weary and it's understandable to take some time before you can honestly let yourself believe that it's right. But as stated, 'any room with a view of other windows' will have a door that you can leave from, so for as long as you spend looking at other people's happiness, convincing yourself that you're never going to feel that way about someone, all you have to do is leave from the door and you'll be there too (it's up to YOU to realise what you've got with someone).
    ysgwrnon November 06, 2013   Link

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