When the sun goes down, down on your street
Oh, let me be the one you meet
In the lamplight haunt when the night has just begun
Though you fear where shadows fall
There's nothing there to harm you at all
Uncover your eyes, presume uncertain skies

And rise, arise and step into the night
It'll be all right

When the sun goes down, down on your street
And you're feeling strangely incomplete
Oh, please don't grieve for days that fell like leaves
Because under a moon that hangs from silver strings
We know not what this darkness brings
The stars all gleam with possibility

And rise, arise and step into the night
It'll be all right

When the sun goes down, down on your street
Oh, let me be the one you meet
For I've waited years for you to return to me
So rise, arise and step into the night
So rise, arise and step into the night
So rise, arise and step into the night
It'll be all right


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    General CommentRise, arise. I love this so much.
    riseariseon March 06, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt seems like a song for an ex, whom he misses and wants back. Basically, he's saying that he wants her to know that he'll always be there for her. In the beginning, it sounds like something bad has happened or she has gone through a breakup (uncertainty, feeling incomplete), but it'll all be for the best (the stars in the darkness, nothing to harm her), and he hopes that she'll come to him because he still cares for her.

    Love this song, and can't wait for the new album.
    dporsovon March 17, 2011   Link

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