a sight for sore eyes
to the blind would be awful majestic
it would be the most beautiful thing
that they ever had seen
it would cause such surprise
it would make all of their minds electric
how could anyone tell them
that some things are not what they seem?

in such disbelief
i thought i was asleep when i met you
my heart liquefied and i sighed
“oh this must be a dream”
if i forget to set the alarm
and sleep on through the dawn
don’t remind me
i’d rather be dreaming of someone
than living alone

if you’re searching the lines for a point
well, you’ve probably missed it
there was never anything there
in the first place

Lyrics submitted by 2008_forever

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  • +3
    My InterpretationTo me the song is clearly autobiographical...

    The writer of the lyrics fell blindly in love and then things went sour.

    He laments that with blind love, even though it may be obvious to those looking on, its difficult to tell those involved that things aren't what they seem.

    In the end he concludes there was nothing in this blind love right from the start.

    A very melancholic song - particularly if you've been through the same experience yourself.
    heasleyon May 11, 2013   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationI was hoping to find a deeper meaning, but I think it's completely meaningless and the singer openly admits it. Still a cool song.

    "if you’re searching the lines for a point
    well, you’ve probably missed it
    there was never anything there
    in the first place"
    jenkins12on May 05, 2013   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationI think perhaps the writer has placed 'there was never anything there' as a tongue in cheek joke. 'You've probably missed it' because the whole story is the hypothetical situation of a blind person seeing a sight for sore eyes.... and a sight for sore eyes would generally be something of which those with their vision would probably not want to see.

    The song wins me over with its fantastic opening two lines :)
    Messy2k02on May 07, 2013   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationThe song is about believing you're in love with someone
    But in reality you never really care for them
    But because you have been alone all your life and you need someone to fill that void
    So you think having that someone is the best thing that ever happened to you
    And you just keep lying to yourself about being in love
    mean while you don't treat them well and take them for granted
    You just keep them around to fill that void and make you feel good (in love)

    But the other person truly fell in love
    And you were their dream come true
    And they rather not see that you don't love them
    Because they don't want to be alone either
    So they just rather think that you do love them and stick with you rather then to lose you.

    And if you don't know what is being said here
    then it probably went right over your head
    So don't worry about it
    They were just words with no meaning. (to you)
    JValenz55on May 12, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentloved this song on American Dad.
    JohnnyLurgon May 12, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me the song is actually sad. The firs stanza describes how anythibg veau t idul to the blund would emphasized by their condition. Even if its not the most beautiful thing and has ts flaws it would druve them wild. The lover in te song is the same. Maybe the speaker has been aloe for so long that this is his equivalent to the sught for sore eyes. Even if she isnt perfect hes happy.

    The end is bitter. Despite trying to find meaning and lasting love in the relationship, however it just was not there.
    the7that89on September 01, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood song for stalkers. Hello, your just lonely. Not brokenhearted.
    clownbarberon November 06, 2014   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationI love that song and I was delighted to see it featured on American Dad and in the story's context.

    The last paragraph tells the futility of it all.

    If you're searching the lines for a point, well you probably missed it. My take: Yes, had the point been important, you wouldn't have missed it.

    There was never anything there in the first place. My take: You just imagined it all. It's all a grandiose illusion.

    lebatovifon January 13, 2015   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationHe talks about how the blind will feel when seeing a sore sight, it will be majestic.
    In the same way, when he is a sleep (=blind) he will look at his partner (which may be a sore sight) in a majestic manner.
    He rather stay a sleep, so he could look at his partner majestically.
    And this is because he rather be dreaming of someone (someone majestic)
    than living alone (when he'll wake up he will obviously get rid of the "sore sight"=partner).

    if i forget to set the alarm
    and sleep on through the dawn
    don’t remind me - if you see the imperfections/sore sights in my partner don't tell me....
    i’d rather be dreaming of someone
    than living alone

    So everybody has their own flaws, you can see them as sore sights, and be blind to them, or in my opinion you can deal with them. the writer has a problem of dealing with some things that are not perfect, because as he says, he will live alone if he will not be blind to these imperfections in his surroundings.
    yossi10153on June 29, 2015   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationShe was beautiful and amazing but you don't even know her so, "There was never anything there in the first place."

    That about sums it up to me.
    Mongrel88on July 25, 2015   Link

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