Look now, the evening's here colliding in the sky
Down here we lie and wait, we lie awake and think
All that we loved and learned just vanished in our sleep
There it goes

Down here the wind is high, it blows us back to earth
Given the fires their light and keeps us rolling on
Meanwhile back in your mind, the battle rages on
There it goes

Whenever you want me, whenever you call me dear, just try
Clear out your mind and I'll clear out mine
Why don't you want me
Why don't you hold me down and cry
Clear out your mind and I'll clear out mine
Far out in the smothering green where you're near to me
Far gone, getting lost on me now, you're never there anymore
So don't look now

Holding out for a state of grace
Never mind about the state we're in
Searching on for that magic feel
To give me love I can make for real

Heart's getting colder
Thoughts getting foggier by the hour
Clear out your mind, I cleared out mine
So why don't you wake me
Why don't you shake me down and cry
Clear out your mind and I'll clear out mine

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Smothering Green song meanings
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    General CommentI think this is about a guy who is wondering what's wrong with him, and why the girl doesnt like him. Daniel Rossen really sounds like he's singing from the heart when he says "why don't you want me?"
    kickmyfeetupon December 02, 2013   Link
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    General Commentthe humming after the "to give me love I can make for real" gives me chills every time
    kstemzon December 03, 2013   Link

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