"More Than A Feeling" as written by and T. Scholz....
I looked out this morning and the sun was gone
Turned on some music to start my day
I lost myself in a familiar song
I closed my eyes and I slipped away

It's more than a feeling (more than a feeling)
When I hear that old song they used to play (more than a feeling)
And I begin dreaming (more than a feeling)
Till I see Marianne walk away
I see my Marianne walkin' away

So many people have come and gone
Their faces fade as the years go by
Yet I still recall as I wander on
As clear as the sun in the summer sky

It's more than a feeling (more than a feeling)
When I hear that old song they used to play (more than a feeling)
And I begin dreaming (more than a feeling)
Till I see Marianne walk away
I see my Marianne walkin' away

When I'm tired and thinking cold
I hide in my music, forget the day
And dream of a girl I used to know
I closed my eyes and she slipped away
She slipped away

It's more than a feeling (more than a feeling)
When I hear that old song they used to play (more than a feeling)
And I begin dreaming (more than a feeling)
Till I see Marianne walk away


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"More Than a Feeling" as written by Donald T. Scholz

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  • +8
    General CommentClearly one of the greatest rock songs of all time.

    Brad Delp's voice was simply untouchable. Powerful yet beautiful with an amazing range and phenomenal timbre. In my book he's the greatest rock vocalist ever.
    phantomlawon March 01, 2013   Link
  • +6
    Song MeaningAwesome tune! Boston's greatest, hands down. I thinks it's about how a song can bring back bittersweet memories & help us escape reality at the same time. Whenever I hear it, I think of a girl I had a crush on many years ago. (Her name wasn't Marianne, but that's beside the point.) I was too shy at the time to even ask her out. She started dating someone else & she eventually married him. Last I heard, she was still married to him. "...And dream of a girl I used to know/ I closed my eyes and she slipped away/ She slipped away/ She slipped away" Yep, she slipped away from me. Well, life goes on.

    rockinazon September 07, 2009   Link
  • +5
    General CommentWell the comparison is very odd seeing as NSYNC covered this song...... for that they should be kicked in the junk and then killed. Boston is a great band no matter their background.
    doortodooron May 30, 2002   Link
  • +5
    General CommentA landmark song of the 70's. The song is the perfect match of guitars and vocal harmonies that reflected the high production values and complexity of songs of the early too mid seventies before the age of disco and punk.
    AnthonySydneyon January 31, 2009   Link
  • +5
    General CommentI love Boston!!!
    ChevyTruckGuy101on August 23, 2011   Link
  • +4
    General CommentOn Oct 22,1976, we went to see Black Sabbath, Boston opened for them. When they played it was like nothing we ever heard before, my friends, my girlfriend, my brother, and I were mesmerized, this band was HOT. The concert was 1 day before Boston released there first album, so this was a completely new sound. More Than A Feeling was the sound track for my Junior year of High School, and My girlfriend Kay and I was so in love, we were to be married after high school, and when we heard this song were thought we had "More than a feeling", a higher love. I went to basic training, and Technical School for the Air Force, and while I was gone Kay married someone else, so much for that eternal love. I hadn't really listed to the lyrics of the song till after her wedding. Later she came by to pick up some stuff from my mom's while I was on leave. We said our goodbyes, she walked off into the cold day, and the line "I saw my Marianne walking away" went through my mind. Every time I hear this song I see her walking down the street.
    Robm123on August 27, 2013   Link
  • +3
    General Commentwhat are you talking about maxpower? How can you compare a great band such as Boston, to the backdoor boys or NSYNC? For starters, Boston was around way before those litle boy band faggots, and second of all, the two types of music are totally different! That makes me sick that you would compare them.
    vipergt196on May 09, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General Commentwow. wow. those riffs,WOW!
    zibberdyon October 17, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentGreat song. NSync's cover sucked.
    Darekaon August 22, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentMuzzy, Boston is NOT gay. Boston is the greatest band ever. This song is probably one of the greatest songs ever.
    xxjuicesxxon May 05, 2004   Link

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