"Twilight Galaxy" as written by and Emily Haines Joshua Winstead....
Did they tell you, you should grow up
When you wanted to dream.
Did they warn you, better shape up
If you want to succeed
I don't know about you, who are they talking to?
They aren't talking to me.

I'm higher than high
Lower than deep,
I'm doing it wrong
And singing along

Go higher than high, lower than deep
Keep doing it wrong and singing along

Did I ask you for attention
When affection is what I need
Thinking sorrow is perfection,
I'd wallow 'til you told me
There's no glitter in the gutter,
There's no twilight galaxy.

Go higher than high, oh
Lower than deep, oh
Keep doing it wrong, oh
Singing along, oh

I'm higher than high, oh
Lower than deep, oh
Doing it wrong, oh
And singing along, oh

I'm alright, c'mon baby
I've seen all the demons that you've got.
If you're not alright, now c'mon baby
I'll pick you up and take you where you want
Anywhere you want
Anywhere you want
Anywhere you want
Anything you want

I'm higher than high, oh
Lower than deep, oh
Doing it wrong, oh
And singing along, oh

Higher than high, oh
Lower than deep, oh
Doing it wrong, oh
Singing along, oh


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"Twilight Galaxy" as written by James Shaw Emily Haines

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    General Commentthis song is really nice but for some reason i prefer the acoustic version. the same goes with collect call. it sounds waaaaay better acoustic.

    this song seems like encouragement. even though they(authority figures) tell you that you should stop dreaming. dont. "go higher than high" shoot for your dreams "lower than deep" even if it means you have to get a little dirty or take risks. "im higher than high" i did it and now im happy.
    mike0889on May 21, 2009   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningTeenagers.
    That is all.
    mister care-too-muchon January 26, 2012   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationThink of it like this:

    You're chasing a dream and everyone says that's pointless and you're wasting your time doing this thing; everyone except the one that you love, who supports you through the highest of highs and the lowest of lows.

    Chasing a dream and being loved and supported at the same time. It's almost a song of life in a way.
    PickSlideon December 19, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is amazing acoustic,
    but its the same lyrically as the electronic version, so i guess the person who posted Twilight originally should edit their lyrics.
    dustybreezeon January 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe lyrics are different in the acoustic version. they're a lot more hard hitting, in my opinion. it actually makes me want to cry. emily haines, you're a lyrical genius.
    joeyjoeyon March 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not sure how it should be differentiated between the 2006 (or was it 2007?) version to the album version.
    tinylittlewordson March 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOkay so now I gotta say I agree with Joey, the second verse in particular really talks to me. The upbeat nature of the upcoming album is spectacular.
    tinylittlewordson March 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentnaah i meant the same as the new electronic version.
    but yeah i'm still deciding if i like the second verse or not...
    It made me cringe a bit at first when she fist said "theres no twilight galaxy"
    because i thought it contradicted the old lyrics or something ahha.
    dustybreezeon March 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti don't think it really contradicted the old version. i think this song is about emily thinking about where she's going with her music and what the future has to offer. sort of destroying the legend of the "twilight galaxy" and who knows, maybe inbetween the old and new version, she made that step to understanding what it's all about. at least to her, for now.

    emily used to talk about how she would explore the sadder parts to life because she believed that that's where the deeper parts in life were. and i think that second verse really is about her getting over this sadness that feels, really coming to terms with it and confronting it. i don't know. hahaha.
    joeyjoeyon March 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat lyrics, but anyway, from what year is the song from which are the lyrics taken from?
    littleladon March 15, 2009   Link

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