out of the box
down colorful hill
wind lifting tired feet
skin sensing challenge ahead

prayers prayers prayers
for success
prayers prayers prayers
always die in time

losing the dream
face to face sleeping
losing the dream
open mouth breathing

where unadmired beings
dread the due changes ahead

prayers prayers prayers
for success
prayers prayers prayers
always die in time

like empty roofs above
life for poor doves
like empty roofs above
rid of our love


Lyrics submitted by ThreeMilesDown

Down Colorful Hill song meanings
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    My InterpretationFor, the song is about his love story:

    first he discovers love with this girl, and they often go and have fun 'down colorful hill', in a big house and a small bed (as he says in "Medicine Bottle"). They use to sit on the roof of the house swinging their feet, lifted by the wind, and they he already feels that there are gonna be some challenges ahead.
    He prays, and prays, and prays for a successful love, hoping it will last, but (I think I can hear him saying 'Prayers unheard, always die in time" or "Prayers answered always die in time), even if he hopes so, the possibilities or a long love are few.

    They keep going there and spend time together ('face to face sleeping'), but his love for her is fading away ('losing the dream').
    He doesn't wonder of her anymore and he fears the changes that are coming, even if they are necessary. Here the music changes: the distorted guitar comes in and the drums start playing a very animated rhythm, meaning those changes. Then, his love stops, as the music has now a new melody growing.

    'Like empty roofs above
    Life for poor doves'
    They don't sit on the roof anymore, and now those roofs for poor and deceived 'doves' (he and her ex-love).

    'Like empty roofs above
    Rid of our love'
    That's it: they don't love each other anymore. It ended, at last.

    I love this song and this album. My god, I love it soooooooooo much.
    EnrySlinton January 06, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat can this song be about? a love inevitably coming to an end? dreading the moment it is worded? whatever the case, it sure isn't a happy song. which makes it all the better ;)
    wookion January 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationi think it's about people that go throw life trying to get ahead no matter what and don't enjoy the journey. when they get to the end they die with nothing
    Rpainton February 13, 2012   Link
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    My Interpretation*For me
    EnrySlinton January 06, 2014   Link

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