She packed up her bags and she's heading out
She said I know that I'm ready with such beautiful doubt
It seems that you want nothing, but I want it all
There's got to be good reason for these dead air phone calls

We're moving up slow, it don't seem so steady
There's no need for big plans, I'll be here when you're ready
You know the world doesn't move the way you want sometimes
I kept a close distance but you kept me behind

So when are you gonna find what it is?
When are you gonna feel the need to resist?
When are you gonna fear the world?
Are you gonna be here when I return?

Stand up for what it is
Would you stand up for yourself 'cause we're growing up fast and you've gotta believe in it

So when are you gonna find what it is?
When are you gonna feel the need to resist?
When are you gonna fear the world?
Are you gonna be here when I return?


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    My Opinioni really enjoy this song in that commercial. the words and singers are just beautiful. :)
    knc1120on December 27, 2010   Link
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    General Commentlike many people, i heard this song on the plenty of fish commercial, and i looove it.(: it's such a beautiful song. i think it's about a guy who's ready to take his relationship with this girl to the next level, but she isn't ready and says she doesn't know what she wants yet. he tells her know how he feels and wants to know if she's ready yet and if she's ready to let go and not be afraid of what could be. idk i could be wrong, but that's just my interpretation. good song(:
    kenzie94on January 25, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationAt first I thought this was a breakup song, but after listening to it again for the first time in over a year I think I finally understand what it means.

    The girl is leaving to see the world and to understand who she is and what her part is in the grand scheme of things. They love each other, and there's this hope that she'll return to him in the end after her life changing journey. Yet they both know that this very well might not be the case. Things can change while she's gone. Yet the girl is longing for something more in her life, so she leaves him in search of herself. He is supportive in her decision because he loves her and he knows that she needs this.

    Girl: There's no need for big plans
    Boy: I'll be here when you're ready

    She's saying that she doesn't want to make this an absolute goodbye. There's no need to plan her life out, anything could happen. He's saying that whatever happens he'll be there for her when she returns.

    I think this interpretation is a LOT more beautiful and meaningful than just perceiving it as a breakup song. So this is certainly the meaning I'll choose to listen to it through.
    Followeroffaithon April 15, 2013   Link

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