"In a Dream It Seemed Real" as written by and Nicholas Shanahan Thorburn....
Open up your door for me
and let me in
Oh, can't you see
how cold I am?

You remain there
unabated
and you refuse to
let me lose you

Only when I sleep I do

And sounds forming words
from the well spring of concern
while my boat in that ocean turned
on the hull I watched the city burn

In a dream
In a dream
In a dream
It seemed real

Even in the dream I cried
I'm the giveaway
I could never hide
All the sadness inside

Blue, what a funny color to
color you
love is hard to hold onto
only when I sleep, i do

and sounds forming words
from the well spring of concern
while my boat in that ocean turned
On the hull I watched the city burn

In a dream
In a dream
In a dream
It seemed real


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    General CommentThis song is so beautiful. I think he's talking about how his love for whomever he wrote the album about seemed like a dream, and in his love-struck dream his relationship seemed real. This whole album is so introspective and sad, it kind of bums me out to listen to it. Still beautiful, though, and wonderful to listen to when I'm feeling down.
    LilAnnieon March 18, 2012   Link

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