Overhead ether flow, moment
colours run. Time, so slow.

I've never seen the arrow of
time fly so low.

And time flows on.


Lyrics submitted by Cooliocopter, edited by Mellow_Harsher, Aidachi

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    General CommentI think they are just rather stoned. The world is beautiful.
    MrJefferson April 30, 2011   Link
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    General CommentDonnie Darko? What? Well, while something-something-something "time arrow" may be a match, it's not really about time travel. The demo version of this song has different lyrics that are decidedly less mysterious (and not as good). Look it up on YouTube or something, but originally the lyrics went differently.

    Also, this may double as a lyric correction, as the one here has a typo or two.

    Album version (taken directly from the vinyl fold):
    "Overhead ether flow, moment colours run.
    Time, so slow.

    I've never seen the arrow of time fly
    so, low.

    And time flows on."


    Demo version:
    "When I'm not with you time seems to go
    So slow

    I don't need the bold flow of time, no (?)
    Oh no.

    And time flows on."

    Yeah, the demo version's first line has a few too many syllables and feels a little crowded. This is more simple, about it sucking when his lady friend isn't around to spend time with him.
    TiE23on November 11, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaning"The arrow of time" is a concept of time travel, I think. I see obvious references to the very same arrow which is illustrated in the Donnie Darko movie.
    mindflowerson November 04, 2010   Link

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