"Eurydice" as written by Kip Berman and Kurt Feldman....
Out of my sight, but not out of mind
You had to leave the living behind,
And I couldn’t see

So I shut my eyes and dreamt you were here
Or dreamt I was there in hell or thin air,
And I wouldn’t leave

Eurydice, I never stop losing you

I turned cold in September air
I wanted to follow you anywhere,
But you weren’t anywhere I could go

To the end of the street where you lived,
Hit the door and walk right in,
See your eyes like the sky again,
Hear you laugh at the strangest thing

In the summer rain alone I cried
I couldn’t stand to think heaven was a lie

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"Eurydice" as written by Kurt Feldman Kip Berman

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    Song MeaningThe song's title makes reference to the figure of Eurydice,who was either a nymph, or the daughter of Apollo, and married Orpheus in either interpretation. However, on their wedding day, Eurydice was bitten by a viper and died instantly. Orpheus journeyed to the underworld to retrieve her, and made a deal with Hades that Eurydice could return with him as long as he walked in front of her and didn't look back until they reached the surface again. The myth ends tragically when Orpheus', believing the entire way that Hades has betrayed him and Eurydice is no longer behind him, crosses the threshold out of the underworld only to look back too soon, seeing Eurydice fade away from him as she had not yet crossed over yet. Orpheus would inevitably reunite with Eurydice after his own death at the hands of the Maenads, but singularly, the story is one of loss.

    In context, the song is about grief, being confronted with the memories of the people you've lost, and the way that grief is fresh again when you come across some memento or location that makes the person feel real in a way that they haven't since their death.
    diagnosedon January 19, 2016   Link

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