passing fields in a car
there's a girl walking dogs by the riverside
and she wore her
head up tall
in case the tears fall far
now sometimes she thinks i'd
had it all
when i was small

skies gettin wide on the countryside
light gettin in from above
i miss the sun
watching all the trees
feeling like the bedknobs spilt the beans

an old man and his wife
sitting through the afternoon reading books til the night
and they know that something's wrong
everyone's high
as they held each other's hands
their trouble subsides

skies open wide on the countryside
light shooting down from above
i am the sun
nothing's wrong
nothing's wrong, oh no

can't see me
i'm your flowers
can't breathe me
i'm your power
gone, and i'm gone, and i'm gone, and i'm gone

she's unlacing
shirts unwrapping
syntax calm from the flight
arms extend to the clouds above
all our dreams pulling ?unbound?
and they're hearing this sound!

skies open wide on the countryside
light shooting down from above
i am the sun
nothing's wrong
nothing's wrong, oh no


Lyrics submitted by G-Sides

Riverside song meanings
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    General Comment"she's unlacing" is "shoes unlacing"... silly mistake, sorry.
    G-Sideson November 20, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is awesome!!!
    But what does the lyrics mean?
    in what way the "old man and his wife" are related to the girl in the first part?
    I don't think they are related, so there are 2 separate stories?
    Wateredgeon February 28, 2011   Link

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