"Your Wildest Dreams" as written by and Justin Hayward....
Once upon a time
Once when you were mine
I remember skies
Reflected in your eyes
I wonder where you are
I wonder if you think about me
Once upon a time
In your wildest dreams

Once the world was new
Our bodies felt the morning dew
That greets the brand new day
We couldn't tear ourselves away
I wonder if you care
I wonder if you still remember
Once upon a time
In your wildest dreams

And when the music plays
And when the words are touched with sorrow
When the music plays
I hear the sound I had to follow
Once upon a time

Once beneath the stars
The universe was ours
Love was all we knew
And all I knew was you
I wonder if you know
I wonder if you think about it
Once upon a time
In your wildest dreams

Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah

And when the music plays
And when the words are touched with sorrow
When the music plays
And when the music plays
I hear the sound I had to follow
Once upon a time

Once upon a time
Once when you were mine
I remember skies
Mirrored in your eyes
I wonder where you are
I wonder if you think about me
Once upon a time
In your wildest dreams (ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah)
In your wildest dreams (ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah)
In your wildest dreams (ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah)
In your wildest dreams (ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah)

Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah


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"Your Wildest Dreams" as written by Justin Hayward

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    My InterpretationYeah, its kind of obvious what its about; recalling a wonderful love that was part of your life's fabric but not one main relationship (the sound you HAD to follow... you were together but the universe had other plans). Rather than getting all messed up with the pain of past or lost love, to me it reassures the listener that you CAN think and feel okay about an ex.

    It reminds us that there will always be someone penning their sorrow to help us to remember the good times while tapping into the little bit of heartache that might remain to help us to value what goodness there can be in being in love with someone, even if it has to be for a shorter time than we'd like.
    crystalmaniaon May 17, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThat said, the song rarely fails to bring me to tears. The song reminds me that I'm very thankful for the loves I've been fortunate to share.
    crystalmaniaon May 17, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song was written by Justin Hayward and is a literal interpretation of what he went through with his significant other. When the Moody Blues offered him to be a permanent member of the band, the woman he was with gave him an ultimatum, telling him, it's me or the band. A year or so later after becoming a member of the band is when he wrote this song...he still thinks about her, but "when the music plays, he hears the sound he had to follow."
    loehlebmon February 01, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"When the music plays I hear the sound I had to follow.

    While I agree this song is about the band this is also symbolic of hearing songs you can relate too about failed relationships (including this one ironically).

    When I hear this amazing song I hear a story that I had to follow. Relationships that you thought would work but ended, and then sometimes late at night seperated by years from that person, you can't help but think "I wonder what they're doing and if they ever think about me in the slightest?"

    At that point it becomes very sad to think about.
    adnon August 05, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt means I miss a great woman that I still love a little, but I have no idea where she is and wonder if she ever thinks the same about me.
    jbarondeon May 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about a lost love. They're remembering all the good times with them, yet they kinda miss them. They wonder what ever happened to them and if they ever think of them....I'm pretty much resumming what jbaronde said. This song holds a meaning to me because I know this guy whom moved away to England. I wonder what he's doing and if he thinks of me too.
    TasChiBandGirlon May 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI completely agree with jbaronde. Does anyone know the actual story behind it, or if the emotions expressed here are collective of the entire bands experience ? thanks
    kaisersozeon April 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commentjbaronde and TasChiBandGirl hit it right on the head. he remembers the great times he once had with a girl. he remembers intricate things about when he was with this girl. he remembers music from the times he was with her and often wonders where she is now and if she still thinks about him too. man can i relate to this one, as cheesy as that sounds.
    Sicmanon January 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't know if anyone has ever seen the music video for this but it shows a lady remembering the great times she had back when the band was begining with the lead singer. Years later the others members forced them to break up and now in the late 80's she has a family of her own and wonders if he ever thought about what might have been.
    kfe2on January 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyep, i think everyone is on the right track...This song is beautiful as well
    UNCWDMBfanon November 20, 2006   Link

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