Hey you, I wish I could hold you,
I just want the old you
When no one knew about us

Do you want to talk about it
How they heard all about you
And that it was tragic

The avalanche was too strong, too strong
The avalanche was too strong, too strong
And i don't even know how i got home

I took my baby up the mountain
On her way down carving
The white and great wide open

The slope then opened up and froze shut
The snow collapsed and covered
Her and she was smothered

We tried to dig her out and all these
Grizzlies and coyotes helped me fight the cold freeze

But the avalanche was too strong, too strong
The avalanche was too strong, too strong
And i don't even know how i got home

I sat down and wrote my friend a letter
An effort to feel better
Than i go and get her

Joshua, i wrote a million dollar
Song about the ski trip
But no one's going to hear it

The avalanche was too strong, too strong
The avalanche was too strong, too strong
And i don't even know how i got home

I got home
I got home
I got home
I got home


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Avalanche song meanings
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    General CommentI think this song is about a guy who has a girlfriend, and is seeing another girl, that his girlfriend found out about. (Hey you, I wish I could hold you,
    I just want the old you
    When no one knew about us)
    The guy wishes he could still hold the other girl, but he cant now that people know.
    (Do you want to talk about it
    How they heard all about you
    And that it was tragic)
    Hes asking if she wants to hear the story of what happend & how everyone found out.
    (The avalanche was too strong, too strong
    The avalanche was too strong, too strong
    And i don't even know how i got home)
    Hes saying that the fallout was too much, that they cant continue to see eachother.
    (I took my baby up the mountain
    On her way down carving
    The white and great wide open)
    This is about him being with his girlfriend.
    (The slope then opened up and froze shut
    The snow collapsed and covered
    Her and she was smothered)
    I think this is about his girlfriend finding out about the other girl.
    (We tried to dig her out and all these
    Grizzlies and coyotes helped me fight the cold freeze)
    He tried and tried to get her to forgive him.
    (But the avalanche was too strong, too strong
    The avalanche was too strong, too strong
    And i don't even know how i got home)
    But it wasnt good enough.
    (I sat down and wrote my friend a letter
    An effort to feel better
    Than i go and get her)
    He tries to let his feelings out.
    (Joshua, i wrote a million dollar
    Song about the ski trip
    But no one's going to hear it)
    He knows how he feels about his girlfriend, but it doesnt matter anymore, because of what hes done.


    xoxomaelion March 14, 2010   Link

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