"Sleep" as written by and Anja Plaschg....
I lay on the floor
They asked me what I do tonight
It answers
Search for the moon

No, don't follow him
Swallow him, swallow em
Swallow it

I swear, I will be good to you
I swear, I will be good to you
I swear, I will be
I will be

Time come hold me back
I'll dream of what I've dreamed of
And I dream of what I call love


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Sleep song meanings
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  • +2
    My InterpretationI think this song about Endymion from his point of view. The reason it's called Sleep is because Hypnos (Sleep) granted Endymion eternal sleep with his eyes open so that he may see his love Selene (the moon goddess) forever also because Hypnos found him to be so beautiful he wished his eyes to be open so he might fully appreciate his beauty. Selene also wished him to sleep forever, she loved the way he looked while he slept and wanted him to stay young forever.

    I lay on the floor
    They asked me what I do tonight
    It answers
    Search for the moon
    (he lays on the floor of the cave in Mt. Latmus, he searches for the moon aka Selene)

    No, don't follow him
    Swallow him, swallow em
    Swallow it
    (His fear of losing her to another lover)

    I swear, I will be good to you
    I swear, I will be good to you
    I swear, I will be
    I will be
    (He says this as he falls asleep)

    Time come hold me back
    I'll dream of what I've dreamed of
    And I dream of what I call love
    (He'll never grow old. He'll dream of his love, Selene)


    Masato0hon July 10, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTime come hold me back
    I'll dream of what I've dreamed of

    U.u
    good-bye Fishon January 02, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentbeautiful
    sothisison September 19, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationI think this song about Endymion from his point of view. The reason it's called Sleep is because Hypnos (Sleep) granted Endymion eternal sleep with his eyes open so that he may see his love Selene (the moon goddess) forever also because Hypnos found him to be so beautiful he wished his eyes to be open so he might fully appreciate his beauty. Selene also wished him to sleep forever, she loved the way he looked while he slept and wanted him to stay young forever.

    I lay on the floor
    They asked me what I do tonight
    It answers
    Search for the moon
    (he lays on the floor of the cave in Mt. Latmus, he searches for the moon aka Selene)

    No, don't follow him
    Swallow him, swallow em
    Swallow it
    (His fear of losing her to another lover)

    I swear, I will be good to you
    I swear, I will be good to you
    I swear, I will be
    I will be
    (He says this as he falls asleep)

    Time come hold me back
    I'll dream of what I've dreamed of
    And I dream of what I call love
    (He'll never grow old. He'll dream of his love, Selene)


    Masato0hon July 10, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentidk but when she sings the 'i swear ill be go to you' part I DIE. so beautiful.
    xochimeon March 03, 2014   Link

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