"Wintersong" as written by and Blake Mills....
Early in the year feeling, fade away
Something has clearly gone today
Don't know what I can do
but I know, I know, I know -

that it's the worst way to put you in a song
and I knew it as the words came, all of this was wrong
Early in the year,
but I know, I know, I know

that you nearly heal
in the feeling that fades away
There's something clearly gone today
don't know what you wanna heal
but I know, I know, I know

that it's the worst way to put you in a song
and I knew that as the words came, all of this was wrong
Early in the year,
but I know, I know, I know

even when the love's gone,
and don't I show it
even when your love comes
baby, don't I know it
(repeat 3x)

even when the love's gone,
don't I show it
and even when the light's on,
there's something wrong, and don't I know it

and you don't have to tell me nothing
'cause you know that you've already shown it
and even when you're good and strong
the feeling's gone, and don't I know it

even when the love is gone,
the night turns, she can try to show it
oh why, why, oh, why, why, don't I know it?
oh why, why, oh, why, why, don't I show it?

Don't I know it?
Oh, why, why, don't I show it? Don't I show it?


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    General CommentCan't interpret the whole song with confidence, but I want to express my love for the line of the chorus:

    "it's the worst way to put you in a song
    and I knew it as the words came, all of this was wrong"

    It reminds me of how difficult it is to try to articulate something meaningful in song/any art. You've got these big feelings and any attempt to express it just falls short.
    anbanon December 15, 2015   Link
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    General CommentFirst of all, amazing song! The chorus is so catchy.

    As for the meaning, it seems pretty obvious to me that the writer is coming to terms with a relationship, either ending or going through some turmoil.

    The lines "Don't I show it" are an intermonologue the writer is having about feeling like he is showing or expressing his distaste with the relationship whilst the character he is talking about seems to believe he is not expressing or communicating his thoughts and feelings.

    Great song
    andromeda14on September 19, 2017   Link

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