Outside and Inside
It's all part of the same life
You don't have to run and hide
Keep your eyes open for the rising tide

Outside and Inside
Where do you want to be?
Or what is it do you want to see? Can you be with someone and still be free?

Outside and Inside
No one wants to be denied
Sometimes you're gonna cry when the air gets thick and your hands are tied

Outside and Inside
What does this really mean?
Isn't life just one long dream?
can you get what you want and still come clean?


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    My Interpretationso yea, def another amazing string cheese song, but this is the first time i actually read the lyrics rather than sing along with them. maybe it's just appropriate to my life now, but i think the within the song there is a verse for every moment or situation in life.

    i just ended a two year, live together, relationship that took my home, my graduation date, and my damn dog. i couldn't be with her and still be free.

    i moved into a friends mother's house rent free (I lost my security deposit and 1/2 a months rent) to finish college this semester (i get financial aid). my friend started dating a girl and i got 2 weeks notice to vacate with no job. dropped my classes with a B average. I felt denied. The air got thick and my hands are still tied; i cried the other day for the first time in years. The rising tide is the future and mine is looking pretty rough. My life sure doesn't feel like a dream and i'm really starting to wonder if i can get what i want and still come clean.
    Having said all that i think the song just describes life at the core. sometimes it's a dream, sometimes it's a struggle, but the future is going to come regardless. Be true to yourself and don't spend your life alone. and make sure the juice is worth the squeeze.
    AKIMBOsliceon November 11, 2009   Link
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    General Commentanother amazing cheese song...i love the part that says "can you be with someone and still be free?" good question...and i think its kind of about life getting tough and just pushing through it...
    littlewingon January 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about questioning a situation and realizing something along the lines of "WHAT AM I DOING" and what is this, the who, what, why, where and when.... and then realizing, is this the way I am really living. Everyone wants to be and feel free..... good contemplative statement by the CHEESE.
    Ahourstoryon September 05, 2015   Link
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    General CommentI like what AKIMBOslice said here.
    sdz896542on January 17, 2016   Link

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