"On and On and On" as written by Julian Godfrey Brookhouse, Miguel Drummond, Ben Volpeliere-pierrot, Michael John Mcevoy and Nicholas Bernard Thorp....
The suExplainn and the moon never change
They just rearrange, but not in the new day
Gold exchanges for silver
And a light on the river gets carried away

[Hook]
On and on, on and on
On and on, on and on

I lift up my head and I wonder
Just who it is calming, calming the moon now
I trip on my way and I blunder
My head hiding under a blanket of shame

[Hook]

I, alone may I go
Where God only knows just where I am going
High, alone may I go
But God only knows just where I am going

The people around me won't let me
Become what I need to, they want me the same
I look at myself and I want to
Just cover my eyes and give myself a new name
Stones in the sky never worry
They don't have to hurry, they move in their own way
But I have to choose what to do
How to act, what to think, how to talk, what to say

[Hook x3]


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    General CommentI think it's about Jack going for a night stroll (maybe mentally) and trying to think of what he has to do now, probably after his break with The White Stripes and his divorce.
    I think it also sounds a bit like what you have in a mid-life crisis...
    Plottoberryon May 03, 2012   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionThe sun and the moon never change
    They just rearrange
    The night and the new day
    Gold exchanges for silver
    And the light on a river
    Gets carried away

    On and on, on and on

    I lift my head up and I wonder
    Just who is it
    Calling my name now
    I trip on my way and I blunder
    My head falling under
    A blanket of shame

    On and on, on and on

    High and low may I go
    But God only knows
    Just where I am going

    The people around me
    Wont let me become what I need to
    They want me the same
    I look at myself and I want to
    Just cover my eyes and
    Give myself a new name

    The stones in the sky never worry
    They don't have to hurry
    They move in their own way
    But I have to choose what to do
    How to act, what to think
    How to talk, what to say

    On and on, on and on
    VortexOfLanguageon April 26, 2012   Link

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