The last of the repercussions
Died off real slow
The sky was still
The cold sun sank down beneath the snow
I hung by my hand
From the tree outside
I looked on
The Whole Wide World

The voices came quietly
I shut them down
Tricky young southerly wind
Came at me with it's high whistling sound
I turned around to face it
With real arrogance burning inside
And I drank in
The Whole Wide World

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Whole Wide World song meanings
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    General CommentIt's pretty plainly about acceptance and opening your mind to new ideas.
    loveledbythehandon September 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOnly a child would hang from a tree by one hand. He's outside of the house to avoid the conflict inside it, and shuts down the adult voices - think Dance Music, "so this is what the volume knob's for" - when he begins to hear them. He faces the future, its challenges and possibilities, alone, but with the hubris of youth.
    soicaton April 24, 2012   Link

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